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September 09, 2010

SHAHEEN ANNOUNCES $600,000 FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY PROEJCT IN NASHUA

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today announced that Scientific Solutions, Inc. of Nashua has been awarded $600,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy as part of $37 million in grants aimed at accelerating the technological and commercial readiness of emerging marine and hydrokinetic technologies, which seek to generate renewable electricity from the nation's oceans and free-flowing rivers and streams. "New Hampshire is poised to lead the way in our transition to a clea… Continue Reading


August 31, 2010

SHAHEEN WELCOMES PROGRESS ON EXPORT CONTROL REFORM

(Washington, D.C.)-U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship , today issued the below statement regarding the Obama Administration's efforts to reform the nation's export control system. The new approach announced today by President Obama will simplify the complex export control system and improve its effectiveness for America's defense industries: "I welcome the White House's efforts to move… Continue Reading


August 24, 2010

SHAHEEN STATEMENT ON DECISION TO BLOCK EMBRYONIC STEM CELL RESEARCH

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen released the following statement today in reaction to Federal District Court Judge Royce C. Lamberth's decision to block federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. "Stem cell research holds promise for millions of patients and families impacted by conditions such as diabetes, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, and spinal cord injuries. I have long advocated for lifting the ban on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research … Continue Reading


August 19, 2010

SHAHEEN ANNOUNCES OVER $3.1 MILLION FOR WEATHERIZATION PROJECTS ACROSS NH

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today announced that six New Hampshire organizations will receive a total of $3.165 million for weatherization projects across the state as part of the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Weatherization Assistance Program. The awards include $500,000 for Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack in Concord; $600,000 for Southern New Hampshire Services in Manchester; $500,000 for Southwestern Community Services in Keene; $565,000 for Strafford C… Continue Reading


August 12, 2010

SHAHEEN: COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS PROVIDE LOW-COST, ESSENTIAL SERVICES FOR NH FAMILIES

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today discussed the integral role that community health centers play in providing New Hampshire families with high-quality, low-cost health care during a visit to the Coos County Family Health Services in Berlin. Shaheen, whose visit coincided with National Health Center Week, discussed provisions of the health care reform law that will provide a boost to the nation's network of community health centers. "Community health centers, like … Continue Reading


August 12, 2010

SHAHEEN CALLS FOR CONTINUED INVESTMENTS IN ENERGY EFFICIENCY, CLEAN ENERGY TECHNOLOGY

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today visited the North Conway Water Precinct where she called for continued investments in energy efficiency programs so that the nation can reduce its dependence on foreign oil and consumers can save on energy costs. She highlighted the need to pass comprehensive energy legislation that would help expand the clean energy sector of the economy and create new jobs. The North Conway Water Precinct recently installed a photovoltaic solar array… Continue Reading


August 10, 2010

SHAHEEN: SMALL BUSINESSES NEED ACCESS TO CREDIT, EXPORT SUPPORT, TAX RELIEF TO CREATE JOBS

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today visited ABTech, Inc. in Swanzey where she discussed how the Small Business Jobs Act will help New Hampshire businesses expand and create jobs. The Senate has recently been considering the legislation, which would promote exporting, offer targeted tax relief, and expand access to credit for small businesses. ABTech, which manufactures a variety of bearings used for aerospace, aircraft, optical, and other high tech applications, is an… Continue Reading


August 10, 2010

SHAHEEN, KAMEN CALL FOR INVESTMENT IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today unveiled legislation to create a competitive grant program for non-traditional science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) educational programs alongside New Hampshire inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen. STEM-related fields are expected to be the fastest growing occupations of the next decade, however not enough students in the United States are pursuing an education in STEM fields to keep up with the increase in demand in th… Continue Reading


August 09, 2010

SHAHEEN: WORKING FORESTS CRITICAL TO JOB CREATION, CLEAN ENERGY ECONOMY

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today announced that her request for assistance in the expansion of the Dartmouth Regional Technology Center (DRTC) has been approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee. Shaheen secured $100,000 for the project, which will enable the business incubator to meet the substantial demand it receives for space and support. These funds were included in the Fiscal Year 2011 Financial Services Appropriations bill, which is now ready for conside… Continue Reading


August 09, 2010

SHAHEEN: WORKING FORESTS CRITICAL TO JOB CREATION, CLEAN ENERGY ECONOMY

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today emphasized the critical role of private working forests to tourism, job creation, and the clean energy economy at a listening session with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack in Concord. The session was part of the Obama Administration's America's Great Outdoors Initiative - a nationwide listening tour on conservation, recreation, and reconnecting people to the outdoors. Shaheen invited Vilsack to hold a listening session in New Hamp… Continue Reading


