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Kuster Discusses Work in Congress and Future Priorities with New England Council

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Manchester, N.H. — Yesterday, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined New England Council President Jim Brett at St. Anselm College’s New Hampshire Institute of Politics to discuss her work representing New Hampshire’s Second Congressional District over the last 12 years, priorities she would like to see the next Congress address, and her plans for the future.  “It was wonderful…

New Hampshire Delegation Announces 13th Experience New Hampshire Reception in Washington, DC

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), along with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01), announced today that the New Hampshire State Society Event, “Experience New Hampshire,” will return to the Capitol Hill on Wednesday, June 12th. The New Hampshire delegation and other members of Congress will attend…

The New Republic: Vibe check: The future of the Affordable Connectivity Plan

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The New Republic: Vibe check: The future of the Affordable Connectivity Program By Grace Segers I’ve previously written in this newsletter about the Affordable Connectivity Program, which helps connect millions of low-income Americans to the internet—and which will end in May if Congress does not approve additional funding. The program grew from a pandemic-era…

New Hampshire Congressional Delegation Sends Letter Urging the U.S. Postal Service to Reconsider its Potentially Damaging Changes to Manchester Facility

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Washington, D.C. –  U.S. Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01), along with U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), sent a letter to the United States Postal Service (USPS) expressing concerns over a recent announcement that it was selecting the Manchester Processing and Distribution Center for an operations evaluation, which could…

Kuster Votes for Bipartisan Tax Reform, Delivers for NH Families and Small Businesses

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**Kuster championed provisions in this package that lower costs for families, empower small businesses, and boost innovation** Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in favor of bipartisan tax legislation to deliver for hardworking families and small businesses across New Hampshire. The Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024 will make…

New Hampshire Delegation Applauds Nearly $3 Million Recently Awarded to the Northern Border Regional Commission

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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 $3 million in federal funds recently awarded to support the Northern Border Regional Commission’s (NBRC) efforts to foster economic development across the states of New Hampshire, Maine, New York and Vermont. These funds,…

Reps. Kuster and Tiffany Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Promote Domestic Hardwood Products

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Washington, D.C. — Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Tom Tiffany (WI-07) introduced bipartisan legislation to support domestic hardwood products. H.R. 6880, the Hardwood Products Access and Development Program Act, permits the Secretary of Agriculture to authorize grants that bolster domestic industry efforts and research that directly supports end-user…

New Hampshire Delegation Applauds $1.9 Million in USDA Funding for Rural Energy Projects

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01), Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) applauded $1,966,511 in USDA funding heading to New Hampshire through the USDA Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). Reauthorized by the 2018 Farm Bill and further funded by the Inflation Reduction Act, REAP provides guaranteed…

New Hampshire Delegation Celebrates ReGen Valley’s Designation as a Tech Hub

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(Manchester, NH) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chair of the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, and U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH), along with Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced today that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s EDA has designated ReGen Valley, led by the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing…

Kuster Introduces the Critical Infrastructure Manufacturing Feasibility Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02), Mariannette Miller-Meeks, M.D. (IA-01), Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) Larry Bucshon, M.D. (IN-08), Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) and Bill Johnson (OH-06) today introduced the Critical Infrastructure Manufacturing Feasibility Act, legislation that would direct the Secretary of…