***Legislation addresses rising suicide rate among veterans***
Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the lead Democrat on the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, introduced the Enhancing Veterans Experience with Telehealth Services Act (eVETS), bipartisan legislation to improve access to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment via telemedicine.
(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced $1,186,005 in grants from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to support children and youth who are affected by the opioid epidemic.
(Washington, DC) –Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin and Opioid Task Force, released the following statement on the passage of bipartisan comprehensive opioid legislation, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6).
**Following the Judiciary Committee Hearing this Afternoon, Kuster to take part in a press conference with survivors of sexual violence. A live stream will be available here**
(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today released the following statement on the testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford in the nomination proceedings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
**Funding will support: military members, workforce development and technical training, the opioid epidemic, LIHEAP, Community Health Centers**
(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in favor of a bipartisan appropriations bill that funds important priorities for New Hampshire families, and will help to bolster the response to the opioid epidemic.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswomen Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Lois Frankel (FL-21) led a group of 24 Members of Congress in pressing the Senate Judiciary Committee to use trauma-informed techniques when questioning Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who has brought forward an accusation of sexual assault against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
(Washington, DC) – Yesterday, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the lead Democrat on the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, backed legislation that preserves vital programs for veterans in New Hampshire and around the nation. After passing the House, The Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2018 will be sent to the White House for the p
(Washington, DC)—Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), Derek Kilmer (D-WA), and Mike Coffman (R-CO) introduced legislation directing the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to take immediate action to standardize the level of care delivered at the VA’s Community-Based Outpatient Clinics.
WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan, and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today announced that Easterseals NH will be receiving nearly $1 million from the US Department of Health and Human Services’s Administration for Community Living to help deliver supportive services to people with Alzheimer’s and related deme
**Kuster urged the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to quickly release funding to New Hampshire**
**$22.9 million awarded from SAMHSA, $3.6 million awarded from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and an additional $3.6 million awarded from Health Resources & Services Administration**