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December 21, 2020

Shaheen-Negotiated COVID-19 Emergency Relief Legislation Attached to Final Government Funding Bill

**Senate, House leaders released government funding legislation for FY21 that includes COVID-19 relief legislation Shaheen helped negotiate over the past few weeks and unveiled last week with a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers** **A senior member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Shaheen once again helped negotiate provisions to assist small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis & also steered negotiations on nutrition assistance and support to add… Continue Reading


December 21, 2020

Senators Shaheen, Menendez, Rubio, Leahy, Coons Celebrate Expected Passage of Robert Levinson Hostage Recovery and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act

(WASHINGTON, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC), SFRC Ranking Member Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), and Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Chris Coons (D-DE) issued the following statements on securing passage of the Robert Levinson Hostage Recovery and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act (S.712) as part of the end-of-year funding legislation approved by the Senate today: "Any time an American citizen is unjustly … Continue Reading


December 19, 2020

Shaheen to Yahoo! Finance on Partisanship Delaying COVID-19 Relief: ‘We don’t have any more time to mess around’

**On Monday, Shaheen shared details on bipartisan COVID-19 emergency relief that she wrote with a bicameral group of lawmakers and delivered as a blueprint to congressional leaders** **A senior member of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Shaheen once again helped negotiate provisions to assist small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis & also steered negotiations on nutrition assistance and support to address the substance use disorder epidemic** (Washing… Continue Reading


December 19, 2020

Shaheen Urges Trump Administration to Waive Late Filing Penalties for Taxpayers

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and a bipartisan group of Senators sent a letter to U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig urging the Trump administration to waive late filing penalties for taxpayers whose filing delay is caused by COVID-19. U.S. Senators Kevin Cramer (R-ND) and John Kennedy (R-LA) led the letter. "Many taxpayers are facing economic hardships and business closures due to COVI… Continue Reading


December 18, 2020

Shaheen Statement on FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

**Lonza, a Portsmouth-based pharmaceutical company, is manufacturing Moderna's mRNA-1273 COVID-19 vaccine candidate** **Earlier this month, Shaheen received a virtual briefing on Lonza's vaccine manufacturing efforts** (Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted an emergency use authorization for Moderna's mRNA-1273 COVID-19 vaccine. The authorization comes following the release of studies hi… Continue Reading


December 18, 2020

Shaheen Highlights Urgent Need for Additional Food Assistance for Struggling Granite Staters During Virtual Meeting with NH Nutrition & Food Security Organizations

Shaheen hears more about the challenges Granite State food security and nutrition organizations are facing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. To view the virtual meeting, click here. (Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) highlighted the urgent need to provide additional food assistance in COVID-19 relief to help struggling Granite State families during a virtual meeting with New Hampshire nutrition and food security organizations. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many famil… Continue Reading


December 18, 2020

Shaheen, Hassan Honor Christa McAuliffe During Commemorative Coin Unveiling

**Shaheen led bipartisan legislation with Senators Mike Enzi & Maggie Hassan that was signed into law last year to create this commemorative coin in honor of Christa McAuliffe in support of STEM education.** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) issued the following statements after the unveiling of the Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Coin today. Shaheen led the bipartisan legislation with Senators Mike Enzi (R-WY) and Hassan creating the commemo… Continue Reading


December 16, 2020

Shaheen Meets with President-elect Biden’s Secretary of Defense Nominee

Senator Shaheen meets virtually with Secretary of Defense nominee Lloyd Austin in her Washington, DC office earlier today. (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement after meeting with Secretary of Defense nominee General Lloyd Austin: "I appreciated the opportunity to meet with General Austin this afternoon, where we discussed a number of critical issues impacting our national security that I b… Continue Reading


December 16, 2020

NEW: NH Delegation Announces Nearly $77 Million in CARES Act Funding for NH Health Care Providers

(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) announced today that New Hampshire health care providers will receive $76,880,682 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Provider Relief Fund. The funding is part of $175 billion in health care provider grant appropriations allocated under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the Pay… Continue Reading


December 16, 2020

Shaheen, Senators Request Information from FBI, CISA on Reports of Russian Cyberattack against the U.S. Government

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Jerry Moran (R-KS), Roger Wicker (R-MS), John Thune (R-SD), Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) - leaders of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies and the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation - requested a government-wide report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on t… Continue Reading


December 15, 2020

Shaheen & Hassan Press Trump Administration on Decision Not to Pre-Order More Doses of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine, Call for Transparent Plan Going Forward

