October 06, 2017

Shaheen Statement on Congresswoman Shea-Porter’s Decision to Not Seek Re-election

(Washington, DC) - Today, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter announced that she will not seek re-election in 2018: "Throughout her career, Carol has been a stalwart defender and champion of New Hampshire," said Shaheen. "New Hampshire's first district has been well served by her tireless devotion to the middle class and the most vulnerable in our society. As the first woman to be elected to New Hampshire's federal delegation, she's… Continue Reading

October 06, 2017

Shaheen Denounces Trump Administration’s Order to Curtail Women’s Access to Birth Control

(Washington, DC) - Today, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement in response to the Trump administration's repeal of the birth control mandate included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA): "This administration's obsession with rolling back women's reproductive rights and access to care is dangerous and reflects a shallow understanding of women's health," said Shaheen. "This order will undoubtedly increase unwanted pregnancies and abortions, at a time when both are at an all… Continue Reading

October 05, 2017

Senate Passes Shaheen, Hassan Bipartisan Resolution to Designate 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 the first week of October as "National Community Policing Week." The bipartisan resolution recognizes the sacrifices of police officers and expresses support for building trust and mutual respect in communities through sustained and meaningful engagement between law enforcement and civilians. It encourages the people of the United States, law enforce… Continue Reading

October 05, 2017

Shaheen Calls for Hearing on Russia’s Hack of the NSA Using Kaspersky Lab Software

(Washington, DC) - This afternoon, following a Wall Street Journal news report that Russian hackers used Kaspersky Lab software installed on a National Security Agency (NSA) contractor's computer to steal sensitive information, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen wrote a letter to the leadership of the Senate Armed Services Committee requesting a hearing on the matter. Senator Shaheen is a member of the Armed Services Committee and has led efforts in Congress to ban use of Kaspersky Lab software across … Continue Reading

October 05, 2017

Shaheen Demands Scrutiny of IRS Contract with Equifax

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), joined eight of her Democratic colleagues in a letter demanding further scrutiny of the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) decision to award Equifax a sole-source contract to verify taxpayer identities and help prevent tax fraud despite the company's recent disclosure of a massive cybersecurity breach exposing the personal information of as many as 145.5 million Americans. "By awarding this no-bid contract, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS… Continue Reading

October 05, 2017

Shaheen Responds to Russia’s Use of Kaspersky Lab to Hack NSA

**Shaheen has led efforts in Congress to ban use of Kaspersky Lab software across the federal government** (Washington, DC)-Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement in response to news reports that Russian hackers used Kaspersky Lab software installed on a National Security Agency (NSA) contractor's computer to steal sensitive information: "This development should serve as a stark warning, not just to the federal government, but to states, local governments, and the Americ… Continue Reading

October 04, 2017

Shaheen Presses Religious Freedom Ambassador Nominee on Trump Administration’s Efforts to Deport Indonesians Who Fled Religious Persecution

**Senator Shaheen has called top Trump administration officials to find a solution that allows our Indonesian community to stay in New Hampshire** **SHAHEEN: "What kind of a message does that send to the rest of the world… when we are not willing to accept people fleeing religious persecution in the United States?"** Watch the Clip of Sen. Shaheen's Questioning Here (Washington DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, pressed Gover… Continue Reading

September 29, 2017

Shaheen Statement on Price Resignation

(Washington, DC) - Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement after Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price announced his resignation: "In light of the wasteful use of taxpayer dollars to fund his private jet travel, I believe Secretary Price's decision to resign was appropriate," said Shaheen. "Going forward, I hope we can get back on track and prioritize the immediate needs of our healthcare system so New Hampshire families, and millions more across the country… Continue Reading

September 28, 2017

Shaheen Applauds Senate Approval of Former Governor Jon Huntsman as Ambassador to Russia

(Washington, DC)-U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed the nomination of Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman as ambassador to Russia: "I appreciate Governor Huntsman's willingness to serve his country in this important role and congratulate him and his family on his Senate confirmation," said Shaheen. "In both my meeting with Gov. Huntsman and in his confirmation hearing, I was pleased to h… Continue Reading

September 28, 2017

Shaheen, Hassan Introduce Legislation that Would Ensure Transparency and Accountability in DEA Quotas for Prescription Opioid Painkillers

**For 2018, the DEA is proposing an annual quota equivalent to manufacturing 9.5 billion opioid painkiller pills** (Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined four of their democratic colleagues to introduce legislation to shed light on Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) quotas on OxyContin and opioid pain medication, and the secretive process by which the pharmaceutical companies gain approval to produce the deadly opioid painkillers that ar… Continue Reading

