Press Releases

August 11, 2020

NH Delegation Announces More Than $644K in Federal Grant Funding to Support NH Firefighters

(Manchester, NH) - Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $644,296.35 in federal funding to support Granite State firefighters around the state. Through the agency's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program, the following cities and towns received grants:… Continue Reading

August 11, 2020

Senator Hassan Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Modernize America's Retirement Saving System

U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan cosponsored the bipartisan Retirement Savings Lost and Found Act to return billions of dollars to Americans through a national, online "lost and found" website to track retirement accounts as people move between jobs. The bipartisan, bicameral legislation was re-introduced by Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Steve Daines (R-MT) and Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Jim Banks (R-IN).… Continue Reading

August 10, 2020

With Domestic Violence Surging Amid Pandemic, Shaheen & Hassan Help Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Close Dangerous Loophole to Protect Domestic Abuse Survivors

As reports of domestic violence increase across the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and U.S. Representative Jim Himes (D-CT) in introducing strongly-supported bicameral legislation to protect domestic violence survivors from gun violence. The Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act is narrowly crafted to close loopholes that allow domestic abusers to legally obtain weapons. The bill is named in memory of Lori Jackson, an Oxford, Connecticut mother of two who was tragically shot and killed by her estranged husband, who had legally obtained a handgun even though he was subject to a temporary restraining order.… Continue Reading

In The News

August 11, 2020

Former Top ONDCP Official Discusses Importance of Hassan-Murkowski Legislation to Increase Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment for Substance Use Disorder

July 21, 2020

Senator Hassan Holds Virtual Roundtable with NH Businesses to Discuss COVID-19 Relief Programs

July 10, 2020

Senator Hassan Holds Virtual Roundtable Discussion with Substance Misuse Providers to Discuss Challenges During the COVID-19 Pandemic