Press Releases

August 10, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01), U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced today that New Hampshire, as well as housing authorities and agencies throughout the state, will receive $39,568,585 in federal funding allocated as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act from the U.S.

August 7, 2020 Press Release
Bill would prevent thousands of New Hampshire workers employed by companies in other states from being forced to pay state income tax on money earned through telework

Today Congressmen Chris Pappas (NH-01) and Jim Himes (CT-04) introduced the Multi-State Worker Tax Fairness Act to protect thousands of Granite Staters who are currently working from home from increased taxes. 

August 7, 2020 Press Release
Bill would prevent thousands of New Hampshire workers employed by companies in other states from being forced to pay state income tax on money earned through telework

Today Congressmen Chris Pappas (NH-01) and Jim Himes (CT-04) introduced the Multi-State Worker Tax Fairness Act to protect thousands of Granite Staters who are currently working from home from increased taxes. 

August 6, 2020 Press Release

Representative Chris Pappas (NH-01), along with 6 other lawmakers, sent a letter today to the USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue and Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand expressing their grave concerns about the impact of the U.S. Postal Service’s dire financial condition and potential reductions in service on rural communities across the country. 

August 5, 2020 Press Release
**President Trump extended the NH Guard’s activation until December 31st but with reduced federal support for all states except Florida and Texas**

New Hampshire Congressional Delegation issued the following joint statement after President Trump authorized an extension of the New Hampshire National Guard’s activation through December 31st to help respond to COVID-19 but with reduced federal funding support.

July 31, 2020 Press Release
NH Delegation: ‘603 represents a connection to the values of our state and a way to show local pride’

Today, Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01), along with U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen and Representative Annie Kuster called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to take action to help prevent the depletion of New Hampshire’s iconic 603 area code.

 

July 31, 2020 Press Release
Package also includes Pappas-led efforts to support domestic manufacturing, community oriented policing, and POW/MIA families

Today, the House passed H.R. 7617, the second annual appropriations package, which funds a range of critical national priorities, including the fight against the addiction epidemic in our communities. The legislation includes several key provisions introduced by Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01), including an amendment he passed with Rep.

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July 30, 2020 Press Release

Today Congressman Chris Pappas (D-NH) passed an amendment to a Fiscal Year 2021 appropriations package designating funding at the NIH Office of the Director for a joint program with Israel to support research and development of effective treatments and responses to COVID-19.

July 30, 2020 Press Release
Pappas passes amendment that will set aside funding to assist small and mid-sized police departments in earning or renewing accreditation from state, regional, tribal or national police accreditation organizations

Today, the House of Representatives approved an amendment authored by Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) to a critical FY 2021 appropriations package to designate $10 million in Department of Justice grant funding to help Granite State police departments cover the cost of earning or renewing accreditation.

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