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August 11, 2022

NH Delegation & Commerce Secretary Raimondo Participate in Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at onsemi Facility in Hudson

**Visit Follows Historic CHIPS & Science Act Becoming Law** (Nashua, NH) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chair of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS), U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH), who joined in introducing the original CHIPS and Science Act, and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) joined U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo to participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony of onsemi's … Continue Reading


August 11, 2022

NH Delegation Joins Bipartisan Push to Increase Emergency Supplemental Funding for LIHEAP

**Bicameral letter to Chairs and Ranking Members of the Senate and House Appropriations Committees was signed by 58 Members of Congress** (Nashua, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) - 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) joined a bipartisan, bicameral push to increase funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which helps over 5.3 million hou… Continue Reading


August 10, 2022

Shaheen Visits Cirtronics on Heels of Historic CHIPS & Science Act Becoming Law

Later: Shaheen Visits Jaffrey to Highlight $2.3 Million EDA Grant for Cold Stone Spring Water Treatment Plant Project Shaheen tours Cirtronics in Milford Shaheen visits Jaffrey (Nashua, NH) - This morning, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) visited Cirtronics in Milford to highlight New Hampshire priorities included in the recently enacted CHIPS & Science Act. During the visit, Shaheen highlighted the impact the legislation will have on Cirtronics and other manufacturers across the … Continue Reading


August 10, 2022

Shaheen, New Hampshire and Maine Congressional Delegations Raise Alarm in Response to DoD Plans to Restructure PNSY Health Clinic

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined members of the New Hampshire and Maine congressional delegations in requesting a briefing from the Department of Defense regarding its restructuring plans for the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard's Naval Branch Health Clinic. U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Angus King (I-ME), and Susan Collins (R-ME), as well as Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02), Chris Pappas (NH-01), Chellie Pin… Continue Reading


August 09, 2022

Senate NATO Observer Group Co-Chairs Issue Joint Statement as Protocols for Finland & Sweden’s Accession into NATO are Signed into Law

**Shaheen and Tillis are co-chairs of the Senate NATO Observer Group and lead bipartisan action in the Senate in support of the transatlantic Alliance** **The Senators led a bipartisan congressional delegation to the NATO Summit in Madrid** (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 after President Joe Biden signed into law protocols for Finland and Sweden's accession into NATO… Continue Reading


August 09, 2022

Shaheen Celebrates Historic U.S. Innovation, Global Competitiveness Law

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) - Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies - released the following statement today after President Biden signed into law the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022. The historic legislation develops U.S. policy to address strategic, economic and diplomatic tools for a global strategy that will allow the United States to confront the challenges that China and other global competitors pose to the Un… Continue Reading


August 09, 2022

Shaheen Welcomes $500,000 for Catholic Medical Center in Manchester

**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, welcomed a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for Catholic Medical Center (CMC) in Manchester. The funding comes through a congressional directed spending (CDS) request that Shaheen secured through the fiscal year (FY) 2022 omnibus package that passed… Continue Reading


August 09, 2022

ICYMI: NH Delegation Announces $19M in Federal Funds for Berlin Infrastructure Project

(Berlin, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) - 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 that the City of Berlin will receive $19,534,391 from the U.S. Department of Transportation to implement an innovative project that connects two emerging industries - renewable power generation and tourism - in New Hampshire's northernmost city and positions them and the regio… Continue Reading


August 08, 2022

NH Delegation Announces $19M in Federal Funds for Berlin Infrastructure Project

(Berlin, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) - 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 that the City of Berlin will receive $19,534,391 from the U.S. Department of Transportation to implement an innovative project that connects two emerging industries - renewable power generation and tourism - in New Hampshire's northernmost city and positions them and the regio… Continue Reading


August 08, 2022

ICYMI: Shaheen, Bipartisan Group of Senators Urge Secretary Blinken to Impose Magnitsky Law Sanctions on Russian Officials Responsible for Poisoning and Jailing of Opposition Leader Vladimir Kara-Murza

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees, sent a letter with a bipartisan group of Senators led by Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Co-Chair of the Senate Ukraine Caucus, and U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urging him to swiftly impose Magnitsky law-related sanctions against Russian officials responsible for the arrest, jailing and poisoni… Continue Reading


