Press Releases

January 15, 2021

Senator Hassan Statement Ahead of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan released a statement ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 18:… Continue Reading

January 15, 2021

Public Lands in NH Benefit from Shaheen-Hassan Co-Sponsored Legislation that Fully Funds LWCF & Addresses Maintenance Backlog on U.S. Public Lands

U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) announced that five New Hampshire projects will benefit from funding through the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund established by the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) to support outdoor recreation, conservation efforts and address maintenance needs. As a result of the bipartisan GAOA cosponsored by Shaheen and Hassan that was signed into law last year, the LWCF's now-mandatory, full authorized funding level of $900 million was allocated to projects and programs in the fiscal year (FY) 2021 government funding legislation that became law in December. In addition, Congress listed specific projects to receive deferred maintenance funding for FY 2021 from the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund, which will provide up to $9.5 billion over the next five years to tackle deferred maintenance needs on public lands throughout the country. In New Hampsh… Continue Reading

January 15, 2021

Senators Hassan, Shaheen Hold Resource Panel for Granite State Small Businesses, Nonprofits Following Re-Opening of Paycheck Protection Program and Additional Federal Relief

U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen hosted a public panel where New Hampshire small businesses and nonprofits learned about support available to them through the COVID-19 relief and government funding package that the Senators helped negotiate and pass into law.… Continue Reading

In The News

January 14, 2021

Senator Hassan, Representative Kuster Heard from NH Entertainment Industry Leaders on Challenges They’re Facing Amid COVID and Discussed Additional Federal Funding Headed to NH Venues

January 06, 2021

Inc. Magazine Highlights Senator Hassan’s Efforts to Provide Student Loan Debt Relief to Young Entrepreneurs

January 05, 2021

Senators Hassan, Collins Successfully Protect Funding for Rural, Low-Income School Districts in NH, ME, and Across the Country