Press Releases

May 26, 2021

Senator Hassan Advances Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Health Care for Veterans Exposed to Toxic Substances

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan, a member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, today helped advance historic bipartisan legislation to address the failure to provide sufficient compensation and care for veterans exposed to toxic substances during their service.

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May 26, 2021

Senator Hassan Criticizes Biden Administration Decision to Ask Supreme Court to Decline New Hampshire Remote Tax Case

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan issued this statement following the news that President Biden’s acting Solicitor General urged the United States Supreme Court to not hear New Hampshire’s complaint against Massachusetts for unfairly taxing Granite Staters:

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May 26, 2021

NH Delegation Announces More Than $340,000 to Tuftonboro for a New Police Station

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen and Representative Chris Pappas announced a $341,063 grant to Tuftonboro through the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help the town build a new police station. The new, ADA-accessible station will better meet the growing operational needs of the police department, and will include improved staff facilities, a separate entry to ensure privacy and protection for crime victims and witnesses, a secure booking area, more space for evidence and vehicle storage, a secure lobby with a transaction window, and a dedicated administrative area.

 

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May 26, 2021

Senators Hassan, Murkowski Call on CDC and Coast Guard to Change Mask Requirements for Commercial Fishing Industry

WASHINGTON -- Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) are calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Coast Guard to change mask requirements for crews on commercial fishing vessels. 

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May 25, 2021

Shaheen, Hassan & Kuster Announce $300K in CARES Act Funding to Cheshire County to Support Economic Revitalization & Development in Monadnock Region

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) – Chair of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies – along with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) will award the Cheshire County government $300,000. The funding will be allocated through the CARES Act to support the Monadnock region’s economic revitalization from the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, the funding will support the county’s Monadnock Region COVID-19 Recovery Campaign by marketing the region to outside visitors and businesses, supporting economic growth and job creation.

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May 25, 2021

Senator Hassan Leads Colleagues in Introducing Bipartisan Bill to Encourage Job Training Opportunities for Workers

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Todd Young (R-IN), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), and Tim Scott (R-SC) today reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would expand educational assistance programs to help ensure that employers have the tools to hire and retrain workers. The Upskilling and Retraining Assistance Act would increase the amount of tax-free educational assistance that employees in workforce development programs can receive from their employers, and would modernize the program to cover expenses for tools and technology that are required for educational programs.

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May 25, 2021

Key Senate Committee Advances Senator Hassan’s Bipartisan Bill to Support Maternal Health

WASHINGTON – The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions today advanced bipartisan legislation that Senator Maggie Hassan joined in introducing to improve maternal health outcomes for pregnant and postpartum women. The bipartisan Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act aims to reduce maternal mortality rates and address health disparities that disproportionality impact women who live in rural areas and women of color.  

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May 24, 2021

Senators Hassan and Grassley Introduce Bill to Strengthen Efforts to Root Out Waste, Fraud, & Abuse in Government

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) are today introducing the bipartisan Inspector General Testimonial Subpoena Authority Act, which would give Inspectors General the authority to subpoena former federal employees, as well as contractors and grantees, for in-person testimony, strengthening their ability to safeguard taxpayers.

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May 24, 2021

Senator Hassan Delivers Remarks at Dedication Ceremony for North Conway’s New Fire Station

NORTH CONWAY – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan attended the dedication ceremony for North Conway’s new fire station today, which replaced the town’s old fire station which had been standing since 1962. Following the dedication ceremony, the Senator joined additional state and local leaders in taking a tour of the newly-finished fire station.

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May 24, 2021

Senators Hassan, Shaheen Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Fund Substance Use Disorder Treatment

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) joined their colleagues in introducing the bipartisan Life Budgeting for Opioid Addiction Treatment (LifeBOAT) Act, which would establish a permanent funding stream to provide and expand access to substance use disorder treatment.

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May 21, 2021

Shaheen, Hassan Introduce Legislation to Protect America’s Small Businesses From Cybersecurity Threats

(Washington, DC) — U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Chair of the Emerging Threats Subcommittee, joined U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) to reintroduce legislation this week that would protect America’s small businesses from the threats of cyber-crimes.  

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May 21, 2021

NH Delegation Welcomes Nearly $9 Million from American Rescue Plan for NH to Hire and Train Public Health Workers in Response to COVID-19

 

(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) welcomed the announcement that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will award $8,952,425 to the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services. Specifically, these are funds allocated through the delegation-backed American Rescue Plan that will allow the state and local communities to hire and train public health workers to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and future public health challenges.  

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May 21, 2021

Senator Hassan Discusses COVID-19 Relief Efforts with NH Nonprofits

NEW HAMPSHIRE – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan today discussed ways that federal COVID-19 relief funding is supporting Granite Staters and nonprofits during a virtual event hosted by the NH Center for Nonprofits, a statewide association dedicated to providing programs and resources to support nonprofits across New Hampshire. Senator Hassan also thanked the nonprofits on the video call for stepping up and providing vital services during the pandemic to Granite Staters in need.

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May 21, 2021

Senator Hassan, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Postal Service and Improve Agency’s Long-Term Financial Stability

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan, a member of the Senate committee that oversees the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), joined a bipartisan group of her colleagues in introducing legislation to overhaul the Postal Service and improve the agency’s long-term financial stability. The bipartisan Postal Service Reform Act would eliminate requirements that have decimated the Postal Services’ finances, increase transparency and accountability at the agency, and strengthen support for postal workers.  

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May 21, 2021

Senator Hassan Joins Colleagues in Pushing Administration to Set Limits on PFAS in Bottled Water

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan joined a bipartisan group of 11 senators in calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to set standards for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) found in bottled water to ensure that bottled water products are safe for drinking. PFAS are pervasive and persistent chemicals that accumulate in people’s bodies over time, and exposure to these chemicals has been linked to cancer, liver damage, decreased fertility, and other serious health conditions.

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May 20, 2021

Senators Hassan, Collins Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Lower Energy Costs for Consumers, Increase Energy Efficiency

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) reintroduced the bipartisan Home Energy Savings Act to help lower energy costs for families and reduce carbon emissions by expanding and extending a tax credit for energy efficient home upgrades. U.S. Representative Jimmy Gomez (D-CA) also reintroduced the bill in the House.

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May 20, 2021

Senator Hassan Pushes for Additional Resources to Address Children’s Mental Health Challenges During Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan today pushed for additional resources to address children’s mental and behavioral health challenges during a Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing.

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May 20, 2021

Senator Hassan Secures Key Commitments for NH Priorities from VA Nominees During Nomination Hearing

WASHINGTON – During yesterday’s Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearing for nominations to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) secured key commitments on supporting veterans’ mental health care and improving VA accountability. Senator Hassan also raised the recent whistleblower allegations of misconduct at the White River Junction VA Medical Center.

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May 20, 2021

Senators Hassan and Young Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help High School Students Earn College Credit

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Todd Young (R-IN) reintroduced the bipartisan Fast Track To and Through College Act, which would create a grant program aimed at helping more students earn college credits while still in high school. Senators Hassan and Young are working to include elements of their bill, including expanding access to college-level STEM classes for high school students, in the Endless Frontier Act, a bipartisan bill to help the United States boost innovation and outcompete China.

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May 19, 2021

Senator Hassan Pushes to Strengthen Health Care Access at Committee Hearing

Granite Staters’ access to health care during a Senate Finance Committee hearing today on the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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