**Reporting revealed the Trump Administration turned down an option this summer to pre-order additional doses of Pfizer's vaccine** **Senators: "We are concerned the failure to secure an adequate supply of vaccines will needlessly prolong the COVID-19 pandemic in this country… the Administration must be more transparent about its preparations, as well as how much funding is available, and is needed, to purchase, distribute, and administer sufficient vaccine to end this pandemic." (Washi… Continue Reading


December 15, 2020

ICYMI: Shaheen, Hassan Share Details of Two Bipartisan COVID-19 Emergency Relief Bills

**A senior member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Shaheen once again helped negotiate provisions to assist small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis & also steered negotiations on nutrition assistance and support to address the substance use disorder epidemic** (Washington, DC) - Yesterday afternoon, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) - a senior member of the Senate Appropriations and Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committees - and U.S. Senator … Continue Reading


December 15, 2020

NH Delegation Announce $250K for Youth Substance Use Prevention Efforts in Laconia & Winchester

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced $250,000 in Drug Free Communities (DFC) grants from the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to two local drug prevention coalitions in New Hampshire. The grants will provide the Partnership for Public Health in Laconia and Salt & Light in Winchester funding to preven… Continue Reading


December 15, 2020

ICYMI: Shaheen, Hassan Share Details of Two Bipartisan COVID-19 Emergency Relief Bills

**A senior member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Shaheen once again helped negotiate provisions to assist small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis & also steered negotiations on nutrition assistance and support to address the substance use disorder epidemic** (Washington, DC) - Yesterday afternoon, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) - a senior member of the Senate Appropriations and Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committees - and U.S. Senator … Continue Reading


December 14, 2020

In Bipartisan Push, Senators Shaheen & Moran Urge U.S. Trade Representative to Extend Exclusions from Tariffs on Goods from China

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Jerry Moran (R-KS), leaders of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, called on United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer to extend exclusions from tariffs applied to goods from China under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 that are due to expire at the end of this year. "Many of those exclusions… stand to expire at the end of this year, injecting risk and u… Continue Reading


December 12, 2020

NH Delegation Applauds $25.2 Million FCC Investment to Expand Broadband Internet Access in Rural NH Communities

(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) issued the following statements in response to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) announcement that New Hampshire companies will receive $25,257,660 over 10 years from Phase I of the Universal Service Fund's (USF) Auction 904, or the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, to expand broadband internet access in rural Granite State communities. Throu… Continue Reading


December 11, 2020

Shaheen Joins Group of Senators to Introduce Bipartisan CARA 2.0 to Increase Access to Treatment & Prevention, Bolster Fight Against Substance Use Disorder Epidemic

**CARA 2.0 builds upon Comprehensive Addiction & Recovery Act programs enacted in 2016 by increasing the funding authorization levels and laying out new policy reforms to strengthen the federal government's response to this crisis** **Shaheen has led efforts in the Senate to respond to the substance use disorder epidemic** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH), Sheldon Whitehouse (… Continue Reading


December 11, 2020

Senators Shaheen and Hassan Secure Key NH Priorities in Bipartisan Package to Support Veterans

Bill Includes the Deborah Sampson Act that Senators Shaheen and Hassan Helped Introduce to Support Women Veterans WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate passed bipartisan legislation cosponsored by Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan with a number of key priorities that they advocated for to support Granite State veterans. The package includes the Deborah Sampson Act that Senators Shaheen and Hassan joined in introducing that would eliminate barriers to care and services that many women veterans f… Continue Reading


December 11, 2020

During Virtual Meeting with NH Child Care Providers & Advocates, Shaheen Calls on Senate Republican Leadership to Support Bipartisan COVID-19 Relief Framework Containing Assistance for Centers & Working Families

Shaheen hears more about the challenges New Hampshire child care providers are facing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. An audio recording of today's call can be heard here. (Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) hosted a virtual roundtable with New Hampshire child care providers and advocates on the ongoing need to provide assistance for child care centers in COVID-19 relief legislation. Child care is crucial to New Hampshire's economic recovery and to allow working families to… Continue Reading


December 11, 2020

Senate Sends NDAA with NH Priorities Secured by Shaheen to President’s Desk

**Shaheen Supports Authorization of $160 Million for Multi-Mission Dry Dock Project at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard** **Bill Includes 3 Percent Pay Raise for Service Members** **Shaheen Secures Highest Funding Level Ever for PFAS Health Impact Study & Successfully Adds Provision to Address Health Concerns Related to PFAS Exposure through Firefighter Gear** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, issued the following stat… Continue Reading

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