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June 14, 2019 Press Release

Manchester, N.H. – Today Congressman Chris Pappas gathered the New Hampshire Nursing Association, the New Hampshire Nurse Practitioner Association, and local nurses to discuss the rising cost of prescription drugs, workforce shortages, and other critical issues facing New Hampshire patients and health care providers.

 

April 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Approaching his first 100 days in office, Congressman Chris Pappas took to the House floor to reaffirm his commitment to expanding access to health care for New Hampshire families while calling on his colleagues to cease efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act.

April 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Chris Pappas stood up for New Hampshire families by voting to pass House Resolution 271, which he co-sponsored, condemning the Trump Administration’s efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. The Trump Administration’s lawsuit seeks to gut Medicaid expansion, eliminate tax subsidies that make health insurance affordable, remove the cap on out-of-pocket costs, and take away protections for people with pre-existing conditions.

February 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today the EPA announced its 'Nationwide PFAS Action Plan,' including plans to set a Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL), engage in clean up, enforcement, monitoring, and research actions, and conduct cross-agency risk communication. PFAS contamination has been detected in numerous New Hampshire communities.