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May 12, 2021

Shaheen, Rounds Introduce Bill to Support National World War II Memorial

**Commemorative coin proceeds would fund Memorial repair at no cost to taxpayers** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) today joined Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) to introduce the Greatest Generation Memorial Act to authorize the U.S. Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Proceeds from coin sales will go toward much-needed repairs and maintenance at the Memorial, and support commemorative and educational programming. Se… Continue Reading


May 11, 2021

Shaheen, Capito Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Invest in STEM Education & Strengthen STEM Workforce through Hands-On Learning Opportunities

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) today led the introduction of a bipartisan bill with Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) to expand opportunities for hands-on learning in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. The Supporting STEM Learning Opportunities Act would invest in experiential learning opportunities to strengthen the pipeline of students entering the STEM workforce, especially from traditionally underrepresented groups like women and communities of color… Continue Reading


May 11, 2021

Shaheen & Warner Introduce Legislation to Help Reduce Veteran Disability Claims Backlog & Veteran Homelessness through Free Legal Clinics

**Bill would provide pro bono legal services to veterans to help expedite claims assistance and legal counsel** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Mark Warner (D-VA) today introduced legislation to increase cooperation between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and veterans legal clinics. The Veterans Legal Support Act of 2021 would allow the VA to provide funding to law school legal clinics that provide pro bono legal services to veterans.? Law schools and the… Continue Reading


May 10, 2021

BREAKING: NH Delegation Announces Granite State Communities to Receive More than $1.4 Billion in State & Local Relief Funding from American Rescue Plan

**The flexible use funding will help the state and local communities prevent layoffs, avoid cuts to essential services, support small businesses & more** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced today that New Hampshire will receive $1,456,856,670 in COVID-19 financial relief for the state and local governments through the American Rescue Plan that was passed by Congress and s… Continue Reading


May 10, 2021

Senators Shaheen, Hassan Join in Introducing Bill to Help Wounded Veterans Start Families

**The Veteran Families Health Services Act Would Repeal the VA's Outdated Ban on Certain Fertility Treatments for Veterans with Service-Connected Injuries** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined in introducing the Veteran Families Health Services Act of 2021, comprehensive legislation that would, among other things, ensure that service members' and veterans' fertility treatments, such as in vitro fertilization (IVF), and counseling are covered by… Continue Reading


May 06, 2021

Senators Shaheen, Hassan Join Bicameral Push to Fix Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Lawmakers Urge Biden Administration to Correct Administrative Errors, Modify Program Restrictions, and Improve Oversight on Student Loan Servicers WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan joined their colleagues in calling on the Biden administration to strengthen the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program and to ensure that America's teachers, social workers, public defenders, service members, and community health care workers, along with many other public servants,… Continue Reading


May 06, 2021

ICYMI: Shaheen Discusses Strengthening Democracies Around the World in Virtual Atlantic Council Event with Estonian President Kaljulaid

(Washington, DC) - Yesterday, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the only woman and a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, participated in a moderated virtual discussion on strengthening democracies around the world, which was hosted by the Atlantic Council. Shaheen joined Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid in a talk entitled "In Dialogue: Strengthening the Foundation of Liberal Democracies" to discuss how the transatlantic community can strengthen foreign policy cooperatio… Continue Reading


May 05, 2021

NH Delegation Welcomes Nearly $1 Million to NH to Support COVID-19 Vaccinations in Underserved Areas

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) welcomed nearly $1 million to New Hampshire to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts. Specifically, the funding provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will support vaccine education and outreach efforts led by a community-based workforce comprised of trusted community leaders. The funding comes from the American Rescue P… Continue Reading


May 05, 2021

During Visit to Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester, Shaheen Highlights Need for Continued Action to Combat Mental Health Crisis Exacerbated by COVID

Shaheen hears more from members of the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester on the Mobile Crisis Response Program's work during the COVID-19 pandemic (Manchester, NH) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) visited the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester to discuss the needs and challenges facing the area as it addresses the mental health crisis, which has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. During the event, Shaheen received a briefing from the leadership of the center'… Continue Reading


May 04, 2021

Shaheen Celebrates Completion of Drinking Water Treatment Facility at Pease

Left: Shaheen tours the new Grafton Road Drinking Water Treatment Facility. Right: Shaheen delivers remarks during the completion ceremony for the new facility. Later: During Visit to the Compass House in Laconia, Shaheen Highlights Funding in COVID Relief to Combat Substance Use Disorder Epidemic Shaheen speaks to residents and staff of the Compass House in Laconia about federal funding included in COVID relief legislation to combat the substance use disorder epidemic. (Portsmouth, NH) … Continue Reading


