Washington, D.C. — Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02), Chris Pappas (NH-01), and U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), announced over $2.5 million in federal funds headed to New Hampshire to support school safety and smart policing initiatives in the communities of Manchester and Laconia. These funds were allocated through the DOJ’s Office of Justice… Read more »
Washington, D.C. — This week, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Congresswoman Grace Napolitano (CA-31) introduced the Mental Health Professionals Workforce Shortage Loan Repayment Act to build a robust mental and behavioral health workforce.
“We need to make it easier for passionate and well-trained people to join the mental health care workforce – this legislation will help us do… Read more »
**The more than 1.2 million paraeducators across the country are the backbone of our schools, often acting as informal social workers, mentors, or coaches to students**
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) introduced the Preparing and Retaining All (PARA) Educators Act, bipartisan legislation to help recruit and retain paraeducators in our schools and… Read more »
Kuster, Burchett Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation To Expand Pell Grants for Graduate Education
**Kuster introduced similar legislation in the 117th and 116th Congresses**
Washington, D.C. — Today, on the 51st anniversary of the Pell Grant, Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Tim Burchett (TN-02) reintroduced the bipartisan Expanding Access to Graduate Education Act to allow… Read more »
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) introduced the Early STEAM Achievement Act, legislation to strengthen early childhood education across the country and create new grant opportunities for teachers to integrate Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) into their curriculum. Full bill text is available here.
“The… Read more »
(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a lead negotiator of the bipartisan infrastructure law and a champion for energy efficiency initiatives, announced today with fellow bipartisan infrastructure negotiator, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) that the Mascoma Valley Regional School District, SAU… Read more »
Keene, N.H. — On Saturday, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) addressed the Class of 2023 at Keene State College during their commencement ceremony. During her speech, Kuster urged the graduating class to use the skills, resilience, and experience they learned on campus to create change in the real world.
Kuster’s full address is available here, and her speech as prepared is… Read more »
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted against H.R. 5, dangerous legislation to put politics over parents by creating hostile environments for certain students, including LGBTQ+ students, and empowering certain parents to dictate what other parents’ children can and cannot read and what they can and cannot learn.
“In New Hampshire, we… Read more »
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan, a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, and Jeanne Shaheen announced with U.S. Representatives Annie Kuster and Chris Pappas that Nashua Community College will receive $456,051 through the Federal Aviation Administration to help expand their technical and mechanical job training programs for aviation. This grant… Read more »
Concord Monitor: New England College to expand nursing program with grant and third partner hospital
New England College will use a $2 million grant to triple the size of its nursing program, and it is adding a third partner hospital to the program.
The Henniker college announced Tuesday that Elliott Hospital will become a partner in its three-year bachelor’s degree in nursing… Read more »