Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire
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Aug 1, 2017 Press Release

(Concord, NH) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force and a member of House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement on a report issued by the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General that shows veterans that receive healthcare out

Aug 1, 2017 Press Release

(Concord, NH) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, released the following statement on yesterday’s announcement of an interim report by President Trump’s opioid commission:

Aug 1, 2017 Press Release

(Concord, NH) –Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the lead Democrat on the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, announced today that she will convene a field hearing of the Subcommittee in New Hampshire to examine reports of quality of care issues at the Manchester VA Medical Center.

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, today voted to pass a bipartisan compromise to reauthorize the Choice Program.

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – This morning the House of Representatives passed the Grow Our Own Directive: Physician Assistant Employee Education Act (GOOD Act), authored by Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D-NH) and Congressman Jack Bergman (R-MI), which would address the provider shortage at the VA.

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the failure of the Republican “skinny repeal” bill in the Senate this morning.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on her decision to vote against a $788 billion spending bill that included funding for President Trump’s border wall. The appropriations bill forced through this evening did not meet budget caps for the defense portion of the bill and therefore would trigger a 13 percent sequestration on defense spending:

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) this evening voted in favor of legislation to strengthen sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea.

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on her vote this evening in opposition to legislation that prevents the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau from protecting consumers from forced arbitration contracts:

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In The News

Aug 15, 2013 In The News
With his Salem-based firm continuing to grow, Donald Tyler, managing director of Corfin Industries LLC, said it’s been increasingly difficult to find qualified help these days. The company, a leading manufacturer of component preparation services to a variety of industries, has more than 90 employees.
Aug 15, 2013 In The News
It was only 22 years ago that Corfin Industries — a growing local aerospace and defense contractor — opened for business with just a handful of employees. Now, the Raymond Avenue company is up to 90 employees and doing business around the world, producing electronic components for everything from high-powered missiles to medical devices.
Aug 14, 2013 In The News
Ending sexual assault in America’s armed forces will require making a big change in the military culture, experts said Tuesday. Those experts also agreed that it won’t be easy. “Culture change can take 10, 20 years,” said Jill Rockey, director of the Crisis Center of Central New Hampshire and a former Detective Sergeant for the New Hampshire State Police. “It’s not just prosecutions, not just therapies … it’s changing the culture.”
Aug 7, 2013 In The News
Kuster, who has co-sponsored a House resolution that opposes the Chained CPI method used to figure COLAs, said she will continue to speak out on the issue in Washington and fight for senior citizens. “I am determined to stop this,” she said. “It makes it much more difficult for seniors to make ends meet.”
Jul 30, 2013 In The News
At 11 a.m. tomorrow, Congresswoman Annie Kuster, D-NH-02, will host a telephone town hall focused on issues and programs that are important to Granite State seniors. Kuster will hear stories from New Hampshire seniors who rely on Medicare and Social Security, answer questions about these programs, and encourage constituents to contact her office for help resolving problems with benefits, enrollment, or other issues. The town hall comes during the week of Medicare’s 48th anniversary. Kuster will be joined on the call by policy experts from AARP.
Jul 29, 2013 In The News
The New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont agriculture departments are hosting listening sessions next month to offer farmers a chance to learn about proposed federal safety rules. New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Rep. Annie Kuster had led the group of senators and representatives to call on the FDA to come to New England.
Jul 24, 2013 In The News
A $4.1 million federal grant to improve the state's airports will pay for a new fuel farm at Berlin Regional Airport. U.S. Representatives Annie Kuster and Carol Shea-Potter last week announced the state Department of Transportation will receive the grant to help maintain public airports across the state.
Jul 17, 2013 In The News
Rockingham County's Meals on Wheels program is grappling with federal budget cuts of $81,000. Rockingham County Nutrition Executive Director said she and her staff provide hot meals to a dozen different communities in the county most days...Congresswoman Annie Kuster toured the center Tuesday morning, chatting with Windham Meals on Wheels program coordinator Barbara Coish and the dozen or so seniors gathered inside for a friendly game of cards or a hot, midday meal.
Jul 17, 2013 In The News
Congressman Annie McLane Kuster, D-N.H., stopped at the Windham Senior Center yesterday. She interrupted a game of Scat, but held all the cards. The Democrat from the 2nd District came calling to let the seniors know she disapproves of Washington’s politics that produced across-the-board budget cuts through the sequester.
Jul 15, 2013 In The News
Most of the photographs used by politicians to promote themselves are tiresome in the extreme: the dark suit, the carefully coiffed hair, the frozen smile. In that context, the picture used these days by 2nd District Rep. Annie Kuster on her official Facebook page is all the more startling, refreshing and cool...The picture was part of a recent congressional photo shoot conducted by the NOH8 (No Hate) Campaign.

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