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NH Delegation Applauds More than $3.4 Million in HUD Funding to Combat Youth Homelessness in NH

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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 New Hampshire will receive $3,412,971 to combat youth homelessness. Specifically, the funding was awarded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Youth Homelessness Demonstration Progra...

NH Delegation Hosts Press Conference with NH Family Planning Providers Defunded Due to Executive Council Vote

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**Press Event Follows NH Delegation Letter to Biden Admin Calling for Swift Distribution of Supplemental Assistance Directly to Providers Impacted by Executive Council Decision** Concord, N.H. – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) hosted a virtual press conference today with representatives from New Hampshi...

As Deadline To Reopen U.S.-Canada Border Looms, Kuster Leads Letter Urging Action From Biden Administration

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) was joined by Rep. Chris Pappas (NH-01) in sending a letter to President Joe Biden urging the safe and responsible reopening of the land border between the United States and Canada to vaccinated, non-essential Canadian travelers. Reps. Kuster and Pappas have been leading national calls to safely reopen the U.S.-Canada border since June. The bord...

NH Delegation Slams NH Executive Council Vote Denying Family Planning Funding to Health Care Providers

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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 after the New Hampshire Executive Council voted to terminate multiple contracts for family planning services, which effectively defunds critical services for women’s health providers across New Hampshire, like Planned Par...

Kuster Secures Health Care, Environmental Priorities During E&C Markup of Build Back Better Act

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**Watch the full, three-day-long committee markup HERE** **During the markup, Rep. Kuster spoke against an amendment that would limit the scope of Substance Use Disorder funding in the legislation** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, participated in a three-day full committee markup of the Build Back Better Act, legislation tha...

NH Delegation Announces More than $3.2 Million to Strengthen Home Visiting Services for Underserved Communities, Expand Access to Essential Health Care Services at NH Schools

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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 New Hampshire will receive $3,225,084 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to strengthen home visiting services for families in underserved communities and expand access to essential health...

Reps. Kuster, Speier, Pressley, and Moore Lead 55 Members in Urging Department of Education To Issue Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Title IX in October

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswomen Annie Kuster (NH-02), Jackie Speier (CA-14), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Gwen Moore (WI-04) along with 55 of their colleagues sent a letter today to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona and Acting Assistant Secretary Suzanne Goldberg urging the Department of Education to issue a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Title IX in October. In the letter, the Members lauded...

Kuster, Trone Send Letter to Congressional Leadership Urging Continued and Increased Funding To Combat Overdose Crisis

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and David Trone (MD-06), co-chairs of the Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force, sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell urging continued and increased funding in the budget reconciliation package to ...

Kuster Statement on 20th Anniversary of September 11th

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Concord, N.H. – Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement ahead of the 20th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks: “Twenty years ago, our nation was shocked and saddened by the despicable terrorist attacks that took place at the World Trade Center in New York, at the Pentagon, and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. We will never forget the nearly 3,000 lives lost,...

Kuster, Lamb, Wild, Evans Introduce Legislation To Revitalize the Civilian Conservation Corps

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02) was joined by Representatives Conor Lamb (PA-17), Susan Wild (PA-07), and Dwight Evans (PA-03) to introduce the Restore Environmental Vitality and Improve Volatile Economy by the Civilian Conservation Corps of 2021, or the REVIVE the CCC Act, which would revitalize the 1930s-era Civilian Conservation Corps into a modern-day employment,...