Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire
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Jul 13, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the unveiling of a revised healthcare bill by Senate Republicans:

Jul 12, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) welcomed the adoption of the Risk-Based Classification of Accessories Act as part of the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017.

Jul 12, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)– Less than one week after Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that a limited bill could be needed to stabilize the health insurance marketplace, a group of House Democrats from across the political spectrum unveiled a five-part plan to improve upon the Affordable Care Act and stabilize the individual marketplace.

Jul 10, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Today, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Ranking Member Annie Kuster (D-NH) and Chairman Jack Bergman (R-Mich.), along with Rep. Bruce Poliquin (R-Maine), introduced bipartisan legislation to streamline VA’s processes for workforce acquisition.

Jul 7, 2017 Catching up with Annie

Dear Friend,

I hope you had a fantastic 4th of July! It was wonderful to gather with friends and family and enjoy the great weather in the Granite State and I hope you were able to do the same! 

Jul 6, 2017 Press Release

On Monday, July 10th at 6:00pm at the Nashua City Hall Auditorium, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) will hold a town hall meeting to discuss her work in the United States House of Representatives and hear the thoughts of New Hampshire residents. Congresswoman Kuster will take questions from the audience. The event is free and open to the public.

Jul 6, 2017 Press Release

(Concord, N.H.) - Today, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined healthcare providers, treatment and recovery experts, and people in recovery at Riverbend Community Mental Health in Concord to highlight the impact of Senate Republicans’ healthcare legislation on mental health and substance misuse resources and treatment in New Hampshire.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, released the following statement on reports that Senate Republicans are adding $45 billion in opioid funding while slashing Medicaid funding:

Jun 27, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the decision by Senate leadership to delay a vote on their healthcare bill, which an analysis by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office determined would cost 22 million Americans their health insurance:

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In The News

May 18, 2016 In The News

Three New Hampshire families will meet with members of Congress Wednesday to tell their stories of losing a loved one to the opioid crisis in an effort to promote bipartisan support for legislation that will address the epidemic.

May 18, 2016 In The News

She found her son in the bathroom — the syringe still in his hand, his thumb and finger still bent around the plunger.

“It killed my son instantly,” Susan Messinger says of the heroin-fentanyl mix pumped into Carl, who died in 2014, eight days shy of his 25th birthday.

Apr 11, 2016 In The News

Lebanon — Hundreds of thousands of low-income renters in rural areas throughout the country could see a steep increase to their housings costs, if a bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., is not approved, Kuster said in announcing the bill on Friday.

Mar 10, 2016 In The News

CLAREMONT — A bipartisan bill aimed at spurring trade and travel between the United States and Canada could be on a track to success, according to U.S. Rep. Ann Kuster (D-NH).

 

Mar 4, 2016 In The News

CONCORD — Members of a Congressional subcommittee learned of alternatives to opioids as treatment within Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers Friday and discussed ways to expand and improve methods both within the VA and for civilians affected by the opioid epidemic.

Feb 25, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster, D-NH, held her 10th telephone town hall last night and according to her office, more than 8,000 people called in to hear her speak about the Granite State’s heroin epidemic.

During the call, according to Kuster, she heard a number of personal stories of constituents who have been affected by the heroin crisis.

Feb 24, 2016 In The News

Members of the public will get U.S. Rep. Ann M. Kuster’s ear Wednesday for a discussion about New Hampshire’s heroin crisis during a telephone town hall.

Feb 12, 2016 In The News

U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster co-sponsored new legislation this week designed to amend a flaw in the Affordable Care Act that indirectly incentivizes doctors to prescribe excessive opioids for pain relief.

Jan 21, 2016 In The News

When it comes to the opioid epidemic in Keene, the desire to solve the problem is there. But a variety of obstacles have made the goal difficult to reach.

This was the main message the 11 representatives from the city — including staff, emergency responders and health care professionals — voiced Wednesday in the auditorium of Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene.

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Videos

May 29, 2013 Video
Congresswoman Kuster speaks in opposition to cutting the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) during a meeting of the House Agriculture Committee.
May 21, 2013 Video
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today reiterated her opposition to the Internet sales tax legislation that recently passed the Senate and is now awaiting action in the House. During a speech on the House floor, Kuster said that the so-called Marketplace Fairness Act would impose overly-burdensome tax collection requirements on New Hampshire’s small businesses that are driving growth and innovation in our economy.
May 15, 2013 Video
Congresswoman Kuster calls for action to address the growing epidemic of sexaul assault in the military.

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