Press

October 09, 2020

Shaheen Calls for Reassessment of Layoffs at National Passport Center in Portsmouth & Questions Mishandling of Layoff Notices

**The National Passport Center in Portsmouth is the nation's largest passport processing facility** SHAHEEN: "The professional handling of these employees, some of whom have worked at these facilities for decades… is a necessity to ensure the return of these experienced employees once demand for passports goes back to pre-pandemic levels." (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) called on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to reassess the State Department's decision to cut th… Continue Reading


October 08, 2020

Shaheen Introduces New Legislation to Invest in U.S. Transportation & Infrastructure Projects that Bolster Energy Efficiency Efforts

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) introduced new legislation that would improve the energy efficiency of the U.S. transportation sector, modernize aging infrastructure, reduce harmful pollution and boost America's competitiveness in the global marketplace. Specifically, Shaheen's new legislation - the Better Utilizing Innovative Low-Emission Development Strategies (BUILDS) Act - would create a competitive infrastructure grant program within the U.S. Department of Transportati… Continue Reading


October 08, 2020

Shaheen Leads Bipartisan Letter to House & Senate Armed Services Committee Leadership Urging Inclusion of PFAS Provisions in Final FY21 NDAA

Shaheen Boosted Funding for PFAS Health Impact Study to $15M in Senate-Approved FY21 NDAA, Highest Funding Level Ever to Continue Study She Established in FY18 Defense Bill (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, led a bipartisan letter on behalf of 20 Senators yesterday to Senate and House Armed Services Committee leadership urging the inclusion of several provisions in the final fiscal year (FY) 2021 National Defense Autho… Continue Reading


October 07, 2020

Shaheen Calls for Additional Visas For Afghan Interpreters & Support Staff in Annual Defense Bill

**Shaheen calls for 4,000 additional Afghan Special Immigrant Visas for those whose lives are in danger for supporting the U.S. mission** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, sent a letter to Senate and House Armed Services Committee leaders urging them to authorize an additional 4,000 Afghan Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs) in the fiscal year (FY) 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that i… Continue Reading


October 07, 2020

Shaheen, Lankford & King Introduce Bipartisan ‘DRIVE LESS’ Act to Reduce Federal Spending on Government Vehicles, Save Taxpayer Money

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), James Lankford (R-OK) and Angus King (I-ME) reintroduced their bipartisan legislation to save taxpayer dollars by reducing the federal funding available for the acquisition and leasing of new federal vehicles. The Domestic Reduction In Vehicle Expenditure and Lowering Emissions from State Sources Act, or the DRIVE LESS Act, aims to significantly improve federal agencies' fleet management by establishing standards for vehicle utilization an… Continue Reading


October 07, 2020

Shaheen on Transfer of ISIS Terrorists to U.S. for Trial: “A Giant Step Towards Justice”

(Washington, DC)-U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement as ISIS terrorists known as the "British Beatles" are being flown to the United States to stand trial for murder of American citizens. Senator Shaheen has been working closely with the families of Americans killed by ISIS to make sure these terrorists are brought to trial in the United States. "The families of James Foley, Peter Kassig, Steven Sotloff and Kayla Mueller have waited a long time for this - today is … Continue Reading


October 06, 2020

Shaheen Condemns President Trump’s Decision to Call Off COVID-19 Relief Negotiations: "Mr. President, do your job…NH needs a bipartisan deal now"

(Washington, DC)-U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after President Trump announced on Twitter that he was no longer negotiating a COVID-19 relief bill and postponed any further discussions until after the election: "Mr. President, do your job," said Shaheen. "This is just more reckless foot-dragging when Granite Staters need help now. As we speak, New Hampshire towns and cities are considering layoffs of police, firefighters, teachers and other essential services… Continue Reading


October 06, 2020

Shaheen & Hassan Underscore Importance of Community Policing During Press Conference at Nashua Police Department

**The Senators also announced their introduction of a bipartisan resolution recognizing community policing in the Senate** Shaheen speaks about the importance of community policing during her visit with Senator Hassan to the Nashua Police Department this morning (Nashua, NH) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) held a press conference at the Nashua Police Department in recognition of National Community Policing Week. Community policing promotes the establi… Continue Reading


