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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

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan held a virtual roundtable with travel and tourism leaders in New Hampshire this week to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic will impact their fall and winter seasons.

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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?

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, The Guardian published an op-ed written by U.S. Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) that highlights their continued efforts to pressure the Department of Justice to turn over a 2006 memo and related documents laying out federal prosecutors’ strong criminal case against Purdue Pharma, including documents that detail the role that Rudy Giuliani and other former Department of Justice officials played in the deliberation.


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August 28, 2020

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

NEW HAMPSHIRE – In case you missed it, Senator Maggie Hassan held a virtual roundtable yesterday with mental and behavioral health experts as Granite Staters cope with increased stress and anxiety amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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August 28, 2020

Senator Hassan Discusses Importance of Additional Economic Assistance for Individuals in Next COVID-19 Package

NEW HAMPSHIRE – During a virtual roundtable earlier this week, Senator Maggie Hassan spoke with non-profit leaders and Granite Staters about the need for additional economic assistance for individuals in the next COVID-19 pandemic. Senator Hassan’s office worked with two participants on the call to help them receive the stimulus payments and expanded unemployment insurance that they were eligible for under the federal CARES Act.

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August 20, 2020

Senator Hassan Holds Virtual Roundtable with Higher Education Leaders as Many Colleges and Universities Welcome Students Back to Campus

NEW HAMPSHIRE – In case you missed it, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan held a virtual roundtable this week with higher education leaders across New Hampshire as many college and universities begin to welcome their students back to campus.

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August 17, 2020

Senator Hassan Concord Monitor Op-Ed on Protecting House of Worship From Foreign & Domestic Terrorist Threats

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan wrote an op-ed for the Concord Monitor about the importance of protecting houses of worship amid growing threats against religious communities. In the op-ed, Senator Hassan highlighted her conversations with faith leaders across New Hampshire and her work to help secure significantly more federal funding to help New Hampshire’s houses of worship protect against threats.

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August 11, 2020

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

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, The Hill published an op-ed written by Dr. Roneet Lev, former chief medical officer of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy during the Trump administration, in which she encourages Congress to pass the bipartisan Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment (MAT) Act, which U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) introduced last year to help health care providers more effectively treat patients suffering from substance use disorder.

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July 21, 2020

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

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan met virtually last week with New Hampshire business leaders who have received funding through COVID-19 relief programs, including the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), to discuss the ongoing needs of Granite State businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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July 10, 2020

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

NEW HAMPSHIRE – In case you missed it, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan held a virtual discussion this week with those on the front lines of the substance misuse crisis to hear about their concerns and challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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July 02, 2020

Senator Hassan Holds Roundtable with Tourism and Hospitality Industry Leaders on the Impact of COVID-19

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan held a roundtable this week with New Hampshire tourism and hospitality leaders about the challenges their industry is facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic ahead of the July 4th weekend.

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June 25, 2020

Senator Hassan Holds a Virtual Discussion on NH’s COVID-19-Related Housing and Homelessness Needs

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan held a virtual discussion with affordable housing leaders in New Hampshire to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the state’s housing and homelessness needs.

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June 24, 2020

Senators Hassan and Murphy Op-Ed on the Importance of Additional Funding to Support Students with Disabilities in the Next COVID-19 Relief Package

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, The 74 published an op-ed today by U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) about the importance of including additional funding for schools in the next COVID-19 relief package, including an additional $11 billion in state grants dedicated to support students who experience disabilities.

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June 15, 2020

Keene Sentinel Editorial Board Highlights Senator Hassan’s Work to Expand Broadband Access to Granite Staters

WASHINGTON - In case you missed it, The Keene Sentinel published an editorial highlighting U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan’s efforts to expand broadband access to Granite Staters. The editorial mentions recent events that Senator Hassan has hosted on broadband expansion, including one in Keene back in February on broadband availability in the region, and one last month with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel on expanding broadband in the state’s rural and underserved communities amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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June 11, 2020

Senator Hassan and Laura Landerman-Garber of Hollis Announce Cards 2 Connect Program to Support New Hampshire Veterans

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan teamed up with Laura Landerman-Garber of Hollis to announce the Cards 2 Connect program to help spread some joy to New Hampshire veterans who have been unable to see their loved ones due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Senator Hassan and Landerman-Gaber are inviting Granite Staters to write letters to New Hampshire veterans, which will be sent to the NH Veterans Home, Manchester VAMC, and White River Junction VAMC.

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June 10, 2020

Senator Hassan Calls on Department of Defense to Meet its Renewable Energy Consumption Goals

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan is calling for answers from the Department of Defense about its progress in meeting its renewable energy consumption goal, seven years after federal law required it to increase its renewable energy consumption to 7.5 percent. The Energy Policy Act of 2005 mandates that all federal agencies use renewable energy for 7.5 percent of their annual electricity consumption by FY2013, but as of FY2018, the Department of Defense only consumed 5.9% of its energy from renewable energy sources.

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June 10, 2020

Following Calls from Senator Hassan, FEMA Agrees to Public Release of Document on PPE Projections Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan successfully called on Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Pete Gaynor to make public a document that details some of the Trump administration’s estimates on the supply and demand for personal protective equipment (PPE).

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June 05, 2020

Senator Hassan: An Open Letter to New Hampshire’s 2020 Graduates

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan wrote an open letter to New Hampshire high school and college graduates, congratulating them on their achievements and addressing these unprecedented times amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 22, 2020

Senator Hassan Holds Virtual Roundtable Discussion with North Country, Mount Washington Valley Leaders on Impact of COVID-19

WASHINGTON - In case you missed it, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan held a virtual roundtable with North Country and Mount Washington Valley leaders where they discussed the region’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges ahead with re-opening.

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April 21, 2020

Keene student home after weeks stranded in a locked-down Peru

by Mia Summerson

It was around the time that Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra announced the country would be going into full lockdown that Quinn Williston realized he’d better try to get home as soon as possible. [...]  While he was waiting, Williston tried another option: He contacted the office of U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan. That’s when the ball finally started rolling. Williston said he got in touch with Elise Britton, director of constituent services for Hassan’s office, who helped him navigate the process of getting home while keeping his mother updated every step of the way.

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April 20, 2020

Senator Hassan Op-Ed: To Reopen America, We Need an Effective Nationwide Testing Plan

MANCHESTER – In case you missed it, the Union Leader published U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan’s op-ed today about the need to rapidly expand testing for COVID-19 in order to safely reopen the economy. The piece also discusses Senator Hassan’s participation in a call with President Trump and a bipartisan group of Senators to provide counsel to the President on reopening the economy in the wake of COVID-19.

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