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NH Delegation Announces $55 Million for Mascoma Bank to Support Small Businesses & Community Development

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Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Committees on Small Business and Entrepreneurship and Appropriations, announced with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that Mascoma Community Development, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mascoma Bank of Lebanon was awarded $55 million in New Markets Tax…

NH Congressional Delegation Announces $33.9M in LIHEAP Funds As Winter Months Approach

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U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee that funds the Low Income Home Energy Assistance program (LIHEAP), announced with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and U.S. Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) $33.9 million in LIHEAP dollars, which were administered through the U.S. Department of Health and Human…

NH Delegation Welcomes Nearly $3 Million from EPA’s Clean School Bus Program for New Hampshire School Districts

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U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and U.S. Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02) welcomed an announcement from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that New Hampshire will receive $2,765,000 from the bipartisan infrastructure law to purchase new electric school buses. The grants will help Henniker and Rumney schools purchase a total of seven clean school…

Kuster, Trahan Lead New England Delegation in Requesting Presidential Action to Lower Home Heating Prices

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On Wednesday, Congresswomen Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Lori Trahan (MA-03), members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, led a coalition of New England Congressional Delegation members in requesting that President Joe Biden release stockpiles from the Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve (NEHHOR) to help lower home heating costs for families across the region. “With winter quickly…

Kuster, Trahan Call on Biden Administration to Support Audio-Only Telehealth Flexibility for Opioid Addiction Treatment

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Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Lori Trahan (MA-03) wrote a letter to the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) requesting the extension of temporary telehealth flexibilities for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). Currently, buprenorphine treatment for OUD can be initiated via audio-only telehealth…

NH Delegation Announces $500K for Local Law Enforcement to Hire Officers

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U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), chair of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee that funds the Department of Justice (DOJ), announced today with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and U.S. Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that New Hampshire will receive $500,000 through the DOJ’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Program. The COPS…

Kuster Highlights Innovative Energy Solutions at Milford Auto Dealership

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Contemporary Auto

Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, toured Contemporary Auto to learn about their solar array, meet with staff and hear about their energy-efficient infrastructure, and receive a business update. As a member of the Energy Subcommittee, Kuster is on the frontlines of developing policies to promote clean energy and help…

Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence Unveils Legislative Agenda

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Today, the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, led by Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), Jackie Speier (D-CA), David Joyce (R-OH), and John Katko (R-NY) unveiled the Task Force’s legislative agenda, which highlights legislation to address and prevent sexual violence. “In the 117th Congress, our Task Force and its members have proudly championed commonsense, bipartisan bills…

Kuster Joins USDA Under Secretary Torres Small for Announcement of Significant Federal Investments in Health Care for Rural New Hampshire Communities

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Yesterday, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Under Secretary Xochitl Torres Small, local officials, and local health care leaders at Alice Peck Day (APD) Memorial Hospital to discuss a $1 million grant to the Families Flourish residential treatment program and announce the $2.31 million in new federal funding for health care…

Kuster Joins Ribbon Cutting, Highlights Federal Investments in Claremont Municipal Airport

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Claremont Airport with Mayor

Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined a ribbon cutting ceremony at Claremont Municipal Airport alongside Claremont Mayor Dale Girard, Fire Chief/Municipal Airport-CNH Manager Bryan Burr, and town officials to celebrate recently completed upgrades to the airport. These projects were supported through federal funding, including the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport…