September 24, 2019

Shaheen—Author of Syria Study Group Legislation—Releases Statement on Syria Study Group’s Final Report

**Shaheen Established the Bipartisan Panel to Address the Syrian Conflict in Legislation Signed into Law in 2018** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Service Committees, issued the following statement in response to the Syria Study Group's (SSG) final report on a comprehensive strategy to confront the Syrian conflict. Shaheen established the Syria Study Group in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorization legislation… Continue Reading

September 20, 2019

Shaheen, Gardner Announce New Legislation to Address Health Concerns Regarding PFAS Exposure through Firefighter Protective Gear

Shaheen participating in the roundtable discussion at the Goffstown Fire Department (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) today announced the introduction of their new bipartisan legislation, the Guaranteeing Equipment Safety for Firefighters Act, which would take important steps to address health concerns regarding firefighters' occupational exposure to harmful PFAS chemicals through their personal protective equipment. Shaheen unveiled the legislation … Continue Reading

September 20, 2019

Shaheen Thanks Director Montoya for his Outstanding Service to NH Veterans

(Manchester, NH)-U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after being informed that the director of the Manchester VA Medical Center will be leaving to take another position within the VA: "I join our veterans community and all Granite Staters in thanking Director Montoya for his extraordinary service," said Shaheen. "It can't be overstated how instrumental Director Montoya has been to changing the culture of the Manchester and White River Junction facilities, and impro… Continue Reading

September 19, 2019

Shaheen-Enzi Legislation Honoring Christa McAuliffe Passes House, Heads to President’s Desk

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Mike Enzi (R-WY) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) issued the following statements after the House of Representatives passed the Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Coin Act this afternoon, bipartisan legislation that would create a commemorative coin to honor Christa McAuliffe, the Concord teacher who died aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1986. The bill further reaffirms American commitment to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STE… Continue Reading

September 19, 2019

Shaheen Secures More than $1 Million for Recovery Housing in Government Funding Legislation

**Among other New Hampshire Priorities, Shaheen Increases Funding to Support Maple Producers** (Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, successfully secured a number of critical Granite State priorities in bipartisan funding legislation for fiscal year (FY) 2020 that passed the committee and will next be considered by the full Senate. The bills will fund the Departments of Transportation, Housing and Urban Development… Continue Reading

September 19, 2019

Shaheen Sponsored Amendment Leads to Bipartisan Breakthrough to Fund 2020 Election Security

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after the Senate Appropriations Committee approved an amendment that she has cosponsored to fund efforts to secure election infrastructure across the country ahead of the 2020 elections. This amendment, led by Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-AL), Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) provides $250 million to help states prevent election interference, and is being hailed as a… Continue Reading

September 19, 2019

Shaheen, McSally Spearhead New Bipartisan Bill to Promote Jobs in Energy Workforce

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Martha McSally (R-AZ) introduced new bipartisan legislation to increase the United States' understanding of the energy sector's economic contributions and help build out the American energy workforce. The Senators' bill - the Promoting American Energy Jobs Act - would require the Department of Energy (DOE) to publish an annual energy and employment report to measure energy jobs in the United States, and examine energy production and dist… Continue Reading

September 17, 2019

Shaheen, Hassan Introduce Legislation to Stop Use of Taxpayer Dollars at Trump Properties

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) introduced the Heightened Oversight of Travel, Eating, and Lodging (HOTEL) Act with Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) - the Ranking Member of HSGAC - and a group of 32 Senators, which would immediately stop the federal government from spending taxpayer dollars at properties owned by the President, Vice President and Cabinet officials. The l… Continue Reading

September 16, 2019

Shaheen, Group of Senators Call on eBay, Alibaba & Craigslist to Crack Down on Sales of Illegal Vaping Products

In Nashua this Morning, Shaheen Met with Students, Administrators & Local Advocacy Organizations to Discuss her Efforts to Tackle the Vaping Crisis (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), sent a letter today with a group of six Senators to eBay, Alibaba and Craigslist, calling on the companies to crack down on listings for e-cigarettes and vaping products on their marketplace that provide youth with a way to purchase these items without any age-verification. In June, The Verg… Continue Reading

September 12, 2019

Shaheen Secures NH Priorities to Boost Investments in NBRC & Fund Dredging of Rye Harbor in Committee-Approved Funding Legislation

**Shaheen Secures Funding to Prioritize Maintenance Dredging of Rye Harbor & Saves Northern Border Regional Commission from Elimination, Boosts Federal Investments for the Program** **Biggest Pay Increase for Service Members in Nearly a Decade & Pay Raise for Civilian Workers at PNSY** (Washington, DC) - Today, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed funding legislation for fiscal year (FY) 2020 that funds the Departments of Defense and Energy, as well as important infrastructure pr… Continue Reading

