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Kuster Announces Winner of 2024 Congressional Art Competition

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Concord, N.H. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) hosted a reception for students who participated in the 2024 Congressional Art Competition. During the reception, Kuster announced the winner of this year’s competition, Olivia Carroll of Windham High School. Carroll’s artwork, “Head in the Clouds,” will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol building for one year alongside other…

New Hampshire Congressional Delegation Welcomes More than $30 Million Coming to New Hampshire to Tackle Housing Affordability

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Washington, D.C. –  U.S. Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01), alongside U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), applauded more than $30 million in federal funding coming to New Hampshire from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to help address the state’s housing affordability crisis. New Hampshire will…

Kuster, Warren, Baldwin, Raskin, Trone, Pettersen, 86 Lawmakers Reintroduce Landmark Bill to Combat Substance Use Epidemic

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.), and U.S. Representative Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability, along with Representatives Ann Kuster (D-N.H.), David Trone (D-Md.), and Brittany Pettersen (D-Colo.) led 86 lawmakers to reintroduce the Comprehensive Addiction Resources…

Kuster Statement on Passing of Former Congressman Pete McCloskey

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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) issued a statement following news of the passing of former Bay Area Congressman Pete McCloskey: “I am heartbroken to hear of the passing of my friend and former boss, Congressman Pete McCloskey, and I am sending my love to his wife Helen, his family, friends, and many loved ones during this difficult time. “Pete was many things to…

New Hampshire Congressional Delegation Announces Critical Funding to Tackle Substance Use Disorder Crisis

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Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior appropriator on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Labor-Health and Human Services (L-HHS) Subcommittee, announced today with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH), a member of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, and U.S. Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that $29,880,604…

Kuster Statement Following Protests and Arrests at Dartmouth College

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Concord, N.H. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) issued a statement following the arrest of 90 students and protesters at Dartmouth College last night: “I am aware that a group of students and protesters were arrested at Dartmouth College last night, and we are monitoring the situation carefully.  “Like many Americans, I was shocked by the vile attack by Hamas on Israeli…

New Dems Lead Letters Advocating for FY2025 Funding for Border Security, Public Safety, Affordable Housing, and Rural Development

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Washington, D.C. — Today, New Democrat Coalition Members led a total of 63 New Dem signers on four separate letters to the House Appropriations Committee outlining the Coalition’s priorities related to immigration and border security, public safety, agriculture and rural development, and affordable housing for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2025 appropriations process. “Across these four…

Kuster Highlights Barriers to Justice for Survivors of Sexual Violence

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, hosted a roundtable discussion with other members of Congress, advocates, and survivors of sexual assault. During the roundtable, the group discussed the need for policy reforms to remove barriers that impede survivors of sexual abuse and violence from…

Kuster Renews Calls to Expand Medicaid Access for Justice-Involved Individuals

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) participated in an Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing titled “Legislative Proposals to Increase Medicaid Access and Improve Program Integrity.” During her remarks, Kuster urged her colleagues to support her bipartisan Rehabilitation and Recovery During Incarceration Act. The legislation would reform the Medicaid…

Kuster Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Women Veterans Health Clinic at Manchester VA

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) celebrated the groundbreaking of the Manchester VA’s new Women Veterans Health Clinic. The new Health Clinic is slated to open in 2025. In 2017, Kuster advocated for changes at the facility. Following the groundbreaking ceremony, Kuster issued the following statement: “Our veterans represent the best our state and country…