Wednesday - February 19, 2020
Congressional Tipoffs Involving New Hampshire Newsletter for Sunday December 01, 2019 ( 8 items )  

Kuster Cosponsors Legislation to Transition U.S. to a 100 Percent Clean Energy Economy
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 -- Rep. Ann Kuster, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: Last week, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined her colleagues to co-sponsor the 100% Clean Economy Act of 2019, which would set a nationwide goal of achieving a 100 percent clean energy economy by 2050, meaning net-zero climate pollution across all sectors of our nation's economy. Specifically, the legislation directs federal agencies to use all existing authorities to put the United States on a pa  more

Landmark Animal Cruelty Bill Signed Into Law
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: President Trump yesterday signed into law landmark legislation cosponsored by the New Hampshire Congressional delegation to make animal cruelty a federal crime. The bipartisan Prevent Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act outlaws individuals from intentionally crushing, burning, drowning, suffocating, impaling or otherwise causing serious bodily injury to animals. While existing federal law prohibits   more

Landmark Animal Cruelty Bill Signed Into Law
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - Senators Shaheen, Hassan and Representatives Kuster, Pappas Cosponsored Bipartisan Prevent Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act * * * President Trump yesterday signed into law landmark legislation cosponsored by the New Hampshire Congressional delegation to make animal cruelty a federal crime. The bipartisan Prevent Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act outlaws individuals from intentiona  more

Rep. Kuster: Landmark Animal Cruelty Bill Signed Into Law
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 -- Rep. Ann Kuster, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - Senators Shaheen, Hassan and Representatives Kuster, Pappas Cosponsored Bipartisan Prevent Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act * * * President Trump yesterday signed into law landmark legislation cosponsored by the New Hampshire Congressional delegation to make animal cruelty a federal crime. The bipartisan Prevent Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act outlaws individuals from intentionally   more

Rep. Pappas, NHDOT Commissioner Sheehan, Mayor Craig Discuss Bipartisan Effort to Protect N.H. Highway Funding
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire, Nov. 27 -- Rep. Chris Pappas, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - With historic Thanksgiving travel volume projected this week, Pappas joined state and local leaders to highlight the need for strong federal investment in our highways and his work with Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) to push House leadership to save millions for New Hampshire * * * Today in Manchester, Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) was joined by New Hampshire Department of Trans  more

Shaheen & Booker Introduce Legislation to Help NH & NJ Finance Transportation Infrastructure Projects
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced the Toll Credit Marketplace Act, legislation that would establish a program to help states increase resources for highway and transit projects. The bill directs the Secretary of Transportation to establish a marketplace for the sale and purchase of toll credits, which are accrued when states use toll revenues to invest in transport  more

Shaheen, Hassan, Kuster Announce $300,000+ in Federal Funds for Development Projects in Cheshire, Coos Counties
WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - Funding Will be Used in a Variety of Ways to Expand Broadband Access in Northern NH, Enhance First Responder Equipment and Resources & Help Low-income Homeowners Make Safety and Energy Efficiency Improvements * * * U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced today with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster  more

Shaheen, Hassan, Kuster Announce More Than $300,000 in Federal Funds for Rural Development Projects in Cheshire, Coos Counties
WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 -- Rep. Ann Kuster, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - Funding Will be Used in a Variety of Ways to Expand Broadband Access in Northern NH, Enhance First Responder Equipment and Resources & Help Low-income Homeowners Make Safety and Energy Efficiency Improvements * * * U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced today with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH  more