Washington, D.C. – Today President Trump formally announced his intention to declare a national emergency to secure the funding necessary to construct a border wall. The president referenced diversion of resources away from efforts to combat the opioid crisis and the military construction budget.
Washington D.C. – Today Congressman Chris Pappas spoke on the House floor, callin
Washington, D.C. - Today the EPA announced its 'Nationwide PFAS Action Plan,' including plans to set a Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL), engage in clean up, enforcement, monitoring, and research actions, and conduct cross-agency risk communication. PFAS contamination has been detected in numerous New Hampshire communities.
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday afternoon Congressman Chris Pappas participated in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s first hearing, “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Investing in Our Nation’s Infrastructure Cannot Wait.” The hearing examined the current state of our nation’s outdated highways, bridges, ports, airports, and railways and the adverse impacts on ou
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Chris Pappas issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address:
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Chris Pappas is bringing Tavion Dignard from Auburn, New Hampshire, as his guest to Tuesday's State of the Union address. Tavion, a transgender man, served in the United States Navy from 1998-2002 and was honorably discharged. President Trump's transgender military service ban would prevent qualified people such as Tavion from serving our country.
Washington, D.C. - With the longest shutdown in American history behind us, Congressman Chris Pappas and Congresswoman Annie Kuster are urging Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to implement new guidelines at the Department of Education (DOE) to protect federal workers who are unable to make student loan payments in the event of future government shutdowns.
Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Chris Pappas (D-NH) was elected by his Democratic colleagues to serve as the Chair of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Chris Pappas announced his appointment to three Subcommittees as a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. He will serve on the Subcommittees for Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation; Water Resources and Environment; and Highways and Transit.