April 20, 2023

Shaheen, Hassan Laud Senate Committee Advancement of Chief William Hart for U.S. Marshal for District of New Hampshire

** Hart’s nomination moves out of Senate Judiciary Committee to full Senate vote** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) praised the advancement of Chief William Hart’s nomination out of the Senate Judiciary Committee earlier today to be United States Marshal for the District of New Hampshire. The next step in the process is consideration of his nomination by the full U.S. Senate.Hart served as chief of Londonderry police from 2009 to 2022 a… Continue Reading

April 17, 2023

Shaheen, Ricketts Condemn Sham Trial & Sentencing of Pro-Democracy Russian Activist Vladimir Kara-Murza

(Washington, DC) — U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Pete Ricketts (R-NE) – Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation – issued the following joint statement in response to Russian officials sentencing pro-democracy activist Vladimir Kara-Murza to twenty-five years in prison:  “Vladimir Kara-Murza’s arbitrary arrest, year-long detention and harsh sentencing today send a message to the… Continue Reading

April 13, 2023


**Supplemental funds follow the congressional delegation’s appeal in October to provide additional federal assistance to the State** (Manchester, NH) — U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) led the New Hampshire congressional delegation in announcing $9,046,434 from the U.S. Department of Treasury for the State of New Hampshire through the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program. These funds, allocated under the ERA2 program created by congressional Democrats’ America… Continue Reading

April 13, 2023

Biden Boosts Funding for Shaheen Provision in Historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Bolster U.S. Supply Chain

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) applauded the Biden administration’s announcement of $50 million in funding from the bipartisan infrastructure law to implement a Shaheen provision to help states ensure that smart manufacturing technologies and high-performance computing are more accessible for small- and medium-sized domestic manufacturing firms. Shaheen’s provision established State Manufacturing Leadership Program; Shaheen’s provision is based on h… Continue Reading

April 12, 2023

Shaheen, Hassan & Pappas Meet with Planned Parenthood of Northern New England & NH Providers for Roundtable Discussion in Manchester on Anti-Woman TX Abortion Pill Ruling

Shaheen, Hassan and Pappas with providers earlier today at the Planned Parenthood Manchester Health Center.  (Manchester, NH) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) hosted a roundtable discussion with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) and New Hampshire family care providers at the Planned Parenthood of Northern New England (PPNNE) Manchester Health Center. The discussion centered around the recent ruling out of Texas from U.S. District Judge Matthew K… Continue Reading

April 11, 2023

Shaheen, Tillis Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Support for Rural Water Systems

**Bill would provide the United States Department of Agriculture with new authorities to protect small and rural water systems across the country**   (Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) recently reintroduced bipartisan legislation to provide rural communities under economic strain with expanded assistance to repair, modernize and renovate failing water infrastructure. The Assistance for Rural Water Systems Act would grant the United Stat… Continue Reading

April 11, 2023

ICYMI: Shaheen Helps Lead Bipartisan Resolution Marking 1st Anniversary of Vladimir Kara-Murza’s Unjustified Arrest and Detention

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, recently joined U.S. Senators Jim Risch (R-ID), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Roger Wicker (R-MS), Chris Coons (D-DE) and Pete Ricketts (R-NE) to introduce a bipartisan resolution in commemoration of the one-year anniversary of Vladimir Kara-Murza’s arrest. The resolution condemns the inhumane treatment of Kara-Murza, a pro-democracy activist, at the hands of Russia… Continue Reading

April 08, 2023

Shaheen Concludes Bipartisan CODEL to Latin America, Highlights Countering Chinese Influence in the Region & Interdicting Drug Trafficking

**Shaheen is Chair of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies & a Senior Member of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees**  **Shaheen discussed her bipartisan trip and fostering relationships with Latin American allies and partners with WMUR** (Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chair of the Senate Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee and a senior memb… Continue Reading

April 07, 2023

Shaheen Joins Bipartisan Resolution Reaffirming Support for the Good Friday Agreement

**Resolution marks 25 years of peace, progress and commitment to the full implementation of further agreements and arrangements**  (Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Chair of the Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation, joined a bipartisan group of Senate colleagues to introduce a resolution commemorating the upcoming 25th anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement. The resolution… Continue Reading

April 06, 2023

Shaheen, Hassan Announce Service Academy Day for NH Students

(Concord, NH) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) today invite New Hampshire students interested in attending any of the country’s service academies to attend the New Hampshire Service Academy Day on Saturday, May 13th in Concord at the New Hampshire National Guard State Military Reservation. The event will feature staff representatives for Senators Shaheen and Hassan and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01), who will be available to ans… Continue Reading

