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April 20, 2021

Shaheen Leads Bicameral, Bipartisan Comprehensive Bill to Ensure Quality Reproductive Care for Military Families

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Congresswomen Jackie Speier (CA-14), Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) introduced their bipartisan bill, the Access to Contraception for Servicemembers and Dependents Act, to ensure military families receive the quality reproductive health care they deserve. The bill would bring health care provided by the military in line with current law for civilian populations by ensuring that those who receive health car… Continue Reading


April 19, 2021

Shaheen & Tillis Reaffirm Senate’s Bipartisan Commitment to NATO, Announce They’ll Continue to Lead Senate NATO Observer Group

(Washington, DC)-U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) announced today that they will again co-chair the Senate NATO Observer Group, which they established together in 2018. The expanded mission of the Senate NATO Observer Group is to closely monitor and inform Senators outside of national security committees about defense spending commitments of Alliance members, the process of upgrading military capabilities, the Alliance's counter-terrorism capability and the ability of … Continue Reading


April 19, 2021

NH Delegation Applauds HHS Announcement of More than $77 Million for NH Child Care Providers from American Rescue Plan

(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) applauded the announcement that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will award New Hampshire $77,393,843 in grants from the American Rescue Plan to provide relief for child care providers and support working families who need access to affordable child care. This funding is an allotment of the $39 billion included in the Ameri… Continue Reading


April 19, 2021

Shaheen, Members of Bipartisan Senate Ukraine Caucus Urge President Biden to Continue to Support Ukraine and Reject Unprovoked Aggression by Russia

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, along with other members of the bipartisan Senate Ukraine Caucus, recently sent a letter to President Biden, calling on the administration to continue support to Ukraine, as it faces an unprovoked buildup of Russian military forces. In just the past month, attacks on Ukraine by Russia killed 31 Ukrainian soldiers. The Senators also pointed out that Congress has provided robust assistance to Ukraine in the past and stands ready to do so again. Shahe… Continue Reading


April 19, 2021

Shaheen Statement on Bipartisan Meeting with President Biden on Investing in Infrastructure

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after participating in an Oval Office meeting on infrastructure with President Biden and a bipartisan group of lawmakers in Congress who previously served as governors or mayors. Senator Shaheen served three terms as Governor of New Hampshire. "I appreciated the opportunity to meet with President Biden and underscore the important infrastructure needs in New Hampshire, which I know are shared in communities thr… Continue Reading


April 19, 2021

Shaheen Reintroduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Increase Global Cooperation in Fight Against Synthetic Drug Trafficking

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) and Representatives David Trone (D-MD) and Michael McCaul (R-TX) announced the reintroduction of the Fighting Emerging Narcotics Through Additional Nations to Yield Lasting (FENTANYL) Results Act to increase global cooperation in the fight against synthetic drug trafficking. The group first introduced the bill last Congress, and the U.S. House passed the bill unanimously last year. "The circulation of fentanyl has fue… Continue Reading


April 18, 2021

Shaheen, Rounds Reintroduce Bill to Help Service Members & Their Families Exposed to PFAS Contamination

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) reintroduced her bipartisan legislation with Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) last week to help track contamination by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at military installations. The PFAS Registry Act would create a national database for service members and veterans and allow them to receive updates on recent scientific developments - including the effects of PFAS exposure, availability of possible treatment options and information on wha… Continue Reading


April 16, 2021

Shaheen Visits Salem High School, Discusses COVID-19 Relief to Help Granite State Schools Reopen & Operate Safely

Shaheen speaks to school faculty and administrators during her visit to Salem High School this morning. Uncompressed versions of these photos can be found here. Later: Shaheen Hosts Virtual Discussion on Teen Mental Health Crisis in New Hampshire (Salem, NH) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) visited Salem High School to discuss federal resources from the CARES Act, the December COVID-19 response package and the American Rescue Plan that will help New Hampshire schools safely reopen a… Continue Reading


April 16, 2021

Shaheen Leads Bicameral Group of Lawmakers in Calling on FERC to Boost Public Participation at Agency

**The letter comes on the heels of a FERC workshop being held today to discuss the creation of an Office of Public Participation at the agency, which Shaheen has previously advocated in favor of** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) led a bicameral group of lawmakers in a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), requesting the agency include measures to better support the involvement of residential and small commercial energy consumers as it works to establis… Continue Reading


April 16, 2021

Shaheen Helps Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Any President From Leaving NATO

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Europe Subcommittee and co-chair of the Senate NATO Observer Group, helped reintroduce a bipartisan bill with Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) to explicitly prohibit any President of the United States from withdrawing from NATO without Senate approval. The bill requires the President to seek the advice and consent of the Senate before suspending, terminating or withdrawing U.S. membership… Continue Reading


