Promoting Local Agriculture and Rural Development

Kuster Highlights Importance of Support for Small and Rural Farms with Agriculture Secretary Vilsack

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, questioned U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack during a full Committee hearing entitled, “To Review the State of the Rural Economy with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.” During the hearing, Rep. Kuster asked Sec. Vilsack about the USDA’s plans to address the broad need for bu...

Kuster Calls for Action To Lower Costs, Promote Electric Vehicle Infrastructure in Agriculture Committee Hearing

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**Kuster is a strong advocate for expanding the country’s electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure in Congress through her role on the Energy and Commerce Committee** **The full Committee hearing is available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, questioned transportation and energy experts about building out our nation’s electric vehi...

NH Delegation Welcomes Over $72M to NH To Support Water Infrastructure

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(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) today welcomed the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement that New Hampshire will receive $72,644,000 to address drinking water and wastewater systems. This funding comes from the bipartisan infrastructure deal that Shaheen led bipartisan ...

Kuster, Davis Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Reauthorize Key Resources for Farmers

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Reps. Annie Kuster (D-NH-02) and Rodney Davis (R-IL-13), Members of the House Agriculture Committee, introduced the bipartisan Veteran and Beginning Farmer Assistance Act, which would reauthorize the Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas program (ATTRA). The ATTRA sustainable agriculture program provides practical educational resources, training, individualized...

NH Delegation Joins President Biden in Woodstock to Tout Granite State Priorities in Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

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**Kuster, Shaheen, & Hassan attended the bill signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act yesterday** (Woodstock, NH) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) joined President Joe Biden and other state and local officials at the Pemigewasset River Bridge in Woodstock, New Hampshire to celebrat...

Kuster Invites NBRC Executive Director, White Mountain Lumber Executive to President Biden’s Visit to New Hampshire

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**Yesterday, Kuster joined the signing ceremony at the White House for the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act** Woodstock, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) welcomed President Joe Biden to New Hampshire to highlight the impact of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Package, signed into law yesterday, for the Granite State. Kuster brought Rich Grogan, Executive Director of the Northern Border ...

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, Lamb, Wild, Evans Introduce Legislation To Revitalize the Civilian Conservation Corps

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02) was joined by Representatives Conor Lamb (PA-17), Susan Wild (PA-07), and Dwight Evans (PA-03) to introduce the Restore Environmental Vitality and Improve Volatile Economy by the Civilian Conservation Corps of 2021, or the REVIVE the CCC Act, which would revitalize the 1930s-era Civilian Conservation Corps into a modern-day employment,...

Kuster Meets with Bristol Officials, Outlines Support for Rural Broadband

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Bristol, N.H. – Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Rural Broadband Task Force, met with Bristol town officials and regional partners to discuss municipal broadband upgrades funded through Kuster-secured NBRC grant and CARES Act funding. “Broadband deployment is a top priority of mine in Congress – we cannot allow rural communities to be left behind and further expand our digit...

Kuster Highlights Work to Bolster Rural Development, Questions Experts on Paths Forward During Agriculture Hearing

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**The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Agriculture Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Subcommittee, participated in a Subcommittee hearing entitled, “Examining Opportunities for Growth and Investment in Rural America.” The Subcommittee heard from industry e...