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Kuster Votes in Favor of American Rescue Plan, Applauds Inclusion of State and Local Government Support

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in favor of the American Rescue Plan, a comprehensive relief package aimed at lifting up struggling American businesses and families, supporting frontline health care workers and first responders, providing key relief to state and local governments, and addressing the public health and economic crisis created by the COVID-19 pande... Read More »

Kuster Statement on FDA Emergency Use Authorization of United States’ Third COVID-19 Vaccine, NH Hospitalizations Dipping Below 100

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**This week, New Hampshire COVID-19 hospitalizations fell below 100 for the first time since November 2020** **The Biden administration has increased the weekly vaccine supply going to states by nearly 70%** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, released the following statement after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA... Read More »

Kuster Calls on Congress to Pass the American Rescue Plan, Deliver Relief to Struggling Granite Staters

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**Rep. Kuster’s full speech is available HERE** Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) spoke on the House floor calling for Congress to pass the American Rescue Plan Act to boost the nation’s vaccine distribution and deliver much-needed relief to struggling families, health care workers, and small businesses in the Granite State and across the country. Rep. Kuster has been a consisten... Read More »

Kuster Statement on House Passage of Public Lands and Conservation Legislation

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in favor of the Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act, which permanently safeguards approximately 1.5 million acres of wilderness in the American West, including areas around the Grand Canyon. This legislation will also add over 1,200 miles of waterway into the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System (NWSRS). “Conser... Read More »

Kuster Votes in Favor of Equality Act to Extend Anti-Discrimination Protections to LGBTQ Americans

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in favor of H.R. 5, the Equality Act, which passed the House. The bipartisan legislation, which Kuster co-sponsored, will help ensure LGBTQ Americans receive the full protections of federal civil rights laws. The bill extends anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans in the areas of employment, education, access to credit, jury ser... Read More »

Kuster Questions Experts During Agriculture Committee Hearing on Climate Change, Highlights Need to Prioritize Land and Forest Conservation

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**The full Committee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full line of questioning is available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, participated in a hearing entitled, “Climate Change and the U.S. Agriculture and Forestry Sectors.” The Committee addressed the impact of climate change on the agriculture and forestry indust... Read More »

Kuster, Shaheen and Hassan Announce More than $1.6 Million for Keene Dillant-Hopkins Airport

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced that Keene Dillant-Hopkins Airport will receive $1,611,110 to rehabilitate taxiway pavement at the facility. Specifically, the funding was awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) t... Read More »

Heeding NH Delegation Call, Treasury Department to Broaden Use of Federal Rental Assistance Funds

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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) issued the following statements in response to new guidance from the Department of Treasury regarding the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program that broadens the permissible use of emergency rental funds. Last week, Shaheen led a New Hampshire congre... Read More »

Kuster Questions Vaccine Manufacturers, Urges Congressional Action to Bolster Vaccine Production

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**The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full line of questioning is available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, participated in a hearing entitled, “Pathway to Protection: Expanding Availability of COVID-19 Vaccines.” The Subcommittee heard from vaccine manufac... Read More »

Kuster Announces Start of 2021 Congressional Art Competition, Invites High School Students to Participate

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**The winner of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for New Hampshire’s Second District can be viewed HERE** Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced the start of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition in New Hampshire’s Second Congressional District. Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the U.S. House of Representatives. The Artistic Discove... Read More »

Kuster Reintroduces Bipartisan END Child Exploitation Act

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Washington, D.C. — Today Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02), Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16), Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) and Lucy McBath (GA-06) along with U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) reintroduced, the END Child Exploitation Act, legislation designed to extend the period of time that technology companies are required to preserve information about child sexual ... Read More »

Kuster Honors the More Than 500,000 Americans Who Have Died as a Result of COVID-19

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Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) issued the following statement after the death toll of the COVID-19 pandemic surpassed 500,000 in the United States: “Today, just over a year after our nation’s first confirmed COVID-19-related death, we have lost more than 500,000 Americans to this virus. Over 28 million people across the country have been infected, and the far-reaching effects of ... Read More »

Congresswoman Kuster's 2021 Winter Photo Contest

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Dear friend, Do you live in New Hampshire’s Second Congressional District and enjoy photography? If so, I invite you to submit up to five of your favorite photos to my 2021 Winter Photo Contest to highlight the Granite State's natural beauty! Fall 2021 Photo Contest Winner From now through Monday, March 1st at 11:59 PM, my office is accepting submissions of images/scenery in the Second Congression... Read More »

NH Delegation Announces Nearly $101K in CARES Act Funding to Support PPE & Disinfectant Purchases by Granite State Fire Departments on Frontlines of COVID-19

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(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $100,921 in federal funding to New Hampshire through the CARES Act. The funding will support emergency ... Read More »

NH Delegation Writes Letter to the Treasury to Broaden Uses of Federal Rental Assistance Funds

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(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) led a letter joined by U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) to address the housing crisis in New Hampshire by calling on the Treasury to broaden the permissible uses of emergency rental funds. In their letter to Secretary Yellen, the delegation notes how the pandemic has worsened ho... Read More »