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Shaheen Leads NH Delegation in Welcoming More Than $400,000 to NH to Combat Child Sexual Exploitation

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(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chair of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee that funds the Department of Justice (DOJ), along with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) welcomed the DOJ’s announcement that the New Hampshire Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Program will receive $418,549 to be...

Kuster Votes To Increase Pay for New Hampshire Service Members, Combat Military Sexual Assault in National Defense Authorization

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**The House passed a previous version of this legislation in September** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022. This bipartisan bill supports American service members and their families, increases pay for service members, combats military sexual violence, strengthens national security, and advances United Stat...

Kuster Announces Federal Support For NH Solar Arrays, Welcomes Rural Development Under Secretary Xochitl Torres Small to the Granite State

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**Rep. Kuster and Under Secretary Torres Small discussed the importance of renewable energy in building a resilient energy grid. A full-resolution version of this photo is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster played a critical role in securing these low-interest loans through her role on the House Agriculture Committee** Franklin, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a Senior Member of the House Ag...

PHOTO RELEASE: Kuster Joins Launch of New Hampshire Health Care Workers for Climate Action in Concord

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**From left to right: founder Dr. Bob Friedlander, Rep. Annie Kuster, Laconia Dr. Edward Farmlett. A full-resolution version of this photo is available HERE** **Last month, Kuster helped pass the Build Back Better Act in the House to advance critical investments to combat climate change and promote our clean energy future** Concord, N.H. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of th...

NH Delegation Welcomes Over $72M to NH To Support Water Infrastructure

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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) today welcomed the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement that New Hampshire will receive $72,644,000 to address drinking water and wastewater systems. This funding comes from the bipartisan infrastructure deal that Shaheen led bipartisan ...

Kuster Urges Passage of Her Bipartisan STOP Fentanyl Act During Energy & Commerce Hearing

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force, urged passage of her bipartisan legislation, the Support, Treatment, and Overdose Prevention of (S.T.O.P.) Fentanyl Act of 2021 during an Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing entitled, “The Overdose Crisis: Interagency Proposal to Combat Illicit Fentanyl-R...

Kuster Speaks on House Floor in Support of Reproductive Freedom as Supreme Court Considers Challenge to Roe v. Wade

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Washington, D.C. — Today, as the Supreme Court begins to hear oral arguments in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, a direct challenge to the landmark case of Roe v. Wade, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) spoke on the House floor on the importance of reproductive freedoms. “For nearly half a century, Roe v. Wade has ensured women have the freedom to control their own bodies and mak...

House Passes Kuster’s Bipartisan Legislation To Improve National Vaccine Infrastructure in Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic

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Washington, D.C. — Today, the House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) to bolster our nation’s vaccine infrastructure in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. H.R. 550, the Immunization Infrastructure Modernization Act, will improve and expand information-sharing between state and federal governments, as well as public and private health care pro...

NH Delegation Hosts Virtual Press Conference with NH Family Planning Providers Ahead of SCOTUS Oral Arguments on Pivotal Court Case Threatening Roe v. Wade

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Concord, NH – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) hosted a virtual press conference today with representatives from New Hampshire family planning providers ahead of the Supreme Court beginning oral arguments in a pivotal case that threatens the future of Roe v. Wade. The Supreme Court will begin oral argume...

Kuster Delivers Transformative Build Back Better Act for New Hampshire

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**Package includes Rep. Kuster’s bipartisan legislation to save seniors hundreds of dollars by ensuring Medicare fully covers all CDC-recommended vaccines** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in favor of the Build Back Better Act, which included her bipartisan legislation, the Protecting Seniors Through Immunization Act, which will eliminate out-of-pocket costs for recommend...

NH Delegation Announces Nearly $10 Million for Manchester & Lebanon Airports to Support Pandemic Operations

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(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced $9,786,943 in federal funds for Manchester-Boston Regional Airport and Lebanon Municipal Airport. This funding comes from Airport Rescue Grants funded under the American Rescue Plan Act to help airports prevent, prepare for and respond ...

Kuster, Pappas Call on FAA To Ensure Airports Can Use PFAS-Free Firefighting Foam

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Washington, D.C. - On November 9, Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined Congressman Kildee (MI-05) and Senator Gillibrand (D-NY) to send a letter to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) urging the agency to ensure airports are able to use PFAS-free firefighting foam. In 2018, Congress directed the FAA to change its rules so that commercial airpor...

Following Kuster’s Advocacy, White House Announces Plan To Use COVID-19 Relief Funding To Offset Home Heating Costs This Winter

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**Last week, Kuster sent a letter to the administration urging immediate action to address high heating costs this winter** Washington, D.C. — Today, the Biden-Harris administration announced a plan to deploy funds from the American Rescue Plan Act to help offset rising home heating costs for Americans this winter. This move comes a week after Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined her colleagues in sen...

Kuster, Davis Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Reauthorize Key Resources for Farmers

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Reps. Annie Kuster (D-NH-02) and Rodney Davis (R-IL-13), Members of the House Agriculture Committee, introduced the bipartisan Veteran and Beginning Farmer Assistance Act, which would reauthorize the Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas program (ATTRA). The ATTRA sustainable agriculture program provides practical educational resources, training, individualized...

Kuster Advances Bipartisan Legislation To Support Health Care Providers in Energy and Commerce Committee Markup

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**Rep. Kuster helped to introduce the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act, which passed the E&C Committee today** **The full Committee markup is available HERE** **Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, voted to advance three bills she helped introduce during a full Committee mar...