Press Releases

May 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Chris Pappas (NH-01), Joe Kennedy III (MA-04), Jackie Speier (CA-14), Gil Cisneros (CA-39), and Anthony Brown (MD-04) introduced the SERVE (Securing the Rights our Veterans have Earned) Act of 2019 to guarantee protections for our nation’s active duty transgender service members discharged from the Armed Forces under the Trump Administrat

May 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Chris Pappas, Co-Chair of the LGBTQ Equality Caucus and the first LGBTQ member of Congress from New Hampshire, applauded passage of the historic bipartisan Equality Act.

May 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - This evening the House of Representatives unanimously passed the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 under suspension of the rules. The bill would expand VA benefits to include Navy veterans who were stationed off the coast of Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

May 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-Today, Representatives Chris Pappas (D-NH), Chair of Oversight and Investigations for the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) introduced bipartisan legislation to ensure female veterans have access to prosthetic items that were made for women at VA facilities.

May 9, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Pappas’s Amendment will be included in the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Chris Pappas proposed and successfully passed an amend

May 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Chris Pappas voted for the passage of the Climate Action Now Act, which ensures the United States honors commitments made in the Paris Climate Agreement and develops detailed plans to combat rising global temperatures.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Congressman Chris Pappas (D-NH) introduced the bipartisan Expanding Access to Rural Job Creators Act to help small business owners and rural entrepreneurs across New Hampshire access the capital they need.

April 26, 2019 Press Release

Dover, N.H. - On Thursday the EPA announced new standards on the issue of PFAS that are at odds with recent health studies.

April 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Last night a Federal District Court Judge in Oregon announced that he will issue a preliminary injunction to block the Trump Administration’s gag rule on Title X funding, following a suit filed by the American Medical Association and Planned Parenthood.

April 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) introduced the PFAS Registry Act with a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers including Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), and Rep.