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October 11, 2019

Senators Shaheen and Markey Lead Letter Calling out Trump Administration for Attack on Lighting Standards That Save Consumers Money, Combat Climate Change

Eliminating 2020 standards would cost $14 billion every year, more than $100 per household annually (Washington, DC)- U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA) today called out the Trump administration for its attack on lighting efficiency standards, which will result in consumers paying billions of dollars more for energy and the emission of millions of additional tons of carbon dioxide. The Trump administration is proposing not to update the energy efficiency standards f… Continue Reading


October 11, 2019

Shaheen PFAS Health Impact Study Moves Forward

**Shaheen Established the PFAS Health Impact Study in the Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Defense Bill** **Shaheen Fought for Pease to Serve as a Model Site for Nationwide PFAS Health Impact Study** (Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) participated in a roundtable discussion on the upcoming per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) health impact study, which will be conducted in the Pease area. Shaheen established the study in the fiscal year (FY) 2018 annual defense bill. T… Continue Reading


October 09, 2019

Shaheen-Enzi Legislation Honoring Christa McAuliffe Signed into Law

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Mike Enzi (R-WY) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) issued the following statements after the Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Coin Act, bipartisan legislation that would create a commemorative coin to honor Christa McAuliffe, the Concord teacher who died aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1986, was signed into law. The bill further reaffirms American commitment to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education and supports it w… Continue Reading


October 09, 2019

Shaheen on Turkish Incursion: “I’m afraid we are dangerously close to the point of no return”

**Shaheen has long worked with the families of victims murdered by ISIS to bring killers to justice** **Last year, Shaheen traveled to Turkey to meet with President Erdogan, and Northeastern Syria where she visited ISIS detention facilities and met with local Arab politicians and SDF members** (Washington, DC)- U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of both the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services committees, issued the following statement after Turkish forces began an inc… Continue Reading


October 08, 2019

NH Delegation Announces More Than $1.2 Million in Federal Grant Funding in Support of Granite State Firefighters

(Washington, DC) - Today, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $1,216,972.31 in federal funding in support of Granite State firefighters around the state. Through the agency's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program and the Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Re… Continue Reading


October 07, 2019

Shaheen & Bipartisan Group of Senators Spearhead Bill to Bring More Alcohol and Drug Counselors to Communities

**Senators' Bipartisan Bill will Increase Access to Treatment by Allowing Licensed Addiction Counselors (LACs) to be Reimbursed by Medicare** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Jon Tester (D-MT), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) recently introduced legislation to provide better access to treatment for substance use disorders by recognizing licensed addiction counselors (LACs) under Medicare. The Senators' Addiction Treatment Access Act would allow health care … Continue Reading


October 07, 2019

Shaheen Expresses Alarm and Concern at President Trump’s Decision to Pull Back U.S. Forces in Northeastern Syria

**Last year, Shaheen traveled to Turkey to meet with President Erdogan, and Northeastern Syria where she visited ISIS detention facilities and met with local Arab politicians and SDF members** **Shaheen has long worked with the families of victims murdered by ISIS to bring killers to justice** (Washington, DC)-U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of both the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services committees, issued the following statement after President Trump announced a p… Continue Reading


October 04, 2019

NH Delegation Honors Recipients of 2019 Congressional Law Enforcement Awards

(Concord, NH) - The New Hampshire congressional delegation honored members of New Hampshire's law enforcement community this evening for their exemplary service at the annual New Hampshire Congressional Law Enforcement Awards (NH-CLEA) ceremony in Concord. The New Hampshire Congressional Law Enforcement Awards were established in 1998. All New Hampshire law enforcement officers - whether they are serving full - or part-time - are eligible to be nominated for recognition from the New Hampshire… Continue Reading


October 03, 2019

Shaheen, NH Delegation Announce More than $600,000 for NH Law Enforcement Funding for Anti-Heroin Task Force & Officer Performance Development

Senators Shaheen and Hassan held a press conference with the Merrimack Police Department on Monday to kick off National Community Policing Week. (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the lead Democrat of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee that funds the Department of Justice, announced today with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01), $664,673 in federal funds for New Hampshire through the Department of Justice's Comm… Continue Reading


October 03, 2019

Shaheen Unveils Affordable Housing & Economic Security Package

**Shaheen's 3-bill Package Legislation Would Protect Low-Income NH Families in Rural Communities from Losing their Homes, Empower Manufactured Home Owners & Cap FHA Mortgage Insurance Payments** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) unveiled an affordable housing and economic security package today, which is comprised of three bills that would protect low-income families in rural communities from eviction, empower manufactured homeowners and make it easier for first-time and… Continue Reading


