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January 25, 2013

SHAHEEN, COLLINS, WHITEHOUSE LEAD CHARGE TO END LGBT DISCRIMINATION DURING JURY SELECTION PROCESS

US Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) this week re-introduced bipartisan legislation that would abolish discrimination against LGBT citizens during the federal jury selection process. The Jury ACCESS (Access for Capable Citizens and Equality in Service Selection) Act of 2013 would prohibit the practice of striking jurors in federal courts on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The legislation has already been endorsed by a large co… Continue Reading


January 25, 2013

SHAHEEN: VICTORIA ARLEN INSPIRES US ALL

(Exeter, N.H.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) commended Paralympic athlete Victoria Arlen for her dedication, hard work and spirit of character during a ceremony this morning at Exeter High School honoring Victoria for her accomplishments at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. Shaheen presented Victoria and her family with a copy of the Congressional Record Statement titled "A Tribute to Victoria Arlen" that Shaheen submitted to recognize Victoria's achievements. An 18 year-old senior … Continue Reading


January 25, 2013

SHAHEEN, AYOTTE LEAD BIPARTISAN EFFORT TO IMPROVE MENTAL HEALTH CARE AND AWARENESS

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) this week introduced legislation aimed at expanding mental health first aid training and increasing the effectiveness of mental health care across the nation. The Mental Health First Aid Act of 2013 provides support for training programs to help the public identify, understand, and address crisis situations safely. The bill also calls for protocols for initiating timely referrals to mental health services availa… Continue Reading


January 24, 2013

SHAHEEN ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR HAGEL NOMINATION

(Washington, D.C.) -U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement this afternoon announcing her support for Senator Hagel's nomination to serve as Secretary of Defense. Shaheen made the announcement after meeting with Senator Hagel earlier today in her office here in Washington. "This morning I had an opportunity to meet with Senator Hagel to discuss his nomination and his views on the future of our military and am pleased t… Continue Reading


January 23, 2013

SHAHEEN RENEWS STRONG SUPPORT FOR VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) today renewed her strong support of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and repeated her call for Congress to reauthorize this critical program. Shaheen, an original co-sponsor of the bill, was part of a bipartisan group of senators who reintroduced the legislation. "Protecting New Hampshire citizens from domestic and sexual abuse is a critical priority, and the services afforded through VAWA have an enormous impact in keeping our citize… Continue Reading


January 23, 2013

SHAHEEN STATEMENT ON CLINTON TESTIMONY AT BENGHAZI HEARING

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement this morning on Secretary Clinton's testimony at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the September, 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya: "Secretary Clinton has been up front and honest about the mistakes that were made in the lead-up to the attack in Benghazi and I want to commend her for both her strong leadership at the State Department and for taking responsibility for what happened on Septembe… Continue Reading


January 23, 2013

SHAHEEN MEETS WITH KERRY, AFFIRMS SUPPORT FOR NOMINATION

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, met yesterday with U.S. Senator John Kerry (D-MA) to discuss his nomination to serve as the United States Secretary of State. "Our meeting strengthened my confidence in Senator Kerry as an excellent nominee to become our country's next Secretary of State. Senator Kerry carries tremendous international qualifications and has proven himself time and again as a strong leader for our country. I have worked close… Continue Reading


January 16, 2013

SHAHEEN, AYOTTE ANNOUNCE NEW HAMPSHIRE STUDENTS SELECTED FOR 2013 SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) today announced the names of the two New Hampshire students who have been selected as delegates to the 51st annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) that will be held March 9 - 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. John Parsons of Madbury and Allison Thompson of Nashua were selected to join more than 100 student delegates to attend USSYP's Washington Week. Each student delegate will receive a $5,000 undergraduate … Continue Reading


January 15, 2013

SHAHEEN STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF MYRTLE MCINTYRE

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement today on the passing of Myrtle McIntyre. "During her years of service to the Granite State, Myrtle McIntyre served as a role model for the future generation of women leaders in New Hampshire. Her dedication to civic engagement instilled the ideals of public service in so many throughout our state. She will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire McIntyre family."… Continue Reading


January 15, 2013

SHAHEEN: PAY AS YOU EARN STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM WILL HELP STUDENT BORROWERS STAY ON TRACK

(Manchester, N.H) - Our workforce must have the skills to compete in a global economy and that means making sure college is affordable, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) said today at a discussion on student loans at UNH Manchester. Shaheen specifically spoke about the benefits of the new Pay As You Earn repayment plan, which would cap monthly payment for some student loan borrowers at an amount that is affordable based on their income. The Pay As You Earn plan caps payments for Federal Dire… Continue Reading


