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Kuster Calls for Action from Congress to Lower Cost of Prescription Drugs in Energy & Commerce Hearing

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**Kuster’s legislation, the Ensuring Access to Lower-Cost Medicines for Seniors Act, would help to ensure Medicare beneficiaries receive the full benefit of affordable generic drugs** **The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, participa... Read more »

As U.S. Surpasses 100 Million Adults Fully Vaccinated, Kuster Applauds Bolstered Vaccination Rollout

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**The American Rescue Plan included funding modeled off Rep. Kuster’s legislation to bolster vaccine production and distribution** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement after President Biden announced that more than 100 million American adults have now been fully vaccinated against COVID-19: “This is an incredible milestone in our nation’s efforts to ... Read more »

Kuster Questions Experts About Long-Hauler COVID-19 Cases, Urges Expanded Research in E&C Health Subcommittee Hearing

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**The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** **Kuster questioned Dr. Anthony Fauci about long-hauler COVID-19 cases in an E&C hearing last month** Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, participated in a hearing entitled, “The Long Haul: Forging a Path through the Lin... Read more »

Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force Holds First Roundtable, Focuses on Access to Substance Use Prevention and Treatment During COVID-19

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**The full Task Force Roundtable is available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Reps. Annie Kuster (D-NH), David Trone (D-MD), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), co-chairs of the Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force, hosted the first Task Force roundtable entitled, “Dual Crisis: COVID-19 and Substance Use Disorder.” The Members heard from substance use experts ... Read more »

NH Delegation Announces More than $6.8 Million in Federal Funding to Conserve Merrimack River Watershed

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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 Merrimack River Watershed Council will receive $6,857,745 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program. The funding will allow the Council to ... Read more »

Kuster Reacts to President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress, Applauds Focus on Child Care and Support for Families

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Washington, D.C. — Today, following President Joe Biden’s joint address to Congress on the 100th day of the Biden-Harris administration, Rep. Kuster released the following statement reacting to the address: “The first 100 days of the Biden-Harris administration have been transformative for our country, and I believe the best is yet to come. We have a long road ahead to recover and rebuild from CO... Read more »

Kuster to Have Franklin Mom as Virtual Guest for President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress, Highlight Support for Granite State Families in American Rescue Plan

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**The Kuster-backed American Rescue Plan includes critical relief for hardworking families in New Hampshire** Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced she has invited Korin Suarez Soto – a mother of six who attempted to rejoin the workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic, but could not remain working because of lack of access to child care and the demands of homeschooling her child... Read more »

Kuster Highlights Help Coming to Granite State Seniors from American Rescue Plan

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**The full conversation is available HERE** **Kuster helped advance the American Rescue Plan to deliver key support to seniors in New Hampshire** Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) hosted a virtual roundtable with Granite State seniors and advocates to discuss provisions in the Kuster-backed American Rescue Plan Act to support older Americans in New Hampshire including expanded acces... Read more »

Kuster, McKinley Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Save Seniors Billions in Drug Costs

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**Reps. McKinley and Kuster introduced the Ensuring Access to Lower-Cost Medicines for Seniors Act last Congress** Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representatives Annie Kuster (D- N.H.) and David B. McKinley, P.E., (R-W.Va.) reintroduced the Ensuring Access to Lower-Cost Medicines for Seniors Act, aimed at ensuring Medicare beneficiaries receive the full benefit of affordable generic drugs. In 2018... Read more »

NH Delegation Announces More than $405K in Federal Funding through American Rescue Plan for NH Head Start Programs

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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 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded $405,105 in federal grants from the American Rescue Plan to Head Start programs in New Hampshire. Recipients include Southern New Hampshire Services, Community Action Pr... Read more »