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Kuster Attends State VFW Picnic, Discusses PACT Act, Support for Granite State Veterans

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Littleton Veterans

Today Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined veterans and their families at the annual VFW Department of New Hampshire State Picnic hosted by VFW Post 816 in Littleton. Kuster spoke to veterans and their families and discussed the Honoring Our PACT Act, recently signed into law, to expand access to comprehensive care for millions of veterans exposed to toxins during their service. “It was an ab...

Kuster Applauds House Passage of Historic Bill to Reduce Inflation, Lower Health Care Costs, and Combat Climate Change

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Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, sending it to President Biden’s desk to be signed into law. This historic legislation will reduce costs for Granite Staters, tackle climate change, bolster our economy, and reduce the deficit. The bill also includes Rep. Kuster’s bipartisan legislation to eliminate out-of-pocket costs for vaccines for seniors – th...

House Set To Pass Kuster Legislation To Lower Health Care Costs For Seniors

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Today, ahead of tomorrow’s House vote on the Inflation Reduction Act, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) is highlighting the bill’s inclusion of her bipartisan legislation to eliminate out-of-pocket costs for vaccines for seniors. On Sunday, the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes Rep. Kuster’s bipartisan Protecting Seniors Through Immunization Act — a bill she introduced alo...

NH Delegation & Commerce Secretary Raimondo Participate in Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at onsemi Facility in Hudson

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CHIPS DOC visit

Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chair of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS), U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH), who joined in introducing the original CHIPS and Science Act, and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) joined U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo to participate in the ribbon cutting cer...

NH Delegation Announces $19M in Federal Funds for Berlin Infrastructure Project

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U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) – a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee – and U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced that the City of Berlin will receive $19,534,391 from the U.S. Department of Transportation to implement an innovative project that connects two emerging industries – renewable power generatio...

Kuster Discusses Constituent Services and Casework with Granite Staters Her Office Has Assisted

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Constituent conversation 8/9/22

Concord, N.H. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) hosted a virtual discussion to hear from New Hampshire residents who have received assistance from her office to highlight the resources and support that are available to residents in New Hampshire’s Second Congressional District. During the conversation, Rep. Kuster spoke with Bick from New London, Bill from Amherst, Pam from Hopkinton, an...

Kuster Statement on Tragic Passing of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski

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Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the death of Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02): “Brad and I are shocked and deeply saddened by the loss of my friend and colleague, Congresswoman Jackie Walorski. I first met Jackie at our New Member Orientation in late 2012. We bonded over our husbands’ love of jazz. Over the years, Jackie and I became close personal...

Kuster, Shaheen & Hassan Applaud over $500,000 Heading to Nashua Fire Department

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(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, alongside Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representative Annie Kuster, applauded the announcement of $569,036 from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program for the city of Nashua. The funding will be put towards operation...

Kuster Protects Service Members from Sexual Harassment

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**The full Subcommittee hearing is available here, and Kuster’s full remarks are available here** **26% of female employees and 14% of male employees at the VA reported experiencing sexual harassment from 2014 to 2016** Washington, D.C. ⁠— Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) spoke about the urgent need to take action against sexual harassment affecting the VA workforce during a Veterans’ Af...

Kuster Votes To Lower Costs for NH Families, Strengthen American Independence

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**Kuster has been pushing for this innovative legislation since December 2021, and she helped pass a previous version of this legislation earlier this year** Washington, D.C. ⁠— Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted to pass the CHIPS and Science Act, comprehensive and bipartisan legislation to lower costs for American families and expand American economic independence. This bill, which n...

Kuster’s Leadership Expands Access to Resources To Increase Affordable Housing in NH

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**Full text of the LIFELINE Act is available here** Washington, D.C. — This week, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced that her work on the LIFELINE Act, which she cosponsored, led to the publication of revised guidance by the Treasury Department that will unlock an additional $8 billion for affordable housing from the American Rescue Plan Act’s State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund. The LI...

Kuster Works To Address Rural Health Care Staffing Shortage

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**Kuster’s full letter is available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Last week, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) led a group of her Republican and Democratic colleagues in calling on the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) to expand the recruitment of doctors to rural New Hampshire communities to address the physician staffing shortage. Specifically, Kuster urged the NBRC to implement a J-1 visa...

House Passes Kuster Legislation To Protect Women and Children from Domestic Abuse

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) led the House of Representatives in passing her legislation to protect survivors from domestic abuse and violence, H.R. 7132, the Safe Connections Act of 2022. This bipartisan bill, introduced alongside Reps. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) and Tim Walburg (R-MI), would help survivors of domestic violence and other crimes cut ties with their abuse...

ICYMI: Congresswoman Kuster’s Op-Ed in Union Leader: State control of abortion access has devastating consequences

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Concord, N.H. — In case you missed it, the Union Leader published an op-ed by Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) that outlines the complications of the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade and the consequences of leaving something as fundamental as abortion access and reproductive freedom up to individual states to decide and restrict. “The Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s H...

Kuster: All Women Deserve Access to Contraception

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**Kuster spoke on the House Floor in favor of this legislation, her full remarks are available HERE** **99% of U.S. women who have been sexually active report having used some form of contraception, and 96% of voters support having access to contraception** Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in favor of H.R. 8373, the Right to Contraception Act, legislation that tak...