May 04, 2021

Shaheen Joins Bipartisan Letter to Stem UN Funding Shortfalls for Yemen Humanitarian Relief

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined a bipartisan letter with Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT), Todd Young (R-IN) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) urging the Biden administration to encourage other countries to contribute to the United Nations' plan for Yemen humanitarian relief. In a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the Senators thanked the administration for the recent $191 million contribution to Yemen and urged… Continue Reading


May 04, 2021

As U.S. Begins Withdrawal from Afghanistan, Shaheen Reaffirms U.S. Commitment to Women’s Rights in Conversation with Afghan Women Parliamentarians

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the only woman and a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today met virtually with women members of Afghanistan's Parliament to discuss the rights and futures of women and girls in Afghanistan as the United States begins withdrawal. Last month, President Biden announced that the U.S. would withdraw U.S. forces by September 11, 2021. Shaheen has expressed disappointment in the President's decision, underscoring the risks o… Continue Reading


May 04, 2021

Senate Passes Bipartisan Congressional Gold Medal Act to Honor Doris Moore of Portsmouth and Other Members of the Six Triple Eight Battalion

**The Six Triple Eight was the Only All-Black, All-Female Battalion to Serve Overseas During World War II** (Washington, DC) - The U.S. Senate passed bipartisan legislation last week, cosponsored by U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the women of the Six Triple Eight Battalion, which was the only all-Black, all-female battalion serving overseas during World War II and included Portsmouth native Doris Moore. The 6888th Central Pos… Continue Reading


May 04, 2021

NH Delegation Announces $283K through American Rescue Plan to Strengthen Home Visiting Services for Vulnerable Families

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced that the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services will receive $283,582 through the American Rescue Plan. Specifically, the funding was awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and will support organizations and initiatives throughout the state that provide services through the Maternal, Infant, a… Continue Reading


May 03, 2021

Shaheen & Portman Participate in Dartmouth’s “Investing in our Energy Futures” Conference & Highlight Bipartisan Energy Efficiency Efforts

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) participated in a virtual conversation held by Dartmouth College entitled "Advancing Bipartisan Energy Policy: A Conversation with Senators Portman and Shaheen." They discussed their joint efforts in the Senate to advance energy efficiency, including the widely praised Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness (ESIC) Act, which contains key energy efficiency policy reforms that will create jobs, reduce emiss… Continue Reading


May 03, 2021

Senators Shaheen, Hassan Help Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Expand Telehealth Access

Bill Makes Permanent Telehealth Flexibilities That Congress Created as Part of COVID-19 Relief Bills WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI), Roger Wicker (R-MS), and colleagues in introducing the bipartisan Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act of 2021. The CONNECT for Health Act will expand coverage of telehealth services through Medicare, make permanent COVID-19 t… Continue Reading


May 03, 2021

Shaheen Joins Letter Calling for Protection of Survivors of Domestic Gun Violence through Full Enforcement of ‘Lautenberg Amendment’

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) joined a letter led by Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) urging the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to take additional steps to ensure federal law enforcement agencies fully comply with the Lautenberg Amendment. The Lautenberg Amendment makes it a felony for anyone convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence to ship, transport, receive or possess firearms without exceptions for law enforcement officers. Since its enactment as part o… Continue Reading


April 30, 2021

Shaheen & Hassan Join Senate Effort Urging Treasury, IRS to Reverse Trump Administration’s Rule that Eliminated Disclosure Requirements for Groups Engaged in Political Activity

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined a letter led by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Jon Tester (D-MT) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) urging the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to reverse the Trump Administration's decision to eliminate disclosure requirements for certain tax-exempt organizations that engage in political activity. The letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig h… Continue Reading


April 30, 2021

Shaheen Helps Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Protect Pregnant Workers Against Workplace Discrimination

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) helped introduce bipartisan legislation with U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) to protect pregnant workers from workplace discrimination. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which is closely modeled after the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), would require employers to make reasonable accommodations to allow pregnant workers to continue working safely. It will ensure… Continue Reading


April 30, 2021

After Leading Push in Senate Against Harmful Trump-Era Policy, Shaheen Applauds CMS Decision to Adopt Rules to Lower Health Care Costs

**Shaheen led effort in Senate to reverse Trump-era guidance that spiked out-of-pocket costs and reduced eligibility for ACA tax credits** (Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) lauded the reversal of a damaging Trump policy - one which she led the Congressional effort against - that increased out-of-pocket health care costs for millions of Americans and reduced eligibility for premium tax credits through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Centers for Medicare & Medica… Continue Reading

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