Representing constituents with some of the highest average student loan debts in the country, Pappas and Kuster fight to protect borrowers facing the threat of another needless shutdown
Washington, D.C. - With the longest shutdown in American history behind us, Congressman Chris Pappas and Congresswoman Annie Kuster are urging Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to implement new guidelines at the Department of Education (DOE) to protect federal workers who are unable to make student loan payments in the event of future government shutdowns.
NH Delegation Honors Life & Legacy of Christa McAuliffe on 33rd Anniversary of Space Shuttle Challenger Tragedy
(Washington, DC) – The New Hampshire Congressional delegation introduced bicameral bills that would create a commemorative coin to honor Christa McAuliffe and reaffirm Congress’ commitment to invest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education.
(Concord, NH) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the deal to reopen the government for three weeks. Congresswoman Kuster has been vocal about the need to reopen the government and has voted more than ten times to end the shutdown.
(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) backed bipartisan legislation to re-open the government and provide $1.6 billion for border security initiatives including $524.2 million for improvements at ports of entry and $563.4 million for additional immigration judges.
**Programs administered through the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence under pressure as government shutdown continues**
(Concord, NH) – Today, Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) released the following statements on the government shutdown’s impact on New Hampshire efforts to prevent sexual and domestic violence.
Kuster’s entire speech can be viewed HERE
(Washington, DC) – Today, Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced that the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (NH HHS) has been awarded a $289,598 Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) Program grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.
(Washington, DC) – Last night, Congresswoman Annie Kuster was assigned to the Energy and Commerce (E&C) Committee for the 116th Congress. The E&C Committee has wide jurisdiction over critical issues including health care, energy, climate change, the environment, broadband and internet policy, as well as interstate and foreign commerce.
(Washington, DC) — U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congressmembers Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) today introduced legislation to redesignate the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site as a “National Historical Park” to more appropriately reflect the expansion and utilization of the grounds.