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Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire

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Dec 3, 2013 Press Release
To help make it easier for Granite State companies to create good, middle class jobs, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today introduced common sense legislation to streamline federal services for businesses that are looking to grow, boost exports, and access capital. Kuster’s bill, the Executive Agency Simplification and Efficiencies (EASE) Act, would help consolidate duplicative agencies and redundant programs to improve services for businesses and simplify the maze of departments many companies confront when seeking federal assistance.
Dec 3, 2013 Press Release
With critical unemployment insurance for the long-term unemployed set to expire just days after Christmas, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today called on Speaker Boehner to allow a vote on legislation to renew the federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program for another year. In a letter to Speaker Boehner, Kuster said that an extension of unemployment insurance benefits will provide a vital lifeline to Granite Staters and other Americans who are still struggling to find work as the economy continues to recover from the worst recession since the Great Depression.
Dec 3, 2013 Press Release
On Friday, December 6 at 8:30am, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) will convene a group of local and national business leaders to discuss strategies for boosting international sales during an Exporter Forum at Nashua Community College. The session, held in conjunction with the Export-Import Bank of the United States, will help business owners learn about ways to boost their exports, access working capital, leverage government resources, and find new markets and customers around the globe.
Nov 26, 2013 Press Release
Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Representatives Joe Courtney (D-CT), Chris Gibson (R-NY) and Annie Kuster (D-NH) led a bipartisan group of lawmakers in requesting that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issue a second draft of regulations for public comment before issuing final Food Safety Modernization rules. In a letter co-signed by 75 members of Congress, including 42 Republicans and 33 Democrats or Independents, the bipartisan coalition expressed concerns about the impact of proposed rules on farmers and businesses that an additional comment period could help alleviate.
Nov 22, 2013 Press Release
As part of her commitment to helping create jobs and opportunity for middle class New Hampshire families, Congresswoman Kuster today hosted a Career and Opportunities Fair in Nashua to bring together Granite Staters looking for work and employers looking to hire. The fair featured more than two dozen New Hampshire employers and professional groups and drew nearly 300 job-seekers.
Nov 22, 2013 Press Release
As part of her commitment to helping create jobs and opportunity for middle class families, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today hosted a Career and Opportunities Fair to help connect local residents with jobs and employment opportunities throughout the Granite State. The fair featured more than two dozen employers and professional groups representing the manufacturing, finance, healthcare, and recreation industries, among others. Nearly 300 Granite Staters attended today’s fair.
Nov 21, 2013 Press Release
With critical unemployment insurance for the long-term unemployed set to expire just days after Christmas, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today signed onto legislation to renew the federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program for another year. The legislation would extend the program through 2014, providing a vital lifeline to Granite Staters and other Americans who are still struggling to find work as the economy continues to recover from the worst recession since the Great Depression.
Nov 21, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) called on the leaders of the Budget Conference Committee to protect Medicare and Social Security as they work toward a long-term budget agreement. In a letter to the leaders of the committee, Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Kuster and a coalition of more than 60 Democratic lawmakers underscored that while reaching a responsible budget agreement will require difficult choices, it does not require Americans to surrender their hard-earned benefits.
Nov 20, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) helped introduce common sense legislation that would crack down on improper federal payments to deceased individuals that have wasted hundreds of millions of tax dollars in recent years.
Nov 20, 2013 Press Release
Today, on National Transgender Day of Remembrance, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) called on Speaker of the House John Boehner to allow a vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), legislation that would end workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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