October 02, 2019

Shaheen, Committee Democrats Send Letter to Secretary Pompeo Urging U.S. Remain in Fight against Global Warming

(Washington, DC) - Earlier this week, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC), sent a letter with the full Democratic membership of the Committee to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo once again calling on the Trump Administration to provide valid justification for the United States' withdrawal from the international accord, weeks before President Trump can officially withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. "Climate change is an exist… Continue Reading


October 02, 2019

Shaheen, Hassan and Pappas Announce More Than $3.2 Million in Federal Funding to Laconia School District to Prevent Youth Violence and Boost Mental Health Services

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the lead Democrat of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee that funds the Department of Justice, announced today with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) that the Laconia School District will receive $3,212,500 in federal funding from the United States Departments of Justice and Education in support of efforts to reduce and prevent youth violence in the school system, bolster student and family engagement, and … Continue Reading


October 01, 2019

Shaheen, Hassan Announce Resources for Substance Use Disorder Youth Mentoring Program at Nashua Boys and Girls Club

Shaheen was Instrumental in Helping to Secure this New Funding Funds Will go toward Substance Misuse Prevention & Mentoring Program (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the lead Democrat of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee that funds the Department of Justice (DOJ), announced with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) that Eluna-a non-profit organization that assists children impacted by substance use disorder-received $500,000 in federal funding through the DOJ's Office of … Continue Reading


October 01, 2019

Shaheen, Senators to JUUL/Altria: Protect Children Over Products

Senators continue investigation of JUUL's marketing tactics to children, motives for partnership with tobacco giant Altria (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) sent a letter today with a group of Senators led by Dick Durbin (D-IL) to JUUL Labs' new CEO K.C. Crosthwaite and Altria CEO Howard Willard slamming the companies for their role in fueling the youth vaping epidemic and probing the recent corporate marriage of JUUL-the most popular e-cigarette product among children-with … Continue Reading


October 01, 2019

Shaheen, McSally Lead Bipartisan Push to Expand Breast Cancer Screenings for U.S. Service Members, Veterans

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Martha McSally (R-AZ) led a bipartisan letter yesterday urging the Department of Defense (DoD) to expand and improve breast cancer screening coverage options for female service members and veterans. Senators Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Susan M. Collins (R-ME), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) co-sig… Continue Reading


September 30, 2019

New Hampshire Delegation Joins ONDCP Director Carroll for Youth Substance Use Prevention Discussion in Milford

Shaheen, Hassan, Kuster, Pappas and ONDCP Director Carroll discussing the importance of the Drug-Free Communities program with students and local stakeholders (Milford, NH) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) today joined Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Director Jim Carroll, as well as local students, school administrators, community leaders and youth advocates in a roundtable discussion … Continue Reading


September 30, 2019

Shaheen Introduces Bipartisan Effort to Reform Wasteful U.S. Sugar Program

(Manchester, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) is renewing her bipartisan effort to rein in America's flawed sugar program and save taxpayer dollars. Last week, Senator Shaheen introduced the Fair Sugar Policy Act of 2019 alongside Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Representatives Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Danny Davis (D-IL). Since 2008, the federal sugar support program has cost consumers and businesses as much as $4 billion per year. "Reforming the federal sugar program is long overdue. Our… Continue Reading


September 30, 2019

NH Delegation Announce More Than $4.7 Million in Federal Grant Funding to Improve Treatment of Opioid Addiction

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) today announced the award of $4,718,681 in federal grant funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to improve the treatment of opioid addiction through its Helping to End Addition Long-term (HEAL) Initiative. This program provides resources to test new approaches aimed at improving tr… Continue Reading


September 30, 2019

In Committee-Approved Funding Bill, Shaheen Boosts Funding for Anti-Opioid Grants, PFAS Research & Federal Support to Improve Mental Health Services for Law Enforcement

**Funding Legislation Continues Financial Relief for New England Fishermen from Costly At-Sea Monitoring Fees** **Shaheen Secures 4,000 Afghan Special Immigrant Visas for Afghan Allies** **Shaheen Includes Measure Directing Federal Agency to Prioritize Communities like NH Experiencing High Rates of Pediatric Cancer** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and the lead Democrat of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Scie… Continue Reading


September 26, 2019

Shaheen Honors the Fallen of the USS Thresher in Keynote Address at Arlington National Cemetery Memorial Dedication

Shaheen Honors the Fallen of the USS Thresher in Keynote Address at Arlington National Cemetery Memorial Dedication Photos from the USS Thresher Arlington National Cemetery Memorial Dedication (Arlington, VA) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) delivered the keynote address at the dedication ceremony of the USS Thresher Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery. In her remarks, Shaheen honored the 129 men who paid the ultimate sacrifice when the Threshe… Continue Reading

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