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January 10, 2022

In Letter to President Biden, Shaheen & Bipartisan Group of Senators Reaffirm Senate Support for Eastern European Allies Amid Russian Aggression

**Shaheen is Co-Chair of the Senate NATO Observer Group, which She Helped Re-Establish in 2018** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) and Chair of the SFRC Europe and Regional Security Cooperation Subcommittee, sent a bipartisan letter today with fellow U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Chris Coons (D-DE), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Cory Booker (D-NJ) and John Barrass… Continue Reading


January 07, 2022

Shaheen Leads NH Delegation in Applauding Historic $60.7M in LIHEAP Funding to Help Granite Staters Heat Their Homes

**Additional funding from American Rescue Plan boosts LIHEAP funding to highest ever received by NH, following Shaheen and Hassan's push to prioritize LIHEAP during ARP negotiations** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) led Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) in announcing that New Hampshire has received a record $60.7 million to help families afford home energy costs this fiscal year. This includes $35.5 million from… Continue Reading


January 07, 2022

Shaheen & Hassan Participate in Opening of Families First Health, Encourage Granite Staters to Sign Up for Health Insurance

**Open Enrollment under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Ends January 15, 2022** **Thanks to Shaheen's Provision in the American Rescue Plan, ACA Health Insurance is More Affordable than Ever; Granite Staters Save Nearly $1,000 Per Person Per Year on Average** Senator Shaheen speaks at Families First opening in Portsmouth this morning. (Portsmouth, NH) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) participated in the opening ceremony of the Families First Health &… Continue Reading


January 05, 2022

Shaheen Welcomes Sanctions Announced by Biden Administration on Corrupt Individuals in Bosnia & Herzegovina

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Chair of the Europe and Regional Security Cooperation Subcommittee, released the following statement in response to the Biden administration's decision to designate sanctions on individuals involved in significant corruption and destabilizing activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina: "I welcome this announcement from the Biden administration, and in particular its decisive act… Continue Reading


January 05, 2022

Shaheen Discusses Political Journey, Advice to Young Women & More with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health President & CEO Dr. Joanne Conroy on Her Story Podcast Season 3 Launch

(Washington, DC) - Today, Think Medium launched its third season of its podcast, Her Story, featuring U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH). Hosted by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health President and CEO, Dr. Joanne Conroy, Shaheen discussed her journey as a woman in politics and lessons learned along the way, as well as her work to foster bipartisanship and compromise in the Senate. She talked about what prompted her entrance into politics and her advice for young women, as well as top issues of the day i… Continue Reading


January 05, 2022

Shaheen Statement Ahead of 1-Year Anniversary of Insurrection at the U.S. Capitol

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement ahead of the one-year anniversary of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol: "One year ago, our nation learned the strength and fragility of our democracy. The insurrection at the U.S. Capitol was one of the darkest days in our nation's history and pushed our republic to the precipice. Any effort to re-write that day and diminish the severity of what happened undermines our ability to prevent such an atrocity fro… Continue Reading


January 01, 2022

Shaheen Statement As NH GOP Anti-Women, Anti-Choice Laws Take Effect

(Manchester, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement in response to new anti-women, anti-choice laws spearheaded by State Republicans and signed into law by the Governor that take effect on January 1. The laws include a ban on abortions and unnecessary, costly ultrasounds. "No one should be allowed to tell a woman when or how to start a family. Tragically, New Hampshire Republicans think they have that right and ushered through dangerous new laws that take effect… Continue Reading


December 31, 2021

Shaheen and Collins Address Biden’s New Senior Roles in Support of Afghan Women and Girls

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) applauded the recent announcement from the Biden administration naming Rina Amiri and Stephenie Foster Special Envoy and Senior Advisor, respectively, to oversee efforts to advance the State Department's work in support of Afghan women, girls and human rights around the world: "I'm very encouraged that the Biden administration is heeding bipartisan calls in Congress and making good on our nation's obligation to cont… Continue Reading


December 28, 2021

Shaheen Statement on Passing of Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid

(Manchester, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after the passing of former Senate Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid: "Harry Reid was a statesman. But more than that: he was a good man and a devoted public servant. As our Senate Majority Leader, he delivered the historic Affordable Care Act, steered our nation through the Great Recession and secured numerous other legislative victories that put working families first," said Senator Shaheen. "I am heartbr… Continue Reading


December 24, 2021

Shaheen Statement Following Virtual Meeting with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy and Bipartisan, Bicameral Group of Lawmakers

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement following a virtual meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, along with members of the bipartisan Senate Ukraine Caucus and a set of bicameral lawmakers, in response to escalating military provocation from Russia at its border: "Russia's aggression and violation of Ukraine's sovereignty demand a unified response from the United States that we stand firmly with our Ukrainian partners. I was glad t… Continue Reading


