Promoting Local Agriculture and Rural Development

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...

Kuster Visits Warner Public Market, Discusses Efforts To Build More Resilient Local Food System

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Warner, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, visited Warner Public Market, a locally-owned marketplace on Main Street, and met with co-owner Bret Ingold to discuss challenges and opportunities in developing a sustainable, resilient local food system in New Hampshire. “I want to thank Bret, co-owner of Warner Public Market, for taking the time to sp...

Kuster Highlights Work to Expand Rural Broadband Access, Questions Experts on Pathways for Improvement During House Agriculture Hearing

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**The full House Agriculture Committee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** **Rep. Kuster is also a member of the House Rural Broadband Task Force** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, participated in a full Committee hearing entitled, “Rural Broadband - Examining Internet Connectivity Needs and ...

Kuster Visits Apple Hill Farm in Concord, Discusses Legislation to Support NH Farmers

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**Earlier, Kuster visited the Common Man in Concord and highlighted support for the hospitality industry in the American Rescue Plan** Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, visited Apple Hill Farm and heard from the farm owners about the challenges and opportunities posed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Kuster also discussed farm labor in New ...

Delegation announces funding to support outdoor rec, forest economies

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced with U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) and Reps. Annie Kuster (D-N.H.) and Chris Pappas (D-N.H.) that New Hampshire has been awarded $467,410 from the Northern Border Regional Commission and U.S. Department of Agriculture to support the state’s outdoor recreation and forest econo...

NH Delegation Announces More Than $467K through NBRC & USDA to Support Granite State Outdoor Recreation & Forest Economies

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(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that New Hampshire has been awarded $467,410 from the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support the state’s outdoor recr...

Kuster Meets Virtually with NBRC and North Country Organizations to Discuss Future Grant Applications

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Hopkinton, NH - Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) met virtually with staff from the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC), NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs (NH BEA), North Country Council, and other North Country-based organizations to discuss what is needed to bolster future NBRC grant applications. Many North Country communities are experiencing significant budget shortfalls, m...

In Loudon, Kuster Discusses Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Small Farms

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High resolution versions of these photos are available here and here. Loudon, NH - Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) visited Sanborn Mills Farm in Loudon to discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on New Hampshire’s agricultural community. Kuster met with employees and underscored the importance of including family farms in COVID-19 assistance programs offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USD...