Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire
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Dec 18, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced that she will help introduce legislation tomorrow that would protect military retirees from changes to cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) that were included in the bipartisan budget agreement that passed the House last week. This legislation, the Military Retirement Restoration Act, is completely paid for by closing corporate tax loopholes companies abuse to avoid paying U.S. taxes.
Dec 17, 2013 Press Release
As the cold winter months get underway in New Hampshire and across the country, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today derided cuts to the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that have resulted from across-the-board budget cuts known as sequestration. During a visit to Southwestern Community Services (SCS) in Keene, Kuster underscored the harmful impacts of cutting LIHEAP for New Hampshire families and called on Congress to replace the sequester with a more responsible budget that restores vital funding for heating assistance.
Dec 16, 2013 Press Release
As part of her commitment to improving health care services for Granite State veterans, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today stressed the need to eliminate the growing backlog of disability compensation claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). During a roundtable discussion at New Hampshire Technical Institute (NHTI) in Concord, Kuster addressed her ongoing efforts in Congress to eliminate the claims backlog with state and federal officials.
Dec 16, 2013 Press Release
New Hampshire lawmakers are calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to connect additional households in Atkinson showing chemical contamination in their water supply to a new water main to help ensure reliable access to safe drinking water. In a letter sent today to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) are requesting homes in the town of Atkinson that are showing any level of 1,4 Dioxane contamination be provided access to a new water main. The town of Atkinson has been struggling for the last several years with the contamination of 1,4 Dioxane – a chemical solvent with hazardous effects – in the drinking wells of 44 homes.
Dec 13, 2013 Press Release
This week, Congresswoman Kuster spoke out against cuts to the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that have resulted from across-the-board budget cuts known as sequestration. During a visit to Southern New Hampshire Services (SNHS) in Nashua, Kuster underscored the harmful impacts of cutting LIHEAP for low-income New Hampshire families and urged Congress to restore vital LIHEAP funding.
Dec 13, 2013 Press Release
Yesterday, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined a bipartisan majority of her colleagues in voting to approve the FY 2014 National Defense Authorization Act. This legislation contains important measures to address the growing epidemic of sexual assault in the military – including an amendment pushed by Kuster – as well as other important provisions to improve military readiness and support our troops.
Dec 12, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement today after voting for a bipartisan budget agreement that would reverse some of the indiscriminate budget cuts that have hurt families and small businesses while helping prevent another costly government shutdown. The agreement passed the House by a vote of 332 to 94.
Dec 12, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement today after it was announced that Minuteman Health Inc. of Massachusetts will offer health care plans through the New Hampshire Affordable Care Act Marketplace beginning in 2015.
Dec 11, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today announced that she has launched a “Holiday Cards for Heroes” drive at schools in the Second District to help honor New Hampshire’s veterans this 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 Granite State veterans to thank them for their service to our country.
Dec 9, 2013 Press Release
As the cold winter months get underway in New Hampshire and across the country, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today derided cuts to the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that have resulted from across-the-board budget cuts known as sequestration. During a visit to Southern New Hampshire Services (SNHS) in Nashua, Kuster underscored the harmful impacts of cutting LIHEAP for New Hampshire families and called on Congress to replace the sequester with a more responsible budget that restores vital funding for heating assistance.

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