September 04, 2020

In Letter to Pompeo, Shaheen Urges Trump Administration to Respond to Escalating Kremlin Aggression Against U.S. Troops

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, wrote to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo yesterday to raise serious concerns with the Trump administration's failure to unequivocally rebuke Russia for its escalatory aggression and harmful actions against U.S. forces around the globe. Shaheen's letter reads, in part, "The policies of this administration have empowered Russia to brazenly disregard international conventions and instit… Continue Reading

September 04, 2020

Shaheen Reads Bedtime Story for Conway Students as Guest Reader for Pine Tree Principal’s Facebook Program

**Watch Shaheen's video here.** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) guest read a book for Pine Tree Elementary School students in Conway, New Hampshire, via the school's Facebook page. Pine Tree Elementary School principle Dr. Aimee Frechette has been reading to students every night over the social media platform to stay connected to students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Shaheen read Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney, a story about a woman who sought to make the world a more b… Continue Reading

September 03, 2020

Shaheen Announces Regional Funding to Support Lobster Research Efforts and Industry

**Senator Shaheen is the Vice Chair of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee that funds the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which supports this project** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the Vice Chair of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee that funds the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), announced that the agency has awarded $2 million to support Sea Grant American Lobster Initiative projects throughout New England. Among those r… Continue Reading

September 03, 2020

NH Delegation Announces Nearly $600K Investment to Combat Campus Sexual Assault & Support Survivors at St. Anselm College and Rivier University

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the Vice Chair of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee that funds the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), announced with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congress members Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) nearly $600,000 in federal funding through the OVW for St. Anselm College and Rivier University to invest in programs that combat campus sexual assault and boost support services for survivors. St. Anselm will receive… Continue Reading

September 02, 2020

Senator Shaheen & Fmr. Senator Gregg Tour Rye Harbor & Discuss Upcoming Dredging Project

**Shaheen led successful effort to secure approval & $4 million in funding for Rye Harbor dredging** Senator Shaheen and former Senator Gregg during their visit to Rye Harbor to receive an update on dredging operations scheduled to begin this fall. Full-resolution versions of these photos can be downloaded here. (Manchester, NH) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and former U.S. Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) visited Rye Harbor and received an update on dr… Continue Reading

September 01, 2020

Shaheen Briefs Salem & Derry-Londonderry Chambers of Commerce on COVID-19 Relief Priorities

Shaheen answers questions from members of the Salem and Derry-Londonderry Chambers of Commerce during her virtual meeting. The event can be viewed here. Later: Shaheen Hosted Virtual Meeting with NH Job Corps Students & Staff amid COVID-19 Crisis Shaheen listens to New Hampshire Job Corps students and staff speak about the positive impact the program has had on their lives and livelihoods. (Manchester, NH) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) hosted a virtual meeting with member… Continue Reading

September 01, 2020

Shaheen, Hassan Urge School Nutrition Program Extension for 2020-2021 School Year

USDA Partially Heeded Senators Shaheen, Hassan and Colleagues' Previous Call by Agreeing to Extend Waivers Through End of 2020; Senators' Letter Today Reiterates Request for Full Extension WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) are calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to fully extend school meal waivers through the end of the 2020-2021 school year so that schools have the flexibility to fully serve students whether or not they are attending sch… Continue Reading

September 01, 2020

Senators Shaheen, Hassan Raise Concerns Over Political Interference in COVID-19 Response

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined colleagues in raising concerns over the Trump administration's continued political interference in the COVID-19 response. The Senators warned that decisions to pressure and overrule public health experts will erode public trust and hamper efforts to respond to the COVID-19 crisis. In the letter, the Senators discussed several recent episodes where the Trump administration appeared to put political pressure on publi… Continue Reading

August 31, 2020

During Visit to Bank of NH Stage, Shaheen Highlights Need for Emergency COVID Relief for NH Entertainment Venues

Shaheen speaks to staff of independent entertainment venues from throughout New Hampshire on the challenges they face amid COVID-19. Audio of the event can be found here. Earlier: Shaheen Hosts Conference Call Amid Successful Effort to Extend USDA Waivers Allowing Schools & Community Partners to Continue to Provide Meals to Vulnerable Children during COVID-19 To listen to audio of the call, click here. (Manchester, NH) - During a visit to the Bank of New Hampshire Stage in Concord this a… Continue Reading

August 31, 2020

Shaheen Makes Bipartisan Push to Enforce Trade Agreement Fairly for Dairy Farmers

