Catching Up with Annie

Congresswoman Kuster's 2020 Fall 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 2020 Fall Photo Contest to highlight the Granite State's natural beauty! From now through Monday, October 26th at 11:59 PM, my office is accepting submissions of images/scenery in the Second Congressional District. Photos should be ... Read more »

Overcoming these challenging times

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Dear Friend, While we work to recover from the health and economic crisis caused by COVID-19, many aspects of our lives remain beyond our control. Granite Staters face difficult situations and complicated decisions – from school reopenings and working to keep ourselves and our families healthy, to meeting financial obligations and finding reliable child care. These are challenging times, but I co... Read more »

The work continues

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Dear Friend, This week, our nation said goodbye to Congressman John Lewis, a fearless civil rights icon and a great man who dedicated his life to ensuring all Americans have the right to vote. He made America a better place with his unyielding dedication to freedom and justice, no matter the cost. Although John himself may be gone, the work he was so passionate about goes on. We must continue our... Read more »

Looking Forward

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Dear Friend, Last week, our nation lost the Conscience of the Congress, a fearless civil rights icon, and a great man: Congressman John Lewis. America is a better place because of John Lewis and his fearless dedication to freedom and justice, no matter the cost. Even in his final weeks, John Lewis joined peaceful protesters to stand up against injustice – always teaching us and showing us what goo... Read more »

Supporting Granite Staters in Their Time of Need

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Dear Friend, As we continue to reopen our economy in New Hampshire, I remain committed to supporting our frontline workers, small businesses, and all Granite Staters during this public health crisis. While the decrease in new COVID-19 cases in New Hampshire over the last few weeks is encouraging, we can’t let our guard down yet. We must continue to take steps to prevent the virus from spreading a... Read more »

Meeting the Challenges We Face

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Dear Friend, As we wrap up another week of this “new normal” we are living in, we have some positive news. The measures we have taken here in New Hampshire to slow the spread of COVID-19 and bend the curve are working – we are one of only three states with declining numbers of new COVID-19 cases, and fewer than 25 coronavirus patients remain in the hospital. While this is great news for our state,... Read more »

My Opportunity and Justice for All Agenda

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Dear Friend, Addressing Injustice Our nation has a long, painful history of racial inequality and injustice that touches nearly every aspect of our society. From health disparities and a lack of access to affordable housing to police brutality and disproportionate numbers of Black Americans killed at the hands of law enforcement -- injustice is pervasive throughout our communities, and we must wo... Read more »

Stay Safe: We are all in this together

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Dear Friend, My number one obligation representing you in Congress is to do everything in my power to keep you and your family safe. For the past four months since the first positive COVID-19 test in New Hampshire on March 2, 2020, I have focused my attention on keeping you safe from this deadly virus and from the risk of an economic collapse from this unprecedented public health crisis. Looking f... Read more »

The Right Side of History

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Dear Friend, This week I am thinking about what it means to be an American and to strive for “the pursuit of happiness, with liberty and justice for all.” On Monday, I joined Governor Sununu and General Mikolaities for the somber interment at the NH Veterans Cemetery of NH National Guard Specialist Pamela Usanase, 21, of Concord, who tragically drowned in the Merrimack River on May 30. I was moved... Read more »

Long-Overdue Conversations

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Dear Friend, This past weekend, I took part in vigils organized by passionate young people in Nashua and Concord to honor George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. The tragic killings of Floyd and Taylor have sparked long-overdue conversations about police brutality and systemic racism in our nation. It is in every American’s best interest to ensure our nation’s police officers are held to the highest stan... Read more »