October 02, 2018

Shaheen, Hassan & Shea-Porter Announce $1.6M to Prepare Manchester Students for Postsecondary Education

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) announced a Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant for $1,572,534 per year over the next seven years to the New Hampshire College & University Council to provide services to increase the number of low income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education. This grant will fund GEAR UP programming… Continue Reading

October 02, 2018

Shaheen Statement on Revised NAFTA Trade Agreement

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement regarding revisions announced by the Trump administration to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): "Trade plays a critical role in our economy, supporting job creation and allowing small businesses in New Hampshire and throughout the nation to grow. While I will be reviewing the details of this agreement, I was encouraged to see some positive improvements that will help New Hampshire's dairy farmers… Continue Reading

October 01, 2018

NH Delegation Announces $1.2M to Support NH Youth Victimized by Opioid Crisis

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced $1,186,005 in grants from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to support children and youth who are affected by the opioid epidemic. These grants include $749,886 to the New Hampshire Department of Justice and $436,119 to Dartmouth College, and will bolster crime victim services by expanding… Continue Reading

September 28, 2018

Joint Statement From Shaheen and Tillis, NATO Observer Group Co-Chairs, Prior to the Macedonian Referendum on Sunday

(Washington, DC)-U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) issued the following statement ahead of Sunday's referendum where the Macedonian people will vote on a change to their constitution that will clear a path toward NATO accession. The Senators' remarks echo statements made by Secretary of Defense James Mattis, Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany: "As the Macedonian people prepare to vote in this weekend's referendum, we wish … Continue Reading

September 28, 2018

Continued Opioid Response Funding, $10 Million for PFAS Health-Impact Study Secured By Shaheen Signed Into Law in Appropriations Bill

Shaheen Ushers $10 Million through Congress for 2nd Year of Nationwide PFAS Health-Impact Study She Established in 2018 Defense Bill Shaheen Ensures Continued Federal Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic Established in Bipartisan Budget Negotiations Earlier this Year (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after funding legislation for fiscal year (FY) 2019 that funds the Departments of Def… Continue Reading

September 28, 2018

NH Delegation Applauds $3 Million Award to Help Expand the Wood Production Industry in New England

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02), applauded the announcement that the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Inc. and the Northern Forest Center in Concord, will receive $3 million through an award provided by the U.S. Department of Commerce to bolster wood product markets in New England. This federal funding will be allocated through the Commerce Department's Economic Devel… Continue Reading

September 28, 2018

Senate Passes Shaheen, Hassan Bipartisan Resolution Designating Sept. 30th – Oct. 6th National Community Policing Week

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) announced the passage of their Senate Resolution designating September 30th through October 6th as "National Community Policing Week." Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) also sponsored the legislation. The bipartisan resolution recognizes the service and sacrifice of the law enforcement community, and underscores the importance of community policing, which forges bonds between police officers and community members. Th… Continue Reading

September 27, 2018

Shaheen Statement Following Testimony from Dr. Ford and Judge Kavanaugh

(Washington, DC)- U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee: "Dr. Ford's testimony was detailed, moving and credible, and I believe her," said Shaheen. "I was in awe of her bravery and strength today. I hope her testimony will be a watershed moment in our country for survivors of sexual assault. Women all across the country are making their voices heard and demanding… Continue Reading

September 26, 2018

Shaheen Statement on Latest Sexual Assault Allegation Against SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement in response to the latest allegation of sexual assault against U.S. Supreme Court Nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh: "These allegations underscore why it's imperative that there be an FBI investigation as has been done in the past when accusations have been brought against a Supreme Court nominee," said Shaheen. "It is egregious that President Trump and Republican leadership have resisted an FBI investigation tha… Continue Reading

September 26, 2018

Shaheen, Hassan & Kuster Announce $950K to Combat the Opioid Epidemic in Northern New Hampshire

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced $950,000 in federal grants to the North Country Health Consortium from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). These grants include $200,000 from the Rural Communities Opioid Response Planning Program and $250,000 per year for each of the next three years from the Rural Opioid Health Program, and will fund efforts to combat substance misuse and the op… Continue Reading

September 24, 2018

Shaheen, Hassan Announce $2M Award to Brayton Energy to Advance Energy Technology

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) announced $1,994,005 in federal grants to Brayton Energy from the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop an innovative energy storage system to provide reliable, affordable power to the electric grid for up to 100 hours, enhancing grid resilience and performance. "A stronger, more sustainable future depends on energy innovation, and Brayton Energy has led these efforts in New Hampshire and across the country,"… Continue Reading

September 21, 2018

PHOTO RELEASE: Shaheen Presents Former OSS Operative Roger Campbell with the Congressional Gold Medal in Recognition of His Service During World War II

(Wolfeboro, NH) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) presented Technician Fourth Grade Roger Campbell (Ret.) with the Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of his heroic service as part of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) during World War II at the Wright Museum of World War II. The OSS was the precursor to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and special operations community. In March, the United States Congress bestowed the Congressional Gold Medal to the OSS in recognition of … Continue Reading

September 21, 2018

Funding Legislation Signed into Law with Significant NH Priorities Secured by Shaheen

**Shaheen, a Senior Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Extends Federal Response Efforts to the Opioid Crisis with $400 Million in Treatment Funding** **Shaheen Secures Funding to Prioritize Emergency Dredging of Hampton Harbor & Increased Federal Aid for Northern Border Regional Commission** (Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after the final version of the fiscal year (FY) 2019 funding legislation for the Energy and Water… Continue Reading

