Twitter icon
Facebook icon
YouTube icon
Instagram Icon

Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire

Media

Latest News

Jul 18, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the first Representative from New Hampshire to serve on the House Agriculture Committee in decades, was named as a Conferee to the Farm Bill Conference Committee. This Conference Committee will have the task of reconciling the House-passed and Senate-passed Farm Bills that reauthorize Federal farm and nutrition policy.

Jul 18, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence announced its legislative agenda to prevent and address instances of sexual violence across the country. The agenda showcases bipartisan legislation from members of the Task Force. The bills focus on a range of issues, from the sexual assault kit backlog to human trafficking and online safety.

Jul 17, 2018 Press Release

(Concord, NH) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 5105, the Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development (BUILD) Act of 2018, which Kuster co-sponsored:

Jul 16, 2018 Press Release

(Concord, NH) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the summit between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin:

Jul 13, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officials for hacking into the DNC email servers in 2016:

Jul 13, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the signing of HB 1264:

Jul 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, today announced that Easterseals NH will be receiving a $206,000 Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program grant from the US Department of Labor.

Jul 12, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the New Hampshire Supreme Court’s ruling on HB 1264: 

Jul 12, 2018 Press Release

**Kuster applauds bipartisan productivity of VA Committee**

** This Congress the Veterans’ Affairs Committee has seen 22 bills signed into law**

Pages

In The News

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.
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.

Pages