Strengthening Bipartisan Cooperation

Kuster-Backed Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Passes the House with Bipartisan Support

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**A previous version of this bill passed the House in the 116th Congress** Washington, D.C – Today, the House passed H.R. 1065, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, legislation Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) co-sponsored to prohibit employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. “Our...

Kuster-Backed Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Protections for Pregnant Workers Passes House

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Today, the House passed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, a bipartisan bill cosponsored by Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) that establishes a pregnant worker’s clear-cut right to reasonable workplace accommodations, provided they do not impose an undue burden on their employer. There is currently no federal law that explicitly and affirmatively guarantees all pregnant workers the right to basic accommo...

Commonsense solutions to challenges we face

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Dear Friend, From my first days in Congress, my main goal has been to bring people together in support of commonsense solutions to the challenges we face. Disagreements and debates over policy are an important and healthy part of our democracy, but at the end of the day people of good faith should come together with the goal of enacting change that will improve people’s lives and keep people safe....

Committed to serving you

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Hello Friend, Last week, I had the chance to travel around New Hampshire discussing issues critical to Granite State families, such as healthcare, workforce development, and the opioid epidemic. I’m committed to expanding economic opportunity, improving care for our veterans, ensuring everyone has access to quality and affordable healthcare, combating the opioid epidemic and supporting those who h...

The Spirit of Solidarity

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Dear Friend, Like all Americans, I was shocked and saddened by the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia on Wednesday. My thoughts and prayers remain with my colleague, Representative Steve Scalise, Matt Mika, Zack Brath, and US Capitol Police Officers Crystal Griner and David Bailey and to everyone else impacted by this senseless act of violence. When it comes to events like these, there are no Republ...

Kuster Attends Classified Briefing with Deputy Attorney General

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Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) attended a classified briefing with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on the circumstances of former FBI Director James Comey’s firing. “I appreciated the opportunity to hear directly from Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein about the events that led up to the dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey,” said Congresswoman Kuster. “I agree with his a...

Kuster Statement on Appointment of Special Counsel to Investigate Russian Interference in the 2016 Elections

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Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller III as special counsel to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election: “The appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller III as special counsel to investigate Russian interference in the presidential election is a step in the right direction,” sai...

Kuster Statement on House Omnibus Spending Bill

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Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the House vote to pass the Fiscal Year 2017 Omnibus Appropriations Act, a spending bill to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year: “I’m pleased that Republicans and Democrats were able to come together to pass this bipartisan budget,” said Congresswoman Kuster. “I was deeply concerned by President Trump’s b...

Kuster Discusses Efforts to Address Sexual Violence with Sexual Assault Survivor and Advocates at UNH School of Law

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(Concord, NH) – Last night, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined sexual assault survivor Chessy Prout, advocates from sexual assault prevention groups, and care providers from around the state at the University of New Hampshire School of Law for a panel discussion on how to address sexual violence. This event follows the launch of Congresswoman Kuster’s Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Vio...

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Launch Task Force to End Sexual Violence

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Today, a group of lawmakers launched the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence. The Task Force is led by Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02), Patrick Meehan (PA-07), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and David Joyce (OH-14). It will bring together Republicans and Democrats to advance legislative proposals and initiatives to address sexual violence. Areas of the Task Force’s focus will include: K-12 e...