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August 28, 2020

NH Delegation Announces $38.5 Million in NOAA Funding for UNH/NOAA Joint Hydrographic Center

(Manchester, NH) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the Ranking Member on the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS) Appropriations subcommittee, and U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced the award of a $38.5 million grant over five years from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to the University of New Hampshire (UNH) to continue operations at the Joint Hydrographic Center (JH… Continue Reading


August 27, 2020

Shaheen Receives COVID-19 Briefing at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Shaheen participates in a discussion with Dartmouth-Hitchcock staff on the challenges the facility and other health care providers in the state have faced during COVID-19. (Manchester, NH) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) visited Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, where she received a briefing on the facility's efforts on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. As New Hampshire's only academic medical center and a leading provider of health care in northern New England,… Continue Reading


August 26, 2020

Shaheen Receives Briefing on Jaffrey-Peterborough Water Infrastructure Project Supported by NBRC Funds

**Shaheen-Authored Legislation Expanded the NBRC to Include Cheshire County, Making Additional Support Possible** Shaheen hears more from Jaffrey and Peterborough town officials and stakeholders about the Cold Stone Spring Water Treatment Plant project and how it will help expand access to clean water for local residents. Later in Keene: Shaheen Calls for Additional Relief for NH Small Businesses during Visit to Electronic Imaging Materials Shaheen hears more from Alex Henkel, President … Continue Reading


August 25, 2020

NH Delegation Stands With American Postal Workers in Manchester to Condemn the Trump Administration’s Sabotage of USPS

(Manchester, NH) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) stood with members of New Hampshire's American Postal Workers Union (APWU) at an event condemning the Trump administration's sabotage of the U.S. Postal Service that's causing mail delivery delays in New Hampshire and across the country. Despite a commitment by the Postmaster General to suspend changes to USPS until after the November election,… Continue Reading


August 24, 2020

Shaheen, Hassan, Pappas & Assistant Navy Secretary Williams Visit PNSY & Receive Ongoing Projects & COVID-19 Briefing from Shipyard Leadership

(Manchester, NH) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) joined Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment Charles Williams in a visit to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. The visit comes as the Shipyard resumes full scale operations amid the COVID-19 pandemic and continues construction projects that will support the Shipyard's role in support of… Continue Reading


August 24, 2020

Shaheen Submits Amicus Brief on Ending Discrimination in Foster Care and Adoption

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) submitted an amicus brief with 23 Senators in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, an impending Supreme Court case focused on anti-LGBTQ discrimination in the foster care and adoption system. In March 2018, the City of Philadelphia learned that two of the agencies it partners with to provide foster care services to children in the public child welfare system would not allow same-sex couples to be foster parents, based on the agencies' relig… Continue Reading


August 21, 2020

Shaheen, Hassan & Kuster Announce Over $400K Investment to Support Services for Survivors of Domestic & Sexual Violence in Claremont

(Manchester, NH) - 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 $468,000 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to Turning Points Network in Claremont to strengthen the organization's capacity to serve survivors of domestic and sexual violence, stalking and human trafficking. Specifically, the funds will come in the form of a fede… Continue Reading


August 20, 2020

Following Alarming Reports on COVID-19 Risks from Vaping/Smoking, Shaheen and Murray Lead Call For Action From Trump Administration

**Shaheen and Murray's letter cites a recent Stanford University study that reports that young people who used both conventional and e-cigarettes were almost seven times as likely to be diagnosed with COVID-19** **LETTER: "The potential for these risks is especially troubling given students may soon be around each other more frequently in many communities, as schools and colleges reopen for in-person learning"** (Washington, DC)-U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Patty Murray (D-WA) sent … Continue Reading


August 19, 2020

Shaheen Participates in Virtual Tour of Smiths Medical in Keene Following Facility’s Award of Federal Contract to Boost Domestic Vaccine Supplies Delivery

During a briefing and tour of Smiths Medical in Keene, Shaheen underscores the importance of investing in local manufacturers in order to bolster the domestic supply chain. Earlier: Shaheen Hosts Virtual Meeting with NH Medical Society in Push to Boost Funding for Providers on the Frontlines in Future COVID-19 Relief Shaheen speaks to the leadership of the New Hampshire Medical Society on the need to provide additional support to New Hampshire health care providers in COVID-19 relief legisl… Continue Reading


August 19, 2020

NH Delegation Announces More Than $4.4 Million for NH Projects through NBRC

**Shaheen, Through her Work on the Appropriations Committee, has Consistently Increased Funding for the Northern Border Regional Commission over the Last 4 Years** (Manchester, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced today with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that New Hampshire agencies and organizations have been awarded $4,443,428 from the Northern Border Regiona… Continue Reading