September 21, 2018

Shaheen Announces $250,000 through STEP Program to Help New Hampshire Small Businesses Expand Trade Opportunities

**Shaheen Created STEP in 2010 to Help Small Businesses Enter New Markets, Access Export Financing & Attend Trade Missions** **A Member of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee, Shaheen Has Led Efforts in the Senate to Secure Funding for STEP Grants ** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a member of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, announced that the Small Business Administration (SBA) awarded the Department of International Commerce at th… Continue Reading

September 20, 2018

Shaheen Statement on Reports State Department Officials Advised Pompeo Against Yemen Certification

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees, issued the following statement in response to reports that State Department officials advised Secretary of State Mike Pompeo against certifying to Congress that the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen is complying with humanitarian benchmarks and avoiding civilian casualties. Senators Shaheen and Todd Young (R-IN) authored this certification in this year's defense authorization… Continue Reading

September 20, 2018

Shaheen, Hassan & Kuster Introduce Legislation to Protect Nashua River and its Tributaries

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) introduced legislation in the Senate to designate portions of the Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit Rivers in New Hampshire and Massachusetts as scenic rivers under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. The legislation would create a locally appointed advisory committee that works with state and federal agencies to protect the river. It would also direct the rivers to be managed in accordance with the Na… Continue Reading

September 20, 2018

In Letter to FBI Director, Shaheen Calls for Protection of Sources and Methods as President Trump Recklessly Pursues Document Declassification

**Lead Democrat on the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee which funds DOJ and FBI, requests answers on fulfilling the President's declassification order, including whether AG Sessions has recused himself from the process** (Washington, DC)-U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the lead Democrat of the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, which funds the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Just… Continue Reading

September 19, 2018

NH Delegation Announces $119K in Grants for Crisis Intervention Training for NH’s First Responders

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced $119,297 in federal grants to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of New Hampshire from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The grant will fund crisis intervention training for New Hampshire's first responders. "Supporting Granite Staters who are struggling with mental illness is vital, and that must inclu… Continue Reading

September 19, 2018

Shaheen Applauds Approval of NH Application for Federal Opioid Response Grants

** Shaheen Helped Negotiate the Bipartisan Budget Agreement that Led to the Opioid Response Funding for New Hampshire** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement in response to the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services' application being accepted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for opioid response funding that the New Hampshire delegation helped secure. As a member of the Common Sense Caucus, … Continue Reading

September 17, 2018

Shaheen Ushers Through Key NH Priorities in Senate-Passed Bill to Combat Opioid Crisis

**Shaheen's Priorities to Direct Funding to Hardest Hit States, Extend Drug Monitoring Program, and Support Peer Support Networks, Pass with Overwhelming Bipartisan Support** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement after the Senate passed the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018, legislation addressing the fentanyl, heroin, and opioid epidemic with overwhelming bipartisan support. The legislation includes Shaheen priorities to assist New Hampshire, i… Continue Reading

Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72 Page 73 Page 74 Page 75 Page 76 Page 77 Page 78 Page 79 Page 80 Page 81 Page 82 Page 83 Page 84 Page 85 Page 86 Page 87 Page 88 Page 89 Page 90 Page 91 Page 92 Page 93 Page 94 Page 95 Page 96 Page 97 Page 98 Page 99 Page 100 Page 101 Page 102 Page 103 Page 104 Page 105 Page 106 Page 107 Page 108 Page 109 Page 110 Page 111 Page 112 Page 113 Page 114 Page 115 Page 116 Page 117 Page 118 Page 119 Page 120 Page 121 Page 122 Page 123 Page 124 Page 125 Page 126 Page 127 Page 128 Page 129 Page 130 Page 131 Page 132 Page 133 Page 134 Page 135 Page 136 Page 137 Page 138 Page 139 Page 140 Page 141 Page 142 Page 143 Page 144 Page 145 Page 146 Page 147 Page 148 Page 149 Page 150 Page 151 Page 152 Page 153 Page 154 Page 155 Page 156 Page 157 Page 158 Page 159 Page 160 Page 161 Page 162 Page 163 Page 164 Page 165 Page 166 Page 167 Page 168 Page 169 Page 170 Page 171 Page 172 Page 173 Page 174 Page 175 Page 176 Page 177 Page 178 Page 179 Page 180 Page 181 Page 182 Page 183 Page 184 Page 185 Page 186 Page 187 Page 188 Page 189 Page 190 Page 191 Page 192 Page 193 Page 194 Page 195 Page 196 Page 197 Page 198 Page 199 Page 200 Page 201 Page 202 Page 203 Page 204 Page 205 Page 206 Page 207 Page 208 Page 209 Page 210 Page 211 Page 212 Page 213 Page 214 Page 215 Page 216 Page 217 Page 218 Page 219 Page 220 Page 221 Page 222 Page 223 Page 224 Page 225 Page 226 Page 227 Page 228 Page 229 Page 230 Page 231 Page 232 Page 233 Page 234 Page 235 Page 236 Page 237 Page 238 Page 239 Page 240 Page 241 Page 242 Page 243 Page 244 Page 245 Page 246 Page 247 Page 248 Page 249 Page 250 Page 251 Page 252 Page 253 Page 254 Page 255 Page 256 Page 257 Page 258 Page 259 Page 260 Page 261 Page 262 Page 263 Page 264 Page 265 Page 266 Page 267 Page 268 Page 269 Page 270 Page 271
Showing page   of 271