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 Financial Services Committee has released details of its Financial CHOICE Act, a package of bills to overturn 2010’s Dodd-Frank financial reform that has hamstrung the U.S. economy, said Rep.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Military Construction and Veterans Affairs appropriations bill that passed the House of Representatives today includes funding for the Global War on Terror, as well as to upgrade equipment at National Guard locations throughout New Hampshire.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Supreme Court ruled 4-4 today that 26 states have standing to sue the Obama Administration over executive orders to shield as many as 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation and grant them work permits and other public benefits. The ruling enforces a lower court’s decision that halted the President’s amnesty program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Frank Guinta, a House Financial Services Committee member, demanded that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answer for the continuing slow economic recovery at a Capitol Hill hearing today.
On New Hampshire’s Seacoast, Granite State fishermen tell the tale of an out-of-control federal agency more dangerous than any sea monster.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration severely limits their catch of ground fish, flounder and cod that dwell in the Gulf of Maine. International competitors face fewer rules and supply most U.S. seafood.