Press

March 25, 2021

Shaheen Reintroduces Bill to Invest $63 Billion to Turn the Tide on the Substance Use Disorder Epidemic

**With surging rates of drug misuse during the pandemic, this bill would boost supportive housing for those struggling with substance use disorders, prioritize prevention and address workforce challenges** (Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, reintroduced the Turn the Tide Act to invest $63 billion over the next 10 years to bolster our national response to the substance use disorder crisis. This reintroduction come… Continue Reading


March 25, 2021

Shaheen, Hassan Help Introduce Legislation to Encourage Capital Investments in Rural Businesses

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) called on the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support landlord-tenant mediation programs that help prevent evictions as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create housing instability. The NH Congressional Delegation discussed the important role that landlord-tenant mediation programs can play: "Mediation helps prevent evicti… Continue Reading


March 24, 2021

In Case You Missed It: Shaheen & Johnson Reaffirm Bipartisan Commitment in Congress in Support of Georgia’s Democracy

Shaheen & Johnson are Chair and Ranking Member of the SFRC Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation During Subcommittee hearing, Shaheen and Johnson agreed to work on a bipartisan resolution in Congress in support of strengthening Georgia's democracy (Washington, DC) - Yesterday, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) - a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) and Chair of the SFRC Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation - and U.S. Sen. … Continue Reading


March 24, 2021

Shaheen Statement Marking Equal Pay Day

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement in recognition of Equal Pay Day. Equal Pay Day raises awareness of the gender wage gap in the United States and marks the day in the new year when the salary of the average American woman finally catches up to the salary earned by the average man during the previous year. Women of color experience even more egregious pay disparities - Black women don't catch up to the average male salary until August 22nd; Nat… Continue Reading


March 24, 2021

Shaheen Statement Marking Equal Pay Day

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement in recognition of Equal Pay Day. Equal Pay Day raises awareness of the gender wage gap in the United States and marks the day in the new year when the salary of the average American woman finally catches up to the salary earned by the average man during the previous year. Women of color experience even more egregious pay disparities - Black women don't catch up to the average male salary until August 22nd; Nat… Continue Reading


March 24, 2021

Shaheen & Hassan Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Help More Americans Access Job Trainings

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan D-NH), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, joined colleagues in reintroducing the Jumpstart Our Businesses By Supporting Students (JOBS) Act. This bipartisan legislation would help expand access to more job training programs for students and workers who need additional training, or a leg up in their career, by making high-quality, shorter-term education and training programs eligible for… Continue Reading


March 23, 2021

NH Delegation Announces $400K Grant to Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester to Support Local Suicide Prevention Efforts

(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 Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced that the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester will receive $400,000 in federal funding to support local suicide prevention efforts through government funding legislation that was passed by Congress and signed into law in December. Specifically, the funding was awarded by the Substance Abuse… Continue Reading


March 23, 2021

Shaheen, Menendez Urge Biden Administration to Stop Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's (SFRC) Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation, and U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, are calling on the Biden Administration to advance United States' interests in Europe through a full diplomatic push to stop the Nord Stream 2 pipeline (NS2). In a letter commending the Biden Administration's efforts to grow opposition to … Continue Reading


March 23, 2021

Senators Shaheen, Hassan Applaud VA Announcement of $1 Billion for State Veterans Homes from American Rescue Plan, CARES Act

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan, a member of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs commended the announcement that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will provide $1 billion in grants for State Veterans Homes. Congress provided the funding for these grants as part of the broader COVID-19 relief included in the American Rescue Plan and CARES Act that Senators Shaheen and Hassan worked to pass into law. "The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a tremendous and devasta… Continue Reading


March 23, 2021

Shaheen Remarks As Prepared for Delivery Ahead of Hearing on Bolstering Democracy in Georgia

Shaheen is Chair of the SFRC Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation (Washington, DC) - This afternoon, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) - a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) and Chair of the SFRC Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation - will hold a hearing on bolstering democracy in Georgia at 2:30PM in light of the nation's recent political developments. Witnesses will include George Kent, Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Bure… Continue Reading


