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June 24, 2020

Shaheen, Hassan Join Senate Democrats on Legislation to Rename Bases & Other Military Assets Named for the Confederacy Within One Year

This Month, Republican-led Senate Armed Services Committee Passed Bipartisan Version of the Proposal Supported by Shaheen to Rename Bases and All Military Assets within Three Years Legislation Announced in Advance of Annual Defense Bill Vote on Senate Floor (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) - a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee - introduced legislation today with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and 34 Senate Democrats, led by U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren … Continue Reading


June 24, 2020

Shaheen & Bipartisan, Bicameral Group of Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Cut Energy Costs for Homeowners and Save Energy Efficiency Jobs

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) introduced the HOPE for HOMES Act of 2020 with U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Chris Coons (D-DE), bipartisan, bicameral legislation to help save jobs in the energy efficiency sector during and after the coronavirus pandemic. These jobs are primarily electricians, HVAC technicians, manufacturers, and construction workers at small businesses. The bill also includes rebates to help homeowners retrofit their homes to cut their monthly… Continue Reading


June 24, 2020

Senators Shaheen, Hassan, Brown, Reed Lead Colleagues in Calling for Answers Over Difficulties With Stimulus Payments Issued as Debit Cards

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Jack Reed (D-RI) led a group of 15 senators in calling for answers from the Treasury Department about ongoing difficulties facing Americans who received their CARES Act stimulus payments as debit cards. The Treasury Department did not alert Americans who would receive their payment through a debit card, and many Americans missed or threw out the debit cards because they looked like a scam. Now, the… Continue Reading


June 23, 2020

Shaheen, Hassan Push to Ensure Survivors of Domestic Violence Can Access Their Economic Impact Payment

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) sent a letter with a group of 35 Senators, led by Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig urging them to take action to ensure that survivors of domestic violence can access their Economic Impact Payment. Domestic violence survivors face unique barriers that can keep them from being able to access their economic recover… Continue Reading


June 23, 2020

Senators Shaheen, Hassan Call for Answers on Wayfair Sales Tax Compliance Software, Impact on Small Businesses

Letters Come as June 21 Marked Two Year Anniversary of Supreme Court's Problematic Wayfair Decision WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) sent a letter with Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) to tax compliance software companies about the affordability and accuracy of their products, which many small businesses use to comply with the Supreme Court's problematic Wayfair decision. Two years ago on June 21, 2018, the Supreme Court's Wayfair decis… Continue Reading


June 23, 2020

Shaheen & Bipartisan Group Introduce Bill Expanding Federal Tax Deduction for Charitable Giving

(Washington, DC)- U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) introduced the bipartisan Universal Giving Pandemic Response Act with a group of Senators led by James Lankford (R-OK) and including Senators Chris Coons (D-DE), Tim Scott (R-SC), Mike Lee (R-UT) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN). The bipartisan bill would expand the current above-the-line deduction for charitable giving made available by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was passed by Congress and signed into law in M… Continue Reading


June 22, 2020

VIDEO RELEASE: Citing Her Conversations With Granite Staters, Shaheen Calls for Further COVID-19 Relief Legislation

Shaheen urges the Senate to quickly pass a new, comprehensive COVID-19 relief package. (Washington, DC) - Today on the floor of the Senate, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) highlighted the continued economic and public health challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic. Shaheen urged Senators to work together and quickly pass a new package of legislation that delivers comprehensive and urgently needed relief to the American people. She called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to prioriti… Continue Reading


June 22, 2020

Shaheen, Hassan & Senate Democrats Call on Trump & McConnell to Protect Dreamers Following Landmark Supreme Court Decision

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) sent letters with U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and a group of Senate Democrats to President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, urging immediate action to protect Dreamers following the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision last week. The Court ruled against President Trump's effort to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that protects young undocumented immigrants wh… Continue Reading


June 22, 2020

Senators Shaheen, Hassan Call for Additional School Funding as Teachers, Students, and Families Prepare for the Fall

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) and additional colleagues in calling for at least $175 billion for the Elementary and Secondary Education Relief Fund in any future COVID-19 relief package. The pandemic has led to massive revenue shortfalls for state and local governments, which means K-12 schools may face severe budget cuts while also working to adequately prepare for either in-person or remote learning (or some combinatio… Continue Reading


June 19, 2020

Shaheen & NASA Administrator Bridenstine Highlight Contracting Opportunities for NH Small Businesses to Support U.S. Space Programs & Research in Virtual Event

To view Senator Shaheen's virtual roundtable with NASA Administrator Bridenstine, click here or on the image. **Discussion included opportunities for NH small businesses to contribute to NASA's Artemis Program which will send a crew to the Moon** (Manchester, NH) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the lead Democrat of the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations (CJS) Subcommittee which funds the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), hosted a … Continue Reading