January 11, 2013

CREARE, INC. HOSTS SHAHEEN, ENDORSES SENATOR’S ENERGY EFFICIENCY LEGISLATION

(Hanover, N.H.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) toured local engineering research and development firm Creare, Inc. in Hanover this afternoon to highlight the company's production of energy efficient technologies and discuss how her bipartisan energy efficiency legislation could help the firm create high-tech jobs in New Hampshire. Several provisions of Shaheen's legislation, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act (S. 1000), were recently passed through Congress with broad bi… Continue Reading


January 10, 2013

SHAHEEN DISCUSSES ROLE OF WOMEN IN SMALL BUSINESS, GROWING GRANITE STATE ECONOMY AT MANCHESTER FORUM

(Manchester, N.H.) - This morning U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) highlighted the important role women play in small businesses and growing the New Hampshire economy at the "Women and Money" forum hosted by the N.H. Center for Women's Business Advancement. At the event, Shaheen focused on the importance of supporting women-owned small businesses and helping female business owners create jobs in the state. The Center for Women's Business Advancement offers workshops, one-on-one counseling a… Continue Reading


January 10, 2013

SHAHEEN POSTHUMOUSLY HONORS MANCHSTER WORLD WAR II VETERAN WITH MEDALS FOR SERVICE

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen posthumously honored George Giotas, a World War II veteran and Manchester native, at a military medals ceremony yesterday. Shaheen presented the Giotas family with six awards to honor Mr. Giotas for his service to the United States. The awards included the Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Honorable Service Lapel Button and Marksmanship Badge with Carbine Bar. Mr. Giotas worked as an automo… Continue Reading


January 09, 2013

SHAHEEN HIGHLIGHTS COST SAVINGS OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY DURING TOUR OF HIGH LINER FOODS

(Portsmouth, N.H.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) toured High Liner Foods in Portsmouth this afternoon where she discussed her bipartisan energy efficiency bill and learned how the company has reduced its energy consumption by using energy efficient technologies. Several provisions of Shaheen's legislation, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act (S. 1000), were recently passed through Congress with broad bipartisan support and signed into law by President Obama. During her … Continue Reading


January 09, 2013

SHAHEEN, AYOTTE ANNOUNCE PEASE IS CANDIDATE FOR KC-46A TANKER

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) today announced that New Hampshire's Pease Air National Guard base is one of only five Air National Guard installations selected for the Air Force's candidate base list for the new KC-46A air refueling tanker. This important announcement represents a significant step in the process of determining where the new tankers will be based. Shaheen and Ayotte, both members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, have worked… Continue Reading


January 09, 2013

SHAHEEN VISITS NUTE HIGH SCHOOL TO HELP BOY SCOUT OBTAIN COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) visited Nute High School in Milton to meet with Boy Scout Joey Boulanger to thank him for his community service and help him obtain his "Citizenship in the Nation" badge. Joey suffers from Fragile X Syndrome, which makes writing difficult. Because Joey's award requires writing an elected official, Senator Shaheen instead met with Joey at his school to help him fulfill his requirements.… Continue Reading


January 07, 2013

SHAHEEN STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF JOHN KING

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) today released the following statement on the passing of Manchester native and former State Senator John King. "John King was a longtime friend to me personally and to so many in the Granite State. John and I shared an office while serving together in the New Hampshire State Senate and I will always remember his unfailing kindness and generosity. We will miss his warmth and grace. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire King family."… Continue Reading


January 07, 2013

SHAHEEN STATEMENT ON NOMINATION OF CHUCK HAGEL TO DEFENSE SECRETARY

(Washington, D.C.) -U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after President Barack Obama announced he was nominating former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel to be Secretary of Defense: "Throughout his career Senator Chuck Hagel has proven to be a strong and independent leader. He valiantly defended our nation in Vietnam where he earned two Purple Hearts and in the senate served as a voice of pragmatism and principle. I loo… Continue Reading


January 07, 2013

SHAHEEN NOMINATES NEW HAMPSHIRE STUDENTS FOR UNITED STATES SERVICE ACADEMIES

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) has nominated 35 New Hampshire students to the United States Service Academies. The nomination from Senator Shaheen recommends students for acceptance into the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and West Point. "Each of these young men and women have demonstrated an inspiring commitment to service and have already made valuable contributions to their communities," said Senator Shaheen. "I applaud th… Continue Reading


January 03, 2013

SHAHEEN AMENDMENT SIGNED INTO LAW

(Washington, D.C.) - An amendment introduced by U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) to provide health care equity to women serving in the military was signed into law last night with President Barack Obama's signature approving the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act. The Shaheen Amendment, which would provide servicewomen coverage for abortions if they are victims of rape or incest, was passed through both chambers of Congress last month with broad bipartisan support. "After three decades … Continue Reading

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