Press Releases

April 9, 2021 Press Release

Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced that New Hampshire will receive $18 million in HOME Investment Partnerships Program funding through the American Rescue Plan to expand affordable housing and homelessness services.

April 9, 2021 Press Release
On National Former POW Recognition Day, Pappas honors former prisoners of war, and urges White House, other Federal properties to follow his law mandating promoted display of the POW/MIA flag

Today on National Former POW Recognition Day, Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01), member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, is urging all federal properties, including the White House, to continue to prominently fly the POW/MIA flag in accordance to legislation that he introduced

April 6, 2021 Press Release
Pappas co-sponsored legislation in the House to provide vaccines to all veterans, spouses, and caregivers who were not previously eligible for or enrolled in the VA health care system - including here in New Hampshire.

Today, Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01), a member of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs and Chair of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, is reminding all veterans, caregivers, and spouses that they are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at the VA through legislation he helped introduce in the House and worked to pass.

April 5, 2021 Press Release
Pappas led an effort last year to provide additional subsidies to help Granite Staters affordable their health insurance during the pandemic.

Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) applauded the recent announcement by the New Hampshire Insurance Department that health insurance companies on the federal health care marketplace will allow Granite Staters to change plans during the special enrollment period, allowing them to take advantage of the increased affordability options created by the American Rescue Plan. 

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April 5, 2021 Press Release

U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced that New Hampshire will receive $3,101,884 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Housing Trust Fund program to support affordable housing for Granite Staters throughout the state.

April 2, 2021 Press Release

Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced that the New Hampshire State Veterans Home will receive $564,287 in emergency funding to prevent, combat and mitigate COVID-19 in the facility.

March 31, 2021 Press Release
The proposal includes several Pappas priorities including funding for PFAS contamination and increased funding in passenger rail

Today Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01), who serves on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement on President Joe Biden outlining his American Jobs Plan. 

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March 30, 2021 Press Release

Today Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01), who serves as the Chair of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations for the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, called on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide a briefing on their gravely mishandled investigation into whistleblower allegations raised at the White River Junction Veterans Affairs Medical Center. 

March 26, 2021 Press Release
The Pappas-backed legislation provided critical support to New Hampshire, including saving 120,000 small business jobs and delivering $1.25 billion to fund the state’s initial COVID-19 relief efforts

Ahead of the one year anniversary of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act being signed into law, Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) released the following statement:

March 26, 2021 Press Release

 

Yesterday Congressman Chris Pappas, a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, questioned Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg at his first hearing before the full Committee on top New Hampshire infrastructure priorities. 

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