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May 27, 2014

SHAHEEN: SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CENTER WILL BE GOOD FOR JOBS, ECONOMY

(Raymond, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) this morning joined members of New Hampshire's congressional delegation as well as federal, state and local officials at a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating Southern New Hampshire's new Regional Economic Development Center (REDC). Shaheen supported REDC's grant application to the Economic Development Administration and in April of 2012 announced REDC's selection for a $432,000 grant which made the new center possible. "Southern New Hampshire'… Continue Reading


May 27, 2014

SHAHEEN JOINS STRAFFORD COUNTY SHERIFF TO HONOR MILITARY SERVICE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT

(Dover, NH) - This morning U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) joined Strafford County Sheriff David Dubois and other local officials at a Military Service Awards Presentation to recognize the military service of members of the Strafford County Sheriff's Department. The ceremony, led by David Dubois and members of the Strafford County Board of Commissioners and attended by veterans from the Riverside Rest Home and the Dover Center for Health and Rehabilitation, paid special recognition to the bra… Continue Reading


May 26, 2014

SHAHEEN STATEMENT IN OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement in recognition of Memorial Day: "On this Memorial Day we honor the men and women who gave their lives in defense of our country. One way we can pay tribute to our fallen heroes is by renewing our commitment to taking care of veterans who make it home. New Hampshire has a proud tradition of military service, and I join with everyone across our state in remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our security and… Continue Reading


May 23, 2014

SHAHEEN PRESENTS NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS WITH SERVICE MEDALS

(Manchester, NH - May 23, 2014 - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) awards service medals to Maurice Lavigne and Raymond Lakeman) (Manchester, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) this afternoon awarded service medals to two New Hampshire veterans, Maurice Lavigne and Raymond Lakeman, for their service during World War II and the Korean War. Both veterans earned the medals during their time in the Navy but were unable to secure them. Senator Shaheen's office assisted in obtaining the medals… Continue Reading


May 23, 2014

SHAHEEN: COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY IS CRITICAL FOR NEW HAMPSHIRE JOBS

(Manchester, NH - May 23, 2014 - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) discusses college affordability with New Hampshire business and education leaders) (Manchester, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) this morning hosted a roundtable discussion on college affordability and the impact investments in higher education have on New Hampshire's economy. While at Dyn in Manchester, Shaheen met with New Hampshire business and education leaders to discuss how her proposals to refinance student loans… Continue Reading


May 23, 2014

MONDAY: SHAHEEN TO PARTICIPATE IN MEMORIAL DAY PARADES

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) will honor our nation's veterans this Memorial Day on Monday, May 26 at the Manchester Memorial Day Parade, beginning at 2:00 pm at Elm and Webster Streets and concluding with a ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park. Shaheen will deliver remarks at the ceremony commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War and honoring Vietnam veterans. Earlier, Shaheen will deliver remarks at the Plaistow Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, which begins at 10:00 am at Poll… Continue Reading


May 22, 2014

ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE APPROVES DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION BILL WITH SHAHEEN PRIORITIES

(Washington, D.C.) - The Senate Armed Services Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) this afternoon with key national defense priorities put forward by U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), including support for the development of the KC-46A tanker to Pease Air National Guard Base and an extension of the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program. The annual defense bill authorizes all Department of Defense (DOD) programs and major defense policies, and… Continue Reading


May 22, 2014

FRIDAY IN MANCHESTER: SHAHEEN TO HOST ROUNDTABLE ON COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) will host a roundtable on college affordability at Dyn in Manchester tomorrow, May 23, at 10:00 a.m. The group of education and business leaders will discuss the importance of making higher education affordable for students in New Hampshire and across the country as well as Dyn's partnership with Southern New Hampshire University. Shaheen has worked throughout her career to promote college affordability and in the Senate has supported numerous measures to help … Continue Reading


May 22, 2014

APPROPRIATIONS BILL CLEARS COMMITTEE WITH PEASE INVESTMENTS

(WASHINGTON, DC) - Continuing her efforts to bring the new KC-46A aerial refueling tankers to Pease Air National Guard Base, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) announced today that federal resources for facility construction at Pease were included in the FY 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies funding bill. The provisions backed by Shaheen were cleared by the full Senate Appropriations Committee today and will fund the development of major construction projects fo… Continue Reading


May 22, 2014

APPROPRIATIONS BILL INCLUDES SHAHEEN PROPOSALS TO ADDRESS VETERANS APPEALS BACKLOG

(WASHINGTON, DC) - Provisions authored by U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) that will help reduce the veterans' disability claims backlog and improve health care access for New Hampshire veterans cleared the full Senate Appropriations Committee today as part of the FY 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies funding bill. With Shaheen's provisions included, the appropriations bill will help reduce the VA disability claims appeals backlog, and increase accessibility t… Continue Reading


May 22, 2014

Shaheen, Shea-Porter Urge Immediate Action to Ensure Release of Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and U.S. Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today urged the U.S. State Department to use every means of leverage at its disposal to ensure the release of Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag, a pregnant Sudanese woman who has been sentenced to 100 lashes and death by hanging for apostasy because she married a Christian man. Ms. Ibrahim is married to Daniel Wani, a man originally from Sudan with U.S. citizenship living in New Hampshire. "Meriam is e… Continue Reading


