Press Releases

April 22, 2020

Senator Hassan Marks 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan released the following statement in recognition of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day:

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April 22, 2020

Senator Hassan Recognizes Salem High School Cheerleading Team as April’s Granite Staters of the Month

SALEM – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan recognized the Salem High School cheerleading team as April’s Granite Staters of the Month for coming together, even while social distancing, to help raise the spirits of residents at a local nursing home.

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April 22, 2020

Shaheen, Hassan Call on Trump Admin to Address Shortfalls in Domestic Supply Chain for Syringes & Needles Necessary to Deliver Eventual COVID-19 Vaccine

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) called on the Trump administration to immediately address concerns regarding the domestic supply chain for hypodermic needles and syringes needed to administer a COVID-19 vaccine to the nation once one has been developed. New Hampshire industry partners, including Smiths Medical which manufactures syringes and hypodermic needles in Keene, have raised these concerns with New Hampshire’s congressional delegation.

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April 21, 2020

Senators Markey, Van Hollen, Bennet, and Hassan Statement on New E-Rate Legislation Introduced in House of Representatives

Washington (April 21, 2020) – Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) today applauded the introduction by Congresswoman Grace Meng (NY-06) of E-rate legislation that would create a special $2 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to disburse funds to schools and libraries, as well as Tribal schools and libraries, to purchase Wi-Fi hotspots, modems, routers, and internet-connected devices for students and patrons. 

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April 21, 2020

Senator Hassan Statement on Senate Passage of Additional Funding for Small Businesses, Hospitals, and COVID-19 Testing

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate approved legislation that significantly bolsters funding for programs that support small businesses, hospitals, and COVID-19 testing.

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April 20, 2020

During Calls Hosted By New Hampshire’s Emergency Operations Center, Senator Hassan Thanks State, Local Leaders for their Work to Confront COVID-19 Pandemic

During the regular calls with communities hosted by New Hampshire’s Emergency Operations Center, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan thanked state and local leaders for their work to confront the COVID-19 pandemic, and emphasized the need for leadership from the Trump administration to increase testing capacity and address supply chain issues. The New Hampshire Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management opened the State Emergency Operations Center in mid-March to bring together emergency management directors, first responders, municipal leaders, health officials, and other agency personnel to coordinate efforts to combat COVID-19.

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April 20, 2020

Senator Hassan Statement on New Hampshire Receiving First Half of $1.25 Billion Included in Bipartisan CARES Act to Support the State’s Efforts to Combat COVID-19

NEW HAMPSHIRE – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan released the following statement on the announcement that New Hampshire has received the first half of the $1.25 billion included in the bipartisan CARES Act to support the state’s efforts to confront COVID-19. The CARES Act, which was signed into law last month, included $150 billion to assist states incurring costs and other financial impacts due to the COVID-19 crisis.

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April 19, 2020

Shaheen & Hassan Call For Rural Housing Assistance Amid Economic Fallout from Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In an effort to prevent people in small towns and rural communities—particularly low-income families, seniors and people with disabilities—from losing their housing during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) sent a letter with U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-MN) and a bipartisan group of colleagues in pressing top Senate Appropriators for emergency funding to help rural renters.

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April 19, 2020

N.H. Congressional Delegation Calls on President Trump to Approve State’s Request for Full Reimbursement of COVID-19 FEMA-Funded Projects

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen and Representatives Annie Kuster and Chris Pappas called on President Trump to approve the state’s request for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to fully reimburse costs that the state incurs under FEMA Public Assistance related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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April 18, 2020

Hassan, Shaheen Urges Congressional Leaders to Expand Health Care Coverage in Any Future COVID-19 Legislation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and 35 of their Senate colleagues in pressing congressional leaders to make sure that any future coronavirus relief legislation includes strong measures to secure health care coverage for Americans in the wake of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. In the letter, the Senators urged Senate and House leaders to take steps to ensure that those who have lost their employer-based benefits – and those who are uninsured or underinsured – do not have to face this major public health crisis without access to health insurance. 

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April 18, 2020

N.H. Congressional Delegation Calls on President Trump to Approve State’s Request for Full Reimbursement of COVID-19 FEMA-Funded Projects

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen and Representatives Annie Kuster and Chris Pappas called on President Trump to approve the state’s request for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to fully reimburse costs that the state incurs under FEMA Public Assistance related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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April 17, 2020

Senator Hassan Speaks Remotely with Fourth Grade Students at Exeter's Lincoln Street School

EXETER – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan joined a virtual discussion with fourth grade students at Exeter's Lincoln Street School, who have been learning remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The class's scheduled visit to the State House was canceled due to COVID-19, and Senator Hassan wanted to give the students the opportunity to ask questions about her experience as Governor and now as Senator.

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April 17, 2020

Following Calls from Senator Hassan and Colleagues, Veterans Receiving VA Benefits Will Automatically Receive COVID-19 Direct Cash Assistance

WASHINGTON – Following bipartisan calls from Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and colleagues including Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the U.S. Treasury Department announced today that veterans, their caregivers, and family survivors who receive Department of Veterans Affairs pension payments, disability compensation, or survivors’ benefits will automatically receive direct cash assistance included in the CARES Act without having to file tax returns.

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April 17, 2020

Shaheen, Hassan Call For Local Government Emergency Funding

 (Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and colleagues called for local governments to receive dedicated, flexible funding in the next COVID-19 emergency funding bill. While New Hampshire is receiving $1.25 billion in federal aid to reimburse the state for COVID-19 response, state and local governments need more flexible, dedicated funding in the next emergency funding package to ensure that funding is distributed at the municipal level. 

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April 17, 2020

On Call with New Hampshire County Administrators, Senator Hassan Discusses Support for Frontline Workers, Access to Personal Protective Equipment

On a conference call with county administrators throughout New Hampshire, Senator Maggie Hassan discussed COVID-19 response efforts in Congress to support county needs and took questions from participants about access to vital supplies and keeping frontline workers safe.

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April 16, 2020

Senators Hassan, Shaheen Urge VA to Strengthen New Hampshire Veterans’ Access to Telehealth Amid COVID-19

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen today urged the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to strengthen New Hampshire veterans’ access to telehealth as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread. The CARES Act that Senators Hassan and Shaheen worked to pass into law included $2.15 billion in funding to the VA to enhance its ability to provide telehealth services to veterans.

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April 16, 2020

Senators Hassan & Shaheen Call for Increased Investments to Address Mental Health Needs, Including Substance Use Disorder, Resulting from COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH), a member of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today joined their colleagues in calling for increased investments in mental and behavioral health, including for substance use disorder, in future COVID-19 response legislation.

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April 16, 2020

Senator Hassan Statement on Participation in Bipartisan White House Task Force on Reopening in the Wake of COVID-19

NEW HAMPSHIRE – Today, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan will participate in an 11 AM call with President Trump as a member of a new bipartisan White House task force consisting of Senators and Members of the House of Representatives to provide counsel to the President on reopening the economy in the wake of COVID-19. Ahead of the President’s first call with Senators today, Senator Hassan released the following statement:

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April 16, 2020

Shaheen & Hassan Call For Emergency OSHA Standard To Protect Essential Workers In COVID-19 Response Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and 32 of their Senate colleagues in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer calling for any future response legislation to include a requirement that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issue an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to guarantee protections for all essential workers.

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April 15, 2020

Senator Hassan, Colleagues Call on Tech Companies to Crack Down on Online Misinformation About COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) joined Senators Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) in calling on the leaders of eight domain name registrars and hosting sites, including GoDaddy and Namecheap Inc., to explain the steps that their companies are taking to combat misinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic.

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