Press Releases

June 11, 2018

Senators Shaheen, Hassan, and Congresswoman Shea-Porter Applaud Administration’s Approval of Their Request for Disaster Declaration for NH Counties

WASHINGTON - Senators Jeanne Shaheen, Maggie Hassan, and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter today applauded the Trump Administration for heeding their call to approve a disaster declaration for New Hampshire for the severe storm and flooding that occurred in Rockingham County from March 2 to March 8, 2018. The Trump Administration also approved a disaster declaration for New Hampshire in Carroll, Rockingham, and Strafford Counties, which were impacted by the severe winter snowstorm from March 13-14, 2018.

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June 08, 2018

Senator Hassan Celebrates New Sarah Mildred Long Bridge

KITTERY, ME – Senator Maggie Hassan today participated in the celebration of the newly replaced Sarah Mildred Long Bridge, where she highlighted the importance of the bridge as a vital economic link for the region and for the country’s national security given the support it provides to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. 

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June 08, 2018

Senator Hassan Statement on Trump Administration’s Latest Attempt to Sabotage Health Care for Hard-Working Granite Staters and Americans

WASHINGTON – Senator Maggie Hassan issued the following statement today on the Trump Administration’s latest attempt to sabotage health care for hard-working Granite Staters and Americans, including those with pre-existing conditions. The Department of Justice yesterday announced that it would refuse to defend a federal law and instead side with a number of Republican state Attorneys General in a partisan lawsuit attempting to undermine the Affordable Care Act. 

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June 07, 2018

Shea-Porter, Shaheen, and Hassan Announce $6.8 Million Federal Grant to Manchester Airport to Realign and Reconstruct Two Taxiways

 

WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan today announced that Manchester-Boston Regional Airport will receive a $6.8 million grant from the Department of Transportation to realign and reconstruct two taxiways. The new configuration will ensure they meet current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) design standards and will enhance safety and efficiency for aircraft arriving and departing on Runway 35.

 

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June 07, 2018

At Homeland Security Committee Hearing, Senator Hassan Highlights Importance of Strengthening Counterterrorism Efforts

WASHINGTON – Senator Maggie Hassan participated in a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing yesterday, where she highlighted the importance of strengthening counterterrorism efforts and pressed Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Undersecretary David Glawe, who also serves as Counter Terrorism Coordinator, about the Department’s efforts to prevent, respond to, and mitigate terrorist threats to the homeland. 

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June 07, 2018

The State of the Media and the Future of the Free Press

Join Senator Maggie Hassan for a panel discussion on the current state of media and the future of the free press. The discussion will take place Wednesday, June 20th at 1:30 pm in the Kennedy Caucus Room (Russell 325).

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June 06, 2018

Senator Hassan Applauds Signing of Bipartisan VA Mission Act

WASHINGTON – Senator Maggie Hassan today applauded President Trump’s signing of the bipartisan VA MISSION (Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks) Act into law, but raised concerns about the reports from the Washington Post that the Trump Administration is working to kill a bipartisan plan to actually fund the legislation. 

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June 05, 2018

Bipartisan Shaheen-Hassan Bill to Combat Childhood Cancer Signed into Law

WASHINGTON – The bipartisan Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research (STAR) Act, which Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan cosponsored, was signed into law by President Trump today. The bipartisan bill will advance pediatric cancer research and child-focused cancer treatments, while also improving childhood cancer surveillance and providing resources for survivors and those impacted by childhood cancer. 

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June 05, 2018

Senator Hassan Meets with Nominee to be White House “Drug Czar”

WASHINGTON – Senator Hassan released the following statement after meeting with James Carroll, the President’s nominee to lead the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), otherwise known as the White House “drug czar:" 

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May 30, 2018

Senator Hassan Participates in Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Advanced Solutions Life Sciences

Senator Maggie Hassan today participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Advanced Solutions Life Sciences – a global leader in 3D bioprinting – where she commended the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI) for its expansion and highlighted the importance of supporting innovative businesses that are creating jobs in the Granite State while encouraging scientific discovery and improving public health. 

