Press Releases

May 12, 2021

Shaheen, Rounds, Hassan Introduce Bill to Support National World War II Memorial

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) today joined Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) to introduce the Greatest Generation Memorial Act to authorize the U.S. Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Proceeds from coin sales will go toward much-needed repairs and maintenance at the Memorial, and support commemorative and educational programming. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) also cosponsored the bill.   

… Continue Reading


May 12, 2021

Senate Committees Advance Senator Hassan’s Bipartisan Bills to Outcompete China, Strengthen Supply Chains, and Secure Critical Infrastructure

WASHINGTON – Two Senate committees today advanced bipartisan bills introduced by U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan, chair of the Emerging Threats Subcommittee, to help the U.S. outcompete China, strengthen domestic supply chains, and secure critical infrastructure.

… Continue Reading


May 11, 2021

WARNER, KING, MANCHIN & HASSAN APPLAUD TREASURY GUIDANCE ON IMPLEMENTATION OF EMERGENCY BROADBAND FUNDS

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Angus King (I-ME), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) praised new guidance by the Biden administration regarding the implementation of the $10 billion Coronavirus Capital Projects Fund (CCPF) that the senators successfully worked to include within the American Rescue Plan. This new guidance follows strong advocacy by the four senators, who previously urged the Treasury Department to ensure that CCPF funds can be used to support increased broadband adoption and access, in addition to supporting new broadband deployment.

… Continue Reading


May 11, 2021

Senator Hassan Discusses Strengthening Cybersecurity with Key Administration Leaders During Senate Hearing

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) pressed key administration officials on steps that the federal government can take to improve cybersecurity following the SolarWinds, Microsoft Exchange, and Colonial Pipeline breaches. Senator Hassan serves as the Chair of the Committee’s Emerging Threats and Spending Oversight Subcommittee.

… Continue Reading


May 11, 2021

Senator Hassan Joins Colleagues in Urging the Administration to Work to Remove Retaliatory Tariffs on Spirits & Wine

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Todd Young (R-IN) in sending a letter to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai and U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo. In the letter, they call on the agencies to address the harmful retaliatory tariffs that inhibit trade of whiskey, other spirits, and wine between the United States and European Union (E.U.) and United Kingdom (U.K.). The letter comes as the European Union tariff on American whiskey is scheduled to double to 50 percent in June.

… Continue Reading


May 11, 2021

Senator Hassan Questions Dr. Fauci and Other Top Public Health Officials on Children’s Vaccinations & COVID-19 Response

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan questioned Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, as well as other top public health officials today during a Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing to discuss the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

… Continue Reading


May 10, 2021

NH Delegation Announces Granite State Communities to Receive More than $1.4 Billion in State & Local Relief Funding from American Rescue Plan

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced today that New Hampshire will receive $1,456,856,670 in COVID-19 financial relief for the state and local governments through the American Rescue Plan that was passed by Congress and signed into law. These federal dollars also include greater flexibility in funding to respond to the unique local needs in communities across the Granite State. Senators Shaheen and Hassan’s leadership helped to secure robust flexible assistance for state and local governments during negotiations with colleagues in the Senate and with the Biden administration. 

… Continue Reading


May 10, 2021

Senators Markey, Cantwell, Van Hollen, Bennet, and Hassan, and Congresswoman Meng Celebrate FCC Unanimous Implementation of More Than $7 Billion E-Rate Distance Learning Program Created by American Rescue Plan

Washington (May 10, 2021) – Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) and Congresswoman Grace Meng (NY-06), today hailed the FCC’s unanimous and bipartisan implementation of their legislation, the Emergency Educational Connections Act, and the more than $7 billion in funding for the E-Rate (Education-Rate) program that was included in the American Rescue Plan that became law in March. The lawmakers’ legislation will help close the “homework gap” by funding elementary and secondary schools and libraries, including tribal schools and libraries, to provide Wi-Fi hotspots, modems, routers, and internet-enabled devices, including internet service through such equipment, to students, staff, and patrons.

… Continue Reading


May 10, 2021

Senators Hassan, Shaheen Join in Introducing Bill to Help Wounded Veterans Start Families

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan, a member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, and Senator Jeanne Shaheen joined in introducing the Veteran Families Health Services Act of 2021, comprehensive legislation that would, among other things, ensure that service members’ and veterans’ fertility treatments, such as in vitro fertilization (IVF), and counseling are covered by their health benefits.

… Continue Reading


May 09, 2021

Following Push from Senator Hassan, National Guard and Reserve Members Can Use Both Tuition Assistance and GI Bill Education Benefits

Office of the Secretary of Defense has signed a memorandum enabling members of the National Guard and Reserves to concurrently use Federal Tuition Assistance and GI Bill benefits to fund their education, similar to active duty service members. This comes after Senator Hassan joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers in urging the Secretary of Defense to take the final steps in restoring these benefits. The policy change will achieve the goals of the Montgomery GI Bill Parity Act, bipartisan legislation that Senator Hassan previously joined in introducing with Senators John Hoeven (R-ND), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), and additional Senators.

