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Kuster Reintroduces Bipartisan END Child Exploitation Act

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Washington, D.C. — Today Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02), Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16), Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) and Lucy McBath (GA-06) along with U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) reintroduced, the END Child Exploitation Act, legislation designed to extend the period of time that technology companies are required to preserve information about child sexual ... Read more »

Kuster Honors the More Than 500,000 Americans Who Have Died as a Result of COVID-19

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Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) issued the following statement after the death toll of the COVID-19 pandemic surpassed 500,000 in the United States: “Today, just over a year after our nation’s first confirmed COVID-19-related death, we have lost more than 500,000 Americans to this virus. Over 28 million people across the country have been infected, and the far-reaching effects of ... Read more »

NH Delegation Announces Nearly $101K in CARES Act Funding to Support PPE & Disinfectant Purchases by Granite State Fire Departments on Frontlines of COVID-19

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(Washington, DC) – Today, 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 the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $100,921 in federal funding to New Hampshire through the CARES Act. The funding will support emergency ... Read more »

NH Delegation Writes Letter to the Treasury to Broaden Uses of Federal Rental Assistance Funds

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(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) led a letter joined by U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) to address the housing crisis in New Hampshire by calling on the Treasury to broaden the permissible uses of emergency rental funds. In their letter to Secretary Yellen, the delegation notes how the pandemic has worsened ho... Read more »

Kuster Questions Energy Professionals, Advocates on Importance of Building a Clean Energy Economy

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**The full Subcommittee hearing can be viewed HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full line of questioning can be viewed HERE** Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee, participated in a hearing entitled, "A Smarter Investment: Pathways to a Clean Energy Future.” The Subcommittee heard from energy professionals and industry experts on the ... Read more »

NH Delegation Announces More than $1 Million for NH Organizations to Support Affordable Housing & Community Development Efforts throughout State

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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) today announced that New Hampshire will receive $1,027,500 from NeighborWorks America. Specifically, the funding was allocated through government funding legislation passed by Congress ... Read more »

Kuster-Backed Reconciliation Package to Support Granite State Families, Bolster Pandemic Response Passes Energy and Commerce Committee

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**Rep. Kuster was appointed to the Energy and Commerce Committee for the 117th Congress** **Watch Rep. Kuster speak during the markup HERE** **More information and full video of the two-day markup is available HERE** Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) took part in the second day of a more than seventeen-hour virtual House Energy and Commerce Committee markup. Today was a continuation... Read more »

Kuster, Pappas Host Virtual Discussion on Commuter Rail Expansion in NH

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Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Rep. Chris Pappas (NH-01) hosted a virtual discussion on bringing commuter rail to New Hampshire and the status of the Capitol Corridor Project. As of 2019, more than 75% of New Hampshire residents are in support of bringing commuter rail to NH. “The transportation network is more than roads, bridges, and rail tracks — it is a vital economic en... Read more »

NH Delegation Applauds Repeal of Last-Minute Policy by Previous Administration that Would Have Hurt Conservation Efforts in New Hampshire

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**The Delegation Urged the Biden Administration to Repeal this Harmful Policy** Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen and Representatives Annie Kuster and Chris Pappas applauded the Biden administration’s decision to repeal policy changes made in the final hours of the Trump presidency that would have hurt conservation efforts in New Hampshire. The repeal comes as the N... Read more »

Kuster Applauds Biden Administration Increase In Vaccine Supply, Advocates for Corresponding COVID-19 Relief

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Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the Biden administration’s announcement that they acquired an additional 200 million COVID-19 vaccine doses. This additional vaccine supply is projected to increase vaccine availability by 50 percent by this summer, bringing the total to 600 million doses, enough to fully vaccinate 300 million Americans by the end... Read more »