Press Releases

December 15, 2017

Shaheen and Hassan Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Sexual Harassment in Congress, Bring Transparency and Accountability to Sexual Harassment Reporting Process

**Congressional Harassment Reform Act would overhaul current reporting process for victims of harassment in Congress, end required secrecy and require Members of Congress found liable for harassment to pay settlements out of their own pocket** (Washington, DC) - U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) helped introduce bipartisan legislation that would overhaul the current process that victims of harassment in Congress must go through when reporting a claim. The current p… Continue Reading


December 14, 2017

Senators Shaheen, Hassan Lead Press Conference Calling for Significant Increase in Funding to Combat Opioid Crisis in Year-End Funding Bill

WASHINGTON – Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) led a press conference today with Senators Ed Markey (D-MA), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and individuals on the front lines of the substance misuse crisis to call for a significant increase in federal funding to combat the opioid crisis in a year-end funding bill. 

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December 14, 2017

Senator Hassan Statement on FCC Vote to Repeal Net Neutrality Protections

WASHINGTON – Senator Maggie Hassan issued the following statement after the Republican-led Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to repeal net neutrality protections:

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December 13, 2017

Senator Hassan Speaks Out Ahead of FCC’s Planned Vote Tomorrow to Repeal Net Neutrality Rules

WASHINGTON – Senator Maggie Hassan spoke today on the Senate floor against the Republican-led Federal Communications Commission’s planned vote tomorrow to dismantle net neutrality rules. This reckless decision would hurt consumers, entrepreneurs, and innovative small businesses by ending equal access to online content.

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December 13, 2017

Senator Hassan Presses Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use on Lack of Leadership from White House on Opioid Funding

WASHINGTON – Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) today pressed Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz, Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, on the Trump Administration’s failure to take leadership in calling for more federal funding to combat the fentanyl, heroin and opioid crisis. During the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing, Senator Hassan also highlighted the flawed formula used to allocate opioid funding under the 21st Century Cures Act, which leaves hardest-hit states like New Hampshire without adequate federal resources.

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December 12, 2017

Senator Hassan Highlights Importance of Taking Action to Address Skyrocketing Cost of Prescription Drugs

WASHINGTON – Senator Maggie Hassan focused on the need to address the skyrocketing costs of prescription drugs in a Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing today. 

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December 12, 2017

Senator Hassan Statement on President Signing Defense Authorization Creating Nationwide PFC Water Contamination Study

WASHINGTON - Senator Maggie Hassan issued the following statement after President Trump signed the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law, including provisions authored by Senator Jeanne Shaheen creating the first-ever nationwide health study on the effects of perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) in drinking water.

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December 12, 2017

Get Help with Substance Use Disorder

The fentanyl, heroin, and opioid epidemic is the most pressing public health and safety challenge facing our state. With people from all walks of life in every corner of our state struggling with substance use disorder, it is important to know where to turn to for help. 

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December 07, 2017

Senator Hassan Delivers Senate Floor Speech Announcing Max Mendez of Merrimack as Granite Stater of the Month for December

WASHINGTON – Senator Maggie Hassan spoke today on the Senate floor, where she announced that Max Mendez, an eight-year-old boy from Merrimack who started “Mighty Max’s Mega Toy Drive” while battling leukemia, is her “Granite Stater of the Month” for December.

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December 07, 2017

Senator Hassan Highlights Impact GOP Tax Bill Would Have on Medical Research and the Next Generation of Scientists

WASHINGTON  - During a Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing today, Senator Maggie Hassan questioned Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, about the harmful impact that the Republican tax plan would have on biomedical research and the next generation of researchers who would see their higher education costs rise dramatically under the Republican proposal. 

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December 07, 2017

Senators Shaheen, Hassan Call On Trump Administration to Reinstate Birth Control Coverage for Millions of Women

WASHINGTON – This week, Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined 36 of their colleagues in calling on Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services Eric Hargan to rescind President Trump’s interim final rules (IFRs) issued on October 13, 2017, enabling employers and universities to interfere with their employees’ and students’ access to preventive health care by allowing them to choose not to cover birth control for religious or moral reasons. 

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December 06, 2017

Senator Hassan Meets with Nominee for Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell

WASHINGTON – Senator Maggie Hassan today met with President Trump’s nominee to serve as Chair of the Federal Reserve, Jay Powell, where she highlighted the importance of expanding middle class opportunity and driving economic growth to help all hard-working Americans get ahead and stay ahead.

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December 06, 2017

Senator Hassan Questions Counterterrorism Officials on Evolving Terror Threats

WASHINGTON – As part of her efforts to keep New Hampshire and the United States safe, secure, and free, Senator Maggie Hassan participated today in a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing, where she questioned counterterrorism officials about evolving terror threats, particularly stemming from the flight of ISIS fighters from Syria to other countries.

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December 06, 2017

Senator Hassan Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem

WASHINGTON – Senator Maggie Hassan released the following statement after President Trump announced plans to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem: 

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December 06, 2017

Senator Hassan Statement on Al Franken

WASHINGTON – Senator Maggie Hassan released the following statement on Senator Al Franken:

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December 05, 2017

Senator Hassan Statement Following Confirmation of Kirstjen Nielsen to Lead the Department of Homeland Security

WASHINGTON – Senator Maggie Hassan released the following statement today after voting against Kirstjen Nielsen’s nomination to serve as Secretary of Homeland Security:

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December 05, 2017

Senators Shaheen, Hassan Join Colleagues Urging President to Swiftly Nominate Aggressive Head of Consumer Watchdog

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined 42 other Senators in a letter urging President Trump to follow the law and swiftly nominate a permanent director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) who will put working families ahead of Wall Street. 

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December 04, 2017

Senator Hassan Statement on Passing of Former State Senator Mary Louise Hancock

WASHINGTON – Senator Maggie Hassan issued the following statement on the passing of former State Senator Mary Louise Hancock:

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December 04, 2017

To Recognize Computer Science Education Week, Senator Hassan Highlights Importance of STEM Education at Southside Middle School in Manchester

MANCHESTER – Senator Maggie Hassan today visited Southside Middle School, where she met with students engaging in project-based learning in coding as part of Computer Science Education Week and highlighted the importance of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education to ensuring that New Hampshire’s students are prepared to succeed in the 21st century innovation economy.

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December 04, 2017

Senator Hassan Leads Colleagues in Urging FCC Chairman Pai to Delay Vote Rolling Back Net Neutrality Rules

WASHINGTON – Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) today led 27 of her colleagues in a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai, expressing concern over reports that bots filed hundreds of thousands of comments to the FCC during the net neutrality policymaking process and calling on the Chairman to delay the planned December 14th vote to roll back net neutrality rules until an investigation of the state of the record is conducted.

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