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Kuster and Pappas Highlight FCC Broadband Assistance For Granite Staters

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Washington, D.C. - Today Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) hosted a webinar with Acting Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel on the FCC’s Emergency Broadband assistance for Granite Staters struggling to afford internet services during COVID-19. They were also joined by Eduard Bartholme, the Associate Bureau Chief of Consumer ... Read More »

NH Delegation Announces Granite State Communities to Receive More than $1.4 Billion in State & Local Relief Funding from American Rescue Plan

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced today that New Hampshire will receive $1,456,856,670 in COVID-19 financial relief for the state and local governments through the American Rescue Plan that was passed by Congress and signed into law. These federal dollars also include greater ... Read More »

Kuster Statement on FDA Authorization of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 12 to 15

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Concord, N.H. — Today, following the Food and Drug Administration’s decision to extend the Emergency Use Authorization for Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to children 12 to 15, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement: “Reopening our schools, rebuilding our economy, and overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic hinges on our ability to vaccinate as many Americans as possible. Today’s ... Read More »

Kuster Hosts Virtual Roundtable Discussion on AAPI Hate

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**Watch the full discussion HERE** Concord, N.H. — Today Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) hosted a virtual roundtable with members of the New Hampshire Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Community and discussed the ongoing efforts in Congress and New Hampshire to end Asian hate. Rep. Kuster was joined by Rep. Grace Meng (NY-06), whose legislation, the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, Kuster cosponsored ... Read More »

Kuster Joins NH Women’s Foundation to Highlight Wins for Women, Support for Granite State Families in American Rescue Plan

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**The full conversation is available HERE** Concord, N.H. –– Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) hosted a virtual roundtable with State Senator Becky Whitley and New Hampshire Women’s Foundation leadership to highlight support for Granite State women included in the American Rescue Plan and to discuss the legislation’s positive impact on New Hampshire families. Kuster helped get the American Rescue ... Read More »

Kuster Applauds Biden-Harris Administration 30 x 30 Proposal, Highlights Importance for New Hampshire

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Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement after the Biden-Harris administration announced the Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful report outlining recommendations on how the United States should achieve the goal of conserving at least 30 percent of our lands, waters, and ocean by 2030: “Here in New Hampshire, we live amongst the most beautiful la... Read More »

NH Delegation Welcomes Nearly $1 Million to NH to Support COVID-19 Vaccinations in Underserved Areas

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) welcomed nearly $1 million to New Hampshire to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts. Specifically, the funding provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will support vaccine education and outreach efforts led by a community... Read More »

Kuster Highlights Need to Address Local Barriers to Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Hearing

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**The hearing focused on the Kuster-backed CLEAN Future Act to build a more resilient, more sustainable energy grid** **The full Subcommittee hearing 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 Energy Subcommittee, participated in a Subcommittee hearing entitled, "The CLEAN Future Act: Dr... Read More »

Kuster Highlights Work Advancing Clean Energy Policies in Congress at Dartmouth College Energy Conference

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Concord, N.H — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee, participated in Dartmouth College’s “Investing in our Energy Futures” virtual conference and discussed her work advancing clean energy policies. “We are at a critical moment for our nation’s energy future, and we have the opportunity to take bold, transformative steps forward to create a... Read More »

NH Delegation Announces $283K through American Rescue Plan to Strengthen Home Visiting Services for Vulnerable Families

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Washington, D.C. – 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 that the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services will receive $283,582 through the American Rescue Plan. Specifically, the funding was awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and will support orga... Read More »

Kuster Calls for Action from Congress to Lower Cost of Prescription Drugs in Energy & Commerce Hearing

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**Kuster’s legislation, the Ensuring Access to Lower-Cost Medicines for Seniors Act, would help to ensure Medicare beneficiaries receive the full benefit of affordable generic drugs** **The full Subcommittee hearing 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 Health Subcommittee, participa... Read More »

As U.S. Surpasses 100 Million Adults Fully Vaccinated, Kuster Applauds Bolstered Vaccination Rollout

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**The American Rescue Plan included funding modeled off Rep. Kuster’s legislation to bolster vaccine production and distribution** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement after President Biden announced that more than 100 million American adults have now been fully vaccinated against COVID-19: “This is an incredible milestone in our nation’s efforts to ... Read More »

Kuster Questions Experts About Long-Hauler COVID-19 Cases, Urges Expanded Research in E&C Health Subcommittee Hearing

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**The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** **Kuster questioned Dr. Anthony Fauci about long-hauler COVID-19 cases in an E&C hearing last month** Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, participated in a hearing entitled, “The Long Haul: Forging a Path through the Lin... Read More »

Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force Holds First Roundtable, Focuses on Access to Substance Use Prevention and Treatment During COVID-19

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**The full Task Force Roundtable is available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Reps. Annie Kuster (D-NH), David Trone (D-MD), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), co-chairs of the Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force, hosted the first Task Force roundtable entitled, “Dual Crisis: COVID-19 and Substance Use Disorder.” The Members heard from substance use experts ... Read More »

NH Delegation Announces More than $6.8 Million in Federal Funding to Conserve Merrimack River Watershed

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Washington, D.C. – 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 that the Merrimack River Watershed Council will receive $6,857,745 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program. The funding will allow the Council to ... Read More »