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Kuster-Backed Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Pandemic Scams Passes House

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Washington, D.C. – Today, bipartisan legislation that Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) helped to introduce earlier this year, H.R. 6435, the Combating Pandemic Scams Act of 2020, passed the House of Representatives. Kuster is an original cosponsor of the legislation, which was introduced in April to protect Americans from COVID-19 related scams. Congresswoman Kuster spoke on the House floor in support of... Read more »

Kuster Statement on the 500 Granite Staters Who Have Died as a Result of COVID-19

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Today, as New Hampshire reached the grim milestone of 500 deaths as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) issued the following statement: “My heart breaks for the families and loved ones of the 500 Granite Staters who have lost their lives as a result of COVID-19. As we mourn this tremendous loss, I send my deepest condolences to all who have been affected by the coronavirus... Read more »

Shaheen, NH Delegation Announce $685K for UNH Workforce Training Program for Rural Educators Amid COVID-19

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(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) – a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee – announced today with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that the University of New Hampshire was awarded a $685,000 federal grant to bolster workforce training for rural educators impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The gra... Read more »

Kuster Statement Ahead of Veterans Day

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“On Veterans Day, we join together as a nation to express our profound gratitude to our veterans, active-duty service members, and military families for their tremendous service and sacrifice for our country,” said Kuster. “I am committed to ensuring those who have served our nation in uniform have the resources and support they need and deserve when they return to civilian life. Through my work i... Read more »

ICYMI - Kuster-Backed Legislation to Protect Young Athletes Signed Into Law

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On Friday, October 30, President Trump signed the Empowering Olympic, Paralympic, and Amateur Athletes Act into law. The legislation, which Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) helped introduce, is targeted to help eliminate sexual violence and harassment in athletics. It will create a Congressional commission to assess how the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) and national governing bod... Read more »

CLARK, KUSTER, ROGERS, TRONE DEMAND REMOVAL OF SWEETHEART PROVISION FROM DOJ SETTLEMENT WITH PURDUE PHARMA & SACKLER FAMILY

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46 House members warn that plan to convert Purdue Pharma into a “public benefit company” would improperly entangle state and local officials with future sales of OxyContin and deprive victims of justice Sackler family’s criminal acts contributed to the deaths of tens of thousands of Americans November 10, 2020, Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Katherine Clark, Vice Chair of the House Democrat... Read more »

Kuster Statement on First Day of Oral Arguments in Supreme Court Case to Overturn the Affordable Care Act

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Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, released the following statement as the U.S. Supreme Court begins to hear oral arguments in a case brought by Republicans to overturn the entire Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). “It is unconscionable that in the midst of a global pandemic that has taken the lives of nearly 240,000 Amer... Read more »

Shaheen, Hassan and Kuster Announce $250K for Youth Substance Use Prevention Efforts in Keene & Upper Valley Region

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(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced $250,000 in Drug Free Communities (DFC) grants from the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to two local drug prevention coalitions in New Hampshire. The grants will provide the Keene YMCA Co... Read more »

NH Delegation Announces More Than $467K through NBRC & USDA to Support Granite State Outdoor Recreation & Forest Economies

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(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that New Hampshire has been awarded $467,410 from the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support the state’s outdoor recr... Read more »

Following Call for Swift Release of Funds, NH Delegation Announces More than $25 Million in Heating Assistance Help

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(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced that New Hampshire is set to receive $25,117,942 in assistance under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The announcement follows calls from Shaheen and Ha... Read more »