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Kuster, Shaheen, Hassan Join President Biden, Secretary McDonough in Nashua to Mark One Million PACT Act Claims Approved, Including More Than Four Thousand Granite State Veterans

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Nashua, N.H. — Today, U.S. Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02), alongside U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), a member of the U.S. Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, joined President Biden in Nashua to mark one million approved claims under the PACT Act, including more than 4,300 Granite State veterans. A hist...

Kuster, Pallone, Blunt Rochester, and Craig Lead Letter to Improve Access to Opioid Reversal Medications

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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) Comptroller General Gene Dodaro requesting a study on the accessibility and affordability of FDA-approved opioid overdose reversal agents, including naloxone and nalmefene. This letter was co-led by Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Frank Pallone (NJ-06), alongs...

House Passes Kuster's Bipartisan Legislation to Require National Broadband Strategy

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Washington, D.C. -- Last night, The House passed H.R. 4510, NTIA Reauthorization Act, which included the Proper Leadership to Align Networks (PLAN) for Broadband Act as a provision. PLAN for Broadband Act, introduced by Reps. Annie Kuster (D-NH) and Tim Walberg (R-MI), requires the Administration to develop and implement a national strategy to close the digital divide. The bipartisan, bicameral PL...

Kuster Votes to Reauthorize the FAA and Strengthen America’s Aviation Systems

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) applauded the passage of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2024, comprehensive, bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and aviation infrastructure improvement and safety programs through 2028. The legislation provides a framework to maintain America’s leadership in aviation safety and aerospace innov...

Kuster, Moore, McBath, Baldwin, and Shaheen Introduce Mental Health and MAMA Act

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), Gwen Moore (D-WI), and Lucy McBath (D-GA), alongside Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), introduced the Mental Health and Making Access More Affordable (MAMA) Act, which would require commercial and governmental health insurance plans that offer services related to mental health and substance use disorders to offer...

Following Pressure from New Hampshire Congressional Delegation, USPS Announces It Will Pause Implementation of Changes to Manchester Mail Distribution Center

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), along with U.S. Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01), released the following statement in response to the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) decision to temporarily pause planned changes to mail distribution from the Manchester Processing and Distribution Center until January 1, 2025, after repeated...

Kuster Announces Winner of 2024 Congressional Art Competition

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Concord, N.H. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) hosted a reception for students who participated in the 2024 Congressional Art Competition. During the reception, Kuster announced the winner of this year’s competition, Olivia Carroll of Windham High School. Carroll’s artwork, “Head in the Clouds,” will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol building for one year alongside other winners from acr...

New Hampshire Congressional Delegation Welcomes More than $30 Million Coming to New Hampshire to Tackle Housing Affordability

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01), alongside U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), applauded more than $30 million in federal funding coming to New Hampshire from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to help address the state’s housing affordability crisis. New Hampshire will receive $21,547,769 in gr...

Kuster, Warren, Baldwin, Raskin, Trone, Pettersen, 86 Lawmakers Reintroduce Landmark Bill to Combat Substance Use Epidemic

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.), and U.S. Representative Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability, along with Representatives Ann Kuster (D-N.H.), David Trone (D-Md.), and Brittany Pettersen (D-Colo.) led 86 lawmakers to reintroduce the Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency (CARE) A...

Kuster Statement on Passing of Former Congressman Pete McCloskey

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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) issued a statement following news of the passing of former Bay Area Congressman Pete McCloskey: “I am heartbroken to hear of the passing of my friend and former boss, Congressman Pete McCloskey, and I am sending my love to his wife Helen, his family, friends, and many loved ones during this difficult time. “Pete was many things to me—a mentor, ...

New Hampshire Congressional Delegation Announces Critical Funding to Tackle Substance Use Disorder Crisis

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Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior appropriator on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Labor-Health and Human Services (L-HHS) Subcommittee, announced today with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH), a member of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, and U.S. Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that $29,880,604 in State Opio...

Kuster Statement Following Protests and Arrests at Dartmouth College

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Concord, N.H. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) issued a statement following the arrest of 90 students and protesters at Dartmouth College last night: “I am aware that a group of students and protesters were arrested at Dartmouth College last night, and we are monitoring the situation carefully. “Like many Americans, I was shocked by the vile attack by Hamas on Israeli civilians last Oct...

New Dems Lead Letters Advocating for FY2025 Funding for Border Security, Public Safety, Affordable Housing, and Rural Development

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Washington, D.C. — Today, New Democrat Coalition Members led a total of 63 New Dem signers on four separate letters to the House Appropriations Committee outlining the Coalition’s priorities related to immigration and border security, public safety, agriculture and rural development, and affordable housing for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2025 appropriations process. “Across these four letters, New De...

Kuster Highlights Barriers to Justice for Survivors of Sexual Violence

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, hosted a roundtable discussion with other members of Congress, advocates, and survivors of sexual assault. During the roundtable, the group discussed the need for policy reforms to remove barriers that impede survivors of sexual abuse and violence from seeking acc...

Kuster Renews Calls to Expand Medicaid Access for Justice-Involved Individuals

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) participated in an Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing titled “Legislative Proposals to Increase Medicaid Access and Improve Program Integrity.” During her remarks, Kuster urged her colleagues to support her bipartisan Rehabilitation and Recovery During Incarceration Act. The legislation would reform the Medicaid Inmate Exclu...