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New Hampshire Delegation Applauds Extension of Medicaid Waiver Expanding Substance Use Disorder Treatment Availability in New Hampshire

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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 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) extension of a waiver that will allow New Hampshire to continue providing Medicaid payments for individuals receiving substance use disorder services, short-term…

New Democrat Coalition Endorses 15 Public Safety Bills to Support Law Enforcement, Tackle Gun Violence, and Make Communities Safer

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Washington, D.C. — The New Democrat Coalition is proud of our long record leading on and advancing commonsense legislation to support and enhance public safety and security for all of our communities. Continuing that leadership, today, the New Democrat Coalition unveiled an endorsement slate of New Dem-led public safety legislation. Through these 15 bills – the majority of which have…

NH Delegation Announces $22.6 Million in Federal Funds for Public Transit Updates and Upgrades in Manchester, Durham

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)  and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), along with Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01), applauded the announcement that $22.6 million in federal funding is being awarded to public transit improvement projects in Manchester and Durham. The Manchester Transit Authority will receive $19.9 million through the Fiscal Year…

New Hampshire Delegation Applauds $44 Million Award for ReGen Valley Tech Hub

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Manchester, N.H. – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), chair of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee that funds the Department of Commerce, and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), alongside Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01), applauded $44 million in federal funding awarded to the ReGen Valley Tech Hub through the bipartisan CHIPS and…

Kuster Responds to Supreme Court’s Emergency Abortion Ruling

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released a statement following the Supreme Court’s consolidated decision in Moyle v. United States and Idaho v. United States, in which the Court dismissed the case and reinstated a lower-court ruling pausing Idaho’s near-total abortion ban: “While today’s Supreme Court ruling means some patients won’t be…

NH Delegation Announces More Than $4 Million in Federal Funding to Fuel Economic, Cultural and Educational Development in Rural Communities Across New Hampshire

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) announced today with Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D-NH) and Congressman Chris Pappas (D-NH) that the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) is providing over $4.1 million through seven New Hampshire Catalyst Program awards to support economic, educational and community development projects in rural areas…

NH Delegation Announces $2.9 Million in Federal Funds for Infrastructure Projects in Claremont, Seacoast

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, and U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) applauded the announcement that $2.9 million in federal funding is being awarded to two infrastructure improvement projects in New Hampshire. The City of Claremont will…

Kuster Discusses Work in Congress and Future Priorities with New England Council

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Manchester, N.H. — Yesterday, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined New England Council President Jim Brett at St. Anselm College’s New Hampshire Institute of Politics to discuss her work representing New Hampshire’s Second Congressional District over the last 12 years, priorities she would like to see the next Congress address, and her plans for the future.  “It was wonderful…

Kuster Statement on Second Anniversary of Supreme Court’s Dobbs Decision

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Concord, N.H. — On the second anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson, which overturned nearly 50 years of precedent and eliminated the federal right to an abortion, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) issued the following statement: “Two years ago today, women in New Hampshire and across the country woke up with fewer rights than they went to sleep…

Kuster Leads Bipartisan Letter to Department of Education Over Changes to FAFSA

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Washington, D.C. — Last week, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) led her colleagues in a bipartisan letter to the Department of Education regarding recent changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) formula. The changes, implemented by the FAFSA Simplification Act, have resulted in continuing students, particularly those from family farm backgrounds,…