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Congressional Tipoffs Involving New Hampshire Newsletter for Sunday December 22, 2019 ( 46 items )  

Bipartisan Bill Cosponsored by Hassan, Shaheen to Improve Access to Broadband in New Hampshire Passes Senate
WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: Bipartisan legislation cosponsored by Senators Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen to expand access to broadband in rural and underserved communities in New Hampshire passed the Senate yesterday. The bipartisan Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability (DATA) Act would require that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) improve its broadband coverage maps by collecting and consid  more

Bipartisan Bill Cosponsored by Sen. Hassan to Combat Lyme, Other Tick-Borne Diseases Included in Government Funding Agreement
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - New Hampshire Has One of the Nation's Highest Rates of Lyme Disease * * * The bipartisan Kay Hagan TICK Act, cosponsored by Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH), to improve research, prevention, diagnostics, and treatment for tick-borne diseases, such as Lyme disease, was included in the year-end agreement to fund the government for the next fiscal year. The bipartisan Kay Hagan TICK Act was author  more

Bipartisan Hassan Measures to Reverse Tax Increases on Gold Star Families, Students Included in Government Funding Legislation
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - Bipartisan Hassan-Backed Repeal of Military "Widow's Tax" Also Included in National Defense Authorization Act that Is Heading to President's Desk * * * Bipartisan measures backed by Senator Maggie Hassan to reverse tax increases from the 2017 Republican tax law that hurt Gold Star families and students are expected to be signed into law as part of year-end government funding legislation. Ad  more

Bipartisan Hassan-Portman Legislation to Strengthen Public, Private Sector Cybersecurity Efforts Included in Government Funding Agreement
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - Following Recent Cyberattacks in New Hampshire, Bipartisan Legislation Would Bolster State and Local Cybersecurity * * * Bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) to bolster cybersecurity in the public and private sector is expected to be signed into law as part of the final bipartisan budget agreement to fund the government for the next fisca  more

Collins, Hassan Legislation to Help Americans Save for Retirement Included in Year-End Appropriations Package
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) announced that several provisions from the Retirement Security Act of 2019 they introduced earlier this year were included in the final Appropriations agreement. The agreement was passed by the House. Once passed by the Senate, the bill will proceed to the President's desk to be signed into law. "As the Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee  more

Five Congressmen Issue Statement on Defending American Security From Kremlin Aggression Act
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 -- Sens. Bob Menendez, D-New Jersey, ranking Democratic member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, Benjamin Cardin, D-Maryland, Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, and Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following statements after the committee voted to approve the Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act: Adopted in a vote of 17-5, the comprehensive, bipartisan bill significantly increases the political, diplomatic, and   more

Hassan-Backed Bill to Increase Security Resources for Faith-Based Institutions, Nonprofit Organizations Heads to President's Desk
WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - Legislation Codifies in Law that Grant Funding for Houses of Worship and Non-Profit Organizations Must be Available for Small States like New Hampshire * * * Senator Maggie Hassan applauded Senate passage last night of bipartisan legislation, which she cosponsored, to codify in law that grant funding for houses of worship and non-profit organizations must be available for small states like   more

House Passes Bipartisan Appropriations Package Including Pappas Provisions and Top NH Priorities
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 -- Rep. Chris Pappas, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - Legislation includes Pappas-authored provisions to increase funding for the care of female veterans, opioid response efforts, and Northern Border Regional Commission * * * Congressman Chris Pappas voted for passage of two bipartisan appropriations bills that provide for critical government services and benefit New Hampshire families. The two legislative packages are comprised of 12 bills tha  more

House Sends Government Funding Legislation With Key Shaheen Priorities to Senate
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - Shaheen, a Senior Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Secured Numerous NH Provisions in Government Funding Bill** - PFAS Measures Championed & Supported by Shaheen Included in Government Funding Legislation * * * U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and the Ranking Member of the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencie  more

Key Grant Funding to Protect Non-Profits, Houses of Worship Quadrupled in Government Funding Bill
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - Funding Bill Also Provides $17.5 Million for Separate Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Program * * * Key grant funding to protect non-profit institutions, including houses of worship, a major priority for Senator Maggie Hassan, will be quadrupled as part of the final bipartisan budget agreement to fund the government for the next fiscal year. During the last fiscal year, FEMA dis  more

Kuster Helps Advance Over $5 Billion to Address the Opioid Epidemic and Other Substance Use Disorders in Federal Funding Bill
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 -- Rep. Ann Kuster, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Opioid Task Force, voted in favor of legislation in the House of Representatives that would put forward over $5 billion in funding to combat the opioid epidemic. Kuster has long advocated for robust funding to tackle this serious public health crisis. "The legislation we advanced today demonstrates our strong commitment to continuing   more

