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Today in Keene, Kuster Joins NH Military Families to Honor Ghost Army Veterans, Highlights Support for Local Restaurants

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Keene, N.H. — Today in Keene, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) visited the Cheshire Historical Society and toured the new Ghost Army Exhibit with the family of Granite State veterans. While she was there, Kuster discussed her bipartisan legislation, the Ghost Army Congressional Gold Medal Act, which the House passed last month. Later in the day, Kuster visited Luca’s Mediterranean Café and met with owne...

Kuster, Burchett, Schrier, Upton Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Make Graduate Education More Affordable for Low-Income Students

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**Kuster introduced a previous version of this legislation in the 116th Congress** Washington, D.C. — Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), Tim Burchett (R-TN), Kim Schrier, MD (D-WA), and Fred Upton (R-MI) re-introduced the Expanding Access to Graduate Education Act, bipartisan legislation that would allow students who received a Pell Grant during their undergraduate education to utilize t...

Kuster Votes To Curb Presidential Power To Deploy U.S. Forces Without Congressional Approval

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in favor of H.R.256, To repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002. The 2002 Iraq AUMF was signed into law on October 11, 2002, which allowed United States Armed Forces to engage in military operations against the regime led by Saddam Hussein. The 2002 Iraq AUMF has been used by previous administrati...

Kuster Statement on SCOTUS Decision To Uphold the Affordable Care Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee, released the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s 7-2 decision to dismiss the latest GOP lawsuit to strike down the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: “Today, once again, the Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – a crucia...

Kuster, Dingell, Fitzpatrick, Katko Introduce Legislation To Ban PFAS in Cosmetics

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and John Katko (R-NY) introduced the bipartisan No PFAS in Cosmetics Act, which would ban the use of harmful forever chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in cosmetics. The legislation would require the Food and Drug Administration to ban the use of PFAS in cosme...

Kuster Highlights Work to Bolster Rural Development, Questions Experts on Paths Forward During Agriculture Hearing

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**The full 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 Agriculture Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Subcommittee, participated in a Subcommittee hearing entitled, “Examining Opportunities for Growth and Investment in Rural America.” The Subcommittee heard from industry e...

Kuster Highlights Bipartisan Vaccine Legislation During Energy & Commerce Hearing

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**The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Kuster’s full line of questioning is available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), participated in a House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing entitled, "Booster Shot: Enhancing Public Health through Vaccine Legislation." During the hearing, Kuster questioned public health experts about steps Congress can tak...

Kuster Leads Letter to DHS Urging the Safe Re-Opening of the U.S.-Canadian Border

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) led a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas urging the safe re-opening of the U.S.-Canadian border. Rep. Kuster was joined on the letter by Reps. Peter Welch (VT-AL), Chellie Pingree (ME-01), Chris Pappas (NH-01), and Jared Golden (ME-02). Canadian tourists are vital contributors to the New England economy, spend...

During Energy & Commerce Markup, Kuster Urges Action to Curb Methane Emissions, Combat Climate Change

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**Watch the full Committee markup HERE** **Watch Rep. Kuster’s full remarks HERE** Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, participated in a full Committee markup of six bills, including the Kuster-backed Methane Waste Prevention Act. This bill would help improve air quality across the United States by requiring the EPA and Bureau of Land M...

Kuster, Curtis, Neguse, LaMalfa Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Support Ski Areas as Nation Recovers from COVID-19

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and John Curtis (R-UT), co-chairs of the House Ski and Snowboard Caucus, along with Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO) and Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) introduced the Ski Hill Resources for Economic Development (SHRED) Act, bipartisan legislation to support ski areas across the country that are operating on National Forest System lands ...