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Congressional Tipoffs Involving New Hampshire Newsletter for Sunday August 18, 2019 ( 14 items )  

Cassidy, Whitehouse, Hassan Raise Red Flag on Latest Scam Targeting Seniors
WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) have called on Attorney General Barr and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to protect seniors being targeted by the latest scam on Medicare recipients. There have been recent reports that criminals are targeting seniors by offering genetic testing they claim is covered by Medicare. "...scammers ar  more

Hassan, Colleagues Press FCC to Take Action to Protect Consumers From Cellphone Fraud
WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - In 2018 There Were 680,000 Reported Victims of Cellphone Fraud, a 78% Increase from 2017 * * * U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan joined her colleagues in sending a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) asking the agency to protect and educate consumers on the issue of cellphone fraud and assist victims in understanding their recourse options. In 2018, there were 680,000 reported vi  more

Pappas and Kuster Hold Discussion on Strengthening VA Mental Health Care Services
HOOKSETT, New Hampshire, Aug. 15 -- Rep. Chris Pappas, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: Yesterday, Representatives Chris Pappas (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) held a roundtable discussion with representatives from the Manchester VA, state of New Hampshire, health care providers, spouse survivors of suicide and local veterans to discuss ways to strengthen health care services related to suicide. The purpose of the event was to garner greater understanding and collaborate to   more

Rep. Kuster: NH Delegation Announces $3.8 Million for STEM Programs at UNH & Dartmouth
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 -- Rep. Ann Kuster, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that the National Science Foundation awarded Dartmouth College and the University of New Hampshire (UNH) $3.8 million for projects that invest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STE  more

Rep. Kuster: NH Delegation Calls on President to Grant Disaster Declaration for Grafton County
WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 -- Rep. Ann Kuster, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) led a letter with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) urging President Trump to issue a Major Disaster Declaration for the state of New Hampshire following a severe storm on July 11th, which led to flash flooding and significant damage to state and local infrastructure in Grafton County. The cost associat  more

Sen. Hassan: NH Delegation Announces $3.8 Million for STEM Programs at UNH & Dartmouth
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that the National Science Foundation awarded Dartmouth College and the University of New Hampshire (UNH) $3.8 million for projects that invest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (  more

Sen. Hassan: NH Delegation Announces Over $4 Million Headed to NH to Combat Foreign and Domestic Terrorist Threats
WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - Following Calls from NH Delegation to Prioritize State and Local Counterterrorism Grants, First-Time Grants Awarded to NH to Strengthen Security at Houses of Worship * * * U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) today announced with Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that the Department of Homeland Security has awarded $4,077,500 to the  more

Sen. Hassan: NH Delegation Applauds Administration's Approval of Disaster Declaration for Grafton County
WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) applauded the decision by the Trump administration to grant a Major Disaster Declaration for the state of New Hampshire following a severe storm on July 11th, which led to flash flooding and significant damage to state and local infrastructure in Grafton County. In th  more

Sen. Hassan: NH Delegation Calls on President to Grant Disaster Declaration for Grafton County
WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) led a letter with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) urging President Trump to issue a Major Disaster Declaration for the state of New Hampshire following a severe storm on July 11th, which led to flash flooding and significant damage to state and local infrastructure in Grafton County. The cost ass  more

Sen. Shaheen Issues Statement on Impact of President Trump's Domestic Gag Rule on Health Care
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following statement: * * * - Health care clinics in NH are reporting that they are dipping into emergency funding, will soon be unable to afford supplies, unable to fill vacant positions, and planning cuts to STD testing services - Yesterday, Planned Parenthood announced that unless there's an intervention by the courts, they will have to withdraw entirely from Title X * * * U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the  more

Sen. Shaheen: NH Delegation Announces $3.8 Million for STEM Programs at UNH & Dartmouth
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that the National Science Foundation awarded Dartmouth College and the University of New Hampshire (UNH) $3.8 million for projects that invest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics   more

Sen. Shaheen: NH Delegation Applauds Administration's Approval of Disaster Declaration for Grafton County
WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - Declaration Will Assist in Obtaining Resources and Assistance Needed to Recover from July Storm Damage * * * Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) applauded the decision by the Trump administration to grant a Major Disaster Declaration for the state of New Hampshire following a severe storm on J  more

Sen. Shaheen: NH Delegation Calls on President to Grant Disaster Declaration for Grafton County
WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) led a letter with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) urging President Trump to issue a Major Disaster Declaration for the state of New Hampshire following a severe storm on July 11th, which led to flash flooding and significant damage to state and local infrastructure in Grafton County. The cost asso  more

Senator Hassan, Colleagues Send Letter to HHS Demanding Answers on How Agency is Combating Health Care Fraud
WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: Senator Maggie Hassan joined her colleagues in sending a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma demanding more information about what they're doing to address fraud, waste, and abuse in the health care system. A recent report indicated that CMS has systematically failed to stem fraud, even when the fraud is prop  more