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July 23, 2022

Shaheen Applauds $640,000 for Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

**Shaheen secured funding as a senior appropriator through the FY 2022 government funding bill** (Manchester, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today applauded the announcement from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that Dartmouth Health's Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center will receive funding for two congressionally directed spending requests (CDS) that Shaheen secured through the fiscal year (FY) 2022 government … Continue Reading


July 22, 2022

Shaheen, Colleagues Call on Russia to Release Brittney Griner from Wrongful Detention

**Bipartisan Senate resolution urges U.S. government to press for WNBA player's release, supports all prisoners unjustly imprisoned in the Russian Federation** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR), John Cornyn (R-TX) and a bipartisan group of their Senate colleagues in introducing a resolution calling on the Russian government to immediately release U.S. citizen Brittney Griner from … Continue Reading


July 22, 2022

Amid Rising Drug Overdose Rates, Shaheen Addresses NH Substance Use Disorder Prevention Efforts

Shaheen and roundtable participants at Makin' It Happen in Manchester today discuss substance use disorder prevention. (Manchester, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) participated in a discussion with New Hampshire drug and alcohol prevention advocates this morning amid a significant increase in overdose deaths across New Hampshire's two largest cities. The roundtable discussion was hosted by Makin' It Happen, a Manchester organization committed to promoting the overall well-being of yout… Continue Reading


July 21, 2022

Amid Unprecedented Attacks on Women’s Health, Shaheen Calls on Senate to Swiftly Consider Legislation to Codify Access to Contraception

Shaheen cosponsors legislation in the Senate that would codify the fundamental and constitutional right to contraception (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed legislation that would codify the fundamental and constitutional right to contraception, urging Senate leadership to follow suit. Shaheen is a cosponsor of companion legislation in the Senate - the Right to Contraception Act - which would achieve the same go… Continue Reading


July 21, 2022

Shaheen Honors NH Tourism Champion Dick Hamilton

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement on the death of North Country tourism advocate, Dick Hamilton: "There was no better champion for New Hampshire's North Country tourism than Dick Hamilton. He was a fierce advocate for sharing the experiences offered by the White Mountains and was especially diligent to ensure Granite Staters, and all visitors to Franconia Notch, remembered the legacy of the Old Man of the Mountain. He was beloved by his commun… Continue Reading


July 21, 2022

Shaheen, Senators Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing Russia’s Actions in Ukraine as a Genocide

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation, introduced a bipartisan resolution led by U.S. Senators Jim Risch (R-ID) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) recognizing Russia's actions in Ukraine, which include forced deportations to Russia and the purposeful killing of Ukrainian civilians in mass atrocities, as constituting acts of genocide against the people of Ukraine. The legislation is also cosponsored by U.S… Continue Reading


July 20, 2022

Shaheen & Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Reforms to the Electoral Count Act of 1887

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Shaheen (D-NH) and a bipartisan group of Senators introduced two proposals that include legislation to reform and modernize the outdated Electoral Count Act of 1887 to ensure that the electoral votes tallied by Congress accurately reflect each state's vote for President. Led by U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Joe Manchin (D-WV), other Senators involved in the bipartisan negotiations include: Rob Portman (R-OH), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Mitt Rom… Continue Reading


July 20, 2022

Senators Shaheen and Hassan Help Introduce Legislation to Protect Funding for Planned Parenthood & Family Planning Centers

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined a group of their colleagues in introducing legislation to protect access to critical reproductive health care services-like birth control, cancer screenings and more-by providing a consistent and strong source of funding for the Title X Family Planning Program. In addition, the legislation bars New Hampshire and other states from denying Title X funding to Planned Parenthood and other family planning centers t… Continue Reading


July 19, 2022

BREAKING – Senate Foreign Relations Committee Advances Treaty to Ratify Finland & Sweden’s Accession into NATO

**Shaheen is chair of the Senate NATO Observer Group and has led bipartisan action in the Senate in support of the transatlantic Alliance** **Shaheen led a bipartisan congressional delegation to the NATO Summit in Madrid last month with Senate NATO Observer Group co-chair Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) ** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) and Chair of the SFRC Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Coopera… Continue Reading


July 19, 2022

Shaheen Statement on New Executive Order to Enhance Efforts to Bring American Hostages Home

