Investing in Education

Kuster Meets with NH Teachers, Discusses Support for NH Schools in American Rescue Plan

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**The full conversation is available HERE** **The Kuster-backed American Rescue Plan included over $120 billion in funding to safely reopen schools** Concord, N.H — Today Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) hosted a virtual roundtable with Granite State teachers from Nashua, Littleton, Alstead, Chichester, and Amherst to discuss ongoing reopening efforts and support for New Hampshire schools in the Kuster-b... Read more »

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... Read more »

Kuster, Pappas Honor Christa McAuliffe in Virtual Ceremony, Applaud Unveiling of Commemorative Coin Design

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**Representatives helped secure passage of Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Coin Act** **Watch Kuster’s remarks during today’s unveiling here, and Pappas’s remarks here** Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) applauded the unveiling of the design for the Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Coin. Kuster and Pappas introduced the bipartisan Christa McAuli... Read more »

Shaheen, NH Delegation Announce $685K for UNH Workforce Training Program for Rural Educators Amid COVID-19

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(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) – a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee – announced today with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that the University of New Hampshire was awarded a $685,000 federal grant to bolster workforce training for rural educators impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The gra... Read more »

NH Delegation Announces Nearly $600K Investment to Combat Campus Sexual Assault & Support Survivors at St. Anselm College and Rivier University

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U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the Vice Chair of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee that funds the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), announced with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congress members Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) nearly $600,000 in federal funding through the OVW for St. Anselm College and Rivier University to invest in programs that combat campus... Read more »

Kuster Visits White Mountains Community College to Discuss Reopening Plans with College Leadership

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For high resolution versions of these photos, click here and here. Berlin, NH - Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) visited White Mountains Community College (WMCC) and met with school leadership to receive updates on the college’s reopening plans and preparations as students return to classroom and online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. This discussion comes after Rep. Kuster held a virtual r... Read more »

NH Delegation Announces Nearly $2 Million to Support STEM Education for Granite State Students

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(Manchester, NH) – 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 (UNH) $1,999,5... Read more »

Kuster Holds Virtual Roundtable with Higher Education Leaders to Discuss Reopening Colleges and COVID-19 Testing

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Hopkinton, NH - Today, Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02) held a virtual roundtable with New Hampshire college and university presidents to discuss campus testing strategies for COVID-19 and plans for reopening institutions for the upcoming fall semester. Kuster voted in favor of the HEROES Act, which passed the House nearly three months ago and includes $27 billion in aid for colleges and univer... Read more »

NH Delegation Applauds $3.45 Million Grant to the Community College System of New Hampshire for High School Apprenticeship Programs

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U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) today announced with Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that the Community College System of New Hampshire will receive $3.45 million through the U.S. Department of Labor to support high school apprenticeship programs. This new grant will help enhance apprenticeship programs that span 30 different occupations a... Read more »

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... Read more »