Press

November 07, 2017

Shaheen and Toomey Introduce Bipartisan Sugar Reform Bill to Cut Costs and Protect American Jobs

(Washington, DC) - Today, Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) introduced the Sugar Policy Modernization Act. The bill, which is cosponsored by a bipartisan group of 16 senators, makes commonsense reforms to the federal sugar support program that will save money and protect American jobs. "Reform of the federal sugar program is long overdue. Our current policies create heavy costs for consumers and put American jobs at risk," said Senator Shaheen. "This bipartisan bill will help… Continue Reading


November 06, 2017

Shaheen Helps Introduce Bicameral Bill to Protect Domestic Abuse Survivors from Gun Violence

Washington, DC - Last week, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) helped introduce the Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act, a bill designed to protect domestic violence survivors from gun violence. The bill will help close loopholes that allow domestic abusers to legally obtain weapons, and strengthen protections for survivors of domestic violence and abuse. According to a report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in July 2017, more than 55% of fema… Continue Reading


November 03, 2017

Shaheen at St. Anselm’s: Eliminating Student Loan Interest Deduction Disproportionally Impacts NH

SHAHEEN: "Reforming the tax code is necessary but it shouldn't be paid for by graduates already bearing a tremendous debt burden" **80,000 Granite Staters take advantage of this deduction** (Manchester, NH) - Today, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) hosted a roundtable discussion with the New Hampshire College and University Council on the House Republican tax bill which was introduced yesterday and eliminates the student loan interest tax deduction. 80,000 Granite Staters take advantage of thi… Continue Reading


November 03, 2017

Shaheen Leads Call for Trump Administration to Support Additional Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic

(Washington, DC) - Today, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) led a letter to President Donald Trump with Senators Angus King (I-ME), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and a group of 19 senators, calling on the President to support additional funding necessary to combat the opioid epidemic. Earlier this week, Senator Shaheen urged the Trump Administration to act on the recommendations of the final report issued by the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction, and to work with Congre… Continue Reading


November 02, 2017

Shaheen-Collins Bipartisan Legislation to Establish National Diabetes Commission Signed Into Law

**The National Clinical Care Commission Care Act was first introduced in 2012 and will support better coordination of resources for research on diabetes, which impacts 1 in 9 Americans** (Washington DC) - Today, the National Clinical Care Commission Act, bipartisan legislation authored by U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME), co-chairs of the Senate Diabetes Caucus, was signed into law by President Trump. The bill establishes a national commission of healthcare experts t… Continue Reading


November 01, 2017

Shaheen Statement on Final Report from White House Opioid Commission

Washington, DC - Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement in response to the final report issued by the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction: "I wholeheartedly agree with the majority of the recommendations made by the commission. This report has reaffirmed much of what those on the frontlines in New Hampshire already know needs to be done to reverse the tide of this epidemic, and I hope this report is translated into real initiatives as soon as possible," said… Continue Reading


October 30, 2017

NH Delegation Questions EPA on Public Disclosure of Risks from PFOA and PFOS

On Friday, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH) and Annie Kuster (D-NH) regarding reports in a recent New York Times article that described the EPA's efforts to weaken chemical safety regulations that could affect access to public information on the risks of emerging contaminants, including perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), chemical… Continue Reading


October 30, 2017

Shaheen & Hassan Respond to Trump Administration's Decision to Not Prioritize Hardest-Hit States, Including NH, for Opioid Funding

**The week after the Trump administration announced a public health emergency, the Department of Health and Human Services has indicated it will not change the funding formula that shortchanges New Hampshire's opioid response efforts** (Washington, DC)-U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) issued the following statements after the Department of Health and Human Services announced that it would not revise the state formula for determining Opioid State Targeted Response … Continue Reading


October 30, 2017

Shaheen and Hassan Hold Press Conference to Raise Awareness of Health Insurance Open Enrollment Period

(Manchester, NH) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) held a press conference at Manchester Community Health Center to highlight the health insurance open enrollment period, which runs from November 1st through December 15th. While legislative efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have repeatedly failed, the Trump administration has accelerated attempts to sabotage the ACA, which includes ending cost-sharing reduction payments that help low and middle-i… Continue Reading


October 30, 2017

Shaheen, Hassan to EPA: Show Your Work on Clean Power Plan Repeal

Senators Shaheen and Hassan joined their Senate colleagues to press EPA Administrator Pruitt on agency's use of skewed science and math to justify repealing the 2015 Clean Power Plan Washington, DC - Last week, Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined Senate Democrats and sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt asking for more information on the agency's decision to repeal the Clean Power Plan. The proposal, released by the agency … Continue Reading


October 26, 2017

Shaheen, Hassan Introduce Legislation to Address Heroin and Fentanyl Backlog at Police Forensic Labs and Medical Examiner Offices

**Increase in heroin, fentanyl and synthetic drug use has put enormous strain on New Hampshire's Forensic Lab and Medical Examiner Office, and the police departments that depend on it** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) introduced legislation to help the State Police Forensic Laboratory and Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in New Hampshire and their counterparts across the country that are dealing with dramatically increased demands and serious … Continue Reading


October 26, 2017

Shaheen Statement on President Trump’s Announcement on the Opioid Epidemic

After attending the White House event this afternoon where President Trump declared a national public health emergency, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement: "I am encouraged that President Trump made a public health emergency declaration and hope that we can work together to ensure that it includes a comprehensive plan and adequate resources to make it a success," said Shaheen. "Though today's announcement was a positive step, we need this declaration to be backed up… Continue Reading


October 25, 2017

Shaheen, Hassan Call on President to Allow Government to Negotiate Lower Prices for Naloxone, a Life-Saving Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug

