Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire
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Sep 8, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the most recent efforts by President Trumps voter commission to undermine confidence in New Hampshire’s elections:

Sep 7, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the Ranking Member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, released the following statement on a report detailing issues with care for stroke victims at the Manchester VA Medical Center:

Sep 7, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a survivor of sexual assault, released the following statement on the decision by Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos to begin the rulemaking process for the Department of Education’s Title IX guidance. Title IX guarantees women the right to learn in an educational environment free from discrimination and sexual violence.

Sep 6, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement after voting in support of a bipartisan aid package for areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey:

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

(Concord, NH) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the decision by President Trump to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA):

Sep 1, 2017 Press Release

(Wolfeboro, NH) - Today Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the first Member of Congress from New Hampshire to serve on the House Agriculture Committee in decades, took part in a rural development listening session with United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue.

Sep 1, 2017 Press Release

(Concord, NH) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement in advance of Labor Day:

Aug 31, 2017 Press Release

(Keene, NH)- Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined Granite State students and higher education leaders at Keene State College to discuss President Trump’s proposed budget cuts and their impact on higher education.

Aug 30, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) –Today, House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Chairman Jack Bergman (MI-01) and Ranking Committee member Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statements following a Field Hearing on VA Telehealth.

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In The News

Nov 20, 2013 In The News
U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., will host a Career and Opportunities Fair on Friday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nashua that will feature employers from the manufacturing, finance, health care and recreation industries, among others.
Nov 18, 2013 In The News
U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster wants Congress to extend benefits for long-term unemployed workers into 2014. The emergency jobless benefits were extended at the beginning of the year as part of a deal designed to avert a so-called fiscal cliff of tax increases and across-the-board spending cuts.
Nov 18, 2013 In The News
The Food and Drug Administration has extended the comment for food safety rules for farmers by an additional week after people said they had technical problems submitting their views online. New Hampshire Rep. Annie Kuster led a New England delegation in asking for the extension. The original deadline was Friday; the new deadline is Friday, Nov. 22.
Nov 14, 2013 In The News
New Hampshire Rep. Annie Kuster wants the Food and Drug Administration to extend the comment period for sweeping food safety rules that farmers say could drive them out of business. Earlier this year, farmers attended FDA sessions on the rules, which would require them to take new precautions against contamination, including ensuring workers' hands are washed, irrigation water is clean and that animals stay out of fields. New England farmers say many aspects of the rules were derived from large-scale farming practices that don't apply to the region's smaller farms.
Nov 12, 2013 In The News
Nearly half the cost of brewing at the fledgling Henniker Brewing Co. goes toward state and federal taxes, founder Dave Currier said. But Rep. Annie Kuster has recently been touring local breweries like Currier’s and touting legislation that could cut federal excise taxes in half for small breweries in their first years of business.
Nov 12, 2013 In The News
U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster is co-sponsoring legislation aimed at boosting business for New Hampshire’s 26 craft beer brewers. The bill would drop the federal excise tax from $7 to $3.50 per barrel on the first 60,000 barrels of beer for breweries that produce fewer than 6 million barrels per year.
Nov 8, 2013 In The News
Matching the need for skilled workers from the state’s manufacturers with job seekers was the topic of conversation for a panel discussion with Congresswoman Annie Kuster that took place Thursday at Omni Components in Hudson. The event, billed as a 21st Century Workforce Roundtable, featured representatives from New Hampshire companies who spoke about techniques that were working for their firms and shared how those techniques could be improved.
Nov 7, 2013 In The News
At an event in West Lebanon, N.H. Wednesday, Congresswoman Annie Kuster suggested the federal government could do more to help craft breweries grow. The first-term Democrat toured the Seven Barrel Brewery, talking about legislation she signed onto that would cut in half the current $7 per barrel federal excise tax small brewers pay. A craft producer's first 60,000 barrels a year, which is more than many brands turn out, would qualify for the savings. "This is money that they can reinvest back into the brewery; they can invest in hiring," said Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H. "For the brewers I've talked to, this will make a difference for them."
Nov 7, 2013 In The News
The National Security Agency crossed a line when it secretly tapped into data centers operated by Google and Yahoo, and the government program needs to be reined in, U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster said Wednesday. “It just went way beyond what most people’s expectations for privacy are in this country, and I think, despite people’s best efforts to protect privacy, things had developed to a place where the American people now want to have a debate and have a conversation,” Kuster, D-N.H., said outside the Seven Barrel Brewery in West Lebanon, where she was promoting an economic development bill aimed at helping small brewers.
Nov 5, 2013 In The News
For two decades, a local company has made its mark around the world by capturing goofy, memorable images of people on film. Couples, teenagers and families in 30 countries have hammed it up and posed for photographs in Innovative FOTO’s specially designed booths. So when Congresswoman Ann Kuster, D-N.H., visited the small company on Industrial Way yesterday, she couldn’t resist posing as well.

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