Kuster Wins Increase in Northern Border Regional Commission Funding Included in Government Spending Bill
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 -- Rep. Ann Kuster, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: Earlier this week, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) applauded passage of a government funding bill that included an increase in funding for the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC). Kuster led a bipartisan call for a $3 million increase for the successful economic development program. The NBRC will now be funded at $25 million per year. The NBRC provided more than $3 million in funding to projects in New   more

NH Delegation Announce $750K in Federal Funding to Improve Treatment for Mothers Struggling With Substance Use and Their Infants
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 -- 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, and U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced the award of $750,000 in federal funding to the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services to improve quality of care and reduce costs for pregnant and postpartum women struggling with subst  more

NH Delegation Announces More Than $1.2 Million to Combat the Substance Use Disorder Epidemic
WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the lead Democrat on the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, announced with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that the Department of Justice (DOJ) awarded $1,215,137 to the New Hampshire Department of Justice (NHDOJ) in support of efforts to combat the substance us  more

Rep. Kuster Introduces Bill to Protect Landowners Facing Eminent Domain for Pipeline Construction
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 -- Rep. Ann Kuster, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: This week, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined her colleagues, Representatives Tom Malinowski (NJ-07), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), Congressman Paul Tonko (NY-20) and Congressman Jared Huffman (CA-02) to introduce the Fairness for Landowners Facing Eminent Domain Act. The legislation would reform the Natural Gas Act (NGA) to protect property owners facing eminent domain for the construction of pipelines.   more

Rep. Kuster Joins Bipartisan Delegation in Belgium and Luxembourg to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge
WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 -- Rep. Ann Kuster, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - Rep. Kuster's father, a Purple Heart recipient, penned a letter detailing his WWII service, including being shot down during the Battle of the Bulge * * * Rep. Annie Kuster returned from a bipartisan Congressional delegation to Belgium and Luxembourg to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. Kuster's late father, Malcolm McLane, was flying in his P-47 fighter plane when h  more

Rep. Kuster Votes to Advance U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 -- Rep. Ann Kuster, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * Agreement includes key improvements secured by House Democrats to strengthen labor enforcement in Mexico, lower prescription drug prices and remove outdated NAFTA policies * * * Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted to pass bipartisan legislation that would implement the U.S. - Mexico - Canada Agreement (USMCA) and modernize our trade relations with two of New Hampshire's largest trading partners. US  more

Rep. Kuster Works to Secure Key Provisions in Government Funding Bill to Protect Children and Support Granite State Communities
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 -- Rep. Ann Kuster, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in support of bipartisan government funding legislation for fiscal year (FY) 2020. The bill includes a number of provisions Rep. Kuster has advocated for throughout the year. These include measures to protect the rights of unaccompanied migrant children, funding to boost rural economic growth, provisions to help educate individuals with disabilities, and more resources to   more

Rep. Kuster-Backed Increase in Funding for Fuel Assistance Program Included in Federal Appropriations Bill
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 -- Rep. Ann Kuster, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: Earlier this week, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in favor of a government funding measure that included an increase of $50 million for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Kuster, along with a bipartisan group of her colleagues, called for increased funding for LIHEAP, which provides heating assistance to low-income seniors and families. "I've long fought for the LIHEAP program beca  more

Rep. Pappas Issues Statement After Voting on Articles of Impeachment Against President Trump
WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 -- Rep. Chris Pappas, D-New Hampshire, issued the following statement after voting on the articles of impeachment against President Trump: "Today, guided by facts, the Constitution, and my conscience, I cast two votes to support and defend the Constitution of the United States and uphold our system of checks and balances. This is a solemn and serious day for our country that the President of the United States has brought this upon us. I cannot and will not stand idly by whe  more

Rep. Pappas Issues Statement on 5th Circuit Court Ruling on Affordable Care Act
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 -- Rep. Chris Pappas, D-New Hampshire, issued the following statement following the 5th Circuit Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act's constitutionality: "The Affordable Care Act provides lifesaving health care and critical protections for people across New Hampshire. "The repeated partisan attacks on the ACA are putting the health and well-being of Granite Staters in jeopardy. I remain committed to strengthening the Affordable Care Act and putting an end to the dangerou  more

Rep. Pappas Issues Statement on Articles of Impeachment
WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 -- Rep. Chris Pappas, D-New Hampshire, issued the following statement on the articles of impeachment: "The people of New Hampshire sent me to Congress to change how Washington works and to make a difference in the lives of families across the district that I've called home my entire life. My colleagues in the House and I have passed legislation to lower the cost of prescription drugs, rebuild our nation's infrastructure, protect our drinking water, and ensure that veterans g  more

