Supporting Veterans, Military Families, and National Security

Rep. Kuster and Senators Markey, Collins Applaud House Passage of Legislation Awarding Congressional Gold Medal to WWII Ghost Army

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02) along with Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) celebrated House passage of their bipartisan and bicameral legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 23rd Special Headquarters Troops and the 3133rd Signal Service Company, classified U.S. Army units that served in World War II, known widely as th...

Kuster Votes With Members Across the Aisle To Ensure U.S. Service Members Receive the Benefits They Have Earned

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted for H.R. 1836, the Guard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act, bipartisan legislation which would level the playing field for National Guardsmen and reservists and ensure that they have the same access to GI Bill benefits as their active duty counterparts. “The bipartisan Guard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act passed by the House today takes an im...

Kuster Statement on Build Back Better Negotiations

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Concord, N.H. — Today, Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement after U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced he will not vote to advance the Build Back Better framework in the Senate. Sen. Manchin’s comments come after months of negotiations to deliver transformative and overwhelmingly popular provisions for the American people, including investments to extend the C...

Kuster Votes To Increase Pay for New Hampshire Service Members, Combat Military Sexual Assault in National Defense Authorization

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**The House passed a previous version of this legislation in September** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022. This bipartisan bill supports American service members and their families, increases pay for service members, combats military sexual violence, strengthens national security, and advances United Stat...

Kuster, Davis Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Reauthorize Key Resources for Farmers

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Reps. Annie Kuster (D-NH-02) and Rodney Davis (R-IL-13), Members of the House Agriculture Committee, introduced the bipartisan Veteran and Beginning Farmer Assistance Act, which would reauthorize the Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas program (ATTRA). The ATTRA sustainable agriculture program provides practical educational resources, training, individualized...

Kuster Statement Ahead of Veterans Day 2021

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Concord, N.H. — Ahead of Veterans Day 2021, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) issued the following statement: “On this Veterans Day, I join Americans across the country in honoring the courageous men and women here in New Hampshire and across the United States who served our nation in uniform, as well as those who never returned home. The sacrifice our veterans, active-duty service members, and military ...

House Passes Kuster-Backed Legislation To Honor 13 U.S. Servicemembers Killed in Afghanistan

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**Rep. Annie Kuster is a cosponsor of this bipartisan legislation** Washington, D.C. — Today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed bipartisan legislation supported by Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), H.R. 5142, to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 U.S. military servicemembers who were killed in the terrorist attack in Afghanistan on August 26, 2021. Following passage, ...

Kuster Helps Reintroduce Legislation To Expand Care and Benefits for Victims of Military Sexual Trauma

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**Kuster co-sponsored a previous version of this legislation in the 116th Congress** Washington, D.C. — Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, helped reintroduce the Servicemembers and Veterans Empowerment and Support Act of 2021. This legislation would expand health care and benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs for victims ...

Kuster Meets With New Hampshire VFW, Highlights Legislative Priorities

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**Rep. Annie Kuster has a strong history of supporting our nation’s service members and advocating on behalf of Granite State veterans in Congress** Concord, N.H. — Yesterday, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), met virtually with New Hampshire Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Legislative Chair, Jörg Dreusicke, to discuss priorities for New Hampshire veterans as the nation continues to recover and rebuild fr...

Kuster Votes To Increase U.S. Service Member Pay, Combat Military Sexual Assault

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**The bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022 makes key investments to support U.S. service members and their families** **Kuster-backed policies to end sexual assault in the military were included in this bipartisan legislation** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), voted to pass H.R. 4350, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022. Thi...