The Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic numbers over 70 Republican and Democrat House members -- and counting -- working to improve prevention, treatment and law enforcement, in order to solve the country's addiction and overdose crisis, the top issue in New Hampshire.
"I thank my colleagues for joining together in a bipartisan fashion to place the needs of our military readiness and security above partisan politics by unanimously passing my amendment to protect important military installations, like the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.”
“The bipartisan Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act is a crucial and common-sense step to ensuring the needs of New Hampshire’s fishermen, the fishing industry and the environment are both balanced and met. These substantial reforms will increase transparency and provide for a stronger domestic seafood industry while creating new jobs in this vital industry."
"This bipartisan legislation ensures that key programs which are critical in managing ocean fish populations - and the fishermen and communities that depend on them - will receive increased and sustainable funding. I will not stop working on behalf of our state’s fishermen to ensure that our government is helping – not hindering – this industry."
"Reforming our mental health system is a cause both near and dear to my heart. As the primary caretaker of a family member battling a mental illness, I know firsthand how our current system is failing those with these illnesses and also where there are opportunities to strengthen our system."
Washington, D.C. – The House Judiciary Committee today approved several bills to combat the opioid epidemic facing the United States by providing tools to investigate criminal activity and prevent and treat addiction.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – IRS employees harassed conservative and religious groups, violating their First Amendment rights, a House investigation showed.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic held its first Capitol Hill press conference today, Republican and Democrat House members presenting 15 bills that would help their districts overcome a nationwide public health crisis, they explained to congressional staff and reporters.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Kinder Morgan, the energy company that had proposed a natural gas pipeline through New Hampshire’s First District, announced it is suspending plans to build the Northeast Energy Direct (NED) project, after failing to generate interest among gas suppliers and encountering opposition from Granite Staters along the proposed route.
WASHINGTON, DC – New Hampshire’s two members of the U.S. House of Representatives joined with leaders in the pharmacy, health information technology and health insurance industries this week for a Capitol Hill briefing to spotlight the nation’s growing opioid addiction problem and innovative solutions to prevent it.