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January 14, 2020

Senator Hassan Highlights Recent Extension of Craft Beer Tax Cuts at Rockingham Brewing Company in Derry

DERRY – In case you missed it, Senator Maggie Hassan highlighted the recent extension of the craft beverage tax cuts that help support local breweries during a visit to Rockingham Brewing Company yesterday. The Senator discussed her efforts to extend the craft beverage tax cut in the government funding bill for fiscal year 2020 – which is now law – and reaffirmed her commitment to making these tax cuts permanent. The Senator is a cosponsor of the bipartisan Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act – a bill that would permanently extend the reduction in excise taxes for craft breweries, while also cutting red tape and streamlining outdated, burdensome federal regulations that hold businesses back.

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January 13, 2020

Senator Hassan’s Boston Globe Op-Ed on Protecting Houses of Worship

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Senator Maggie Hassan, a member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, wrote an op-ed for the Boston Globe on protecting houses of worship from the growing crisis of violence against religious communities across the country.

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January 06, 2020

Senator Hassan Discusses Importance of Promoting Workforce Partnerships at Omni Components Corporation in Hudson

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Senator Maggie Hassan last week visited Omni Components Corporation in Hudson where she highlighted the company’s workforce partnerships and discussed how her bipartisan Gateway to Careers Act would build and expand upon such partnerships to help innovative businesses hire the workforce that they need to thrive. Senator Hassan reintroduced the bipartisan Gateway to Careers Act last spring to help strengthen New Hampshire’s workforce and expand economic opportunity by supporting career pathways strategies – which combine work, education, and support services – to help individuals earn recognized postsecondary credentials.

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January 03, 2020

Senators Hassan, Johnson Introduce Bipartisan Counterterrorism Bill

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and Ron Johnson (R-WI), Chair of the Committee, introduced bipartisan legislation to create a federal commission to review how terrorist threat information – relating to both domestic and internationally inspired terrorism in the U.S. – is shared between federal agencies and with all levels of government.

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December 18, 2019

Senator Hassan Commemorated 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge in Belgium and Luxembourg

WASHINGTON - In case you missed it, Senator Maggie Hassan participated in a bipartisan Congressional delegation to Belgium and Luxembourg to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. Senator Hassan’s father, Robert Wood, fought in the Battle of the Bulge as a member of the 76th Infantry Division. The U.S. Senate also passed a resolution that Senator Hassan cosponsored commemorating the 75th anniversary of this historic battle. 

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December 18, 2019

ICYMI: Senator Hassan Commemorated 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge in Belgium and Luxembourg

WASHINGTON - In case you missed it, Senator Maggie Hassan participated in a bipartisan Congressional delegation to Belgium and Luxembourg to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. Senator Hassan’s father, Robert Wood, fought in the Battle of the Bulge as a member of the 76th Infantry Division. The U.S. Senate also passed a resolution that Senator Hassan cosponsored commemorating the 75th anniversary of this historic battle. 

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December 18, 2019

ICYMI: Senator Hassan Commemorated 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge in Belgium and Luxembourg

WASHINGTON - In case you missed it, Senator Maggie Hassan participated in a bipartisan Congressional delegation to Belgium and Luxembourg to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. Senator Hassan’s father, Robert Wood, fought in the Battle of the Bulge as a member of the 76th Infantry Division. The U.S. Senate also passed a resolution that Senator Hassan cosponsored commemorating the 75th anniversary of this historic battle. 

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December 13, 2019

Stars & Stripes: Senators Demand a VA Crackdown on Unqualified Doctors

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) introduced a bipartisan bill yesterday with Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) that would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve how it credentials providers in response to a Government Accountability Office report that found that Veterans Health Administration facilities are hiring providers with a history of misconduct.

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December 12, 2019

Manchester students participate in “Hour of Code” event

by Andew Sylvia

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Manchester students joined 835 million other aspiring computer programmers this week by participating in Hour of Code, an introductory coding event for students and others interested in learning about coding.  

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December 12, 2019

Senator Hassan Leads Efforts to Address Eviction Crisis

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, The New York Times published an article today highlighting efforts in Congress to curb evictions, including Senator Maggie Hassan’s bill, the Prevent Evictions Act, that would support landlords and tenants alike through cost-effective solutions to keep families in their homes. The bipartisan funding bill that the Senate passed in October included a piece of Senator Hassan’s bill that instructs the Department of Housing and Urban Development to move forward its analysis of eviction prevention insurance.

