January 29, 2022

Shaheen, Hassan Help Lead Bipartisan Push to Clear Way for Adoption of Equal Rights Amendment

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined a bipartisan group of Senators led by U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) in a Senate effort to remove an arbitrary deadline that serves only to prevent the formal adoption of what should be the 28th Amendment to the Constitution - the Equal Rights Amendment. When the Equal Rights Amendment itself was first passed by the Senate in 1972, Congress imposed an arbitrary seven-year deadline f… Continue Reading

January 28, 2022

ICYMI – Shaheen Discusses Her Work to Address COVID Crisis, Infrastructure & More During Stops in Claremont, Lebanon & Dover

(Manchester, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) made numerous stops across New Hampshire this week to meet with Granite Staters and highlight her work in the Senate to address the most pressing issues facing our communities - from combating the surge in COVID-19 cases to addressing the substance use disorder epidemic and the youth mental health crisis. She also discussed how the bipartisan infrastructure deal she helped negotiate empowers Granite State communities to expand vital infrastru… Continue Reading

January 28, 2022

On One-Year Anniversary of Global Gag Rule Reversal, Shaheen Leads Letter to Senate & House Leadership Urging Permanent Repeal

**Shaheen Leads the Bipartisan, Bicameral Push to Permanently Repeal the Global Gag Rule** (Manchester, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the only woman on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, led a group of 45 Senators in a letter to Senate and House leadership, urging the inclusion of a permanent repeal of the Global Gag Rule (GGR) in the fiscal year (FY) 2022 State, Foreign Operations and Related Agencies government funding legislation. Shaheen's announcement of the letter coincid… Continue Reading

January 27, 2022

Shaheen Visits New Wastewater Treatment Facility in Exeter to Discuss Water Infrastructure Wins from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

**Shaheen was a Lead Negotiator of the Infrastructure Package, Steered Bipartisan Talks on Water Infrastructure** (Exeter, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) today visited the new award-winning wastewater treatment facility in Exeter to discuss key provisions she led in the bipartisan infrastructure law to address wastewater and drinking water systems, as well as address PFAS and other contamination in Granite State water supplies. Shaheen toured the facility and heard from town offic… Continue Reading

January 27, 2022

Shaheen Leads NH Delegation in Welcoming More Than $774K in Additional LIHEAP Funding to Help Granite Staters Heat Their Homes

**Additional funding brings total to highest LIHEAP funding ever received in a 12-month period in NH History** **Funding comes following Shaheen and Hassan's push to prioritize LIHEAP during ARP & bipartisan infrastructure negotiations** (Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) welcomed $774,475 to help Granite State families cover the costs of heating and cooling expenses… Continue Reading

January 26, 2022

Shaheen Visits Dover High School to Discuss Teen Mental Health & Suicide Prevention amid Pandemic

(Dover, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) visited Dover High School today to meet with students and staff to learn about how the school is addressing surging rates of mental health challenges among teenagers during the pandemic, including through the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Connect Youth Leaders in Suicide Prevention program. Students led the meeting and shared how the program has helped them. "I'm so grateful to the students who spoke with me today about the mental he… Continue Reading

January 26, 2022

Shaheen Statement on Retirement of Justice Stephen Breyer

(Manchester, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement on the retirement of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer: "I want to thank Justice Breyer for his 27 years on the U.S. Supreme Court, more than four decades on the bench and his lifelong dedication to upholding the rule of law. He leaves behind a legacy as a defender of Americans' First Amendment rights, access to affordable health care and much more," said Shaheen. "There is so much at stake for American… Continue Reading

January 26, 2022

Shaheen, Hassan Applaud Nomination of Jane Young for U.S. Attorney of New Hampshire

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) released the following statements in support of Jane Young's nomination as U.S. Attorney for the District of New Hampshire: "I want to congratulate Ms. Jane Young on her nomination by President Biden to serve as the U.S. Attorney for the District of New Hampshire," said Senator Shaheen. "Ms. Young is a deeply committed public servant and seasoned attorney with experience at the state and federal levels. As … Continue Reading

January 25, 2022

Shaheen Visits Valley Regional Hospital to Meet with Health Care Workers & Encourage Vaccinations amid COVID Surge

Later: Shaheen Visits Headrest in Lebanon to Discuss Substance Use Disorder Crisis in NH (Claremont, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) visited Valley Regional Hospital to thank the hospital's health care workers for their efforts fighting the pandemic and encourage Granite Staters to get vaccinated and boosted. The visit comes as New Hampshire experiences high rates of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations, further straining health care workers and hospital resources. "Valley Regi… Continue Reading

