Investing in Education

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 Welcomes HHS Secretary Becerra to New Hampshire, Discusses Child Tax Credit and American Rescue Plan

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Great to welcome U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Becerra to New Hampshire!

Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) welcomed U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra to New Hampshire to highlight new investments in family-friendly policies like expanding the Child Tax Credit, ensuring paid leave for all, and increasing public investments in child care. Rep. Kuster and Sec. Becerra started in Manchester for a community block part...

Kuster, Burchett, Schrier, Upton Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Make Graduate Education More Affordable for Low-Income Students

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**Kuster introduced a previous version of this legislation in the 116th Congress** Washington, D.C. — Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), Tim Burchett (R-TN), Kim Schrier, MD (D-WA), and Fred Upton (R-MI) re-introduced the Expanding Access to Graduate Education Act, bipartisan legislation that would allow students who received a Pell Grant during their undergraduate education to utilize t...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...