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January 24, 2020

Shaheen Reintroduces Legislation to Prevent Opioid Misuse Among Students and Student Athletes

**Shaheen's Bill Would Authorize $10 million for Creation of Drug Prevention Programs** **The Student and Athlete Opioid Misuse Prevention Act is Endorsed by the National Football League Players Association** (Washington, DC) - This week, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) reintroduced legislation that would help prevent opioid misuse among students and student athletes. The Student and Student Athlete Opioid Misuse Prevention Act would allow schools, communities and youth athletic associati… Continue Reading


January 23, 2020

Shaheen Statement on 3rd Anniversary of Trump Reinstatement & Expansion of Global Gag Rule

**Recent Study Shows the Global Gag Rule as a Contributor to a 40 Percent Increase in Abortions in Developing Countries Dependent on U.S. Assistance** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement on the third anniversary of President Trump reinstating and expanding the Global Gag Rule. The President expanded the ill-conceived policy for a second time last March, further restricting international organizations from delivering critical care to women and … Continue Reading


January 23, 2020

Shaheen Responds to Trump’s Rollback of Stream and Wetland Protections

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration's decision to move forward with plans to roll back critical Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations that protect New England's streams and wetlands. On Sunday, Shaheen slammed the administration's proposal to reject the advice of the EPA's own scientific advisors and revoke key environmental protections as "reckless" and a "direct threat to water quality in New H… Continue Reading


January 23, 2020

Following Her Successful Effort to Secure Funding Flexibility to Include Meth & Cocaine Treatment, Shaheen Urges Trump Administration to Quickly Provide New Guidance to States

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, called on the Trump administration to "expeditiously" provide guidance to states on the implementation of the provision she authored in government funding legislation that gives treatment providers flexibility to use federal funding provided by the State Opioid Response grant program to help patients suffering from meth and cocaine dependencies. Previously, federal law only allow… Continue Reading


January 23, 2020

Shaheen, Hassan Introduce Legislation to Protect Community Television

(Washington, DC) - This week, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) introduced the Protecting Community Television Act with Senator Ed Markey (D-MA), legislation to ensure that community television operations continue to receive the resources they need to educate and inform viewers in the cities and towns where they operate. Currently, local governments are permitted to require as part of cable franchise agreements that cable companies meet demonstrated community needs by… Continue Reading


January 22, 2020

Shaheen Leads Bipartisan Legislation to Hold E-Cigarette Companies Accountable for the Youth Vaping Crisis

**The Resources to Prevent Youth Vaping Act is endorsed by the American Heart Association and the American Lung Association** (Washington, DC) - This week, Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Richard Durbin (D-IL), Mitt Romney (R-UT), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced bipartisan legislation to protect children from the dangers of e-cigarettes. The Resources to Prevent Youth Vaping Act would require that e-cigarette manufacturers pay user fees to the Fo… Continue Reading


January 22, 2020

Shaheen Statement on Roe v. Wade Decision Anniversary

**SHAHEEN: "Today, I join the women all across this country who are speaking out loud and clear: we are not going back!"** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement on the 47th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision: "The Roe v. Wade decision was a landmark case that determined legal and constitutional safeguards for what many of us already morally believed to be true: women's reproductive health care decisions belong to them, … Continue Reading


January 21, 2020

NH Delegation Calls on Trump to Continue Opioid Response Grant Funding, Ensure Set-Aside for Hardest-Hit States

**Delegation Fought to Increase Opioid Response Funding by 1000% Over the Last Two Years** ** New Shaheen Provision Allows SOR Grant Dollars to be used to treat Meth and Cocaine Dependency, in addition to Opioid Use Disorder** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, led Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) in a letter to President Donald Trump, calling on him to con… Continue Reading


January 21, 2020

Shaheen Statement on 10th Anniversary of Citizens United Ruling

**Last Week, Shaheen Participated in a Call with Senator Udall & Advocacy Groups to Underscore Damaging Impact of Supreme Court Ruling on American Democracy** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement on the 10th anniversary of the Citizens United v. FEC Supreme Court ruling, which unleashed a flood of unlimited corporate spending in U.S. elections and opened the door for wealthy special interests to have an outsized voice in the government. The d… Continue Reading


January 19, 2020

Shaheen Calls Trump's Plan to Rollback Stream and Wetland Protections "Reckless" and "Direct Threat to Water Quality in New Hampshire”

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement following reports that the Trump administration is considering revoking Environmental Protection Agency regulations that protect New England's streams and wetlands: "Protecting our streams and wetlands is about preserving our natural environment and preventing chemicals from making their way into our drinking water," said Shaheen. "Considering the substantial water contamination challenges New Hampshire alread… Continue Reading


January 17, 2020

Ahead of 20th Anniversary of New Hampshire’s 1st Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration, Shaheen Honors Occasion in Congressional Record Statement and Pays Tribute to Reverend Dr. Arthur Hilson