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement in response to the Biden administration's announcement of a new Executive Order to expand the tools available to deter and disrupt hostage-taking and wrongful detentions that will enhance efforts to free Americans held abroad and further support the families fighting for them at home. Shaheen has worked on numerous cases of Americans held against their will. She worked to secure the freedom of Granite Stater A… Continue Reading


July 19, 2022

NH Delegation Welcomes More Than $2 Million to Support Infrastructure Updates at Colebrook Housing Community

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) today welcomed $2,084,000 heading to Colebrook Homeowners Cooperative (CHC), a resident-owned manufactured housing community. This grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will provide key upgrades to water, sewer, storm water and utility infrastructure. Specifically, the funding wi… Continue Reading


July 18, 2022

Shaheen Responds to Biden Administration Reform of Afghan SIV Program

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, issued the following statement in response to the Biden administration's announcement of new reforms to the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program to improve the application process and reduce the time that applicants wait for approval. Shaheen has long championed the Afghan SIV program and worked with Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) on bipartisan legislation that … Continue Reading


July 18, 2022

Shaheen, Hassan Call on VA Secretary to End Discrimination Against Same-Sex Spouses

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and 38 Democratic colleagues in the Senate in a letter to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough urging answers and speedy action to ensure same-sex veteran couples have access to the full and complete spousal benefits they are owed. "Each of our veterans and their spouses deserve the same quality care and services once they leave the military - no … Continue Reading


July 15, 2022

Shaheen Discusses Abortion Access for Granite Staters with NH Reproductive Care Providers in the Wake of Roe Reversal

Senator Shaheen meets with representatives from the Lovering Health Center and Planned Parenthood in Greenland earlier today to discuss the impact of the Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade for Granite Staters. (Greenland, NH) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) participated in a discussion with the Lovering Health Center and Planned Parenthood to address what the reversal of Roe v. Wade means for Granite Staters and what abortion services and reproductive health care remain availab… Continue Reading


July 15, 2022

ICYMI: Shaheen Discusses Importance of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard to U.S. National Security with Seacoast Online

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services and Appropriations Committees, sat down with Seacoast Online to discuss new investments she helped secured for the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, which continues to be on the frontlines of bolstering U.S. defense capabilities. Amid increasing threats - from Russia's invasion of Ukraine to China's increasing aggression and growing sea power - the Shipyard's operations are paramount to our national secu… Continue Reading


July 15, 2022

In Wake of False Alarm at Seabrook Station, Shaheen Requests Full Review of Incident & Communication Breakdown

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) sent a letter to NextEra Energy yesterday following an emergency alarm that was falsely activated at the Seabrook Station nuclear plant this week. The mistaken emergency announcement caused widespread confusion and concern, and the Senator is now pushing NextEra and Seabrook Station to fully review the breakdown in communication and ensure robust future communication with state and local officials and the public. "As you know, an emergency… Continue Reading


July 14, 2022

Shaheen Joins Call for Robust Family Planning Funding as States Criminalize Abortion

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) joined U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Patty Murray (D-WA) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), along with 14 of their Senate Democratic colleagues, in calling on Senate and House Democratic leadership to support robust funding for the Title X Family Planning Program - which provides birth control and essential health services to patients with the tightest budgets - after the conservative Supreme Court majority overturned Roe v. Wade. Funding… Continue Reading


July 14, 2022

Shaheen, Durbin, Tillis Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to Recognize Political Repression in Belarus

**Next month marks the two-year anniversary of the fraudulent president election** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation, joined Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) in introducing a bipartisan resolution recognizing the second anniversary of the stolen 2020 Belarus presidential election, the historic peaceful protests and the continued heroic effort… Continue Reading


July 13, 2022

Shaheen, Peters & Moran Announce Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen, Expand Federal Research on PFAS Contamination

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Gary Peters (MI) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) introduced bipartisan legislation to help advance the federal government's understanding of toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and provide needed information to help better inform plans to effectively address PFAS contamination - which has impacted communities across the country. "PFAS chemicals have contaminated our water supplies and are linked to serious health concerns - an alarmin… Continue Reading


July 12, 2022

Shaheen, Romney Unveil New Bipartisan Bill to Establish U.S. Strategy Toward Black Sea Region

**As Chair of the Europe and Regional Security Cooperation Subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Shaheen has long pushed for the prioritization of the region amid Putin's war in Ukraine** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation, introduced new bipartisan legislation with U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) that directs the administration to develop a strategy toward the Black Sea… Continue Reading

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