Pursuing Smart Energy Policies

NH Delegation Welcomes Historic $24.3M to Support Public Transit Updates in NH

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      (Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), along with Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01), today welcomed a record-level $24,352,874 to modernize and expand transit across the state. The funding comes in part from the Shaheen and Hassan-negotiated bipartisan infrastructure law, which provides the…

Kuster Presses Oil Company Executives on New Hampshire Gas Prices, American Energy Independence

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   **The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE**   Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, confronted big oil company executives on their business practices and the fossil fuel industry’s role in rising gas prices. During…

Following White House Meeting, Kuster Applauds Administration Move To Address Gas Prices

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   **Today, following his meeting with Rep. Kuster, President Joe Biden announced that his administration is releasing up to 180 million barrels from the strategic petroleum reserve**   Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement after President Joe Biden announced sweeping moves to address the cost of gas and energy amid…

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…

PHOTO RELEASE: Kuster Joins Launch of New Hampshire Health Care Workers for Climate Action in Concord

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   **From left to right: founder Dr. Bob Friedlander, Rep. Annie Kuster, Laconia Dr. Edward Farmlett. A full-resolution version of this photo is available HERE** **Last month, Kuster helped pass the Build Back Better Act in the House to advance critical investments to combat climate change and promote our clean energy…

NH Delegation Joins President Biden in Woodstock to Tout Granite State Priorities in Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

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   **Kuster, Shaheen, & Hassan attended the bill signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act yesterday** (Woodstock, NH) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) joined President Joe Biden and other state and local officials at the Pemigewasset River Bridge in…

Kuster Advocates Innovative Approach to Renewable Energy During Energy and Commerce Hearing

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**The full Subcommittee hearing can be watched HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full remarks can be watched HERE**   Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a Member of the Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee, participated in a hearing entitled, "Offshore Wind, Onshore Benefits: Growing the Domestic Wind Energy Industry." During her line of questioning, Rep. Kuster heard…

Kuster Discusses River and Dam Rehabilitation at Wilder Dam in Lebanon, Highlights Legislation To Modernize Clean Energy Infrastructure

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**Last month, Kuster introduced bipartisan legislation to accelerate the rehabilitation, retrofit, or removal of America’s 90,000 dams, including more than 2,500 in New Hampshire**   Lebanon, N.H. — Yesterday, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, toured the Wilder Dam in West Lebanon and met with national and local hydropower and conservation…

Kuster Outlines Steps Forward for Congress to Bolster Hydropower Production and Safety in Energy & Commerce Committee

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**Kuster introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation earlier this month to rehabilitate, retrofit, or remove America’s 90,000 dams, including more than 2,500 in NH, and preserve our rivers** **The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE**   Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce…

Kuster, Young, Feinstein Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Address Climate Change, Restore Rivers, Improve Public Safety, and Modernize Hydropower

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  **Kuster introduced the bipartisan Twenty-First Century Dams Act in the House today and Feinstein will introduce a companion bill in the Senate later in July** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced H.R. 4375, the bipartisan Twenty-First Century Dams Act. This bill makes a $25.8 billion investment in…