June 27, 2018

Shaheen Statement on Retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement from the United States Supreme Court: "I want to thank and congratulate Justice Kennedy for his thirty years of service on the Supreme Court. I wish him all the best in his retirement," said Shaheen. "It's important that whoever the President nominates to replace Justice Kennedy does not jeopardize progress on women's reproductive, LGBTQ and civil ri… Continue Reading

June 26, 2018

Shaheen Statement on SCOTUS Ruling on President Trump’s Travel Ban That Targets Muslim-Majority Nations

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court's ruling to allow President Trump's travel ban that targets travelers from Muslim-majority nations: "This ruling allows a policy that is antithetical to American values and tramples on our founding principle of religious freedom enshrined in the First Amendment of the United States Constitution," said Shaheen. "Protecting our national security is paramount but this policy… Continue Reading

June 25, 2018

Shaheen & Hassan Legislation to Ensure Changes to VA Facilities Do Not Disrupt Services for New Hampshire Veterans Passes the Senate

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) released the following statements after appropriations legislation, which included their amendment to the VA MISSION Act, passed the Senate. The bipartisan VA MISSION Act that was signed into law earlier this month included language that would authorize an Asset and Infrastructure Review for all VA facilities, which could result in the reduction or realignment of facilities for states if the review commission determi… Continue Reading

June 25, 2018

Shaheen Secures Significant NH Priorities in Latest Funding Bill

Shaheen, A Senior Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Secures Critical Investments in Opioid Treatment and Veteran Services & to Prioritize Emergency Dredging of Hampton Harbor and Support for the Northern Border Regional Commission (Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after the Senate passed fiscal year (FY) 2019 funding legislation for the Energy and Water Development, Legislative Branch and Military Construction, Veterans … Continue Reading

June 22, 2018

SHAHEEN: If Secretary Nielsen Can’t Produce a Plan to Reunite Children Separated From Their Parents, She Should Resign

"It's unconscionable that this policy was carried out without any plans or procedures in place to eventually reunite these families." - Senator Shaheen (Washington, DC)-Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) is calling on Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen to resign if she cannot promptly produce and implement a plan to reunite children separated from their parents at the Southern border: "President Trump's policy of separating families at the border is deeply immoral and has c… Continue Reading

June 21, 2018

Shaheen Continues Fight for NH Indonesian Community, Adds Provision to Appropriations Bill Requiring ICE to Explain to Congress How it Determines When to Deny Access to Public Federal Buildings

Shaheen's Latest Effort on Behalf of the NH Indonesian Community Comes Days after She Called on ICE to Explain Why NH Clergy & Translator Are Banned from Manchester Federal Building (Washington, DC)- U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) added a provision to the Homeland Security Subcommittee Appropriations bill requiring U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to explain to Congress how it complies with federal law requiring equal public access to federal buildings where ICE offices ar… Continue Reading

June 21, 2018

Shaheen Statement on SCOTUS Internet Sales Tax Collection Requirement Ruling

(Washington, DC)- U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court's ruling on South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., which overturns a previous Court decision that protected New Hampshire small businesses from being forced to collect sales tax for other states. The Supreme Court's decision was 5-4. This will force New Hampshire small businesses to collect tax for 46 other states and more than 12,000 taxing jurisdictions across the country: "This is a d… Continue Reading

June 20, 2018

Shaheen Statement on President Trump's Executive Order Regarding Separation of Families at the Southern Border

(Washington)-U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order regarding the separation of families at the Southern border: "The Trump administration's policy of separating families is deeply immoral and has no justification," said Shaheen. "What the President signed today is not a solution as it leaves children indefinitely in detention and is a violation of the law. This is a crisis entirely of the President's making and he can r… Continue Reading

June 20, 2018

Shaheen Statement on Release of PFAS Toxicology Study

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement in response to the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) publishing of unreleased federal reports about widespread water contamination from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). According to POLITICO, the Trump administration hid the existence of these reports from the public and members of Congress for five months. The study examining the levels of toxicity of four types of PFAS chemicals was con… Continue Reading

June 19, 2018

Shaheen Statement on Trump Administration’s Latest Effort to Sabotage the Affordable Care Act

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration's latest assault on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) through a new rule by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Treasury Department to implement changes that expand availability of "association health plans," which are skimpy health care plans that do not need to meet ACA patient protection rules and coverage requirements fo… Continue Reading

June 18, 2018

Shaheen Ushers Through Key NH & National Security Priorities in Senate-Passed Defense Bill

