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November 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the House Appropriations Committee announced that the House will vote on a repeal of the FAST Act rescission, protecting states from a $7.6 billion loss in highway funding, following a 

November 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C.- Last night the House passed two pieces of bipartisan legislation introduced by Congressman Chris Pappas (D-NH), who serves as the Chair of Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee for the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, to improve the quality of care our veterans receive at the VA.

November 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -  Today, the Put Patients First Act was introduced by Representatives Chris Pappas (D-NH), Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), following the Southern District of New York’s decision to block the Trump Administration’s attempt to allow health care providers to refuse lifesaving care on a religious or “conscience” basis.

November 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) released the following statement after legislation he introduced in the House, The National POW/MIA Flag Act, which will require the POW/MIA flag to be displayed alongside the American flag at certain federal buildings and memorials to honor all POW/MIAs, was signed into law by President Donald J. Trump on November 7, 2019:

November 4, 2019 Press Release

Manchester, NH – Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) urged residents of the First District to obtain health care coverage during New Hampshire’s open enrollment period. Health care open enrollment runs from November 1 through December 15. The open enrollment period is your chance to find the best coverage for you and your family for 2020.

October 27, 2019 Press Release

MANCHESTER, NH -  Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) released the following statement after the announcement by President Trump today that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed by U.S. forces:

October 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passed Congressman Chris Pappas’s (NH-01) bipartisan legislation to require the POW/MIA Flag be displayed alongside the American flag at certain federal buildings and memorials to honor all POW/MIAs and the more than 81,000 service members who are unaccounted for from conflicts since World War II.

October 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Representative Chris Pappas (NH-01) and Paul Tonko’s (NY-20) legislation to expand low-income seniors' access to prescription drugs under the Medicare prescription drug benefit program passed through Committee as an important addition to the Houses HR 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019. Their legislation, The Advancing Enroll



In The News

September 20, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Bipartisan legislation to issue a commemorative $1 coin honoring the late Space Shuttle Challenger teacher/astronaut Christa McAuliffe of Concord passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, and is headed to President Donald Trump’s desk to be signed into law.

January 3, 2019 In The News
An article about the 116th United States Congress.