October 05, 2020

ICYMI – In NH Business Review: Shaheen, NH Businesses Reflect on STEP Program’s 10-Year Anniversary and its Impact on NH

**NHBR: "The announcement from U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's office coincides with the 10-year anniversary of the federal program Shaheen helped create back in 2010 to help small businesses enter new markets, access export financing and attend trade missions"** **Shaheen also announced $225K STEP grant for NH Office of International Commerce** (Washington, DC) - Last week, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship and Appropriations Com… Continue Reading


October 02, 2020

Shaheen Highlights Urgent Need for COVID-19 Relief Funding for State & Local Governments During Roundtable Discussion with Somersworth Officials

Senator Shaheen speaks with Somersworth Mayor Dana Hilliard and local officials to discuss ongoing need for financial assistance to support the state, cities and towns during the COVID-19 crisis. **Shaheen also Honors National Flight Simulator of Manchester's Selection as SBA NH Veteran-Owned Business of the Year** Senator Shaheen visits the Small Business Administration's New Hampshire Veteran-Owned Business of the Year, National Flight Simulator, in Manchester. (Manchester, NH) - U.S. Sen… Continue Reading


October 01, 2020

Shaheen Calls on Senate to Move Swiftly on House-Passed COVID-19 Relief Legislation

SHAHEEN: "Instead of prioritizing partisan politics to rush through a Supreme Court nominee during a historic election, Leader McConnell needs to bring this legislation to the floor immediately." (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed COVID-19 relief legislation: "We've lost more than 200,000 Americans - including more than 400 Granite Staters - to COVID-19, with an estimated 40,000 new cases diagnosed in… Continue Reading


October 01, 2020

Senators Shaheen, Hassan Join in Introducing Legislation to Stop Surprise Medical Bills for COVID-19 Tests

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined Senator Tina Smith (D-MN), along with a group of their colleagues, in introducing the Stop COVID-19 Test Surprise Medical Bills Act to protect Granite Staters and all Americans from unanticipated COVID-19 test charges. The measure clarifies that insurers cannot refuse to cover medically necessary tests, directs federal health officials to help ensure providers and insurers understand how to submit claims to pr… Continue Reading


October 01, 2020

ICYMI: Shaheen Highlights Calls from NH Local Officials & Nonprofits Urging Action on COVID-19 Relief Legislation

(Washington, DC) - Over the past week, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) has shared a series of letters from local New Hampshire officials and nonprofits on social media that highlight the serious impact the COVID-19 public health and economic crisis has had on local communities and organizations that serve Granite Staters. In their letters addressed to Shaheen and New Hampshire newspapers, they underscore the urgent need for Congress to pass a bipartisan COVID-19 relief bill that addresses the… Continue Reading


October 01, 2020

New Hampshire and Maine Senators Call on President to Ease Restrictions on U.S.-Canada Travel

**Transmission of COVID-19 over the border remains low** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME), called on President Trump to reevaluate the ongoing restrictions currently placed on non-essential travel across the U.S.-Canada border. At this time, the risks of significant cross-border transmission of COVID-19 in numerous border jurisdictions appear to be low. "The protracted closure of the world's longest intern… Continue Reading


October 01, 2020

Shaheen, Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Honor Justice Ginsburg with a Monument in the Capitol

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) joined U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and a bicameral group of lawmakers to introduce legislation that would honor Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's service and dedication to the United States by establishing a monument in the U.S. Capitol Complex. "Justice Ginsburg lived a life of purpose and unrelenting resolve that advanced the rights of disenfranchised Americans. Her legacy is intertwined with some of our nation's proudest moments, includ… Continue Reading


October 01, 2020

Shaheen Statement on Domestic Violence Awareness Month

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement as Domestic Violence Awareness month begins today: "As Domestic Violence Awareness month begins this year, our efforts to bring attention to this systemic problem have never been more important. The COVID-19 pandemic has been particularly difficult and dangerous for survivors, who due to stay-at-home orders and social distance guidelines, have struggled to stay safe away from their abusers. Now more than ever, … Continue Reading