August 08, 2022

NH Delegation Welcomes $6.1M to Update Newport Wastewater Facility to Address Pollution & Health Risks

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) applauded $6,164,000 heading to Newport to upgrade its wastewater treatment facility that serves nearly 2,000 people. This project is essential to stem pollution that could pose health risks to the town and communities downstream along the Sugar River. Attempts to mitigate this pollution have been unsuccessful over the last decade, and this funding w… Continue Reading


August 07, 2022

BREAKING: Shaheen Helps Senate Pass Historic Legislation to Reduce Inflation & Prioritize Middle-Class Families

**Legislation includes provisions championed by Shaheen to extend pivotal ACA premium tax credits** **Bill includes historic action on climate, including energy efficiency measures championed by Shaheen** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes historic investments to extend key health care premium tax credits, lower the cost of prescription drugs, address the surging costs of … Continue Reading


August 05, 2022

As Anniversary of U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan Approaches, Shaheen & Bipartisan Group of Senators Continue to Raise Plight of Afghan Women

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, was part of a bipartisan group this week, including U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), who were briefed by representatives from the U.S. State Department and USAID on the status of Afghan women and girls nearly one year since the United States withdrew from Afghanistan. "Over the last year, we've tragically seen a r… Continue Reading


August 05, 2022

Shaheen, Collins & Bipartisan Group of Senators Call on EPA to Ensure Funding from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Helps Address PFAS Contamination in Private Wells

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) led a bipartisan group of Senators calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ensure funding allocated in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) to combat per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination in small and underserved communities is available to address contamination in residential wells. "We write to reiterate our intent for this funding to be available for a wide array of projects… Continue Reading


August 05, 2022

Shaheen Leads NH Delegation in Welcoming More Than $1.6 Million in Research Grants to UNH & Dartmouth College

**More than $1.3M for UNH & $280,000 for Dartmouth** (Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, alongside Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01), welcomed National Science Foundation (NSF) grants heading to New Hampshire, including $1,359,407 to the University of New Hampshire and $280,000 to Dartmouth College. This funding comes from the Established Program to Stim… Continue Reading


August 05, 2022

Shaheen, Wicker Urge Swift Appointment of New U.S. Special Envoy to Belarus

**Push comes following departure of Ambassador Fisher & amid Lukashenka's continued crackdown on human rights** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chair of the SFRC Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation, and Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) led a bipartisan letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken advocating for the preservation of the role of U.S. Special Envoy to Belarus and asking the State Department to work with the Biden administration to expediti… Continue Reading


August 04, 2022

Shaheen, Wicker Introduce New Bipartisan Bill to Support Economic Development, Promote Democratic Resilience & Combat Corruption in the Balkans

**Shaheen serves as Chair of the SFRC Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chair of the SFRC Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation, introduced new bipartisan legislation with Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) called the Western Balkans Democracy and Prosperity Act. This legislation would support economic development in the region through initiatives on infrastructure, trade and anti-corruption, including … Continue Reading


August 03, 2022

BREAKING: Shaheen and Tillis Laud Senate Approval of Protocols for Finland & Sweden’s Accession into NATO

**Shaheen and Tillis are co-chairs of the Senate NATO Observer Group and lead bipartisan action in the Senate in support of the transatlantic Alliance** **The Senators led a bipartisan congressional delegation to the NATO Summit in Madrid ** (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 Cooperation, and U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) issued the followin… Continue Reading


August 03, 2022

Shaheen Delivers Remarks Ahead of Senate’s Historic Vote on NATO Accession Protocols for Sweden & Finland

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation and Co-Chair of the Senate NATO Observer Group, delivered remarks on the Senate floor this afternoon. She urged the Senate to adopt the resolution paving the way for Sweden and Finland's accession to NATO. She discussed why this enlargement of NATO is critical to address Putin's brutal war in Ukraine, specifically his campaign of ethnic cleansing t… Continue Reading


August 03, 2022

Shaheen Releases NH Priorities in FY23 Senate Government Funding Proposal

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and chair of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS), issued the following statement on newly released legislation by Democrats on the Senate Appropriations Committee late last week to fund the federal government for fiscal year (FY) 2023. Senator Shaheen worked to include and supported numerous measures that were added to the legis… Continue Reading

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