March 23, 2021

Shaheen Statement on Anniversary of Affordable Care Act

**Shaheen recently included portions of her legislation to lower costs and expand access to health care for millions of Americans in the American Rescue Plan, which is the most significant improvement to the Affordable Care Act since it was signed into law in 2010.** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement on the eleventh anniversary of the Affordable Care Act being signed into law: "The Affordable Care Act changed the way we view health care in th… Continue Reading


March 23, 2021

95 Groups Endorse Paycheck Protection Program Extension Bill Sponsored by Shaheen

**The bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate by Senators Shaheen, Collins & Cardin would give small businesses an additional two months to access the PPP** **Senator Shaheen was a negotiator of the small business provisions in the CARES Act that established the PPP, which has assisted over 34,000 New Hampshire small businesses and non-profits that have received more than $3.4 billion in PPP assistance** (Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the… Continue Reading


March 22, 2021

Senators Shaheen, Hassan, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Lower Prescription Drug Costs for Older Americans by Allowing Medicare to Negotiate Drug Prices

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined in introducing legislation to lower the costs of prescription drugs for older Americans by allowing Medicare to negotiate the best possible price when it pays for prescription drugs. Current law prohibits Medicare from bargaining for prices. "Allowing Medicare to negotiate drug costs is a common-sense solution to one of the most serious problems impacting Granite Staters and Americans across the country: sk… Continue Reading


March 22, 2021

Shaheen & Hassan Meet with NH Commerce Corridor Chamber Coalition to Discuss New Relief for NH Businesses

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee (SBC), and U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) provided an update to the New Hampshire Commerce Corridor Chamber Coalition on new relief heading to local businesses through the American Rescue Plan. During the event, they listened to the challenges facing New Hampshire's business community and highlighted new provisions to help, including an additional $7.25 bi… Continue Reading


March 20, 2021

Shaheen, Hassan Announce Federal Funding for NH Public Lands

**Shaheen & Hassan cosponsored the bill signed into law to permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund and help address the more than $43 million maintenance backlog in New Hampshire** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) announced that several New Hampshire projects have been selected to receive funding through the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and the newly created National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund, which … Continue Reading


March 19, 2021

Shaheen Joins Bill to Invest in Biliteracy Programs to Strengthen Our Workforce & National Security

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) joined Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) in introducing the Biliteracy Education Seal and Teaching (BEST) Act to prepare young people to compete in the global workforce. The bill establishes a federal grant program to help states implement a Seal of Biliteracy program that encourages high school students to achieve proficiency in English and at least one other language. In New Hampshire, students across the state will be eligible to receive the St… Continue Reading


March 19, 2021

Shaheen Applauds SBA’s Announcement to Open Applications for Shuttered Venue Operators Grants

**Starting April 8th, hard-hit performance venues can apply for essential economic relief through the SVOG program** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Small Business Administration's announcement that it will begin accepting applications for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program starting April 8th. These grants will provide crit… Continue Reading


March 19, 2021

Shaheen Visits NH Mobile Food Pantry & Highlights Food & Nutrition Assistance included in American Rescue Plan

Shaheen speaks to NHFB staff during her visit to the organization's mobile food pantry this morning to highlight food and nutrition assistance included in the American Rescue Plan (Manchester, NH) - This morning, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) visited the New Hampshire Food Bank's mobile food pantry to highlight food and nutrition assistance included in the American Rescue Plan to help Granite State families struggling to put food on the table during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of t… Continue Reading


March 19, 2021

In Major Bicameral Push, Shaheen Calls on Biden Admin to Review & Update Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infant, Children (WIC) Food Packages

**13,693 Granite State women, infants and children under five rely on the WIC program to stay healthy & get the nutrition they need** **WIC is one of the most successful federally funded nutrition programs in the country** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) joined a major bicameral push led by Senator Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) with over 135 members of Congress, calling on U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack to review and increase the value of Spe… Continue Reading


March 19, 2021

Shaheen Helps Introduce Bill to Support Rural Broadband Connectivity During Pandemic

**The bill would appropriate $2 billion to help small broadband companies provide critical internet connectivity for students and their families during the coronavirus pandemic** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) joined Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Kevin Cramer (R-ND) in reintroducing the Keeping Critical Connections Act to help small broadband providers ensure rural broadband connectivity for students and their families during the coronavirus pandemic. This legislatio… 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
Showing page   of 242