Press Releases

July 28, 2021

Senator Hassan Helps Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Expand Access to Assistive Technology for Seniors and People Experiencing Disabilities

Senator Maggie Hassan helped introduce a bipartisan bill, along with Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Kevin Cramer (R-ND), to expand access to affordable assistive technology for seniors and individuals who experience disabilities. Assistive technology includes items such as hearing aids, wheelchair ramps, or devices to help individuals who are non-verbal to communicate.… Continue Reading

July 28, 2021

Veterans Committee Passes Senator Hassan’s Bipartisan Legislation to Support Veterans During Their Transition to Civilian Life

The Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs voted unanimously to pass Senator Maggie Hassan's bipartisan legislation to strengthen the Solid Start program, which was created by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in 2019 to contact every veteran three times by phone in the first year after they leave active duty service to check in and help connect them to VA programs and benefits.… Continue Reading

July 28, 2021

Senators Hassan, Shaheen Applaud Senate Passage of the Willie O’Ree Congressional Gold Medal Act

- U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen applauded Senate passage of bipartisan legislation that they cosponsored to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Willie O'Ree, a former hockey player for the Boston Bruins who was the first Black player to compete in the National Hockey League (NHL). This bill was introduced by Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Tim Scott (R-SC) and now moves to the House of Representatives.… Continue Reading

In The News

July 27, 2021

Senator Hassan Presses DHS on US-Canada Border Restrictions

July 26, 2021

CQ - Roll Call: Bipartisan VA Bill Aims to Empower Employee Whistleblowers

July 21, 2021

Senator Hassan Pushes to Address Inequities at Tokyo Paralympics