April 20, 2016


(Washington, DC)- U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), author of the Women on the Twenty Act and Harriet Tubman Currency Tribute Act of 2015, made the following statement after it was reported that the U.S. Department of the Treasury will feature the portrait of Harriet Tubman on the twenty dollar bill. "This is an historic announcement and I'm thrilled that the many voices across the country calling for a woman to be prominently featured on our currency, were heard," said Shaheen. "Harriet … Continue Reading

April 20, 2016

Shaheen Calls for End to Politically Motivated Attacks Against Women’s Healthcare Providers and Researchers at House Committee Hearing

[April 20, 2016 - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen testifying at House Committee hearing] A high resolution version on this photo is available here (Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) appeared before a House panel, established by Republicans in Congress, to investigate women's healthcare providers and health researchers. Shaheen testified on the need to end the politically motivated investigations that were formed based on highly edited and discredited videos. Over the week… Continue Reading

April 20, 2016

Senate Passes Comprehensive Shaheen-Portman Energy Efficiency Legislation

**Progress follows the signing into law last year of a targeted energy efficiency bill authored by the Senators** **Shaheen also applauds the Senate's approval of a permanent reauthorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund** (Washington, DC) - Today, the Senate passed legislation championed by U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) to boost energy efficiency across the country. Their Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act, better known as… Continue Reading

April 19, 2016

As the Senate Prepares to Vote on Shaheen-Portman Legislation, Shaheen Touts the Benefits of These Energy Efficiency Provisions on the Senate Floor

**Shaheen's Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act, which she introduced with Senator Portman, is expected to pass the Senate soon as part of a larger energy bill** **This energy legislation also includes Shaheen's Smart Manufacturing Leadership Act, the Heat Efficiency through Applied Technology (HEAT) Act and key provisions from her Clean Distributed Energy Grid Integration Act** (Washington, DC) - Today, as the Senate prepares to vote on her bipartisan energy efficiency legisl… Continue Reading

April 19, 2016

At Armed Services Committee Hearing, Shaheen Questions Military Nominee on Potential to Recover Korean War Soldiers Missing in Action

**General Brooks assured Shaheen that if confirmed this issue would be a top priority** **Earlier this year, Shaheen amended North Korean sanctions legislation to protect efforts to recover remains of American servicemembers** (Washington, DC) - Today at a Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) questioned General Vincent K. Brooks on the potential to restart talks with North Korea on recovering U.S. servicemembers who are still missing in action from the… Continue Reading

April 19, 2016

Shaheen, Gardner Applaud Secretary Jewell's Announcement of a Federal Effort to Measure the Impact of Outdoor Recreation Economy

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) welcomed the announcement by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell this afternoon that the Federal Recreation Council will work with the Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis to assess the economic contributions of the outdoor recreation industry. Last year, Shaheen and Gardner introduced the Outdoor REC (Recreation's Economic Contributions) Act, bipartisan legislation that called for this assessment… Continue Reading

April 19, 2016

Shaheen, Ayotte Announce New Hampshire Military Service Academy Day

(Washington, DC) -U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), both members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, invite New Hampshire students interested in attending any of the country's military service academies to attend the New Hampshire Military Service Academy Day on Saturday, May 7 in Concord. The event will feature representatives from the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy and the U.S. Coast G… Continue Reading

April 18, 2016

Shaheen Meets with General Lori Robinson, a UNH Graduate Nominated to Be the First Woman to Lead a Combatant Command

[April 18, 2016 - U.S. Senator Shaheen (D-NH) and U.S. Air Force General Lori Robinson meeting in Senator Shaheen's Washington, DC office] A high resolution version of the photo is available here (Washington, DC) - This evening, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a member of both the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, met with U.S. Air Force General Lori Robinson to discuss her pending nomination to serve as the commander of U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM). USNORTHC… Continue Reading

April 14, 2016

Shaheen Priorities Included in Committee Approved Funding Bills

**Provides funding certainty for the KC-46 at Pease, military construction at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard** **As a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Shaheen secured funding to support energy efficiency** **Also secures $2,500,000 for veteran legal services and additional funding for economic development in the North Country** (Washington, DC) - Today, the Senate Appropriations Committee, of which U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) is a member, advanced bipartisan funding bi… Continue Reading

April 14, 2016

Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Legislation to Empower Survivors of Sexual Assault Introduced by Shaheen, Blumenthal & Leahy

**The Sexual Assault Survivors' Rights Act was authored by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen with the input of Amanda Nguyen, a survivor of sexual assault** **Legislative breakthrough occurs during Sexual Assault Awareness Month** ** petition calling on Congress to act, now has over 90,000 signatures** (Washington, DC)-Legislation to establish basic rights for survivors of sexual assault has cleared a key hurdle in Congress. This morning, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved legislation intr… Continue Reading