September 27, 2017

Shaheen: NH Families Are Now Forced to Pay the Price for Trump Administration's Healthcare Sabotage

(Washington, DC) - Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement in response to a new cost analysis report commissioned by the New Hampshire Insurance Department, which estimates that next year, 25,000 Granite Staters will pay an average of 52 percent more for coverage: "These rate increases for next year would be devastating, yet have always been avoidable," said Shaheen. "This administration has followed through on President Trump's threat to sabotage healthcare marketplaces as… Continue Reading

September 27, 2017

Shaheen, Hassan Call for Immediate Action to Support Relief Efforts for Puerto Rico

(Washington, DC)- Today, in a letter to President Trump, Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined their Senate colleagues in calling for swift action to support recovery and relief efforts for Puerto Rico in the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Maria. "We have over three million American citizens who don't have clean drinking water, electricity, access to lifesaving health services, means to communicate with loved ones, or basic necessities such as food and gasoline. Man… Continue Reading

September 27, 2017

Shaheen Leads Small Business Panel on Hurricane Disaster Response; Puerto Rico Crisis

**SBA low-interest disaster loans now available for homeowners, renters and businesses of all sizes** **FEMA: 40 percent of small businesses that close after a disaster never reopen** Video of Senator Shaheen at the Small Business Committee hurricane hearing is available HERE. (Washington, DC) - Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the lead Democrat on the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, today participated in a committee hearing examining the Small Business Administ… Continue Reading

September 27, 2017

Shaheen to Equifax: Provide Assistance to Small Businesses Caught up in Data Breach

**Identity theft is especially devastating for small business owners** **Availability of capital for small business owners directly tied to personal credit scores** (Washington, DC) - Today, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Representative Nydia M. Velázquez (NY-07), the top Democrats on the Senate and House Small Business Committees, wrote the newly installed leadership of Equifax about the impact the company's historic cybersecurity breach will have on the country's 29 million small… Continue Reading

September 26, 2017

Shaheen Statement on Senator Corker’s Announcement That He Will Not Seek Reelection

(Washington, DC)-Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following statement after Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, announced that he will not seek reelection: "I was disappointed to learn that Senator Corker will not seek reelection," said Shaheen. "As Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Corker has demonstrated a deep commitment to our national security and furthering imp… Continue Reading

September 26, 2017

Shaheen Welcomes Court Injunction on Deportation of Indonesian Community for 1 Month

SHAHEEN: "The court's actions today provide valuable time to continue making the case for why the Indonesian community should remain in New Hampshire" (Washington, DC)-Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after Chief Judge Patti Saris of the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts issued a one-month injunction that prevents the deportation of members of New Hampshire's Indonesian community while the court reviews its jurisdiction to consider these cases: "I'm tremendously… Continue Reading

September 26, 2017

Shaheen Continues Leadership On Women’s Global Issues As Latest Bill Heads to President’s Desk

(Washington, DC)- Last night, the House of Representatives unanimously passed the Women, Peace and Security Act, Senator Jeanne Shaheen's (D-NH) bipartisan bill that advocates for women's engagement and participation in conflict resolution and peace-building around the world. Senator Shaheen, the only woman on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, reintroduced the legislation with Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV). The bill passed the Senate in August and will now head to the President's des… Continue Reading

September 26, 2017

Shaheen Meets With Malala Yousafzi

(A hi-res version of this photo is available here) (Washington, DC) - Yesterday, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), met with Malala Yousafzai, co-founder of the Malala Fund, to discuss foreign aid for girls' education. Malala Yousafzai is a global women's education activist who was shot by the Taliban in 2012 because of her activism against a Taliban law that banned girls from attending school. In 2014, she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her work, becoming the youngest Nobel Laureate in… Continue Reading

September 25, 2017

Shaheen, Hassan Join NH Healthcare Providers and Patients To Condemn Disastrous Graham-Cassidy Repeal Bill

(Washington, DC)- At a press conference this morning at Elliot Hospital in Manchester, Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined New Hampshire healthcare providers and patients who would be impacted by the catastrophic effects of the Graham-Cassidy healthcare repeal bill. "Instead of continuing with bipartisan negotiations to fix our current healthcare system, Republican leadership is ramming a bill through Congress that would be detrimental to the health and well-being of … Continue Reading

September 25, 2017


(Washington, DC)-Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration's announcement of a new travel ban that overwhelmingly targets Muslim immigrants from Muslim-majority nations: "President Trump's new ban doubles down on his misguided policy of targeting immigrants and other travelers from Muslim-majority nations," said Shaheen. "To shore up our borders and improve our national defense, we need policies rooted in intelligence and security - not… Continue Reading

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