August 06, 2010

SHAHEEN ANNOUNCES $300,000 FOR SOMERSWORTH MAIN STREET

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today announced that her request for assistance to improve and refurbish Main Street and Route 9 in downtown Somersworth has been approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee. Shaheen secured $300,000 for the project, which will attract new businesses to Somersworth and address high vacancy and turnover rates in the business district. These funds were included in the Fiscal Year 2011 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appro… Continue Reading


August 06, 2010

SHAHEEN ANNOUNCES $100,000 FOR DARTMOUTH TECH CENTER

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today announced that her request for assistance in the expansion of the Dartmouth Regional Technology Center (DRTC) has been approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee. Shaheen secured $100,000 for the project, which will enable the business incubator to meet the substantial demand it receives for space and support. These funds were included in the Fiscal Year 2011 Financial Services Appropriations bill, which is now ready for conside… Continue Reading


August 06, 2010

SHAHEEN ANNOUNCES $400,000 FOR WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today announced that her request to support the development of a plan for the preservation and management of New Hampshire's water resources has been approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee. Shaheen secured $400,000 for the effort, which is being carried out by the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services. These funds were included in the Fiscal Year 2011 Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations bill, which is now ready fo… Continue Reading


August 04, 2010

SHAHEEN ANNOUNCES $500,000 FOR SMALL BUSINESS LENDING

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today announced that her request for support for critical New Hampshire small business lending programs has been approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee. Shaheen secured $500,000 to support the MicroCredit-NH and Vested for Growth programs, which offer loans to New Hampshire small businesses that have difficulty accessing credit. These funds were included in the Fiscal Year 2011 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Approp… Continue Reading


August 04, 2010

SHAHEEN ANNOUNCES $150,000 FOR BIODIESEL COLLABORATIVE

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today announced that her request to support the expansion of the Monadnock Biodiesel Collaborative at Keene State College has been approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee. Shaheen secured $150,000 for the project, which will allow the Monadnock Biodiesel Collaborative to launch an emissions testing facility and a statewide research and educational program for students and educators. These funds were included in the Fiscal Year 2011… Continue Reading


August 04, 2010

SHAHEEN ANNOUNCES $150,000 FOR SAGAMORE CREEK DREDGING PROJECT

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today announced that her request to support maintenance dredging of Sagamore Creek in Portsmouth has been approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee. Shaheen secured $150,000 for the project, which will facilitate the dredging of approximately 7,000 cubic yards of material from Sagamore Creek to improve navigation and safety. The project will be carried out by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. These funds were included in the Fiscal Y… Continue Reading


August 04, 2010

NEW HAMPSHIRE AWARDED $2.3 MILLION TO EXPAND BROADBAND INTERNET

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today announced that two New Hampshire broadband providers have received grants to bring high speed internet to areas where it is otherwise unavailable. The Merrimack County Telephone company has been awarded $2,021,197 and the Kearsarge Telephone Company was awarded $372,532 to expand broadband internet to people and businesses in their service area. This important investment will help drive economic development, create jobs, and connect Ne… Continue Reading


August 03, 2010

NEW HAMPSHIRE TO RECEIVE $335,000 FOR TRANSITION TO ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today announced that New Hampshire will receive federal support to begin the process of implementing an electronic health record incentive program established by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The $335,000 in federal matching funds will go to the state Medicaid program to help develop a plan for a statewide health information technology infrastructure that will improve the quality of health care for New Hampshire families. … Continue Reading


August 03, 2010

SHAHEEN PRESSES FOR BIPARTISAN RATIFICATION OF NEW START

(Washington, D.C.)-U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs, today issued the below statement following the Foreign Relations Committee's decision to hold a vote on the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty in September. The Treaty will reduce U.S. and Russian strategic offensive nuclear stockpiles, restore verification procedures and inspections, and create momentum on nuclear non-proliferation: "In thoroughly examining the New … Continue Reading


August 03, 2010

SHAHEEN ANNOUNCES $282,000 FOR CONSERVATION IN WESTERN NEW HAMPSHIRE

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen announced today that her request to support a major conservation initiative in western New Hampshire has been approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee. Shaheen secured $282,000 for the Quabbin-to-Cardigan Conservation (Q2C) Initiative, which provides technical and financial assistance to local conservation projects. These funds were included in the Fiscal Year 2011 Agriculture, FDA and Rural Development Appropriations bill, which is… Continue Reading

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