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August 12, 2020

NH Congressional Delegation Calls for Answers on Postal Service Problems

Delegation Shares Stories of Granite Staters Who Have Experienced Delays in Receiving Medication & Other Essential Supplies Amid COVID-19 (Washington, DC)- U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-01) and Chris Pappas (NH-02) are calling for answers on mail delivery concerns that they have heard from Granite Staters. The letter follows recent changes instituted by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, who started in his position in May… Continue Reading


August 12, 2020

Shaheen, Hassan & Bipartisan Group of Senators Call for Extension of Census Deadlines to Give Census Bureau Enough Time for Full and Accurate Count Amid Delays Due to Pandemic

**Senators Urge Extension Be Included In Upcoming COVID-19 Relief Package** **Earlier this week, Shaheen - Vice Chair of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee that Funds the U.S. Census Bureau - Requested an IG Investigation into Shortened Census Schedule** (Washington, DC) - Yesterday, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined a bipartisan group of 48 Senators, led by Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), calling for the extension of the statutory … Continue Reading


August 12, 2020

NH Delegation Announces More Than $1.3 Million for Student Support Services at UNH, Keene State and Plymouth State

(Manchester, NH) - Today, 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 $1,364,423 in federal funding to the University of New Hampshire (UNH), Keene State College (KSC) and Plymouth State University (PSU) to bolster and expand vital student support services. UNH, KSC and PSU will receive $379,979, $364,948 and $357,608 for t… Continue Reading


August 11, 2020

NH Delegation Announces More Than $792K in Federal Grant Funding to Support NH Firefighters

(Manchester, NH) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced with U.S. 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 $792,391 in federal funding to support Granite State firefighters around the state. Through the agency's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program, the following cities and towns received grants: … Continue Reading


August 11, 2020

Shaheen & Group of Senators Press the White House to Restore Full Funding for National Guard’s COVID-19 Response

**Despite facing a large budget shortfall, New Hampshire is only receiving 75 percent federal reimbursement for the NH Guard's activation while several states are now receiving 100 percent** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Armed Service Committee, joined a group of 33 U.S. Senators led by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) yesterday, asking President Trump to restore full funding to states for the National Guard forces responding to the COVID-19 pa… Continue Reading


August 11, 2020

Ranking Member Shaheen Requests IG Investigation into Shortened Census Schedule

SHAHEEN: "I am very worried that the rushed schedule will lead to a significant undercount in hard-to-count communities, which puts the accuracy and quality of the Constitutionally-mandated count at risk." (Washington, DC)- U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Ranking Member of the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations subcommittee that's charged with funding the census, sent a letter to the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Commerce requesting an investigation into w… Continue Reading


August 10, 2020

During Virtual Conference Call, Shaheen Calls for Extension of Enhanced Federal Unemployment Benefits that Senate Republicans Let Expire with Impacted Granite Staters

Later in Nashua: Shaheen Hosts Roundtable Discussion at Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter and Highlights Need to Include Housing Assistance for Vulnerable Families in Upcoming COVID-19 Relief Legislation Shaheen speaks to housing advocates, social service representatives and local officials at Nashua Soup & Kitchen on the need to provide emergency housing assistance to vulnerable Granite Staters in upcoming COVID-19 relief legislation. Today, U.S. Senator Jea… Continue Reading


August 10, 2020

NH Delegation Announces More Than $39.5 Million to Support Affordable Housing for Granite Staters

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, 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 that New Hampshire, as well as housing authorities and agencies throughout the state, will receive $39,568,585 in federal funding allocated as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to support … Continue Reading


August 10, 2020

Shaheen Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Increase Global Cooperation in Fight Against Synthetic Drug Trafficking

WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) joined with U.S Representatives David Trone (D-MD) and Michael McCaul (R-TX) to announce the introduction of bipartisan, bicameral legislation to increase global cooperation in the fight against synthetic drug trafficking. The Fighting Emerging Narcotics Through Additional Nations to Yield Lasting (FENTANYL) Results Act would authorize two programs through the State Department that would build foreign law enforcemen… Continue Reading


August 09, 2020

Shaheen Introduces Legislation to Extend Loan Support to Rural Small Businesses

**Rural Equal Aid Act expands CARES Act loan relief to Department of Agriculture Rural Development programs** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a senior member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, introduced bipartisan legislation with U.S. Senators Angus King (I-ME), Jon Tester (D-MT) and Mitt Romney (R-UT) aimed at enhancing support for rural communities, family farms and small businesses facing increased fiscal pressures due to the COVID-19 outbreak. … Continue Reading


