Press Releases

December 04, 2019

Senator Hassan Continues to Lead Charge to Eliminate Discriminatory Pay for Workers Who Experience Disabilities

Senator Maggie Hassan sent a letter to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights urging it to support repealing a discriminatory federal policy that allows employers to pay subminimum wages to employees who experience disabilities. Then-Governor Hassan led efforts to eliminate the payment of subminimum wages to individuals who experience disabilities in New Hampshire, which became the first state in the nation to outlaw this practice.… Continue Reading

December 04, 2019

Shaheen, Hassan Praise House-Approval of Bipartisan Anti-Robocall Bill & Call for a Final Vote in the Senate

U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) issued the following statements after the House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation to crack down on robocalls. The legislation improves the federal government's ability to find scammers, increases penalties on those caught, and requires call authentication and blocking technology to be made available free of charge to consumers. The bill also brings relevant federal agencies and state attorneys general together to evaluate policies and resources needed to better prosecute and deter illegal robocalls, among other provisions.… Continue Reading

December 04, 2019

Senator Hassan Joins Bipartisan Senate Cybersecurity Caucus, Participates in Classified Caucus Briefing on Ransomware

As a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) has been a leader on advancing cybersecurity. She recently joined the bipartisan Senate Cybersecurity Caucus, led by Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Cory Gardner (R-CO), which held a classified briefing today with the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director Chris Krebs on ransomware threats.… Continue Reading

In The News

November 22, 2019

Senator Hassan Introduces Bipartisan Opioid Workforce Act

November 19, 2019

Senator Hassan Hosts Innovate NH Entrepreneurship Forum

November 15, 2019

Senator Hassan Presses FDA Official on Delay in Banning Flavored E-Cigarettes