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Congressional Tipoffs Involving New Hampshire Newsletter for Sunday August 25, 2019 ( 7 items )  

Sen. Hassan Encouraged by Administration's Fentanyl Trafficking Actions, Calls for Continued Efforts
WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - Senator Traveled to China to Meet with Officials About Combating Fentanyl Trafficking, Has Helped Lead Bipartisan Efforts to Support Drug Interdiction Efforts * * * In an effort to curb international fentanyl and synthetic opioid trafficking, the Office of National Drug Control Policy this week announced private-sector advisories to help banks and other businesses identify and alert law enf  more

Sen. Hassan Recognizes Erik Becker of Lancaster as August's Granite Stater of the Month
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: Senator Hassan recognized Erik Becker of Lancaster as August's Granite Stater of the Month for his dedication to improving his community and for lending support to those in need. Erik has taken on a variety of roles in his North Country community, including serving as the Student Assistance Program Coordinator at Groveton High School - where Erik spends 15 hours a week during the summer at the school  more

Sen. Hassan Slams Trump Administration's Gag Rule Jeopardizing Patients' Access to Health Care
WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: Planned Parenthood announced today that it will pull out of the Title X program due to the Trump Administration's gag rule that prohibits medical professionals at Title X health centers from providing full and complete information on reproductive health options to their patients. Title X is a federally-funded program that supports health centers that provide reproductive health care, cancer screening  more

Sen. Hassan's Bipartisan R&D Tax Credit Bill Gains Support From Entrepreneurship and Innovation Leaders
WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - Bill Doubles the Research and Development Tax Credit for Startups in New Hampshire & Across the Country * * * Senator Maggie Hassan's bipartisan legislation to expand the refundable research and development (R&D) tax credit for startups and small businesses has gained support among entrepreneurship and innovation leaders. Senator Hassan announced the bill during a visit to Sunrise Labs in B  more

Sen. Shaheen Issues Statement on Planned Parenthood Withdrawing From Title X
WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following statement after Planned Parenthood announced that it will no longer participate in the federal family planning program known as Title X because of the Trump administration's domestic gag rule: "The withdrawal of Planned Parenthood and other clinics from the Title X program severely undermines the delivery of health care to women across the Granite State and the country. "The Trump administration and Republican l  more

Sen. Shaheen Issues Statement on Trump's Support on Legislative Effort to Reduce Gun Violence
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following statement on reports that President Trump, after a phone call with the president of the National Rifle Association, is, once again, retreating from his commitment to work across the aisle to enact measures to reduce gun violence: "President Trump and Congress have an obligation to the many victims of gun violence and their grieving families, to take steps to prevent the next mass shooting and protect the public  more

Senate Small Business Committee Sets Hearing on Remote Online Sales Taxes
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 -- The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee issued the following hearing information: Remote Online Sales Taxes: Examining the Impact on Small Businesses of the Supreme Court's Decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair at Grappone Conference Center, Concord, New Hampshire at 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 28: Witness Panel * Dwight Moore, CEO, Tradeport * Ailie Byers, President, Alpenglow Benefit Auctions * John Hennessey, President, Littleton Coin Company * Scott Badger, C  more