April 06, 2023

Shaheen Announces $3.8M Heading to UNH to Launch State-of-the-Art Water Quality Lab

**As a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and Chair of the Commerce, Justice, Science & Related Agencies Subcommittee which funds the awarding federal agency, Shaheen specifically fought to procure this investment for UNH through the congressionally directed spending process** (Durham, NH) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) – Chair of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS) – announced today that f… Continue Reading

April 04, 2023

Shaheen, Collins Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Lower Cost of Prescription Drugs, Bring Generic Medication to Market

**Legislation increases competition and brings generic drugs to market to lower costs**  (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME), co-chairs of the Senate Diabetes Caucus, along with Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Mike Braun (R-IN) reintroduced the Ensuring Timely Access to Generics Act this week to help lower the cost of prescription drugs. The legislation would increase competition for generic drugs by p… Continue Reading

April 04, 2023

Shaheen & Tillis – Co-Chairs of Senate NATO Observer Group – Welcome Finland to the Transatlantic Alliance

Shaheen and Tillis led the bipartisan resolution in support of Finland and Sweden’s accession into NATO, as well as the bipartisan congressional delegation to the NATO Summit last year. (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Thom Tillis (R-NC), co-chairs of the Senate NATO Observer Group, issued the following joint statement lauding Finland’s historic accession into NATO: “We enthusiastically welcome Finland into NATO. Finland’s accession marks a his… Continue Reading

April 04, 2023

Shaheen Helps Lead Bipartisan Bill to Empower More American Households with Tools to Cut Energy Costs

**To help Americans struggling with high energy prices, the bipartisan Weatherization Assistance Program Improvements Act offers enhanced federal aid for home energy upgrades** (Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) joined Senators Jack Reed (D-RI), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Chris Coons (D-DE) to introduce the Weatherization Assistance Program Improvements Act.  This bipartisan bill seeks to improve public health and lower household energy costs by bolstering the federa… Continue Reading

April 03, 2023

Shaheen, Hassan Help Reintroduce EACH Act to Guarantee Abortion Coverage for Millions of Americans

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Patty Murray (D-WA) and Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI) to help reintroduce the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Healthcare (EACH) Act, a bicameral bill that would help guarantee abortion coverage—without restrictions—for millions of Americans. The EACH Act ends the Hyde Amendment and lifts unjust abortion coverage restrictions for those who depend on Medicaid and … Continue Reading

April 03, 2023

Shaheen Applauds Over $763,000 Heading to UNH to Support School Social Work Program

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, led the New Hampshire congressional delegation in welcoming $763,446 in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Education to the University of New Hampshire (UNH). The funds will support UNH’s Social Work and Education Department’s collaboration with the Manchester School District to support the development of a School Social Work Track and a graduate certificate foc… Continue Reading

March 30, 2023

Shaheen, Murkowski Lead Bipartisan Push to Permanently Repeal the Global Gag Rule

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) reintroduced the Global Health, Empowerment and Rights (HER) Act today. The Senators’ bipartisan legislation is cosponsored by 49 U.S. Senators and would permanently repeal the harmful Global Gag Rule. U.S. Representatives Barbara Lee (CA-13) Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) and Ami Bera (CA-07) lead House companion legislation. The Global Gag Rul… Continue Reading

March 30, 2023

Shaheen, Durbin Meet with Moldovan Ambassador

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation, and Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), co-chair of the Senate Ukraine Caucus, today met with Moldovan Ambassador to the U.S., Viorel Ursu.  During the meeting, they discussed continued relations between the U.S. and Moldova and the ongoing Russian threat to Ukraine and the region. Shaheen and Durbin expressed appreciation for the … Continue Reading

March 30, 2023

Shaheen, Marshall Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Crack Down on Drug Trafficking Through Social Media

**The Cooper Davis Act would help enable authorities to better identify and dismantle international criminal networks and save lives** (Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chair of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, and U.S. Senator Roger Marshall (R-KS) reintroduced their bipartisan legislation today, the Cooper Davis Act, to hold social media companies accountable for reporting to law enforcement illicit fentanyl … Continue Reading

March 29, 2023

Shaheen, Cosponsor of AUMF Repeal, Lauds Senate Advancement

**Shaheen cosponsored the repeal of the 1991 and 2002 AUMFs**  (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 on legislation that would repeal the 1991 and 2002 Authorizations for the Use of Military Force (AUMF):   “One of the most solemn and significant Constitutional responsibilities of the U.S. Congress is to decide when to send American tro… Continue Reading

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