December 23, 2021

Shaheen, Murkowski Lead Bipartisan Letter to DOD Requesting Update on Firefighter Blood Testing

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) - a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee - led a bipartisan letter with U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and 20 other Senators to the Department of Defense (DOD), in response to the DOD's Inspector General report on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) exposure mitigation and prevention at DOD installations. The investigation revealed a lack of proactive measures taken to limit exposure to substances that may expose pe… Continue Reading


December 23, 2021

Shaheen, Reed Urge HHS to Help Protect Families This Winter during Energy Crisis

The cost of home heating is estimated to increase by 30 percent this winter; Letter requests information regarding implementation and sustainability of LIHEAP (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) joined U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) in a bicameral letter urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to address the ongoing energy crisis and its impact on families served by the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The letter is co-led by Congresswo… Continue Reading


December 23, 2021

ICYMI – In New NBC Documentary, Shaheen Addresses Directed Energy Attacks Against U.S. Personnel

**Shaheen has led efforts in the Senate to provide care, leave and benefits to federal government employees and family members suffering from brain injuries incurred, originally in Cuba and China and now around the world, under mysterious circumstances.** **Shaheen's provision in the FY2022 defense bill that requires the administration to designate senior national security officials to organize a whole-of-government response & assist those suffering from directed energy attacks will soon b… Continue Reading


December 22, 2021

Shaheen Statement on Passing of Former NH Commissioner of Safety Dick Flynn

(Manchester, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement in response to the death of former New Hampshire Department of Safety Commissioner Dick Flynn. Flynn served as Commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Safety throughout Shaheen's tenure as Governor of New Hampshire. "My heart goes out to Dick Flynn's family, friends and community members as we all grieve his loss. Dick dedicated his life to serving Granite Staters, first with the Dover Police Department… Continue Reading


December 22, 2021

Shaheen Slams Republican-Controlled Executive Council for Doubling Down on Vote to Defund NH Family Planning Providers

Shaheen has repeatedly condemned the Executive Council for voting to terminate contracts for family planning providers across the state, which compromises access to health services for Granite State women. Vote comes on the heels of oral arguments for a pivotal Supreme Court case threatening the future of Roe v. Wade (Manchester, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after the Republican-controlled Executive Council doubled down on its decision to defund New H… Continue Reading


December 22, 2021

NH Delegation Welcomes $2.2 Million from ARPA to Provide Homeless Students with Education

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) welcomed $2,296,237 to support New Hampshire's plan to utilize American Rescue Plan Act funding for the State's Education for Homeless Children and Youth program (ARP-HCY). The funding will help identify students experiencing homelessness and provide technical assistance to remove barriers that prevent them from accessing educational opportunities. By… Continue Reading


December 22, 2021

Shaheen, Gillibrand Urge Pentagon to Investigate TRICARE Coverage Changes that Disrupt Access to Autism Care

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) wrote a letter to Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Gilbert Cisneros, to inquire about changes made to TRICARE coverage that limit treatment options for individuals with autism. Specifically, the letter asks the Pentagon to investigate how these changes restrict access to proven services like Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and add burdens to care for autistic dependents, like children, and member… Continue Reading


December 21, 2021

Shaheen Leads NH Delegation in Welcoming $4.7 Million to NH to Support Individuals & Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorders

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chair of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee that funds the Department of Justice (DOJ), led Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) in welcoming $4,710,993 to the New Hampshire Department of Justice (NH DOJ) to lower rates of substance use disorders and provide support to affected families. New Hampshire has been on the frontlines of this crisis and was among the top ten states in th… Continue Reading


December 20, 2021

Shaheen, Hassan Welcome Critical Funding to Invest in Launch of 3-Digit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Senators Cosponsored Legislation to Create the New Lifeline American Rescue Plan Funding Will Boost Access to Life-saving Services for People Experiencing Suicidal or Mental Health Crisis (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) today welcomed $282 million in national funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration for suicide prevention and crisis care services, including the transition to the three-digit dialing code for the… Continue Reading


December 20, 2021

NH Delegation Welcomes $1.6 Million to Combat Substance Use Disorder Crisis through NH Drug Court Program

(Manchester, NH) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chair of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee that funds the Department of Justice (DOJ), and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) welcomed $1,619,765 for the Drug Court Program (DCP) at the New Hampshire Department of Justice (NH DOJ). The funding will support NH DCP's efforts to combat the substance use disorder crisis and stem drug-related overdose deaths, which have surged during the p… Continue Reading

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