As the White House finalizes its emergency declaration on opioid abuse, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined their Senate colleagues to call on President Trump to follow the recommendations of his Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis and allow the government to negotiate lower prices for naloxone, a life-saving opioid overdose reversal drug. Drug overdoses are the leading cause of death for Americans under 50 and access to naloxone is criti… Continue Reading


October 25, 2017

Shaheen, Hassan Join Colleagues to Unveil Legislation to Invest $45 Billion to Address Opioid Crisis

Shaheen, Hassan Join Colleagues to Unveil Legislation to Invest $45 Billion to Address Opioid Crisis **Senators call on President Trump and Congress to support bill, join in securing resources for struggling communities** **Senators' bill does not decimate Medicaid or serve as replacement for coverage** (Washington, DC) - Today, to address a number of critical shortcomings of our nation's approach to combating the opioid epidemic, including the Administration's unwillingness to make a lo… Continue Reading


October 25, 2017

Shaheen Letter Calls on Trump Administration to Declassify Information on Kaspersky Lab

(Washington, DC) - As hearings on Kaspersky Lab's threat to the federal government begin in the House of Representatives, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a member of both the Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, sent a letter to Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke and National Intelligence Director Daniel Coats calling on the Trump administration to immediately declassify information on Kaspersky Lab to raise public awareness regarding the serious threat that … Continue Reading


October 23, 2017

Shaheen Welcomes Governor Sununu’s Petition to President Trump on Behalf of NH’s Indonesian Community, Forwards Letter to Senior Administration Officials

Shaheen Welcomes Governor Sununu's Petition to President Trump on Behalf of NH's Indonesian Community, Forwards Letter to Senior Administration Officials **This Afternoon, Senator Shaheen Sent Letters to Leadership at DHS and ICE, as well as the President's Deputy National Security Advisor, Urging Immediate Attention to Governor Sununu's Letter** (Washington, DC)-Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) welcomed a letter sent by Governor Chris Sununu (R-NH) to President Trump urging him to intercede on b… Continue Reading


October 19, 2017

Shaheen Statement on Senate Passage of Partisan Budget Proposal: Doesn’t Provide the Bipartisan Basis That’s Needed to Tackle our Nation’s Many Fiscal Challenges

(Washington, DC)-U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after voting against the partisan budget proposal for fiscal year 2018: "This budget makes drastic cuts to Medicaid and Medicare - programs that are vitally important to the health and well-being of Granite Staters - and doesn't provide the bipartisan basis that's needed to tackle our nation's many fiscal challenges," said Shaheen. "This budget also sets the stage for a partisan process to pass tax legislation. W… Continue Reading


October 19, 2017

Shaheen, Hassan Co-Sponsor Bipartisan Legislation to Lower Health Care Costs for Patients & Families Nationwide, Stabilize Individual Insurance Market

(Washington, DC) - Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined a bipartisan group of 24 co-sponsors, led by Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee Leadership, for legislation to lower premiums and improve quality of care for patients and families across the country. The Bipartisan Health Care Stabilization Act of 2017 will help stabilize the individual insurance market in an effort to prevent premium spikes as a result of President Trump's sabotage of t… Continue Reading


October 19, 2017

Shaheen, Hassan Join Effort to Block Trump Administration’s Roll Back of Birth Control Mandate

(Washington, DC) - Today, Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined 33 Senate and House Democrats to introduce the Protect Access to Birth Control Act, which would rescind the Trump Administration's interim final rules issued on October 6th that allow companies to interfere in their employees' healthcare choices and force women to pay more for an essential part of their healthcare. If enacted, the Protect Access to Birth Control Act would ensure President Trump's rules hav… Continue Reading


October 17, 2017

Shaheen Statement on Bipartisan Healthcare Agreement to Stabilize Marketplaces and Reverse Trump Administration Sabotage

(Washington, DC) - Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Leadership announced a bipartisan agreement that will help stabilize marketplaces, which includes the authorization of cost-sharing reduction payments for two years, among other provisions. Senator Shaheen has led efforts in the Senate to provide marketplace stability by permanently continuing and increasing eligibility for cost-sharing reductions. Earlier … Continue Reading

Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72 Page 73 Page 74 Page 75 Page 76 Page 77 Page 78 Page 79 Page 80 Page 81 Page 82 Page 83 Page 84 Page 85 Page 86 Page 87 Page 88 Page 89 Page 90 Page 91 Page 92 Page 93 Page 94 Page 95 Page 96 Page 97 Page 98 Page 99 Page 100 Page 101 Page 102 Page 103 Page 104 Page 105 Page 106 Page 107 Page 108 Page 109 Page 110 Page 111 Page 112 Page 113 Page 114 Page 115 Page 116 Page 117 Page 118 Page 119 Page 120 Page 121 Page 122 Page 123 Page 124 Page 125 Page 126 Page 127 Page 128 Page 129 Page 130 Page 131 Page 132 Page 133 Page 134 Page 135 Page 136 Page 137 Page 138 Page 139 Page 140 Page 141 Page 142 Page 143 Page 144 Page 145 Page 146 Page 147 Page 148 Page 149 Page 150 Page 151 Page 152 Page 153 Page 154 Page 155 Page 156 Page 157 Page 158 Page 159 Page 160 Page 161 Page 162 Page 163 Page 164 Page 165 Page 166 Page 167 Page 168 Page 169 Page 170 Page 171 Page 172 Page 173 Page 174 Page 175 Page 176 Page 177 Page 178 Page 179 Page 180 Page 181 Page 182 Page 183 Page 184 Page 185 Page 186 Page 187 Page 188 Page 189 Page 190 Page 191 Page 192 Page 193 Page 194
Showing page   of 194