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Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire

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Oct 9, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced $1,346,482 in grants for urban community development and affordable housing in New Hampshire from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Oct 6, 2018 Press Release

(Concord, NH) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the Senate confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Oct 4, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Yesterday, U.S Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) sent a letter with Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), urging the administration to move forward with a proposed rule that would allow renewable electricity made from biomass to qualify for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program

Oct 4, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced $1,249,762 in federal grants to bolster school safety efforts in New Hampshire from the Bureau of Justice Assistance at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

Oct 3, 2018 Press Release

Co-Chairs of the Bipartisan Heroin and Opioids Task Force, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D-NH-02) and Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-NJ-03) released a statement following the final passage of bipartisan, bicameral, and comprehensive opioid legislation. The bill now heads to the president’s desk for signature into law.

Oct 3, 2018 Press Release

Yesterday, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) signed on as a cosponsor of H.R. 6824, the Online Sales Simplicity and Small Business Relief Act, bipartisan legislation that would include an exemption for small businesses that generate less than $10 million in annual U.S. online sales.

Oct 3, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced $650,261 in grants to support victims of sexual assault from the National Institute of Justice at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

Oct 2, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the lead Democrat on the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, introduced the Enhancing Veterans Experience with Telehealth Services Act (eVETS), bipartisan legislation to improve access to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment via telemedicine.

Oct 1, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced $1,186,005 in grants from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to support children and youth who are affected by the opioid epidemic.

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In The News

Sep 17, 2013 In The News
Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., on Monday introduced legislation to extend and expand the State’s Trade and Export Promotion program (STEP), which has helped dozens of Granite State companies expand their exports and create jobs. “Since its inception, the STEP program has helped companies in New Hampshire and around the country grow and send their products all around the world. Extending and expanding this program will help even more Granite State businesses export their goods, create middle class jobs and grow our economy,” Kuster said.
Sep 16, 2013 In The News
Standing on the 98-year-old Sewalls Falls Bridge, U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster gestured to the sharp curve leading up to the single-lane span across the Merrimack River. "How is this even safe at night?" she asked city officials. Local drivers know to be careful, they told her. But more importantly, they said the deteriorating bridge is a public safety hazard, and not just at night.
Sep 16, 2013 In The News
U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster visited the Sewalls Falls Bridge yesterday to express concern about its condition, which Concord officials said is deteriorating while they await federal approval to replace it.
Sep 16, 2013 In The News
Members of New Hampshire’s congressional delegation who support replacing a deteriorating bridge in Concord have gotten an up-close look at the problem.
Sep 11, 2013 In The News
New Hampshire's congressional delegation has asked the Department of Energy to move its planning hearings on the proposed Northern Pass power project from West Stewartson to Colebrook so more people can attend.
Sep 4, 2013 In The News
Kuster was in Keene Tuesday to hear how local Head State programs are faring with across-the-board federal budget cuts, called “sequestration,” that took effect in March. Head Start is a federal program that provides free preschool services to 3- to 5-year-olds from low-income families, and offers education, health, nutrition and social services.
Sep 4, 2013 In The News
Democratic Congresswoman Annie Kuster met with Southwestern Community Services officials Thursday to discuss sequester cuts and the federally funded Head Start program.
Aug 28, 2013 In The News
Elaine Gainer met with Congresswoman Annie Kuster on Thursday morning on the last of her three-day "North Country Listening Tour," which included spotting five bald eagles at the Lake Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge in Wentworth's Location.
Aug 27, 2013 In The News
U.S. Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) held a 3-day "North Country Listening Tour" last week, visiting various facilities focusing on economic development and providing access to affordable health care to veterans, seniors and families across the region. Kuster visited facilities in Gorham, Berlin, Colebrook, Lancaster and Littleton, ending in Bethlehem, at the site of her new North Country office.
Aug 22, 2013 In The News
Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH) visited the Bridge House Shelter Tuesday to discuss homelessness and the many other issues veteran service members face. Kuster’s visit to the shelter was part of her ongoing effort to combat veteran homelessness and military sexual assault, platforms close to her own heart. Kuster has spent her time in office co-sponsoring and proposing bills to address these issues and working to reduce the backlog of disability benefit claims filed through Veterans Affairs, a problem that has been plaguing the department for years.

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