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Kuster Highlights Work to Expand Rural Broadband Access, Questions Experts on Pathways for Improvement During House Agriculture Hearing

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**The full House Agriculture Committee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** **Rep. Kuster is also a member of the House Rural Broadband Task Force** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, participated in a full Committee hearing entitled, “Rural Broadband - Examining Internet Connectivity Needs and ... Read More »

Kuster Urges Action to Ensure an Equitable Energy Future, Questions Energy Experts About Impact on Low-Income Communities in E&C Committee Hearing

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**The full E&C Energy Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee, participated in a Subcommittee hearing entitled, “Generating Equity: Deploying a Just and Clean Energy Future." The Subcommittee heard from energy sector experts about th... Read More »

NH Delegation Applauds HHS Announcement of More than $77 Million for NH Child Care Providers from American Rescue Plan

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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) applauded the announcement that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will award New Hampshire $77,393,843 in grants from the American Rescue Plan to provide relief for child care providers and support working families who need a... Read More »

Kuster Joins Deployment Ceremony for NH National Guard Members, Thanks Guardsmen for Their Service

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Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster joined a deployment ceremony for the members of the New Hampshire National Guard 169th Aviation Regiment before a yearlong overseas deployment to Kosovo in support of Operation Joint Guardian (KFOR). During the ceremony, Kuster thanked the guardsmen for their service to New Hampshire and the country. “The brave men and women of the 169th Aviation Regiment w... Read More »

Kuster Votes for Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Health Care and Social Service Workers from Violence

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**Kuster has been a vocal advocate for Granite State workers in Congress** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in favor of H.R.1195, the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act. This legislation would protect health care and social service employees from workplace violence by requiring industry workplaces to adopt proven prevention techniq... Read More »

Kuster Statement on U.S. Getting More Than 200 Million COVID-19 Shots Into Arms, Highlights Vaccine Safety and Efficacy

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**Today, more than 202 million COVID-19 shots have been administered in the U.S.** **Granite Staters who want to register for a vaccination appointment can do so at https://www.vaccines.nh.gov/** 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 United States reached 200 million COVID-19 va... Read More »

Shaheen, Hassan & Kuster Announce More than $239K Grant to Berlin Housing Authority to Expand Access to New Economic Opportunities for Residents

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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 the Berlin Housing Authority will receive a $239,250 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Specifically, the funding was allocated through HUD’s Resident Op... Read More »

Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force Statement on CDC Report on Dramatic Increase in Overdose Deaths Across U.S. During COVID-19 Pandemic

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**New data shows a nearly 29% increase in overdose deaths from October 2019 through September 2020** Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), David Trone (D-MD), and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), founders and co-chairs of the Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force, released the following statement on new CDC data showing a steep increase i... Read More »

House Passes Kuster’s Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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**A previous version of this legislation passed the House in the 116th Congress** **The full text of this legislation is available HERE** **Kuster spoke on the House Floor yesterday in support of her legislation** Washington, D.C. — Today, the House passed H.R. 1460, the Nicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act, which was introduced by Reps. Annie Kuster (D-NH) a... Read More »

House Passes Kuster-Backed Paycheck Fairness Act

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**Kuster is an original cosponsor and helped introduce this legislation in the 117th Congress** Washington, D.C. — Today, the House passed H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act, which Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) helped introduce earlier this year. This legislation would help eliminate pay disparities based on gender by requiring employers to prove that pay disparities exist for legitimate, job-related r... Read More »

Kuster Reintroduces Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Passenger Rail to NH

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**Kuster introduced a previous version of this legislation in the 116th Congress** Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) reintroduced her bipartisan legislation, the Invest in American Railroads Act. This legislation would make critical improvements to the Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing Program (RRIF) and help New Hampshire pay for the Capitol Corridor Project ... Read More »

NH Delegation Announces More than $2.7 Million in Federal Grants for Pease, Lebanon & Manchester Airports

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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 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded $2,740,000 in federal grants to support infrastructure, operations and safety at Pease, Lebanon and Manchester Airports. The federal funding was awarded under the agency’s Airport I... Read More »

Kuster, Trahan, Pappas, Moulton Applaud New EPA Grant Funding to Prevent CSOs

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02), Lori Trahan (MA-03), Chris Pappas (NH-01), and Seth Moulton (MA-06) applauded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) newly announced availability of $67 million in federal grant funding through the Sewer Overflow and Stormwater Reuse Municipal Grant program. The funding will help local communities like those along the Merri... Read More »

Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Considers Kuster Legislation to Prevent Overdose Deaths

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**The full subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force, participated in an Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing entitled, “An Epidemic within a Pandemic: Understanding Substance Use and Misuse in America." The subcom... Read More »

Kuster Pushes for Action to Address PFAS Pollution, Forever Chemicals

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**A previous version of the Kuster-backed bipartisan legislation passed the House in the 116th Congress** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) helped introduce the bipartisan PFAS Action Act of 2021. The legislation, which Kuster is an original cosponsor of, would set national drinking water standards and designate PFAS as a hazardous substance under the Superfund Program, the Clean... Read More »