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April 06, 2020

Senators Hassan, Shaheen, and Bipartisan Group of Colleagues Urge Greater Protections for Health Care to Seniors Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen joined a bipartisan group of their colleagues in urging the Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to increase access to in-home health care services to protect Medicare beneficiaries from high-risk settings and promote safer access to care amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter was led by Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Scott (R-SC). WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen joined a bipartisan group of their colleagues in urging the Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to increase access to in-home health care services to protect Medicare beneficiaries from high-risk settings and promote safer access to care amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter was led by Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Scott (R-SC). "As we seek additional options for protecting the lives of those most negatively affected by the pandemic, … Continue Reading


April 05, 2020

As Small Business Assistance Program Launches, NH Delegation Calls for Trump Administration to Issue Better Guidance to Lending Institutions

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Small Business Committee and a lead negotiator of the small business assistance provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and U.S. Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) sent the following letter to the Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urging their respective agencies to provide better guidance to lending institutions so that they can issue loans through the newly-enacted Paycheck Protection Program. This new program launched on Friday and was established through the CARES Act to help small businesses keep employees on payroll and stay financially afloat through the COVID-19 crisis.… Continue Reading


April 03, 2020

BROWN, HASSAN, BENNET, BOOKER LEAD LETTER CALLING ON ADMINISTRATION TO ENSURE VETERANS, SSI BENEFICIARIES GET STIMULUS CHECKS AUTOMATICALLY

Today, U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) led a group of 45 colleagues in calling on the Trump Administration to issue stimulus checks automatically to recipients of benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs or the Supplemental Security Income program. In their letter, the Senators point out that these are two groups with large amounts of non-filers and groups that the federal government has the data necessary to deliver the stimulus checks automatically.… Continue Reading

In The News

April 02, 2020

Treasury Reverses Course, Announces Social Security Beneficiaries Will Automatically Receive COVID-19 Direct Cash Assistance


March 27, 2020

Senator Hassan Helping to Get Constituents Abroad Back Home Amid COVID-19 Pandemic


March 25, 2020

Senator Hassan on Fox News Discusses Latest COVID-19 Response Package, Importance of Social Distancing to Protect High-Risk Individuals

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