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Kuster Highlights Federal Funding She Helped Secure to Expand Child Care Center in Plymouth, Tours New Facility

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Yesterday, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) visited Little Antlers Learning Center in Plymouth to tour the child care center and meet with its staff and staff from Mid-State Health, which operates the facility. Recently, with the help of federal funding Rep. Kuster advocated for and helped to secure, Little Antlers Learning Center was relocated to a bigger and newly-renovated green energy facili...

NH Delegation Welcomes Over $525,000 for State Digital Equity Planning

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U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) to welcome over $525,000 in federal funding to support the state’s development of a state-wide plan for digital equity and inclusion projects. This funding will be allocated through the State Digital Equity Planning Grant Program and administered by the U.S. Department ...

Rep. Annie Kuster in the Union Leader: Lowering prices while strengthening our economy

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https://www.unionleader.com/opinion/op-eds/rep-ann-kuster-lowering-prices-while-strengthening-our-economy/article_c2e41252-e147-5f5e-9b48-384f6a539b36.html IN NEW HAMPSHIRE and across the country, hard-working families have been facing high costs for essential goods. While we have seen prices at the pump drop for the 11th week in a row, folks continue to feel the impact at the grocery store and f...

Kuster Secures Additional $1 Billion in Home Heating Assistance, Helps Avert Government Shutdown

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**Rep. Kuster pushed for additional funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which was included in the government funding bill** **This week, Kuster introduced two bills to lower gas prices as well as to reduce home heating oil costs and prevent supply shortages** Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) helped to pass a government funding package tha...

Kuster, Pappas Sound Alarm on Conflict of Interest Threatening Veterans’ Access to Their Prescriptions

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Representatives Chris Pappas (NH-01), a member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, and Annie Kuster (NH-02), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, joined their Republican colleagues to sound the alarm about the recent announcement that a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), Express Scripts, will strip pharmaceutical access away from TRICARE patients and their famili...

NH Delegation Celebrates $1 Billion in Emergency Funding for LIHEAP

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U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) in celebrating the inclusion of $1 billion in emergency funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) in government funding legislation under consideration by the U.S. Senate. In August, the N...

Kuster Introduces Legislation to Reduce Home Heating Oil Costs in New Hampshire, Prevent Supply Shortages

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Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a senior Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced legislation to address home heating oil shortages for this upcoming winter and control costs into the future. The Home Heating Oil Price Reduction Act would quadruple the Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve (NEHHOR) from 1 million to 4 million barrels to increase available supply in the...

Kuster Helps to Introduce Bill to Lower Gas Prices

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This week, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a senior Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, joined Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. in introducing the Buy Low and Sell High Act. This bill would create an Economic Petroleum Reserve designed to continue the trend of declining gasoline prices and generate money for American taxpayers by empowering the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to buy oil wh...

Kuster Pushes Through Public Safety Legislation to Support Granite State Law Enforcement

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Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted to pass a comprehensive public safety package to support New Hampshire law enforcement, expand resources for communities to respond to non-violent crises, bolster violence intervention initiatives, and help ensure the safety of Granite State communities. This package includes the Invest to Protect Act – bipartisan legislation Rep. Kuster helped to in...

Kuster Votes to Protect Future Presidential Elections

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Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster helped to pass bipartisan legislation to protect future presidential elections. The Presidential Election Reform Act will ensure the Electoral Count Act cannot be used to subvert our democracy and protects against efforts to throw out lawful election results. “Today, we passed historic legislation to safeguard future presidential elections and ensure the Electoral...

NH Delegation Announces Pivotal SOR Funding for NH to Tackle Substance Use Disorder Crisis

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U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior appropriator on the Labor-Health and Human Services (L-HHS) Appropriations Subcommittee, announced today with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH), a member of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, and U.S. Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that $28,507,046 in State Opioid Response (SOR) grants are now being made...

Kuster, Miller-Meeks, Murphy, and Barragán Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Lower Drug Prices, Expedite Substitution Process for Pharmaceuticals

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Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH-02), Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA-02), Greg Murphy (R-NC-03), and Nanette Barragán (D-CA-44) introduced the Biologics Competition Act, legislation to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to evaluate the process by which interchangeable biological products are approved to be used in pharmaceuticals. In many cases, these products are more affo...

NH Delegation Welcomes $72 Million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Capitalization Grants to Improve Water Infrastructure

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Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), alongside Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01), applauded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of over $72 million in capitalization grants from the bipartisan infrastructure law awarded to New Hampshire. This funding was issued through the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (SRF...

Kuster-Backed Legislation to Improve Care for Granite State Seniors Passes House

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Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted to pass the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act – bipartisan legislation she co-sponsored that would make it easier for New Hampshire seniors to get the care they need and improve health outcomes. This bill modernizes Medicare Advantage’s outdated prior authorization process, which can result in delays in care. Many Medicare Advantage plans ...

Kuster Presses for Additional Home Energy Assistance Funding

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Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined a coalition of Representatives from the New England Congressional Delegation in writing to the U.S. House and Senate Appropriations Committees, urging them to include additional funding for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) in the upcoming government funding package. As winter approaches, LIHEAP will become a critical source of funding f...