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November 22, 2019

Senator Hassan Introduces Bipartisan Opioid Workforce Act

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced bipartisan legislation earlier this week to help combat substance misuse by creating 1,000 new medical residency positions at hospitals in addiction medicine, addiction psychiatry, and pain management.

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November 19, 2019

Senator Hassan Hosts Innovate NH Entrepreneurship Forum

MANCHESTER – In case you missed it, Senator Maggie Hassan yesterday hosted the second annual Innovate NH Entrepreneurship Forum to bring innovators and entrepreneurs together to discuss what it takes to start and run a successful business in New Hampshire, as well as how to address the challenges they face. The Innovate NH Entrepreneurship Forum, which was held at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College, included two panel discussions, the first moderated by Senator Hassan on workforce solutions for New Hampshire, and the second focused on innovation in the Granite State.

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November 15, 2019

Senator Hassan Presses FDA Official on Delay in Banning Flavored E-Cigarettes

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Senator Maggie Hassan pressed the Director of the Center for Tobacco Products at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Mitch Zeller, on the FDA’s delayed response in banning flavored e-cigarettes, which have been linked to a rise in youth e-cigarette use. According to a recently released report from the Center for Disease Control Youth Risk Behavior Survey, New Hampshire has the highest percentage of high school students in the nation reporting daily use of e-cigarettes.

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November 04, 2019

Senator Hassan Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Help High School Students Earn College Credit

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Senator Maggie Hassan introduced bipartisan legislation last week with Senator Todd Young (R-IN) to create a grant program aimed at helping more students earn college credits while still in high school. New Hampshire has extensive dual-enrollment programs in place, with almost 100 high schools in the state offering the Running Start program in partnership with the Community College System of New Hampshire. These types of early college programs provide academically-prepared high school students the opportunity to receive college credit while they are still in high school.

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October 25, 2019

Senator Hassan in Union Leader: Addressing Vaping's Rise Through Drug Take Back Day

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, the Union Leader ran an op-ed today written by Senator Maggie Hassan highlighting the rise of vaping among young people, and how National Prescription Drug Take Back Day can play a role in addressing the issue.

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October 22, 2019

Senator Hassan, Manchester Police, DEA, and Local Students Promote Upcoming National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

MANCHESTER – In case you missed it, Senator Maggie Hassan joined Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig; Jon DeLena, who leads the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New England division; Manchester Police Chief Carlo Capano; Quincy Roy, a student at Memorial High School and member of Makin’ It Happen, a substance misuse youth group; as well as McLaughlin Middle School students to promote National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

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October 15, 2019

Senator Hassan Op-Ed in Nashua Telegraph: Keeping Families in Their Homes

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, the Nashua Telegraph on Sunday ran an op-ed written by Senator Maggie Hassan that discusses the high housing costs in New Hampshire and legislation that she is working on that could help bring relief to families struggling to make rent. Senator Hassan helped introduce the Rent Relief Act to create a new, refundable tax credit to help families make rent, and led the introduction of the Prevent Evictions Act – which is backed by Matthew Desmond, author of the Pulitzer Prize winning book Evicted – that would support cost-effective solutions to keep families in their homes, including through landlord-tenant mediation programs and rent insurance programs.

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October 04, 2019

NHPR on Senator Hassan’s Bipartisan Bills To Renew Home Energy Efficiency Tax Credits

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, New Hampshire Public Radio published a story this week highlighting Senator Hassan’s efforts to increase energy efficiency for new and existing homes. Senator Hassan is the lead sponsor of two bipartisan bills to lower energy costs for consumers and increase energy efficiency by reinstating and strengthening tax credits for the construction of new energy efficient homes and for energy efficient home upgrades.

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October 03, 2019

Senator Hassan Leads Congressional Efforts to Address Ransomware Threats

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Politico published a piece recently discussing Senator Maggie Hassan's role as one of the few members of Congress pushing for more action on protecting against and mitigating the damage from ransomware and other cyberattacks  including the one that hit Strafford County, NH earlier this year.

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October 02, 2019

BuzzFeed: People Are Worried Applying For College Financial Aid Could Be A Total Mess This Year

WASHINGTON -- In case you missed it, BuzzFeed News published a piece this week discussing how changes tied to the 2017 tax law could jeopardize students’ federal financial aid.  

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