April 15, 2021

Shaheen, Colleagues Introduce Comprehensive International Climate Change Legislation

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and a group of Senators in introducing new international climate change legislation in support of President Biden's ambitious climate action agenda. The United States Climate Leadership in International Mitigation, Adaptation, and Technology Enhancement Act of 2021 (U.S. CLIMATE Act) represents the most comprehensive, foreign policy focu… Continue Reading


April 15, 2021

ICYMI – President Biden Signs into Law Shaheen-Collins Legislation to Prevent Medicare Payment Cuts to Frontline Health Care Providers

(Washington, DC) - Yesterday, President Biden signed into law legislation led by U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) to prevent Medicare payment cuts to health care providers from taking effect for the rest of the year, while health care providers are grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic. Without this legislation, hospitals, nursing homes, physicians and other frontline health care providers would have faced $12.3 billion in Medicare payment cuts over the next nine month… Continue Reading


April 15, 2021

Shaheen Statement on Biden Executive Order Imposing New Russian Sanctions

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees, issued the following statement in response to President Biden's new executive order that levies additional sanctions against Russia in response to the Kremlin's persistent malign behavior, including the unprecedented SolarWinds cyberattack, efforts to interfere in the U.S. 2020 elections and reports of bounties on U.S. service members in Afghanistan. "It is long … Continue Reading


April 15, 2021

Shaheen, Hassan & Kuster Announce More than $239K Grant to Berlin Housing Authority to Expand Access to New Economic Opportunities for Residents

(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 Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced that the Berlin Housing Authority will receive a $239,250 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Specifically, the funding was allocated through HUD's Resident Opportunities & Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) grant program, which aims to link residents with training o… Continue Reading


April 14, 2021

Shaheen & Wasserman Schultz Introduce Bicameral Bill to Provide Housing Rights to Domestic Violence Victims

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) reintroduced the Fair Housing for Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence Survivors Act. This legislation would provide legal protections for victims of domestic violence, sexual violence and sex trafficking who are seeking housing. The pandemic has exacerbated incidents of domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as housing discrimination, harassment and abuse. "Women and children… Continue Reading


April 14, 2021

Shaheen, Hassan, Colleagues Push to Allow States to Address PFAS Contamination through American Rescue Plan Funds

**In their bipartisan letter, the group of Senators call on Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to allow state, tribal, and local governments to use funds allocated through the American Rescue Plan to address contamination from PFAS chemicals** **The letter echoes Shaheen's call in a recent op-ed she authored with members of Merrimack Citizens for Clean Water calling on the Biden administration to prioritize policies that help address PFAS contamination in impacted communities** (Washington, DC) -… Continue Reading


April 14, 2021

NH Delegation Announces More than $2.7 Million in Federal Grants for Pease, Lebanon & Manchester Airports

**The federal grants will help fund facility infrastructure improvements, safety enhancements & vital equipment purchases by the three airports** (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) announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded $2,740,000 in federal grants to support infrastructure, operations and safety at Pease, Lebanon and Manchester Airports. The federa… Continue Reading


April 13, 2021

BREAKING: House Sends Shaheen-Collins Legislation to Prevent Medicare Payment Cuts to Frontline Health Care Providers to President’s Desk

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House of Representatives cleared bipartisan legislation authored by U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) that will prevent Medicare payment cuts to health care providers from taking effect, while health care providers are still grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic. Without this legislation, hospitals, nursing homes, physicians and other frontline health care providers will face $12.3 billion in Medicare payment cuts over the next nine months,… Continue Reading


April 13, 2021

Shaheen & Blunt Introduce Bill to Make Breast Cancer Diagnostic Tests More Accessible & Affordable

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Roy Blunt (R-MO) reintroduced the bipartisan Access to Breast Cancer Diagnosis Act. The legislation would make breast cancer diagnostic tests more accessible and affordable by eliminating copays and other out-of-pocket expenses for these diagnostic tests. "Detecting and treating breast cancer as quickly as possible saves lives. No one should ever forgo a screening because of cost," said Shaheen. "I'm proud to reintroduce this bipartisan… Continue Reading


April 13, 2021

Shaheen Statement on Withdrawal of U.S. Troops from Afghanistan

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following statement in response to the Biden administration's confirmation that it plans to withdraw U.S. forces in Afghanistan by September 11, 2021: "I'm very disappointed in the President's decision to set a September deadline to walk away from Afghanistan. Although this decision was made in coordination with our allies, the U.S. has sacrificed too much to bring stabil… Continue Reading

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