Press Releases

September 25, 2020

Following Efforts from Senator Hassan, EPA Approves Disposal Site That Will be Used for Rye Harbor Dredging Materials

Following efforts from U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has designated an Ocean Dredged Material Disposal Site at Isles of Shoals North, which will help serve Rye Harbor when it begins its dredging project this fall. Senator Hassan advocated for the continued authorization of this critical disposal site last year, and worked with Senator Shaheen and Representative Pappas earlier this year to secure $4 million for the Rye Harbor dredging project.… Continue Reading

September 25, 2020

Senator Hassan Recognizes Kristina Folcik of Tamworth as September’s Granite Stater of the Month

U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan recognized Kristina Folcik of Tamworth as September's Granite Stater of the Month. As an endurance athlete and survivor of domestic violence, Kristina recently completed a 100-mile nonstop hike across part of New Hampshire's Appalachian Trail in tribute to women in abusive relationships. She became the first person to ever complete that portion of the trail in one continuous trek.… Continue Reading

September 25, 2020

Senator Hassan, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Improve Mental Wellness for Veterans

U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA), a combat veteran, and Doug Jones (D-AL) in introducing bipartisan legislation to help improve mental wellness for veterans. The Senators' bipartisan bill would designate one week per year as "Buddy Check Week" to organize outreach events and educate veterans on how to conduct peer wellness checks.… Continue Reading

In The News

September 16, 2020

Senator Hassan Holds Virtual Roundtable with Travel & Tourism Leaders in NH to Discuss Upcoming Fall and Winter Season Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

September 08, 2020

Senators Whitehouse & Hassan Op-Ed in The Guardian: Why Did the US Justice Department Let Purdue Off the Hook for the Opioid Crisis?

August 28, 2020

Senator Hassan Holds Virtual Roundtable on Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Mental and Behavioral Health