June 19, 2020

Shaheen Calls for Juneteenth to be Recognized as a National Holiday

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement, calling for Juneteenth to be recognized as a national holiday: "The abolition of slavery is one of the most profound and consequential developments in American history," said Shaheen. "This moment should be recognized with a national holiday that encourages every American to celebrate freedom, honor the heroes who fought for abolition, reflect on slavery's legacy, and recommit to confronting the systemic racis… Continue Reading


June 18, 2020

Shaheen & Hassan Join Group of Senators in Push to Bring Equality Act to a Vote

Bill would extend protections to include housing, education and public accommodations (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Susan Collins (R-ME), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) and a group of Senators in calling for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring the Equality Act to the Senate floor for a vote. The Senators' push comes after the Supreme Court issued a 6-3 ruling to confirm that the nati… Continue Reading


June 18, 2020

Shaheen Introduces Legislation to Provide Second Round of Relief to Small Businesses Hardest Hit by COVID-19

**Bill Will Help Small Businesses Most At-Risk of Permanently Closing** (Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Small Business Committee, introduced the Prioritized Paycheck Protection Program (P4) Act. The bill authorizes new lending under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to small businesses with 100 employees or less, including sole proprietorships and self-employed individuals. Eligible businesses must have already expended an initial … Continue Reading


June 18, 2020

Shaheen Applauds SCOTUS Ruling: “This ruling further confirms that DACA recipients’ homes are here in the United States.”

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision against President Trump's effort to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that protects young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. "I'm very glad that the Supreme Court saw through the Trump administration's reckless actions and got this ruling right. This ruling further confirms that DACA recipients' … Continue Reading


June 18, 2020

As Granite State Taxpayers Experience Significant Tax Return Delays, Shaheen Presses Treasury, IRS For Answers

**Shaheen's office has heard from nearly 100 Granite Staters about delayed tax returns** **SHAHEEN: "With so many families experiencing unprecedented economic distress due to the impacts of COVID-19, the IRS must adhere to a reasonable timeframe for processing returns and sending refunds for tax year 2019"** (Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) called on Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Charles Rettig, Commissioner of the Internal Rev… Continue Reading


June 17, 2020

Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill Backed by Shaheen & Hassan to Permanently Fund LWCF, Address Maintenance Backlog on NH Public Lands

**This bipartisan legislation would help address more than $43 million maintenance backlog in New Hampshire, including the White Mountain National Forest and Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge** (Washington, DC)- Today, the Senate passed the Great American Outdoors Act, bipartisan legislation cosponsored by U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) to permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and provide mandatory funding for deferred maintenance on public… Continue Reading


June 16, 2020

Shaheen Statement on President Trump’s Confirmation of Troop Withdrawal from Germany

(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 after President Trump confirmed that he plans to significantly reduce the U.S. troop presence in Germany: "The United States' military presence in Germany is mutually beneficial to both nations, and bolsters the transatlantic alliance. It's also an invaluable hub for U.S. military operations," said Shaheen. "Congress should not stand … Continue Reading


June 16, 2020

NH Delegation Calls for Increased Support to Non-Profit Organizations Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and U.S. Representatives Annie Kuster and Chris Pappas today called on House and Senate leaders to include significant support for non-profit organizations in upcoming COVID-19 response legislation. The CARES Act and Families First Act provided substantial support for non-profits in recent months, including through the Paycheck Protection Program. However, non-profits need additional assistance in order to continue delivering much-need… Continue Reading


June 15, 2020

Senators Shaheen, Hassan Join Bipartisan Calls for Permanent Expansion of Telehealth Services Implemented Amid COVID-19

Telehealth Use Among Medicare Beneficiaries Up More Than 11,000% In Just Over A Month WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan joined a bipartisan group of their colleagues in calling for a permanent expansion of telehealth services that Congress included in bipartisan COVID-19 relief legislation. The bipartisan CARES Act, which Senators Hassan and Shaheen supported back in March, included a provision to expand access to telehealth services for Medicare beneficiaries in New H… Continue Reading


June 15, 2020

Shaheen, Cardin, Schumer and Brown Lead All 47 Senate Democrats In Calling For Urgently Needed Improvements To Streamline And Simplify Current, Onerous Process For Smaller Businesses Applying for PPP Loan Forgiveness

**Senate Democrats Say Burdensome, Time-Consuming, And Costly Forgiveness Process Hurts The Resource-Strapped Small Businesses, Including Minority-Owned Businesses That Have Faced Long-Standing Economic And Process Fairness Challenges Even Before COVID-19** WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD), Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) led all 47 Senate Democrats … Continue Reading

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