August 09, 2020

Shaheen & Murphy Call on Trump Admin to Reopen the ACA Marketplace, Allow Seniors to Access Medicare During COVID-19 Pandemic

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) sent a letter with a group of Senators calling on President Trump to reopen the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) marketplace to allow more people to enroll in health insurance and access federal subsidies, and to take steps to ensure seniors can enroll in Medicare coverage as they disproportionately face potential health issues related to COVID-19. In the letter, the Senators requested Trump authorize an ACA Special Enroll… Continue Reading


August 07, 2020

Shaheen, Hassan and Kuster Announce More than $821K for Nashua Public Transit

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced an $821,500 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DoT) to the Nashua Transit System. Specifically, the funding was awarded through the Federal Transit Administration's Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Program, and will be used by the transit agency to replace two of the … Continue Reading


August 07, 2020

With Domestic Violence Surging Amid Pandemic, Shaheen & Hassan Help Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Close Dangerous Loophole to Protect Domestic Abuse Survivors

(Washington, DC) - As reports of domestic violence increase across the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and U.S. Representative Jim Himes (D-CT) in introducing strongly-supported bicameral legislation to protect domestic violence survivors from gun violence. The Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act is narrowly crafted to close loopholes that allow domestic abusers to le… Continue Reading


August 07, 2020

Shaheen & Bennet Call on Trump Admin to Delay Start of Recoupment Period of Medicare Payments Program for Health Care Providers on Frontlines of Pandemic

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) called on the administration today to delay the start of the recoupment period for health care providers under the Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payments (AAP) program. Under the AAP program, this week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is scheduled to start withholding payment on 100 percent of all otherwise payable Medicare claims that health care providers submit for reimbursement until the … Continue Reading


August 06, 2020

Shaheen, Group of Senators Introduce Resolution Celebrating the 55th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) joined a group of 23 Senators today, led by Senator Ed Markey (D-MA), in introducing a Senate Resolution to recognize, commemorate and celebrate the 55th anniversary of the enactment of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965. President Lyndon Johnson proposed the legislation just days after the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, during which the late Representative John Lewis was savagely beaten by law enforcement officers … Continue Reading


August 06, 2020

Senate Clears Shaheen & Hassan-Cosponsored Veterans Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Legislation

(Washington, DC) -The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act - bipartisan legislation cosponsored by U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) - to improve veterans' access to mental health care. This landmark legislation is a comprehensive and aggressive approach to connect more veterans with mental health care. This bill will bolster the VA's mental health workforce and increase rural or hard-to-reach vetera… Continue Reading


August 06, 2020

Shaheen, Hassan Fight to Secure Child Care Relief in Next Senate COVID-19 Stimulus Package

In Letter to Senate Leadership: Shaheen, Hassan & Group of Senators Say Their Plan to Stabilize the Child Care System, Keep Providers in Business & Support Working Parents Is Critical Part of Nation's Response to Pandemic (Washington, DC) - This week, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined U.S. Senators Tina Smith (D-MN) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and a group of Senators in calling on Senate leadership to prioritize the inclusion of their plan for a $50 bi… Continue Reading


August 05, 2020

Shaheen Announces Support for Legislation to Help College Students Vote During Pandemic

National Emergency Student Vote Act Would Engage Colleges and Universities to Help Students Register and Vote in the 2020 Elections (Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) announced her support for legislation introduced last month by U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) to help college students nationwide exercise their right to vote in the 2020 elections, even as millions are displaced from campus due to t… Continue Reading


August 05, 2020

Shaheen & Group of Senators File Amicus Brief Calling for the Overturn of Discriminatory HHS Rule Threatening Access to Health Care for Millions of Americans

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Ron Wyden (D-OR) and a group of Senators filed an amicus brief in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals to support litigation that would overturn a Trump administration rule that threatens access to health care for millions of Americans. The case challenges a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) rule finalized in May 2019 that would dramatically expand the scope of existing federal refusal statutes and,… Continue Reading


August 05, 2020

NH Delegation Statement on President’s Approval of Guard Activation Extension at Only 75% Federal Reimbursement

**President Trump extended the NH Guard's activation until December 31st but with reduced federal support for all states except Florida and Texas** (Washington, DC)- U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) issued the following joint statement after President Trump authorized an extension of the New Hampshire National Guard's activation through D… Continue Reading

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