Fostering Job Creation and Economic Opportunity

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 Woodstock, New Hampshire to celebrat...

Kuster Invites NBRC Executive Director, White Mountain Lumber Executive to President Biden’s Visit to New Hampshire

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**Yesterday, Kuster joined the signing ceremony at the White House for the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act** Woodstock, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) welcomed President Joe Biden to New Hampshire to highlight the impact of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Package, signed into law yesterday, for the Granite State. Kuster brought Rich Grogan, Executive Director of the Northern Border ...

Kuster Attends White House Signing Ceremony for Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined President Biden at the White House for the bill signing ceremony for the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act — comprehensive, bipartisan legislation to rebuild America’s infrastructure and deliver historic investments in rural communities that will create good-paying jobs and deploy broadband to underserved areas in New Hamps...

Kuster Kicks Off Build Back Better Tour in the North Country, Meets with Business Leaders and Local Officials to Discuss Travel, Tourism

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**Kuster’s efforts delivered $28.6 billion for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund through the American Rescue Plan** **Later in Bethlehem, Kuster met with New Hampshire Detox leadership and staff about addiction and substance abuse** Woodstock, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) kicked off her three-day Build Back Better Tour with stops across the North Country to hear from Granite Staters –...

Kuster Votes To Ensure Equal Treatment of LGBTQ Businesses by Financial Institutions

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in favor of the LGBTQ Business Equal Credit Enforcement and Investment Act, an amendment to the Equal Credit Opportunity Act that updates the current language monitoring and protecting minority and women-owned small businesses to include LGBTQ-owned businesses. The bill would expand the ability of LGBTQ-owned businesses to access capital a...

Kuster Leads Letter to DHS Urging the Safe Re-Opening of the U.S.-Canadian Border

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) led a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas urging the safe re-opening of the U.S.-Canadian border. Rep. Kuster was joined on the letter by Reps. Peter Welch (VT-AL), Chellie Pingree (ME-01), Chris Pappas (NH-01), and Jared Golden (ME-02). Canadian tourists are vital contributors to the New England economy, spend...

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, Colleagues Reintroduce Bicameral Bill to Lower Energy Costs, Create Jobs, Support Community Energy Projects

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**Kuster introduced a previous version of this legislation in the 116th Congress** Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) reintroduced the Community Energy Savings Program Act of 2021 (CESP), legislation that would promote the expansion of clean energy projects in New Hampshire and across the country by providing low-interest financing to consumers and communities that want to make cl...

Kuster Hosts Virtual Workshop on Northern Border Regional Commission Funding in NH, Opportunities for Applicants

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**The full conversation is available HERE** **The Northern Border Regional Commission released guidance for the 2021 grant process today** Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) hosted a virtual workshop with Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) leadership and NH economic development stakeholders to bring together potential applicants from all NBRC-eligible counties in NH to learn ...

Kuster Votes for Bipartisan Legislation to Create Apprenticeship Opportunities

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Washington, D.C. — Today, the House passed the National Apprenticeship Act of 2021, bipartisan legislation supported by Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) that will invest more than $3.5 billion over five years to create nearly 1 million additional apprenticeship opportunities. This bill would reauthorize the National Apprenticeship Act for the first time since its enactment in 1937. Registered apprentices...