Senator Shaheen's Congressional Record Statement Commemorating 20th Anniversary of New Hampshire's first MLK Day and Honoring Rev. Dr. Arthur Hilson. Full sized version can be found here. (Washington, DC) - To mark the 20th anniversary of New Hampshire's first Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) honored the occasion and celebrated the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a Congressional Record statement. As Governor of New Hampshire… Continue Reading


January 17, 2020

Shaheen, Blunt Introduce Bipartisan Access to Breast Cancer Diagnosis Act

(Washington, DC)- Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Roy Blunt (R-MO) announced bipartisan legislation, the Access to Breast Cancer Diagnosis Act, to make breast cancer diagnostic tests more accessible and affordable. Companion legislation was introduced in the House by Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Peter King (NY-02), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Colin Allred (TX-32), and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05). "No one should ever feel pressured to… Continue Reading


January 17, 2020

Shaheen Nominates Granite State Students for United States Service Academies

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) announced her nominations for 31 New Hampshire students for acceptance to the United States Service Academies. The nominees will next be considered by the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Naval Academy and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point for appointment to the Class of 2024. "Each year, I am impressed by the patriotism shown by extraordinary young Granite Staters in their willingness to serve our nation in … Continue Reading


January 16, 2020

Ahead of 10 Year Anniversary of Citizens United Decision, Shaheen Discusses Impact of Ruling on American Democracy

**Shaheen highlights the on-going dark money effort to derail reforms to address surprise medical billing, calling the campaign "Exhibit A in how broken our campaign finance system is"** (Washington, DC) - Yesterday, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) hosted a press call with Representative John Sarbanes (D-MD) and public advocacy groups to discuss the continuing harm to the political landscape caused by the 10-year-old Citizens United v. FEC ruling. During the pr… Continue Reading


January 16, 2020

Bill Introduced by Shaheen, Crapo to Bring Home Missing Servicemembers Introduced in House, Gains Veterans Organizations’ Support

WASHINGTON - A companion bill to S. 2794, the Bring Our Heroes Home Act (BOHHA), introduced by U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) Mike Crapo (R-ID), was introduced today in the U.S. House of Representatives by Representatives Chris Pappas (D-NH) and Russ Fulcher (R-ID). Shaheen and Crapo today also announced that S. 2794 has received endorsements by three Veterans Service Organizations, including Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), American Veterans (AMVETS) and the Coalition of Families of Korean… Continue Reading


January 16, 2020

Shaheen Receives Assurances From Army Nominee on Rye and Portsmouth Harbors, Leads Delegation Letter to Administration

**NH Delegation Letter to Trump Administration: "We respectfully request that you give all possible consideration to expediting the maintenance of Rye Harbor, as well as the expansion of the uppermost turning basin on the Piscataqua River"** **In Armed Services Committee hearing, Shaheen receives assurances from Army nominee that Rye and Portsmouth harbors will be prioritized, if confirmed** Today, Shaheen made calls to local stakeholders in Hampton and Seabrook to congratulate them on co… Continue Reading


January 16, 2020

Shaheen Statement After Senate Passage of USMCA Trade Agreement

(Washington, DC)-U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after voting to approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): "International trade has long spurred New Hampshire's economy, creating good paying jobs and opportunities for small businesses," said Shaheen. "This trade deal makes improvements to NAFTA that will help empower Granite State businesses while protecting American workers and safeguarding our environment. I was very pleased that this agreem… Continue Reading


January 15, 2020

Shaheen Statement on House Vote to Send Impeachment Articles to the U.S. Senate

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement about the impending impeachment trial in the United States Senate of President Donald J. Trump: "Our founders believed, as I believe, that nobody is above the law in this country. That is why they laid out a process for impeachment in the Constitution," said Shaheen. "The charges against the President are very serious and warrant a fair trial - that is what the American people expect. As a juror in this trial,… Continue Reading


January 14, 2020

Shaheen Denounces Trump’s Plan to Again Steal Military Funding to Pay for Border Wall

**Shaheen was Original Cosponsor of Bipartisan Resolutions to Terminate President's Previous National Emergency Declaration to Divert Military Funding** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations and Armed Services Committees, issued the following statement in response to media reports that the President plans to once again divert military dollars appropriated by Congress to fund his border wall, which he promised Mexico would pay for. "… Continue Reading


January 14, 2020

NH Delegation Announces More Than $735K to Support NH Youth Suicide Prevention Efforts

(Washington, DC) - 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) the award of $735,844 in federal funding to the National Alliance on Mental Illness New Hampshire (NAMI NH) that will bolster the organization's youth suicide prevention efforts throughout New Hampshire. This grant was distributed through the Substance Abuse and Mental Hea… Continue Reading

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