Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire
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Mar 21, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, is applauding the announcement that the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services will received a $333,000 grant to expand Regional Access Points in cities operating the Safe Stations progr

Mar 21, 2018 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 omnibus government funding legislation which includes more than $3 billion in new opioid funding:

Mar 16, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) The Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, led by Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), Tom MacArthur (R-NJ), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Donald Norcross (D-NJ), is urging Congress to protect the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)’s budget and keep its funding to at least current levels.  Additionally, the Task Force asked Congress to reject any further c

Mar 15, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, joined Representatives Marsha Blackburn (TN-7), the lead sponsor, Tim Ryan (OH-13), and Tom MacArthur (NJ-03) to introduce the bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) 2.0.

Mar 15, 2018 Press Release

**Grant Would Support Regional Access Points for Cities with Safe Stations Programs**

**Nashua Assistant Fire Chief Brian Rhodes: The Nashua NH Safe Station Initiative is by far the greatest Public/Private collaboration that I have experienced in my 30+ year career.**

Mar 15, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) The Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, led by Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), Tom MacArthur (R-NJ), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Donald Norcross (D-NJ), is urging Congress to provide expanded funding for the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA).

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In The News

Dec 13, 2013 In The News
The House overwhelmingly passed a two-year bipartisan budget deal Thursday night. In their final action of the year, the House approved the budget 332 to 94, with 169 Republicans and 163 Democrats voting in favor, and 62 Republicans and 32 Democrats voting against. Earlier Thursday, lawmakers agreed unanimously to approve the National Defense Authorization Act, which sets military pay and policy, and to extend current agricultural policy after negotiators failed to complete a new Farm Bill.
Dec 12, 2013 In The News
Congresswoman Annie Kuster yesterday announced that she has launched a "Holiday Cards for Heroes" drive at schools in the Second District to help honor New Hampshire's veterans during the holiday season. Elementary students at participating schools in Nashua and Concord — as well as other interested schools throughout the second district — will make holiday cards for veterans to thank them for their service .
Dec 10, 2013 In The News
A federal program that helps more than 1,000 low-income families in New Hampshire pay energy bills is facing a $1.6 million reduction because of the budget-cutting sequester, after five years of reductions that have already cut its funding in half. U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., and officials for the state and Southern New Hampshire Services in Nashua lamented these cuts during a public forum Monday. Kuster called on her Congressional colleagues to restore the heating assistance money, known as LIHEAP (Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program).
Dec 10, 2013 In The News
Since registration began earlier this month, about 30,000 households in New Hampshire have applied for fuel assistance. "The sequestration hit us really hard last year," said Celeste Lovett, fuel assistance program manager at the New Hampshire Office of Energy Planning. Lovett said the program lost more than $1.6 million in funding, which directly affected about 1,200 families in the state. On Monday, Lovett met with Congresswoman Annie Kuster and representatives from Southern New Hampshire Services in Nashua to discuss fund ing cuts to the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
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.

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