Promoting Local Agriculture and Rural Development

Kuster Hears From Community Stakeholders During Listening Session on 2023 Farm Bill

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Earlier this week, on Wednesday, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) participated in a 2023 Farm Bill Listening Session organized by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Hampshire (NOFA-NH) and hosted by the Kearsarge Food Hub. Rep. Kuster is a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee and played a key role in crafting the last two Farm Bills. The Farm Bill is passed…

NH Delegation Announces $6.8 Million for NH Projects through NBRC

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U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced today with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that New Hampshire agencies and organizations have been awarded $6,800,000 from the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) for various projects that invest in economic and…

Kuster Talks Clean Energy with SAU 20 in Gorham

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Gorham, N.H. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, met with SAU 20 Superintendent David Backler and local leaders at Edward Fenn Elementary to hear about the district’s plans to reduce energy costs and use the savings to support Gorham’s energy efficiency and renewable energy goals. During the meeting, Kuster also heard about the…

Kuster Talks Economic Development, Affordable Housing Projects in Bethlehem

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     Bethlehem, N.H. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined local leaders in Bethlehem to hear about the ‘Bethlehem Reimagined’ project, a comprehensive plan to bring new Main Street storefronts and second-floor housing to the community. During the visit, Kuster highlighted a $500,000 EPA Brownfields Clean-Up Grant, made possible by the Bipartisan…

Kuster Meets with White Mountain Forest Service Leaders, Discusses Preservation and Management Efforts

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    Campton, N.H. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Ski and Snowboard Caucus, met with White Mountain Forest Service staff and leadership to hear about their ongoing work to manage the White Mountain National Forest and the challenges they are facing. During the discussion, Kuster highlighted her work to protect New…

Kuster’s Leadership Expands Access to Resources To Increase Affordable Housing in NH

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**Full text of the LIFELINE Act is available here**   Washington, D.C. — This week, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced that her work on the LIFELINE Act, which she cosponsored, led to the publication of revised guidance by the Treasury Department that will unlock an additional $8 billion for affordable housing from the American Rescue Plan Act’s State and Local Fiscal…

Kuster Saves New Hampshire Veterans Clinics

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**Kuster’s amendment to the appropriations package will protect rural Granite State veterans’ access to care and connect homeless veterans across the country with support systems**   Washington, D.C. ⁠— Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) helped pass her amendment to eliminate funding for the VA Asset and Infrastructure Review (AIR) Commission and transfer the $5,000,000 to…

Kuster Secures Funding To Support Homeless Veterans

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**Kuster’s amendment to protect rural Granite State veterans’ access to care and connect homeless veterans across the country with support systems passed with this bill**   Washington, D.C. ⁠— Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted to invest in American families and the American economy with a package of government funding legislation for Fiscal Year 2023. This legislation…

Kuster Works To Expand Affordable Housing in New Hampshire

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   Concord, N.H. — On Wednesday, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) met with David Orgaz of Better Homes & Gardens The Masiello Group to discuss the current housing market in New Hampshire and the future for Granite State homebuyers. During the meeting, Kuster and Orgaz discussed new data that projects increased supply and leveling prices, as well as the need for continued…

Kuster Votes To Lower Gas and Grocery Costs, Sending Critical Relief Legislation to Senate

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   **Kuster urged passage of this legislation at a press conference on Wednesday**   Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted for a comprehensive, bipartisan package of bills to lower prices for Granite Staters in the grocery store and at the gas pump. The Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act takes concrete steps to bring down expenses for Americans by…