Rep. Pappas Issues Statement on House Passage of U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 -- Rep. Chris Pappas, D-New Hampshire, issued the following statement after House passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement: "I am pleased the House passed the USMCA which represents a major step forward for our workers, farmers, businesses, and economy. It was important to get the right trade deal, and the effort to make improvements on labor enforcement, environmental protection, and access to biologic drugs has produced an agreement that received broad bipartisan   more

Sen. Hassan Issues Statement on Court Decision on Affordable Care Act
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following statement on a federal appeals court ruling on the Affordable Care Act: "President Trump and Washington Republicans are working to undermine our health care system and strip protections from people with pre-existing conditions, including by backing this partisan lawsuit to strike down the entire health care law and all of its consumer protections. "As long as the threat posed by this lawsuit persists, Americans w  more

Sen. Hassan Issues Statement on Senate Passage of National Defense Authorization Act
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following statement after the Senate approved the fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act. The bipartisan bill heads to President Trump's desk for a signature: "This bipartisan national defense bill includes crucial measures to keep our country safe, secure, and free, as well as a number of New Hampshire-specific priorities, including critical investments for New Hampshire's Air National Guard and the Portsmouth Naval  more

Sen. Hassan Participates in Bipartisan Delegation to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of Battle of the Bulge
WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined a bipartisan Senate delegation to Belgium and Luxembourg to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, which Senator Hassan's father, Robert Wood, fought in as a member of the 76th Infantry Division. Wood served as an infantry sergeant in the 385th Regiment, Company C. In addition, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution that Senator Hassan cospon  more

Sen. Hassan Pays Tribute to Matthews, Zachesky/Copp
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following floor statement, which was published in the Congressional Record on Dec. 12, paying tribute to Melissa Matthews and Belle Rae Zachesky/Copp, to recognize both as December's Granite Staters of the Month: I am proud to recognize Melissa Matthews and Belle Rae Zachesky/Copp of Raymond as December's Granite Staters of the Month for seeking to turn their own grief into positive change and mental wellness for their commu  more

Sen. Hassan, Colleagues Call on Purdue Pharma to Cancel $1.3 Million Bonus for CEO
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and a number of their colleagues in sending a letter to Purdue Pharma's Board of Directors, calling on them to cancel the reported $1.3 million bonus they plan to give to Purdue Pharma CEO Craig Landau. Attorneys General from 24 states, including New Hampshire, have argued that Landau should not collect a bonus, and on Thursday, a b  more

Sen. Hassan, NH Delegation Announce $750,000 in Federal Funding to Improve Treatment for Mothers Struggling with Substance Use, Their Infants
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 -- 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, and U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced the award of $750,000 in federal funding to the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services to improve quality of care and reduce costs for pregnant and postpartum women struggling with su  more

Sen. Hassan: Government Funding Legislation With Key New Hampshire Priorities Heading to President's Desk
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - Package Includes Key Hassan-Backed Legislation to Bolster Cybersecurity in Public and Private Sector - Prevent and Treat Tick-Borne Diseases, Reverse Tax Increases for Gold Star Families and Students and Help Americans Save for Retirement * * * Senator Maggie Hassan issued the following statements after the Senate passed bipartisan government funding legislation. The package, which also in  more

Sen. Hassan: NH Delegation Announces More Than $1.2 Million to Combat Substance Use Disorder Epidemic
WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the lead Democrat on the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, announced with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that the Department of Justice (DOJ) awarded $1,215,137 to the New Hampshire Department of Justice (NHDOJ) in support of efforts to combat the substance use  more

Sen. Shaheen Issues Statement on Appeals Court Ruling on Constitutionality of Affordable Care Act
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following statement in response to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act: "The American people should have certainty that the protections and coverage that they're provided by the ACA won't be stripped away because of hyper-partisan litigation. "Instead, this ruling affirms this reckless effort to strike down the health care law despite the fact that President Trump   more

Sen. Shaheen Issues Statement on Emergency Care for U.S. Government Employees, Dependents
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following statement: * * * - Shaheen has led efforts in the Senate to provide care, leave and benefits to federal government employees and family members suffering from brain injuries received in Cuba and China under mysterious circumstances * * * U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Appropriations and Foreign Relations committees, issued the following statement after successfully securing language   more

Sen. Shaheen Issues Statement on Government Funding Legislation
WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following statement: * * * - Overdose Deaths in NH Related to Methamphetamine & other Substances Have Risen Sharply in 2019 - This Flexibility is a Key Component in Shaheen's Turn the Tide Act, and Originated From Discussions with New Hampshire Treatment Providers * * * U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement announcing that government fu  more

