Investing in Education

New Hampshire Delegation Announces $100,000 Grant to Support Energy Efficiency in Public Schools

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(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…

ICYMI: Kuster Addresses Keene State College Class of 2023 During Commencement

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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…

Kuster Votes Against Dangerous Legislation That Censors NH Teachers, Removes Local Control

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   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…

NH Delegation Announces More Than $450k to Nashua Community College to Expand its Workforce Development Program

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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…

Concord Monitor: New England College to expand nursing program with grant and third partner hospital

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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…

Kuster Statement on Biden Administration’s Student Debt Relief Announcement

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Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the Biden administration’s announcement that student loan borrowers who make less than $125,000 per year will have up to $10,000 of their debt forgiven, and low-income borrowers who received Pell Grants will have up to a total $20,000 of their debt forgiven: “While the steps announced by the Biden…

Kuster Urges Immediate Action To Extend School Meal Waivers for Students in NH During Nutrition Subcommittee Hearing

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**The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE**   Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), ahead of the expiration of school meal waivers created in response to COVID-19, spoke in favor of extending these waivers for students to ensure no child goes hungry. During the Agriculture Nutrition Subcommittee hearing entitled,…

Kuster Tours Concord Regional Technical Center, Discusses Workforce Development with Students and Educators

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      Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) met with Concord Regional Technical Center students and educators on the campus of Concord High School, her alma mater, to tour the facility and discuss the importance of targeted training programs to meet workforce needs. The Concord Regional Technical Center serves about 700 high school students from nine…

Kuster Secures Critical Funding For New Hampshire Communities, Advances 2022 Budget

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**Rep. Kuster worked to secure funding for 10 Community Projects in New Hampshire’s Second District, the maximum any member was able to request** **Rep. Kuster’s bipartisan bill to create a new grant program to install carbon monoxide alarms in the homes of elderly and low-income individuals was included in the 2022 budget**   Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02)…

Kuster Meets Virtually with New Hampshire Librarians, Discusses Impact of New Federal Funding

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**The full conversation is available HERE** **The full list of New Hampshire library projects benefiting from this funding is available HERE**   Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) met virtually with leadership and staff from New Hampshire libraries throughout the Second District to discuss new federal relief funding Kuster helped secure in the American Rescue Plan.…