Shaheen and bipartisan group of Senators: "USMCA is poised to create new export opportunities for America's dairy industry and a more equitable playing field for American dairy exports in Mexico and Canada, but effective implementation will be critical to realizing these gains" (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) called for enforcement of United States-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement (USMCA) dairy provisions. In a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary So… Continue Reading

August 29, 2020

Shaheen Announces $2.5 Million for UNH & Dartmouth Space Research Proposals Through Competitive NASA Program

(Manchester, NH) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee that funds the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), announced that NASA has selected proposals from the University of New Hampshire (UNH) and Dartmouth College to help improve understanding of the Sun's interaction with the constantly changing space environment around Earth. Both schools will receive $1.25 million from NASA's Heliophysics Explorers' program to cond… Continue Reading

August 29, 2020

NH Delegation Announces $11 Million in CARES Act Funding to Help Protect and Care for N.H. Nursing Home Residents

(Washington, DC)- Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced $11.4 million in funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to help New Hampshire nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, the funding will help hire and train staff, as well as purchase PPE and testing. The New Hampshire delegat… Continue Reading

August 28, 2020

Shaheen on GAO Census Report: “This assessment should be a wakeup-call”

(Washington, DC)- U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the Ranking Member of the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations subcommittee which funds the Census Bureau and the implementation of the decennial census, released the following statement after the Government Accountability Office, an independent, non-partisan federal oversight agency, determined that the Trump administration's rushed census reporting timeline threatens the accuracy of this year's census count. Senato… Continue Reading

August 28, 2020

Shaheen Announces $825K to Establish Revolving Loan Fund to Serve Businesses in Nashua Impacted by COVID-19

**During federal budget negotiations, Shaheen led successful effort to prevent the Economic Development Administration - the agency administering this loan fund - from being eliminated** **Shaheen previously announced the same loan program for Rockingham County** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) announced that the City of Nashua will receive an $825,000 grant from the Economic Development Agency (EDA) to establish a second Revolving Loan Fund (RLF). The RLF provides low-in… Continue Reading

August 28, 2020

NH Delegation Announces $38.5 Million in NOAA Funding for UNH/NOAA Joint Hydrographic Center

(Manchester, NH) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the Ranking Member on the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS) Appropriations subcommittee, and U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced the award of a $38.5 million grant over five years from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to the University of New Hampshire (UNH) to continue operations at the Joint Hydrographic Center (JH… Continue Reading

August 27, 2020

Shaheen Receives COVID-19 Briefing at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Shaheen participates in a discussion with Dartmouth-Hitchcock staff on the challenges the facility and other health care providers in the state have faced during COVID-19. (Manchester, NH) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) visited Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, where she received a briefing on the facility's efforts on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. As New Hampshire's only academic medical center and a leading provider of health care in northern New England,… Continue Reading

August 26, 2020

Shaheen Receives Briefing on Jaffrey-Peterborough Water Infrastructure Project Supported by NBRC Funds

**Shaheen-Authored Legislation Expanded the NBRC to Include Cheshire County, Making Additional Support Possible** Shaheen hears more from Jaffrey and Peterborough town officials and stakeholders about the Cold Stone Spring Water Treatment Plant project and how it will help expand access to clean water for local residents. Later in Keene: Shaheen Calls for Additional Relief for NH Small Businesses during Visit to Electronic Imaging Materials Shaheen hears more from Alex Henkel, President … Continue Reading

August 25, 2020

NH Delegation Stands With American Postal Workers in Manchester to Condemn the Trump Administration’s Sabotage of USPS

(Manchester, NH) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) stood with members of New Hampshire's American Postal Workers Union (APWU) at an event condemning the Trump administration's sabotage of the U.S. Postal Service that's causing mail delivery delays in New Hampshire and across the country. Despite a commitment by the Postmaster General to suspend changes to USPS until after the November election,… Continue Reading

August 24, 2020

Shaheen, Hassan, Pappas & Assistant Navy Secretary Williams Visit PNSY & Receive Ongoing Projects & COVID-19 Briefing from Shipyard Leadership

(Manchester, NH) - Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) joined Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment Charles Williams in a visit to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. The visit comes as the Shipyard resumes full scale operations amid the COVID-19 pandemic and continues construction projects that will support the Shipyard's role in support of… Continue Reading

August 24, 2020

Shaheen Submits Amicus Brief on Ending Discrimination in Foster Care and Adoption

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) submitted an amicus brief with 23 Senators in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, an impending Supreme Court case focused on anti-LGBTQ discrimination in the foster care and adoption system. In March 2018, the City of Philadelphia learned that two of the agencies it partners with to provide foster care services to children in the public child welfare system would not allow same-sex couples to be foster parents, based on the agencies' relig… Continue Reading

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