Sen. Shaheen ISsues Statement on House Impeachment Vote
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following statement after the House voted to impeach President Trump: "Our founders believed, as I believe, that nobody is above the law in this country. That is why they laid out a process for impeachment in the Constitution. "As a Senator, I'm going to be a juror in any impeachment trial and that means I have a duty to withhold judgement, encourage a fair process and make a determination impartially." "However, this im  more

Sen. Shaheen Issues Statement on Senate Passage of National Defense Authorization Act
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following statement: * * * - Defense bill includes ban on PFAS chemicals in firefighting foam, continued funding for health impact study and Shaheen's bipartisan legislation to expedite analysis of water contaminants including PFAS** - Bill provides a pay raise to service members, eliminates the "Widow's Tax" and includes Shaheen's bipartisan legislation to provide support to military spouses * * * U.S. Senator Jeanne S  more

Sen. Shaheen: Senate Foreign Relations Committee Approves Comprehensive Russian Sanctions Bill
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (R-NH), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) issued the following statements after the Senate Foreign Relations Committee overwhelmingly voted to approve the Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act (DASKA) of 2019. Adopted in a vote of 17-5, the comprehensive, bipartisan bill significantly increases the pol  more

Senate Clears Bill Cosponsored by Shaheen, Hassan to Award Congressional Gold Medal to WWII U.S. Merchant Marines
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: Bipartisan legislation backed by Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the U.S. Merchant Mariners of World War II unanimously passed the Senate last night. The Merchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act recognizes the dedicated and vital service of the 290,000 men who served in the Merchant Marine and risked their lives   more

Senate Sends Funding Legislation With Key Shaheen-Authored Provisions to President's Desk
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - PFAS Provisions Championed & Supported by Shaheen Included in Government Funding Legislation - Government Funding Legislation Includes Shaheen-Authored Provision That Gives Treatment Providers Flexibility to Treat Meth, Cocaine Use * * * U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee which authors the annual government funding legislation, iss  more

Sens. Shaheen, Hassan Issue Statements on Senate Passage of Bipartisan Anti-Robocall Bill
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 -- Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, and Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following statements after the Senate passed bipartisan legislation to crack down on robocalls: The legislation improves the federal government's ability to find scammers, increases penalties on those caught and requires call authentication and blocking technology to be made available free of charge to consumers. The bill also brings relevant federal agencies and state attorneys general t  more

Shaheen Calls on VA to Address Health Care Provider Payment Backlog
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) sent a letter last night to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert Wilkie requesting that the Department explain its delay in addressing the backlog of payment claims to health care providers in the community. In her letter, Shaheen called on the Secretary to dedicate the resources necessary to expeditiously reduce and eliminate the backlog of claims,   more

Shaheen Calls to Congratulate Military Spouse Who Helped Inspire Legislation That's Now Headed to President's Desk
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - Shaheen makes a call to Andrea Krull, whose husband is a Navy Commander from Manchester and helped inspire legislation during a visit to Shaheen's office that cuts through red tape for military spouses * * * U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, called Andrea Krull, a military spouse who helped inspire legislation during a visit to Sen  more

Shaheen Introduces Legislation to Protect Survivors of Domestic, Sexual Violence From Housing Discrimination
WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - The Fair Housing for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Survivors Act of 2019 would set a nationwide standard that survivors cannot be evicted or otherwise denied access to housing for being victims of those crimes - The Combating Sexual Harassment in Housing Act would make it easier for victims to bring forward certain cases of sexual harassment under the Fair Housing Act * * * U.S. Se  more

Shaheen, Hassan Applaud Senate Passage of Bipartisan Anti-Robocall Bill As It Heads to President's Desk
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, issued the following news release: * * * - 136 Million Robocalls have been Placed to New Hampshire Phone Numbers So Far This Year * * * U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) issued the following statements after the Senate passed bipartisan legislation to crack down on robocalls. The legislation improves the federal government's ability to find scammers, increases penalties on those caught and requires call   more

Shaheen, Kuster Applaud Inclusion of Funding for Research Efforts at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Cold Regions Lab in Government Funding Legislation
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 -- 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, and U.S. Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) applauded the inclusion of provisions they authored and supported in government funding legislation for fiscal year (FY) 2020 to bolster engineering and cold weather research at the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) in Hanover. The le  more

Shaheen, NH Delegation Announce $750K in Federal Funding to Improve Treatment for Mothers Struggling With Substance Use, Their Infants
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 -- 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, and U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced the award of $750,000 in federal funding to the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services to improve quality of care and reduce costs for pregnant and postpartum women struggling with s  more