April 13, 2016

Shaheen, Vitter Introduce Legislation to Permanently Reauthorize Successful Programs to Encourage High-Tech Small Business Growth

**SBIR, STTR have proven track record of helping small businesses succeed and grow** ** Without Congressional action, programs will expire in 2017** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship (SBC) and U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-LA), SBC Chairman, today introduced legislation to make permanent and strengthen the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) prog… Continue Reading

April 12, 2016

Shaheen Speaks with EPA Administrator about PFOA Contamination

(Washington, DC)-This morning, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) called the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy to discuss the elevated levels of the chemical PFOA detected in the wells of multiple New Hampshire communities. During their lengthy discussion, Administrator McCarthy assured Sen. Shaheen that the long-term health advisory standard for PFOA will be released soon and will be an important step in a broader initiative by federal agencies to study the healt… Continue Reading

April 12, 2016

On Equal Pay Day, Shaheen Renews Call for Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act

**Points to the pay gap for working mothers who are the sole bread winners for their families** **Also highlights the pay discrimination against the U.S. Women's Soccer Team** (Washington, DC) - This afternoon on Equal Pay Day, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) took to the Senate floor to renew her call for passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation that would address the gender pay gap that continues to put female workers and their families at an economic disadvantage. Shaheen… Continue Reading

April 07, 2016

Shaheen, Collins & Patriots Linebacker Dont’a Hightower Call on Congress to Tackle Diabetes

High resolution versions of the photos are available here and here. Video from today's event, including Senator Shaheen's remarks, is available here. (Washington, DC)- This morning, Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME), co-chairs of the Senate Diabetes Caucus, joined with Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower to urge Congress to pass legislation to stop diabetes. They were also joined by patient advocates with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, representatives from the American… Continue Reading

April 05, 2016

Shaheen Meets with Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland

[U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Judge Merrick Garland meet in Senator Shaheen's Washington, DC office] A high resolution version of the photo is available here [B-roll of meeting can be found here] (Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) met with President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Merrick Garland, in her Washington, DC office to discuss his pending nomination. Shaheen held a press conference in Concord last week where she called on Republican Senate le… Continue Reading

March 30, 2016


[AUDIO OF THE PRESS CONFERENCE IS AVAILABLE HERE] **Shaheen was joined at a press conference on the steps of the federal district court in Concord by former NH Supreme Court Chief Justice John Broderick and UNH Law professor Erin Corcoran** **Their remarks come the day after a deadlocked 4-4 Supreme Court decision and as Judge Garland begins meeting with Senators on Capitol Hill** (Concord, NH) - Today in Concord, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) held a press conference where she called on Re… Continue Reading

March 29, 2016

Shaheen Welcomes Additional Public and Private Efforts Announced by the President to Address Heroin Epidemic

**$7 million for Shaheen-established COPS Anti-Heroin Task Force Program** **$11 million for States to purchase and distribute overdose reversal drugs such as Narcan** **More than 60 medical schools will now require students to take prescriber education** (Manchester, NH) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) welcomed the additional public and private sector efforts just announced by the President, to address the opioid pandemic. The measures include an additional $7 million for Com… Continue Reading

March 28, 2016

Shaheen Applauds Reinstatement of Asset Forfeiture Fund for New Hampshire Law Enforcement

(Manchester, NH) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) welcomed the announcement by Attorney General Loretta Lynch that the Asset Forfeiture Fund, which is an important source of funding for New Hampshire state and local law enforcement, would be reinstated. Late last month at a hearing of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science, Shaheen questioned Lynch on the suspension of the fund and the program's importance to local law enforcement in New Hampshire. "Our poli… Continue Reading

March 22, 2016

Shaheen Statement on Sentencing of Nadiya Savchenko in Russian Show Trial

Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the lead Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations European Affairs Subcommittee, reacted to the sentencing of Ukrainian fighter pilot Nadiya Savchenko to 22 years in prison by a Russian court. Shaheen has repeatedly called on Russia to end its show trial of Savchenko, who has been held by Russia since June of 2014, when she was captured by Russian-backed separatists in Eastern Ukraine and taken across the border. "Russia isn't fooling anyone," said Sen… Continue Reading

March 22, 2016

Shaheen Statement on Terrorist Attacks in Brussels

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the lead Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation, released the following statement on the terrorist attacks in Brussels this morning. Shaheen is currently returning from Brussels and Estonia where she took part in a forum with North American and European leaders on transatlantic security challenges and held meetings with Estonian officials. "I condemn in the strongest possible terms the attacks in Brus… Continue Reading

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