May 20, 2014

SHAHEEN AND AYOTTE LEAD ON MILITARY READINESS INVESTMENTS, REJECT BASE CLOSURES

(WASHINGTON, DC) - Today U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support, rejected the Administration's request for another round of military base closures while supporting investments in military readiness that are important to Pease Air National Guard Base and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. The two partnered on these priorities during the subcommittee's markup of this year's Defense … Continue Reading


May 20, 2014

THURSDAY: SHAHEEN STAFF TO HOLD OFFICE HOURS IN PITTSBURG, STEWARTSTOWN

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen's staff will hold office hours on Thursday in Pittsburg and Stewartstown. Specifically, staff will be available: Thursday, May 22 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in Pittsburg Thursday, May 22 from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. in Stewartstown Staff will be available to speak one-on-one with area residents who are seeking help with federal agencies on issues such as veterans' benefits, federal taxes, housing, immigration and Social Security. All area residents are encourag… Continue Reading


May 16, 2014

SHAHEEN, NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY DIRECTOR, LOCAL OFFICIALS DISCUSS EFFORTS TO ADDRESS NEW HAMPSHIRE OPIOID ABUSE

(Franklin, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) continued her efforts to combat New Hampshire's heroin and prescription drug abuse epidemic this afternoon, hosting a roundtable in Franklin with White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Acting Director Michael Botticelli at Franklin Regional Hospital. Shaheen and Botticelli were joined by members of the Franklin Mayor's Drug Task Force, the New England High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) and the Franklin Drug-Free Communiti… Continue Reading


May 16, 2014

TOMORROW IN PORTSMOUTH: SHAHEEN TO DELIVER GREAT BAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS

Tomorrow in Portsmouth, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) will deliver the 2014 commencement address at Great Bay Community College. The ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the GBCC Portsmouth Campus. Saturday evening, Shaheen will attend the second annual Veterans Count Salute Our Soldiers Gala at the Service Credit Union Headquarters in Portsmouth at 6:15 p.m. Shaheen will join Governor Maggie Hassan and U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) in leading the Pledge of Allegiance at the event supp… Continue Reading


May 15, 2014

FRIDAY IN FRANKLIN: SHAHEEN TO HOST ROUNDTABLE ON HEROIN AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE WITH WHITE HOUSE OFFICE OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY ACTING DIRECTOR MICHAEL BOTTICELLI, MAYOR’S DRUG TASK FORCE

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Acting Director Michael Botticelli will host a roundtable discussion on the ongoing challenges facing local communities dealing with the heroin and opioid addiction epidemic in New Hampshire this Friday, May 16 at 2:00 p.m. in Franklin. Shaheen and Botticelli will meet with members of the Franklin Mayor's Drug Task Force at the Franklin Regional Hospital to discuss how law enforcement, health officials and … Continue Reading


May 15, 2014

SHAHEEN: CUTS TO TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAM WILL HURT JOBS, ECONOMY

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) is calling on Senate Appropriators to oppose cuts to the Transportation Investments Generating Economic Return (TIGER) program proposed in the House so that states can continue to improve and expand their transportation infrastructure, promoting job creation and economic development. The TIGER program provides funding for a wide variety of transportation projects, from freight rail to bridge projects in New Hampshire. "In New Hampshire, TIGE… Continue Reading


May 14, 2014

SHAHEEN FILES AMENDMENT TO TAX BILL TO PROMOTE JOBS, ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY FOR VETERANS

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) today filed an amendment to promote job creation and economic opportunity for U.S. veterans to legislation extending expired job-creating tax credits currently under consideration by the Senate. The Veterans Hiring Act would cut payroll taxes for businesses that hire veterans creating immediate incentives for employers to provide jobs for veterans. "The men and women who serve in our armed forces deserve our support while deployed and when t… Continue Reading


May 14, 2014

SHAHEEN REFILES INTERNET SALES TAX AMENDMENT TO PROTECT NEW HAMPSHIRE BUSINESSES

(WASHINGTON, DC) - In a continued effort to protect non-sales tax states like New Hampshire from a potential Internet sales tax requirement, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) filed an amendment today to exempt businesses from states that do not impose sales taxes from having to collect sales taxes for other jurisdictions on online sales. Shaheen's amendment to the tax extenders bill mirrors one she filed last year on the online sales tax bill. "An internet sales tax for small businesses that d… Continue Reading


May 13, 2014

SENATOR SHAHEEN HONORS FALLEN OFFICER STEPHEN ARKELL

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) honored the memory of fallen Brentwood Police Officer Stephen Arkell on the Senate floor this afternoon. Arkell was tragically killed yesterday in the line of duty. Senator Shaheen's remarks as prepared for delivery are included below: Floor Remarks on Officer Stephen Arkell May 13, 2014 Madam President - it's with great sadness that I rise today to honor the memory of Brentwood Police Officer Stephen Arkell. Officer Arkell's life was t… Continue Reading

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