Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire
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Dec 22, 2017 Press Release

(Concord, NH) - Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, applauded passage of the INTERDICT Act in the Senate.

Dec 21, 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 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report showing that New Hampshire has the third highest overdose death rate in the country.

Dec 19, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted against the Republican tax plan, which a recent study by the Tax Policy Center found would overwhelmingly benefit the very top income earners. The Tax Policy Center found that by 2027, 83 percent of the tax benefits in the Republican tax plan would go to the top 1 percent.

Dec 15, 2017 Press Release

Today, Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Congresswomen Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), are urging New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon MacDonald and Governor Chris Sununu to take action to protect Granite State consumers and small businesses from the negative impacts of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to rollback net neutral

Dec 14, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on today’s vote by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to dismantle rules protecting net neutrality:

Dec 13, 2017 Press Release

**Kuster’s Promoting Travel, Commerce, and National Security Act was signed into law in the United States last year** 

**Legislation would promote trade and tourism, improve national security between the U.S. and Canada**


In The News

Dec 9, 2013 In The News
U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster wants to require utility companies to produce at least 25 percent of their power from renewable energy sources like wind, solar and biomass by 2025. Kuster is co-sponsoring legislation to create a national Renewable Electricity Standard. She says doing so would help create nearly 300,000 jobs, cut pollution and save consumers almost $100 billion on their utility bills by 2030.
Dec 6, 2013 In The News
Before being sworn into Congress in January, I sparked up an unlikely friendship with a fellow new representative named Jackie Walorski. At first glance, Walorski and I aren’t natural political allies. She’s a Republican from Indiana. I’m a Democrat from New Hampshire. We disagree on a whole host of issues. But during an orientation session for incoming members of Congress, she and I discovered a shared passion for addressing the epidemic of sexual assault in the military – and we decided to do something about it.
Dec 6, 2013 In The News
Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has decided it won't rule on a New York state law requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes, the battle returns to Congress, where the New Hampshire delegation is united in efforts to block or at least amend legislation that would impose a similar tax mandate on all 50 states.
Dec 6, 2013 In The News
Business owners who want to learn more about boosting exports, getting access to capital and using government resources are invited to a forum Friday morning at Nashua Community College. The session begins at 8:30 a.m., and U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster Kuster will deliver remarks at the forum, as will Patricia M. Loui, a member of the Export-Import Bank’s board of directors.
Nov 26, 2013 In The News
Seventy-five members of Congress are asking the Food and Drug Administration to allow further comment on sweeping food safety rules that farmers say could drive them out of business. The group sent a letter Monday asking the agency to propose a second set of rules to implement the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act, which would require farmers to take new precautions against contamination. New England farmers have argued that many aspects of the rules were derived from large-scale practices that don’t apply to the region’s smaller farms.
Nov 26, 2013 In The News
Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen and U.S. Representative Annie Kuster have issued a letter to the federal Food and Drug Administration about proposed food safety rules. The New Hampshire lawmakers are concerned about unintended consequences resulting from the 2011 Food Safety and Modernization Act.
Nov 25, 2013 In The News
Patricia Legenc said now is the ideal time to start searching for a more professional, better-paying job. “I am underemployed,” said Legenc, of Milford. While she appreciates her full-time job, the paycheck does not provide Legenc with enough income, forcing her to tap into her savings account to make ends meet. On Friday, Legenc initiated her hunt for a new job, a process she says is both nerve wracking and exciting.
Nov 25, 2013 In The News
Hundreds of New Hampshire’s unemployed and underemployed searched for their next big opportunity among dozens of local businesses at a job fair at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Friday. Corporate recruiter Christine Hassard, 23, a college student from Salem, represented Windham Professionals, a college loan collection agency based in Wouburn, Mass., and Salem. “I get some terrible looks sometimes,” Hassard said.
Nov 20, 2013 In The News
Kuster has made job growth a priority. And in New Hampshire, craft beer is one fast growing area of the state’s economy. She is co-sponsoring a bill, called the Small BREW Act, that would cut the federal excise tax in half for small breweries across the nation. The proposal would save more than $1,000 a year for a place like Seven Barrel. It doesn’t sound like a lot, but consider that small businesses generally don’t have a lot of discretionary money for things like marketing or advertising. The money could help Seven Barrel cover some of the expense of recent upgrades, Lubold said, or go toward a pay bump for staff.
Nov 20, 2013 In The News
More than two dozen companies, including Manchester tech firm Dyn Inc., Crotched Mountain ski area, and the U.S. Postal Service, will be part of a job fair in Nashua on Friday. The fair will take place from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 2 Somerset Parkway.