January 25, 2022

Shaheen Leads NH Delegation in Welcoming $11 Million for New Hampshire’s Health Care Providers through the Provider Relief Fund

(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) today welcomed $11,317,034 heading to New Hampshire to support 25 health care providers who have experienced revenue losses and expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding comes as part of a $2 billion national announcement in Provider Relief Fund (PRF) Phase 4 payments from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the… Continue Reading

January 21, 2022

BREAKING: NH Delegation Applauds $500K in Title X Funds Awarded to Planned Parenthood of Northern New England

**Announcement comes after NH Delegation sent letter to HHS supporting PPNNE's application for dire needs funding** **Funding is particularly critical following the New Hampshire Executive Council's repeated votes to defund NH family planning providers** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and U.S. Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) today welcomed an announcement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)… Continue Reading

January 21, 2022

Shaheen Statement Ahead of Roe v. Wade Anniversary

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement ahead of the 49th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision: "Today marks the 49th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that affirmed a woman's Constitutional right to decide how and when to start her family. Roe was a historic victory for women, our bodies and our autonomy. But the survival of this nearly 50-year precedent is at stake as the Supreme Court considers a case that c… Continue Reading

January 20, 2022

NH Delegation Announces $1.6 Million in FY 2022 from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Strengthen Supply Chains & Improve Dredging Operations on the Seacoast

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), along with Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01), announced that New Hampshire will receive more than $1.6 million in FY 2022 through the Army Corps of Engineers for important improvements to the shipping channel and turning basin near Portsmouth Harbor and the Piscataqua River through the new bipartisan infrastructure law. In addition, $81,000 will be used for needed repairs to the Franklin … Continue Reading

January 20, 2022

Shaheen & Bipartisan Group Introduce Legislation to Counter Russian Aggression Toward Ukraine

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations committees, today introduced the Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act with Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Roger Wicker (R-MS). This legislation would provide the President with the enhanced authority to more swiftly enter into lend-lease agreements directly with Ukraine and expedite the delivery of military equipment necessary to protect vulnerable civ… Continue Reading

January 19, 2022

Shaheen Blasts Republican Obstruction against Critical Voting Rights Legislation

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement after Senate Republicans blocked an essential voting rights bill - the Freedom to Vote: John Lewis Voting Rights Act - from passing the Senate: "The right to vote isn't determined by political affiliation. It is the most sacred right enshrined in the U.S. Constitution for every eligible American and ensures our country is, as President Lincoln said, 'government of the people, by the people, for the people.' I… Continue Reading

January 18, 2022

Shaheen Statement on Meeting with Ukraine President Zelenskyy

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation and a member of the Senate Ukraine Caucus, issued the following statement after meeting with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv. Shaheen and Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) led a bipartisan congressional delegation to Ukraine, which included senior members of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees. The trip included Senato… Continue Reading

January 14, 2022

NH Delegation Welcomes $76.7M from ARPA to Support Rural Health Care Providers on Frontlines of COVID

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) led Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) in applauding $76,744,300 heading to 226 rural providers and suppliers in New Hampshire. These payments come from the American Rescue Plan thanks to Shaheen's advocacy to support rural providers and providers treating rural patients who experienced revenue losses and expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding was announced this morning t… Continue Reading

January 14, 2022

NH Delegation Applauds Historic $225 Million Investment to Repair & Replace Bridges in NH

**Funding comes from bipartisan infrastructure law Shaheen & Hassan led & represents largest investment in bridges in American history** (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) welcomed the Department of Transportation's announcement of $225 million from the bipartisan infrastructure law dedicated for bridge repairs and replacements across New Hampshire. This funding is part of $26.… Continue Reading

January 13, 2022

Shaheen Statement on Nord Stream 2 Legislation

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation, issued the following statement after voting against Senator Cruz's Nord Stream 2 legislation earlier today. The legislation failed to garner enough votes to pass the Senate: "My position on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has never wavered: it should not be completed or become operational at the risk of being weaponized by the Kremlin. I've led action… Continue Reading

January 12, 2022

Shaheen, Hassan Introduce Bill to Combat Sexual Violence Against Students with Disabilities

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined in reintroducing bicameral legislation to improve responses to sexual violence against students with disabilities. "The scourge of sexual assault on college campuses is devastating, and how this crisis impacts students with disabilities is often underreported and under-resourced. Every student deserves a safe learning environment, and that means we must address barriers to reporting and improve support system… Continue Reading

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