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Amid Omicron Surge, Kuster, Pappas Hold Live Telephone Town Hall with NH Health Experts

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Washington, D.C. — Last night, Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) hosted a telephone town hall to discuss the recent Omicron surge in New Hampshire, the state’s ongoing COVID-19 response, and steps Granite Staters can take to keep themselves and their loved ones safe. Kuster and Pappas took questions from New Hampshire residents and were joined on the call by New Hampsh...

Kuster Calls for Action To Lower Costs, Promote Electric Vehicle Infrastructure in Agriculture Committee Hearing

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**Kuster is a strong advocate for expanding the country’s electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure in Congress through her role on the Energy and Commerce Committee** **The full Committee hearing is available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, questioned transportation and energy experts about building out our nation’s electric vehi...

Kuster Votes With Members Across the Aisle To Ensure U.S. Service Members Receive the Benefits They Have Earned

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted for H.R. 1836, the Guard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act, bipartisan legislation which would level the playing field for National Guardsmen and reservists and ensure that they have the same access to GI Bill benefits as their active duty counterparts. “The bipartisan Guard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act passed by the House today takes an im...

Kuster Testimonial Commemorating First Anniversary of January 6th Insurrection

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**Today, Rep. Kuster is in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the anniversary of the January 6th attack – she will join fellow Members of the U.S. House of Representatives at 2:30 pm to recount their experiences that day in the spirit of unity, patriotism, and prayerfulness** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) will deliver the following testimonial in Washington, D.C. on the first a...

NH Delegation Welcomes $2.2 Million from ARPA to Provide Homeless Students with Education

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(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) welcomed $2,296,237 to support New Hampshire’s plan to utilize American Rescue Plan Act funding for the State’s Education for Homeless Children and Youth program (ARP-HCY). The funding will help identify students experiencing homelessness and provide te...

Kuster Denounces Republican-led Executive Council Vote To Defund NH Family Planning Providers

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**Earlier this year, Kuster sent a letter to the OMB requesting a reversal of the Title X Gag Rule that decimated New Hampshire’s family planning federal funding** Concord, N.H. — Today, Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement after the Republican-led New Hampshire Executive Council reaffirmed their decision to defund New Hampshire family planning providers across the ...

Shaheen Leads NH Delegation in Welcoming $4.7 Million to NH to Support Individuals & Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorders

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(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chair of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee that funds the Department of Justice (DOJ), led Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) in welcoming $4,710,993 to the New Hampshire Department of Justice (NH DOJ) to lower rates of substance use disorders and provide support to affected fam...

Kuster Statement Following President Biden’s Address, Urges Granite Staters To Get Vaccinated, Boosted, Tested Ahead of Holidays

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Concord, N.H. — Today, Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement after President Joe Biden addressed the nation on the country’s COVID-19 response and announced new resources available for American families. During his speech, President Biden announced he is sending emergency response teams of clinical personnel to six states, including New Hampshire, due to rapidly ris...

Kuster Discusses Importance of Honoring Veterans With Students in Concord and Hopkinton During Her Holiday Cards for Heroes Drive

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Concord, N.H. — Last week, Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02) met with Granite State students from Harold Martin School in Hopkinton and Christa McAuliffe School in Concord to discuss the importance of honoring our nation’s veterans as part of her 8th annual Holiday Cards for Heroes drive. The program is back in 2021 after being cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Broken Ground Schoo...

NH Delegation Welcomes $1.6 Million to Combat Substance Use Disorder Crisis through NH Drug Court Program

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(Manchester, NH) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chair of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee that funds the Department of Justice (DOJ), and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) welcomed $1,619,765 for the Drug Court Program (DCP) at the New Hampshire Department of Justice (NH DOJ). The funding will support NH DCP’s efforts to combat th...