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Kuster Meets Virtually with NBRC and North Country Organizations to Discuss Future Grant Applications

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Hopkinton, NH - Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) met virtually with staff from the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC), NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs (NH BEA), North Country Council, and other North Country-based organizations to discuss what is needed to bolster future NBRC grant applications. Many North Country communities are experiencing significant budget shortfalls, m...

Kuster Meets Virtually with NH Banks to Discuss, Receive Updates on COVID-19 Relief Efforts

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Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) met virtually with leadership from New Hampshire banks to hear about their experiences with COVID-19 funding relief programs. Kuster co-sponsored the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, which became law in June and provides flexibility to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to make critical funds more accessible to small businesses that ...

NH Delegation Announces $557K to NH Community Loan Fund to Support Small Businesses & Promote Economic Growth in Granite State Communities

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Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, announced with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) the award of $557,000 in federal funding to the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund to support small businesses and promote economic growth in Granite State communi...

Kuster Meets Virtually with US Chamber of Commerce to Discuss COVID-19 Relief Programs, Accept Spirit of Enterprise Award

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Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) met virtually with the US Chamber of Commerce and local Chambers to discuss the effectiveness of COVID-19 relief programs and receive the Spirit of Enterprise Award for her bipartisan leadership and efforts to support small businesses. Kuster co-sponsored the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, which became law in June and provides flexibility to the Paych...

Kuster Statement on Award of NBRC Grant to Fund Keene State College Business Partnership Hub

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Hopkinton, NH - Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) issued the following statement on Keene State College being awarded $1 million in funding from the Northern Border Regional Commission’s (NBRC) Economic & Infrastructure Development grant program to finance construction of the Keene State Business Partnership Hub (“the Hub”). Kuster strongly advocated for the Monadnock Economic Development Corporati...

NH Delegation Announces More Than $4.4 Million for NH Projects through NBRC

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(Manchester, NH) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced today with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that New Hampshire agencies and organizations have been awarded $4,443,428 from the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) for various projects that invest in the Granit...

NH Delegation Announces More Than $1.3 Million for Student Support Services at UNH, Keene State and Plymouth State

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(Manchester, NH) – Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced the award of $1,364,423 in federal funding to the University of New Hampshire (UNH), Keene State College (KSC) and Plymouth State University (PSU) to bolster and expand...

Kuster Legislation to Expand Passenger Rail Passes House

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Today, the House passed H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, to improve America’s infrastructure. The final legislation included critical provisions from Rep. Annie Kuster’s (NH-02) bipartisan Invest in American Railroads Act, which will make it easier for New Hampshire to fund the Capitol Corridor Project to bring commuter rail to New Hampshire. “In New Hampshire, commuter rail would be a gamechanger,...

Long-Overdue Conversations

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Dear Friend, This past weekend, I took part in vigils organized by passionate young people in Nashua and Concord to honor George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. The tragic killings of Floyd and Taylor have sparked long-overdue conversations about police brutality and systemic racism in our nation. It is in every American’s best interest to ensure our nation’s police officers are held to the highest stan...

NH Delegation Announces Nearly $1.5 Million to Support STEM Education For Granite State Students

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Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the lead Democrat on the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations subcommittee which funds the National Science Foundation (NSF), announced with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that the NSF has awarded the University of New Hampshire $1,499,000 for science, technolog...