**Key New Hampshire Priorities Included: Full Repeal of Unfair Per Diem Travel Policy, Authorization for Second Year of PFAS Health Impact Study Funding & Shaheen Legislation to Create National Database for Service Members & Veterans Exposed to PFAS Chemicals** **Key National Defense Priorities Included: Shaheen Resolution to Alleviate Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen & Shaheen Amendment to Establish a Top-to-Bottom Review of American Policy in Syria** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator J… Continue Reading

June 18, 2018

Shaheen Statement on NH Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights Legislation Signed Into Law

State Bill Replicates Shaheen's Groundbreaking Federal Legislation Signed Into Law by President Obama in 2016 (Washington, DC)- Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after Senator Donna Soucy's (D-Manchester) sexual assault survivors' bill of rights legislation, which codifies rights specifically for sexual assault survivors, was signed into law this afternoon. Soucy's legislation was modeled after Shaheen's federal legislation that was signed into law in 2016. A key goal… Continue Reading

June 14, 2018

Shaheen & Hassan Announce a Significant Increase in Opioid Treatment Funding for New Hampshire Following Their Efforts in Budget Negotiations & Work With the Trump Administration

**SAMHSA will award New Hampshire $22.9 million this year to fund opioid treatment efforts, a significant increase over the previous year** **This increased award is the result of successful efforts by Shaheen and Hassan to provide additional funding for opioid response efforts in federal budget negotiations by working across the aisle, and working with administration officials to change the funding formula to better prioritize states with high mortality rates** (Washington, DC)-Following a mu… Continue Reading

June 14, 2018

Shaheen Secures Funding for Essential NH Priorities in Subcommittee Spending Bill

(Washington, DC)- U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the lead Democrat of the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS) Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement after the full Appropriations Committee passed the subcommittee's fiscal year (FY) 2019 spending bill with broad bipartisan support. The bill includes numerous New Hampshire priorities secured by Shaheen. "There are a number of significant issues addressed in this funding bill that are important to both… Continue Reading

June 14, 2018

Shaheen Announces Support for Bipartisan PRINT Act to Address Urgent Crisis Facing Printers and Publishers

**Printers and publishers across the country represent more than 600,000 American jobs which are threatened by new import taxes that are driving up costs by as much as 32 percent** (Washington)-Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) signed on to the bipartisan PRINT Act introduced by Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) to suspend the import taxes on groundwood paper that is dramatically driving up costs for American printers and publishers. "Throughout New Hampshire, local n… Continue Reading

June 14, 2018

ICYMI: On Senate Floor, Shaheen Highlights Bipartisan Efforts to Extend Visa Program for Afghan Support Staff

**Senator Shaheen also joined with Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) to discuss their bipartisan efforts to stall the transfer of F35 fighter jets in response to the Turkish government's imprisonment of an American pastor and Turkey's purchase of Russian weapons designed to shoot down the F35** ** Watch her remarks on Afghan SIVs here and Turkey here** (Washington, DC) - Yesterday on the Senate floor, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) urged the Senate to support the continuation of the Afghan Specia… Continue Reading

June 14, 2018

Shaheen Statement on Final VA New Hampshire Vision 2025 Task Force Recommendations

(Washington, DC)- U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement in response to the VA New Hampshire Vision 2025 Task Force's final report, which includes recommendations to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to deliver high-quality healthcare, and a full range of services to Granite State veterans. "I appreciate the Task Force's efforts and thoughtful consideration of the best path forward to ensure our veterans have the best quality care available, and I believe these… Continue Reading

June 13, 2018

Shaheen Legislation to Bolster the Northern Border Regional Commission Clears Key Committee Hurdle

**Shaheen's bipartisan bill would reauthorize the Northern Border Regional Commission for five years and expand its reach to additional counties in New Hampshire, including Cheshire and communities in Belknap** (Washington, DC)- U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement after the 2018 Senate Farm Bill, legislation that authorizes federal programs related to agriculture, nutrition, conservation and forestry, passed the Senate Agriculture Committee with Shaheen's provision… Continue Reading

June 13, 2018

Shaheen, Bipartisan Group of Senators File Amendment to Defense Bill to Require Release of Water Contamination Report

Amendment to defense bill would compel HHS to publish PFAS toxicology reports, after administration officials reportedly blocked its release (Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) joined Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) and a bipartisan group of Senators in filing an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to publish unreleased federal reports about widespread water contamination from per- and polyfluo… Continue Reading

June 12, 2018

Shaheen Statement on President Trump's Summit with Kim Jong Un

(Washington, DC)-U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement on the summit between President Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un: "President Trump is appropriately pursuing diplomacy with Kim Jong Un, and I hope continued discussions will lead to concrete steps to denuclearize North Korea," said Shaheen. "Progress towards this goal will require close cooperation and clear communication between the President, his administration, and our international partners. I remai… Continue Reading

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