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May 30, 2018

Senators to FCC: Wireless Coverage Map Falls Short

A bipartisan group of 30 Senators, led by U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., and Jerry Moran, R-Kan., today asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to extend the challenge process for the map of eligible areas for Mobility Fund Phase II support. The FCC’s presumptive eligibility map will help determine up to $4.53 billion in support for rural wireless broadband expansion over the next 10 years.

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May 29, 2018

Senator Hassan Visits Timken Aerospace, Highlights Importance of Supporting Innovative Businesses in New Hampshire

LEBANON – Senator Maggie Hassan today visited Timken Aerospace, where she toured the facility, met with employees, and discussed the importance of supporting innovative businesses like Timken that are helping to create jobs and boost economic development in the region and across the state.

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May 26, 2018

Senator Hassan Statement on USS Manchester Commissioning

PORTSMOUTH – Senator Maggie Hassan issued the following statement today after participating in the commissioning of the Navy’s latest Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the USS Manchester (LCS 14):

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May 24, 2018

Wicker, Hassan, & Moran Introduce ‘MAP Broadband Act’ to Address Wireless Coverage Map Gaps

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., and Jerry Moran, R-Kan., today introduced S. 2955, the “Mobile Accuracy and Precision Broadband Act” (MAP Broadband Act). If enacted, the bill would help improve the accuracy of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) mobile broadband coverage map and ensure that federal resources are targeted to unserved communities that do not have access to reliable mobile broadband service.

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May 24, 2018

Senator Hassan Recognizes MaKenzie Sheehan of Monroe as May “Granite Stater of the Month”

WASHINGTON – Senator Maggie Hassan today recognized MaKenzie Sheehan of Monroe as the “Granite Stater of the Month” for May for her bravery and quick-thinking, which helped save her family when their house caught on fire recently.

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May 23, 2018

HELP Committee Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Public Health Threats

WASHINGTON – The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee today voted to advance the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act, which reauthorizes and improves programs to respond to public health threats. 

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May 23, 2018

Senator Hassan Statement on Passage of Bipartisan VA MISSION Act

WASHINGTON – Senator Maggie Hassan released the following statement on Senate passage of the bipartisan VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks “MISSION” Act. The bill, which passed the House of Representatives last week, now heads to the President’s desk for signature.  

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May 23, 2018

Senators Markey, Murkowski and Hassan Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Measure Progress in Ending Opioid Crisis

Washington (May 23, 2018) – Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) today introduced legislation to create a national roadmap for ending the opioid epidemic, which claimed more than 42,000 lives in 2016 alone. Their legislation, the National Milestones to Measure Progress in Ending the Opioid Epidemic Act, would require the federal government to set tangible benchmarks for how it is addressing the opioid crisis in and by measuring progress on key objectives each year. These objectives include reducing overdose deaths, expanding treatment availability, increasing the number of individuals in sustained recovery, and decreasing emergency room visits for overdoses.

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May 22, 2018

Shaheen, Hassan Priorities to Address Mitigation Efforts at Hampton & Portsmouth Harbors Clear Key Committee Hurdle

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) issued the following statements after the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) cleared the bipartisan America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, biennial legislation that authorizes water infrastructure projects around the country. Shaheen and Hassan helped secure critical New Hampshire objectives in the bill that urge the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to prioritize mitigation efforts at Hampton and Portsmouth Harbors.

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May 22, 2018

At Senate HELP Committee Hearing, Senator Hassan Highlights Importance of Supporting and Strengthening Health Care Workforce

WASHINGTON – Senator Maggie Hassan participated in a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing on the health care workforce in America, where she highlighted the importance of supporting and strengthening the direct care workforce in New Hampshire and across the country, noting that the majority of hands-on care for older adults and individuals who experience disabilities is provided by direct care workers and that the demand for direct care workers is expected to increase by 49 percent between now and 2022. 

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