August 19, 2020

Following Beirut Blast, Shaheen & Bipartisan Group of Senators Call on Administration to Help Stabilize Lebanon and Respond to Demands for Reform

Senators Urge State, USAID to Lead Longer-Term Diplomatic Efforts to Help Lebanon Recover and Encourage Reform (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and a bipartisan group of Senators including Chris Murphy (D-CT), James Lankford (R-OK), Tim Kaine (D-VA) and David Perdue (R-GA) called on the Trump administration today to lead an international effort to help the Lebanese people recover in the aftermath of the Beirut blas… Continue Reading


August 18, 2020

Senators Shaheen, Hassan & Colleagues Urge Administration to Offer COVID-19 Guidance for Child Care Providers

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined a bicameral group of their colleagues in urging the Office of Child Care at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide more detailed public health guidance to support child care providers during and following the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter was led by Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Patty Murray (D-WA) and Representatives Bobby Scott (D-VA)… Continue Reading


August 18, 2020

ICYMI – Shaheen Reflects on 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage: “We cannot wait for history to happen”

As part of a collection for the National Museum of American History's Creating Icons exhibit on women's suffrage, Shaheen authored a reflection on the fight for women's right to vote on the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. (Washington, DC) - To mark the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) authored an editorial today reflecting on the historic achievement that secured women the right to vote on August 18, 192… Continue Reading


August 17, 2020

Shaheen Statement on the Passing of Amer Fakhoury

**SHAHEEN: Billy and I send our condolences and continue to offer our support to the Fakhoury family who have been through so much** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement on the passing of Amer Fakhoury: "It's heartbreaking to learn of Amer's passing," said Shaheen. "Billy and I send our condolences and continue to offer our support to the Fakhoury family who have been through so much. I'm very relieved that Amer was able to spend the last few mon… Continue Reading


August 17, 2020

NH Delegation Announces Nearly $2 Million to Support STEM Education for Granite State Students

(Manchester, NH) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the lead Democrat on the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations subcommittee which funds the National Science Foundation (NSF), announced with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that the NSF has awarded the University of New Hampshire (UNH) $1,999,572 for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. Specifically, this funding… Continue Reading


August 17, 2020

Senators Shaheen, Hassan & Colleagues Call on Postmaster General to Testify Before Congress

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan joined their colleagues today in calling on Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to answer questions about his significant operational changes, which are leading to serious delays for postal customers in New Hampshire and across the country. The Senators called on Postmaster General DeJoy to testify before Congress and provide clear, transparent answers on service delays that have caused seniors and veterans to miss their prescription medicat… Continue Reading


August 17, 2020

Shaheen Calls on McConnell to Bring Senate Back to Address Postal Service Sabotage & COVID-19 Relief

**Shaheen's statement follows reports that mail sorting machines are being shut down in Manchester and across the nation** (Washington, DC)-U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement calling on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring the Senate back into session: "Mitch McConnell needs to immediately bring the Senate back into session to reverse the Trump administration's sabotage of the Postal Service and finally pass a COVID-19 relief bill to help hurting Granite Sta… Continue Reading


August 17, 2020

Shaheen Leads Appropriations Subcommittee Democrats’ Call for GAO Assessment of Census Count

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the Ranking Member of the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations subcommittee which is charged with funding the Census Bureau and Census operations, led a letter signed by all the Democrats on the panel calling for the Government Accountability Office to thoroughly assess and compile a report on the "completeness and quality" of the 2020 Census. Shaheen's letter, signed by Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Dianne Feinste… Continue Reading


August 15, 2020

Shaheen & Hassan Demand Postal Service Cease Operational Changes That Are Delaying Delivery of Veterans’ Prescription Drugs

**330,000 veterans receive prescriptions from the VA every day** ** Reports from veterans and VA staff have said that recently these medications are sometimes taking weeks to be delivered and causing veterans to miss doses of vital medications** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) are demanding immediate action following reports of significant delays in veterans' prescription medications through the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). In a letter to Pos… Continue Reading


August 13, 2020

During Visit to Littleton Head Start, Shaheen Highlights Need for Childcare Support for Working Families in COVID-19 Relief Legislation

Senator Shaheen hears more from staff at the Littleton Head Start & local stakeholders on the challenges child care providers face amid the COVID-19 pandemic. A full resolution version of this photo can be downloaded here. Earlier in Holderness: Shaheen Calls for Additional Relief for NH Small Businesses & Nonprofits during Visit to Squam Lakes Natural Science Center Senator Shaheen tours the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. Full resolution versions … Continue Reading

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