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May 04, 2009

Shaheen Calls Renewable Energy Use Priority

BEDFORD, N.H. -- New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen said Monday that upgrading the nation's aging transmission system, helping clean energy companies succeed and establishing a national standard for renewable energy use are her priorities for the upcoming energy bill. Shaheen gave her first major speech on national energy policy Monday at the New Hampshire Forum on the Future at the Bedford Village Inn. Shaheen, a member of the Senate Energy Committee, also said small and large manufacturers al… Continue Reading

May 04, 2009

For hard-pressed businesses, easier credit

by Denis Paiste

Manchester - New Hampshire businesses, particularly auto dealers, got a potential boost yesterday from the U.S. Small Business Administration, which expanded eligibility for its 7(a) guaranteed loan program. "I'm delighted to see that the Small Business Administration is responding to the concerns that we've been hearing in New Hampshire for months now about the need to provide some additional access to credit for auto dealers and for all small businesses," U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., sai… Continue Reading

May 04, 2009

Shaheen helps get credit for small businesses

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Auto dealers and other small businesses will have an easier time obtaining credit thanks in part to the efforts of New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen. Shaheen has been urging the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Obama administration to make credit available to more small businesses. On Friday, the SBA announced it will expand a loan program to make an additional 70,000 small businesses eligible. Shaheen's efforts included meeting with President Obama, raising the … Continue Reading

April 17, 2009

Shaheen hears from SBI members

by Gail Ober

April 16, 2009

Shipyard poised to be the best, Sen. Shaheen says

April 16, 2009

On her first tour as U.S. Senator, Shaheen impressed with shipyard

by Charles McMahon

April 08, 2009

Shaheen tells bankers, brokers to keep pushing

by Geoff Cunningham Jr.

April 02, 2009

Senate Passes Shaheen Fraudulent Lending Amendment to Budget Resolution

March 31, 2009

Strength through service

by Jeanne Shaheen

Throughout American history, the compassion of our people has gotten us through the most difficult of times. That spirit exists today. The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, which recently passed the Senate with broad bipartisan support, will allow us to tap into the strong desire of Americans to do their part to help our country recover and prosper by encouraging volunteerism at every stage of life.This bill couldn't come at a more critical time. More and more people need help in this tough e… Continue Reading

March 31, 2009

Shaheen Meets With Struggling Auto Dealers

March 27, 2009

NH's Gregg, Shaheen vote for AmeriCorps expansion

March 20, 2009

NH delegation urges White House to increase reimbursement for ice storm costs

March 19, 2009

Sen. Shaheen invites local business owner to share story, ideas

March 17, 2009

Shaheen holds roundtable on economic development


March 16, 2009

Shaheen surveys Coos economy

by Lorna Colquhoun

BERLIN -- When the nation's economy begins its turnaround, northern New Hampshire's most important highways must be smoother and faster, economic leaders told U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen on Saturday. They weren't just talking about the paved roadways, they were talking about the information highway and the need to bring broadband to the most rural areas. Highway dollars, said Eddie Deblois, who has hung on to his job at Fraser Papers, tend to go to southern parts of the state. "We need to i… Continue Reading

March 16, 2009

Shaheen praises Obama plan to aid small businesses

by Associated Press

March 14, 2009

Shaheen focuses on small business aid at White House

by Aaron Sanborn

February 25, 2009

Senate OK's expanded children's healthcare program

by Adam D. Krauss

February 23, 2009

Shaheen talks business in Port City

by Geoff Cunningham Jr.

February 23, 2009

Focus on energy efficiency

by Victoria Guay

The Energy Services Program at Lakes Region Community College - a two-year degree program that trains people to work in fields that require knowledge of energy efficiency and renewable energy systems - is just the sort of program the state needs to produce the workers who can "grow" the state's economy, according to U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH.Shaheen made a stop at Lakes Region Community College Friday to tour the Energy Services classroom and meet with college and small busin… Continue Reading

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