… Continue Reading


May 07, 2021

Senator Hassan Visits Moore Nanotechnology to Discuss Workforce Development

SWANZEY – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan visited Moore Nanotechnology yesterday, which produces ultra-precision machining systems used in consumer electronics, automotive, space, medical, lighting, defense, and aerospace technologies. Senator Hassan spoke with members of the Nanotech leadership team, and thanked them for the innovative work that they are doing in order to drive New Hampshire’s economy forward. They also discussed regional workforce challenges, career pathway partnerships, and encouraging women and girls to pursue STEM careers.

… Continue Reading


May 07, 2021

Senators Hassan, Ernst Announce Introduction of Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Youth Suicide

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Joni Ernst (R-IA) announced that they will introduce the bipartisan Suicide Training and Awareness Nationally Delivered for Universal Prevention (STANDUP) Act to address rising youth suicide rates on Monday. The bill introduction comes during Mental Health Awareness Month, and today is National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day.

… Continue Reading


May 06, 2021

Senators Hassan, Shaheen Join Bicameral Push to Fix Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen joined their colleagues in calling on the Biden administration to strengthen the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program and to ensure that America’s teachers, social workers, public defenders, service members, and community health care workers, along with many other public servants, receive the student loan forgiveness that they have earned.

… Continue Reading


May 05, 2021

NH Delegation Welcomes Nearly $1 Million to NH to Support COVID-19 Vaccinations in Underserved Areas

(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) welcomed nearly $1 million to New Hampshire to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts. Specifically, the funding provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will support vaccine education and outreach efforts led by a community-based workforce comprised of trusted community leaders. The funding comes from the American Rescue Plan and is meant to increase vaccine confidence and address barriers to vaccination in underserved and vulnerable communities.

… Continue Reading


May 05, 2021

Senators Hassan, Collins Host Virtual Discussion on Improving Career Pathway Opportunities

U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME), both members of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, held a virtual roundtable discussion today about workforce development opportunities and their bipartisan Gateway to Careers Act. The Senators were joined by employers and higher education institutions across New Hampshire and Maine, including Littleton Regional Healthcare, Pratt & Whitney, White Mountains Community College, and the Maine Community College System.

  

… Continue Reading


May 04, 2021

NH Delegation Announces $283K through American Rescue Plan to Strengthen Home Visiting Services for Vulnerable Families

(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced that the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services will receive $283,582 through the American Rescue Plan.

… Continue Reading


May 04, 2021

Senate Passes Bipartisan Congressional Gold Medal Act to Honor Doris Moore of Portsmouth and Other Members of the Six Triple Eight Battalion

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate passed bipartisan legislation last week, cosponsored by U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen, to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the women of the Six Triple Eight Battalion, which was the only all-Black, all-female battalion serving overseas during World War II and included Portsmouth native Doris Moore. The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion served during World War II both at home and in Europe where members sorted and routed mail for millions of American service members and civilians.

… Continue Reading


May 03, 2021

Senator Hassan Speaks with Local Businesses about Economic Recovery from COVID-19

MANCHESTER – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan held a roundtable discussion today with local businesses at To Share Brewing Company to discuss the small business relief that Senator Hassan helped secure in recent COVID-19 packages and how business owners are approaching economic recovery from the pandemic. Businesses participating in the roundtable included To Share Brewing Company, Deo Mwano Consultancy, and Red River Theatres.

… Continue Reading


May 03, 2021

Senators Hassan, Shaheen Help Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Expand Telehealth Access

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) joined Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI), Roger Wicker (R-MS), and colleagues in introducing the bipartisan Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act of 2021. The CONNECT for Health Act will expand coverage of telehealth services through Medicare, make permanent COVID-19 telehealth flexibilities, improve health outcomes, and make it easier for patients to safely connect with their doctors.

… Continue Reading


May 02, 2021

Senator Hassan Joins in Reintroducing Bipartisan Rural STEM Education Act

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Roger Wicker (R-MS), Jacky Rosen (D-NV), and John Cornyn (R-TX) reintroduced the Rural STEM Education Act, which would help improve broadband in rural communities in order to expand access to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and job training.

… Continue Reading

Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72 Page 73 Page 74 Page 75 Page 76 Page 77 Page 78 Page 79 Page 80 Page 81 Page 82 Page 83 Page 84 Page 85 Page 86 Page 87 Page 88 Page 89 Page 90 Page 91 Page 92 Page 93 Page 94 Page 95 Page 96 Page 97 Page 98 Page 99 Page 100 Page 101 Page 102 Page 103 Page 104 Page 105 Page 106 Page 107 Page 108 Page 109 Page 110 Page 111 Page 112 Page 113 Page 114 Page 115 Page 116 Page 117 Page 118 Page 119 Page 120 Page 121 Page 122 Page 123 Page 124 Page 125
Showing page   of 125