Press Releases

February 13, 2020 Press Release

On Friday, February 14 at 10:00 AM in Somersworth, Congressman Pappas will join students at Idlehurst Elementary School to make valentines for New Hampshire veterans and thank them for their service. Then at 11:30 AM in Somersworth, Pappas will deliver those valentines to local veterans at the Somersworth Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC). 

February 13, 2020 Press Release
​In his latest effort to resolve community provider issues, Pappas invited the co-founders of Veteran & First Responder Healthcare, a Manchester-based, veteran-owned community care provider, to testify on their experiences and illustrate the problem faced by veterans and care providers alike

Today Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01), who serves as the Chair of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee for the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, held a hearing on the challenges facing community care providers as a result of MISSION Act implementation.  

February 12, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced the nomination of 23 New Hampshire students to America’s service academies including ten (10) nominations to the United States Air Force Academy, ten (10) nominations to the United States Military Academy, three (3) nominations to the United States Merchant Marine Academy, and ten (10) nominations to the United States Naval Academy. 

February 11, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) released the following statement after the release of President Trump’s proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget:

February 10, 2020 Press Release

(Washington) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) today announced the award of $641,864 in federal funding to Dartmouth College in support of research efforts to improve the detection and diagnosis of breast cancer.

February 6, 2020 Press Release
Program audit demanded by Reps. Pappas and Bergman finds that the VA is failing to address program mismanagement delaying care for veterans

Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) reacted to a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released today, which found that the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) has failed to take meaningful action to address serious deficiencies in a key medical supplies purchasing program -- problems that have slowed the delivery of care to veterans. 

February 4, 2020 Press Release

Following President Trump’s State of the Union Address, Congressman Chris Pappas issued the following statement:

February 3, 2020 Press Release

The bipartisan letter to the VHA Executive is the latest action in months of work to address this issue including meeting with providers and patients and working individually with constituents to resolve late payments

January 30, 2020 Press Release

MANCHESTER, NHOn Friday, January 31st at 9:00 AM in Manchester, Congressman Pappas will visit Manchester Central Fire Station to meet with first responders, local officials, and health providers who are partners of Manchester’s ACERT (Adverse Childhood Experiences Response Team) program to discuss the work they are doing to mitigate childhood trauma through