Press Releases

February 14, 2020

Three Months From E-Cigarette Review Deadline, Shaheen & Hassan Urge FDA To Protect Kids, Hold Industry Accountable

U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), along with 15 other bipartisan Senators, urged Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Dr. Stephen Hahn to comply with the agency's requirements to reject e-cigarette applications that do not protect the public health, upon the FDA's May 12 deadline for e-cigarette product review. The Senators, in a letter sent to Commissioner Hahn yesterday, highlighted concerns with FDA's ongoing lax oversight of e-cigarettes and tobacco products, and pressed the agency for a science-based review that holds the industry accountable for products that are responsible for fueling the youth e-cigarette epidemic.… Continue Reading

February 14, 2020

Senator Hassan Joins Bipartisan Colleagues in Introducing Bill to Protect Children from Human Trafficking

U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Tina Smith (D-MN) in introducing the bipartisan Human Trafficking and Exploitation Prevention Training Act of 2020, which would help prevent the human trafficking and exploitation of children by providing grants to train students, parents, teachers, and school personnel to understand, recognize, prevent, and respond to signs of human trafficking.… Continue Reading

February 13, 2020

Shaheen Leads NH Delegation Call to ATSDR for Update on Merrimack-Area Health Consultations on PFAS Exposure

Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) led a letter with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) requesting an update on health consultations, which have been underway in the Merrimack-area since August 2016 in response to the discovery of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination in the region.… Continue Reading

In The News

February 14, 2020

Senator Hassan Denounces Cuts to Medicaid, Efforts to Overturn Protections for Pre-Existing Conditions

February 03, 2020

Senators link up across the aisle to lay digital foundation in rural America

January 30, 2020

Senator Hassan Op-Ed: Supporting Craft Breweries Through Bipartisan Tax Relief