**Kuster’s Q&A can be watched HERE**
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(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced that she is joining the new Task Force on Rural Broadband. The bipartisan Task Force will work to allocate federal funding for rural broadband and ensure every American has affordable internet access by 2025. Approximately 25 million Americans in rural communities don’t have access to high-speed internet.
(Washington, DC) – This evening, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019. Congresswoman Kuster is an original co-sponsor of the legislation, which would expand veterans benefits for 90,000 Navy veterans who served in the coastal waters of Vietnam and are impacted by toxic exposure as a result of their service.
(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced $2.7 million in federal funding for construction projects at Portsmouth International Airport at Pease and Claremont Municipal Airport.
Speaking on the House Floor about my legislation.
(Washington, DC) – Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation that would safeguard individuals with preexisting conditions from efforts by the Trump Administration to undermine their access to care.
(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01), both members of the Bipartisan PFAS Task Force, have introduced the Protecting Communities from New PFAS Act. This legislation would prevent new PFAS chemicals from being approved through the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) pre-manufacture notice system.
(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the Ranking Member on the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS) Appropriations subcommittee, and U.S.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined Representatives Brad Schneider (D-IL), Susan W. Brooks (R-IN), and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) to introduce the Opioid Workforce Act of 2019 (H.R. 2439), bipartisan legislation to train more doctors equipped to combat the opioid epidemic.
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The wide-ranging public lands bill signed into law by President Donald Trump has provisions that protect some New Hampshire waterways and redesignates Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site as a “National Historical Park.”
The Northern Border Regional Commission is an important partnership between New Hampshire and the federal government. The NBRC provides opportunities to Granite State startups, projects and programs, helping economically distressed areas of New Hampshire that otherwise wouldn’t have access to the investments they need.
New Hampshire’s congressional delegation is asking President Donald Trump to continue to prioritize funding for states hardest hit by the opioid crisis as he prepares a budget proposal for fiscal 2020.
WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed the Natural Resources Management Act, which would designate portions of the Nashua, Squannacook and Nissitissit Rivers in New Hampshire and Massachusetts as scenic rivers under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
Vicky Cornell is working to turn her tragedy into change.
CORNISH — The U.S. House on Tuesday approved a measure to rename the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site as a national historical park, which backers said could help boost tourism.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (GRAY) According to the CDC, more than 47,000 Americans died of an overdose involving opioids in 2017. Monday, a congressional task force met on Capitol Hill to discuss ways to curb that number.
Task force co-founder Rep. Annie Kuster says their biggest goal this year will be to focus on treatment.
NASHUA – “You are worthy of all of the things that you strive for exactly as you are, so don’t buy into the myth that only kids who talk or dress or act a certain way are worthy of respect, worthy of an education or worthy of a chance at success.
Veterans History Project needs tales.
U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster announced Feb. 13 that her office is seeking the stories of Granite State veterans for the Veterans History Project.
New Hampshire Congresswoman Annie Kuster went viral earlier this month, raising the roof during President Donald Trump's State of the Union address (pictured above.) Representative Kuster is back in Washington this term along with a historic number of women serving in Congress.