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Kuster Demands Continued Action From Administration To Address Formula Shortage

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined 149 of her colleagues in sending a letter to the Biden administration urging continued action to address the infant and specialty formula shortage. The White House has announced they are working with key formula manufacturers to increase production, cut red tape to speed imports, and quickly get these products back on the shelves. The let...

NH Delegation Welcomes More Than $23 Million to Support Housing for Vulnerable Granite Staters

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(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) welcomed $23,347,272 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to support affordable housing for vulnerable Granite Staters. The funding supports a range of housing needs in New Hampshire, from addressing housing insec...

Kuster Pushes for Legislation To Bolster Care for Rural Veterans

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**More information is available HERE** Washington, D.C. ⁠— Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced her support for H.R.7414, the RURAL Veterans Act. This bipartisan legislation will help the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recruit and retain health care professionals for rural and highly rural community-based outpatient clinics and medical centers, like those in New Hampshire. “It ...

Kuster Fights To Modernize Aging NH Dams During E&C Hearing

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**The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE, Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** **In 2021, hydropower produced more than 6% of the nation’s electricity and 31.5% of its renewable energy** Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a senior member of the Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee, participated in a hearing entitled, “Modernizing Hydropower: Licensing a...

Kuster Bill To Make Prescription Drugs More Affordable Passes E&C Health Subcommittee

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**The entire subcommittee markup is available HERE** **Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a senior member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, successfully advanced her legislation, the Increasing Transparency In Generic Drug Applications Act of 2022. This bill was included in Section 601 of H.R. 7667, the Food and D...

Kuster Statement on Senate’s Failure To Codify Abortion Rights

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**Kuster helped pass legislation in the House last year to codify Roe v. Wade** Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, released the following statement after Senate Republicans blocked the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2022, legislation to enshrine the protections of Roe v. Wade into law and safeguard abortion rights across...

Kuster Votes To Support People of Ukraine, Deliver Much-Needed Resources Amid Russia’s Ongoing Invasion

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**Last month, Kuster helped pass the Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act of 2022 to ensure urgently needed supplies arrive in Ukrainian hands faster and more seamlessly** Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in favor of the Additional Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2022, legislation to provide over $40 billion in emergency funding to support the Ukrai...

PHOTO RELEASE: Kuster Announces Winner of 2022 Congressional Art Competition

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**Congresswoman Kuster with 2022 Congressional Art Competition winner for NH-02, Liana Ye, a junior at Windham High School** Concord, N.H. — Yesterday, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced that Liana Ye, a junior at Windham High School, is the winner of the 2022 Congressional Art Competition for New Hampshire’s Second District. Ye’s submission, Bride To Be, is a graphite drawing inspired ...

Kuster, Schrier Urge Energy and Commerce Committee To Hold Hearing on Hydropower Potential

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**The full letter is available HERE** Washington, D.C. ⁠— Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) sent a letter to Frank Pallone, Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, urging the E&C’s subcommittee on Energy to hold an oversight hearing this month on hydropower to learn more about the incredible potential of this clean, renewable energy source for our ...

Kuster Discusses Peterborough Watermain Relocation Project with Town Officials

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**Rep. Kuster secured funding for 10 Community Projects in New Hampshire’s Second District in the 2022 government spending package, the maximum possible** **The Peterborough water system services over 4,000 customers per day, delivering 170,000,000 gallons of water annually** Peterborough, N.H. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined local leaders in Peterborough to discuss the town’s w...

Kuster Tours Keene Heritage Trail with Local Leaders, Highlights Importance of Rural Infrastructure

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**Rep. Kuster secured funding for 10 Community Projects in New Hampshire’s Second District in the 2022 government spending package, the maximum possible** Keene, N.H. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined Keene City officials to tour the Keene Heritage Trail and discuss the $394,800 in Community Project Funding Kuster secured to construct and upgrade 4,100 feet of the trail and improv...

Kuster Touts Solar Power Benefits at Orchard Hill Breadworks in Alstead with USDA Officials

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**Orchard Hill Breadworks secured a $31,245 grant from USDA’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) to build a 32.5kW solar array** Alstead, N.H. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined USDA officials and the founder of Orchard Hill Breadworks, Noah Elbers, to tour the business and discuss a $31,245 Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) grant that Orchard Hill received to install s...

Kuster Statement on Reported Draft of Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

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Concord, N.H. — This evening, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s consideration of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization after a draft opinion striking down Roe v. Wade in its entirety was reported: “If confirmed, the Supreme Court’s pending decision to overturn Roe v. Wade is a heinous attack on women and disregards a half-century of precedent...

Kuster Advocates for American Energy Independence During E&C Hearing with Energy Secretary Granholm

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**The full committee hearing is available HERE** **Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee, urged immediate action to establish American energy independence and bolster domestic clean energy production during a hearing entitled, "The Fiscal Year 2023 DOE Budget." During the heari...

Kuster Advocates for Granite Staters Experiencing Food Insecurity During Agriculture Committee Hearing

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**The full committee hearing is available HERE** **Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, participated in a hearing entitled, “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.” During the hearing, Kuster questioned Stacy Dean, Deputy Under Secretary fo...