October 01, 2020

Shaheen Statement After Republicans Defeat Legislation to Protect the ACA from Partisan Trump Lawsuit

**Shaheen condemns vote in the Senate that failed to approve legislation that would block the Trump administration from trying to strike down the ACA in court** (Washington, DC)-U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after the Senate failed to approve legislation that would block the Trump administration from arguing that the Supreme Court should strike down the Affordable Care Act: "This vote was an opportunity to protect the health care of hundreds of thousands of … Continue Reading


October 01, 2020

VIDEO RELEASE: Shaheen Calls on Senate to Move Swiftly on House-Passed COVID-19 Relief Legislation & Demands an End to Politicization of Census by Trump Administration

Shaheen highlights the urgent need to move swiftly on house-passed COVID-19 relief legislation (Washington, DC) - Yesterday on the floor of the Senate, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) called on Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans to prioritize COVID-19 relief legislation to help communities on the frontlines of the pandemic, over a rushed partisan Supreme Court nomination process. During her remarks, Senator Shaheen read excerpts of letters from local New Hampsh… Continue Reading


October 01, 2020

Shaheen & Hassan Call on Trump Administration to Take Action to Protect Workers from COVID-19

**Senators: DOL's Recently Imposed Fines on Employers for Failing to Protect Their Workers from COVID-19 are Inadequate** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined a group of Senators in sending a letter to U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary Eugene Scalia urging him to follow his mission to assure worker safety and health and take immediate, strong action to protect workers from COVID-19 exposure, illness, and death on the job. Secretary Scalia… Continue Reading


September 30, 2020

NH Delegation Announces $628K for NH to Support Family-Based Programs & Services for Incarcerated Parents with Young Children

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the Vice Chair of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee that funds the Department of Justice (DOJ), announced with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that DOJ awarded $628,472 to the New Hampshire Department of Justice through funding from the Office of Justice Programs. The funding will be used to strengthen and expand mental health and family support services in detention an… Continue Reading

Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72 Page 73 Page 74 Page 75 Page 76 Page 77 Page 78 Page 79 Page 80 Page 81 Page 82 Page 83 Page 84 Page 85 Page 86 Page 87 Page 88 Page 89 Page 90 Page 91 Page 92 Page 93 Page 94 Page 95 Page 96 Page 97 Page 98 Page 99 Page 100 Page 101 Page 102 Page 103 Page 104 Page 105 Page 106 Page 107 Page 108 Page 109 Page 110 Page 111 Page 112 Page 113 Page 114 Page 115 Page 116 Page 117 Page 118 Page 119 Page 120 Page 121 Page 122 Page 123 Page 124 Page 125 Page 126 Page 127 Page 128 Page 129 Page 130 Page 131 Page 132 Page 133 Page 134 Page 135 Page 136 Page 137 Page 138 Page 139 Page 140 Page 141 Page 142 Page 143 Page 144 Page 145 Page 146 Page 147 Page 148 Page 149 Page 150 Page 151 Page 152 Page 153 Page 154 Page 155 Page 156 Page 157 Page 158 Page 159 Page 160 Page 161 Page 162 Page 163 Page 164 Page 165 Page 166 Page 167 Page 168 Page 169 Page 170 Page 171 Page 172 Page 173 Page 174 Page 175 Page 176 Page 177 Page 178 Page 179 Page 180 Page 181 Page 182 Page 183 Page 184 Page 185 Page 186 Page 187 Page 188 Page 189 Page 190 Page 191 Page 192 Page 193 Page 194 Page 195 Page 196 Page 197 Page 198 Page 199 Page 200 Page 201 Page 202 Page 203 Page 204 Page 205 Page 206 Page 207 Page 208 Page 209 Page 210 Page 211 Page 212 Page 213 Page 214 Page 215 Page 216 Page 217 Page 218 Page 219 Page 220 Page 221 Page 222 Page 223 Page 224 Page 225 Page 226 Page 227 Page 228 Page 229 Page 230 Page 231 Page 232 Page 233 Page 234
Showing page   of 234