September 11, 2019

VIDEO RELEASE: Shaheen Testifies Before Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee in Support of Portman-Shaheen Energy Efficiency Legislation

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy in support of the bipartisan energy efficiency legislation she has introduced with Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act (ESIC), which will improve energy efficiency in three key sectors - buildings, industrial, and the federal government. This legislation will reduce emissions, protect the environment, and create… Continue Reading

September 11, 2019

Shaheen Responds to Trump Admin’s Steps Toward Banning Flavored E-Cigarettes, Calls on Health Agencies to Prioritize Action Investigating Deaths Related to the Devices

Shaheen and Hassan send letter with group of Senators led by Senators Jeff Merkley & Richard Blumenthal to health agencies about the public health crisis (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration's announcement that it would move to ban flavored e-cigarettes. "I'm glad to see the administration heed our calls in Congress and listen to the warnings of medical experts about this health emergency - the surge… Continue Reading

September 11, 2019

Shaheen, Hassan and Pappas Announce More Than 200K in Federal Grant Funding for Strawbery Banke Museum

(Washington, DC) -Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, along with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced that the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded $218,220 in federal funding to the Strawbery Bank Museum. IMLS is an independent federal agency that provides federal support for American libraries and museums. The grant will be used by the museum to develop and implemen… Continue Reading

September 11, 2019

Shaheen, Udall & Collins File Bipartisan Resolution to Prevent Funding for Troops, National Security From Being Diverted to Border Wall

New resolution follows Administration diverting $3.6 billion in Congressionally-appropriated military construction funds (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Tom Udall (D-NM) and Susan Collins (R-ME) announced today that they have filed a bipartisan resolution to force a vote to terminate President Trump's declaration to divert military funds to his border wall and uphold the separation of powers outlined in the Constitution. On February 15, 2019, President Trump ordered tha… Continue Reading

September 10, 2019

Shaheen Calls on FDA to Stop Drug Manufacturer from Abusing System Amid Opioid Epidemic & Allow More Affordable Options for Medication-Assisted Treatment

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Acting Commissioner Dr. Norman Sharpless, requesting that the FDA prevent the manufacturer of buprenorphine from abusing the FDA's "Orphan Drug Designation" process to secure an additional seven years of market exclusivity. The new monthly injection version of buprenorphine - known as Sublocade - is used to treat those suffering from opioid-related substance use disorder in medication-… Continue Reading

September 10, 2019

Shaheen Statement on 18th Anniversary of September 11th Terrorist Attacks

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement ahead of the 18th anniversary of September 11, 2001: "The senseless terror attacks on September 11, 2001 shook our nation to its core and took the lives of nearly 3,000 innocent men, women and children, including 10 Granite Staters. "In the midst of one of the most challenging moments in our nation's history, first responders ran toward danger to save others. We will never forget the sacrifices made on that da… Continue Reading

September 10, 2019

Shaheen, Bipartisan Group of Senators Urge Armed Services Leaders to Include the USS Frank E. Evans Act in Annual Defense Bill

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, sent a letter to Senate and House Armed Services Committee leaders urging them to include the USS Frank E. Evans Act in this year's National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill would require the names of sailors lost aboard the USS Frank E. Evans-which sank 50 years ago this year-to be added to the Vietnam War Wall Memorial. The USS Frank E. Evans sank outside the designated conf… Continue Reading

September 10, 2019

Ranking Member Shaheen Calls on NOAA IG to Investigate Statements that Reprimanded Weather Experts for Contradicting Trump’s Dorian Tweets

SHAHEEN: "The public must have confidence that forecasts are based on scientific, not political, models" (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 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) - sent a letter last night to U.S. Department of Commerce Inspector General Peggy Gustafson requesting that she investigate whether NOAA's statement on September 6, … Continue Reading

September 06, 2019

Shaheen, Hassan and Kuster Announce More Than $1.3 Million in Federal Grant Funding in Support of Granite State Firefighters

(Washington, DC) - Today, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $1,326,944 in federal funding in support of Granite State firefighters throughout the state through the agency's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program and the Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response Grants (SAFER) progr… Continue Reading

September 05, 2019

Shaheen Highlights Program Helping to Conserve NH Sites, Announces Significant Increase in Federal Grant to Support Granite State Parks

**Shaheen & Hassan's Bipartisan Legislation Saved LWCF to Ensure Continued Conservation Investments & Efforts at NH Parks & Recreation Sites** Shaheen visiting Hudson Farm (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) visited Hudson Farm this afternoon to highlight the significance of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which was permanently authorized as part of a historic lands package legislation signed into law earlier this year thanks to Shaheen's efforts. T… Continue Reading

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