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Following a meeting she convened today with town officials from Merrimack, Litchfield, Bedford and Londonderry, as well as representatives of Merrimack Village District Water, US Senator Kelly Ayotte today renewed her call for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to expedite the release of a new health advisory standard for the chemical perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). Ayotte also met this week with leadership from Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics to urge the company to work with state and local officials and other stakeholders in New Hampshire to address water contamination issues.
Veterans in need of accessibility improvements or repairs to their home can now access funding to help with the needed work. A new program from the New Hampshire Homebuilders Association called Hammers for Veterans has been formed, and it recently received $25,000 in funding from New Hampshire Housing
U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, introduced legislation to boost small business competitiveness through energy efficiency. The Small Business Energy Efficiency Act would help small businesses reduce energy costs by extending the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 504 lending program to businesses looking to invest in energy efficiency improvements
U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) announced today that she has introduced legislation that would help New Hampshire and other states repair or maintain bridges classified as deficient. The Strengthening America's Bridges Act is based on an amendment that Ayotte introduced earlier this year during consideration of the Keystone bill. The legislation would create the Strengthening America's Bridges Fund and authorize the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide grants to states to repair or replace bridges -- addressing an important need in New Hampshire, where almost one-third of bridges are classified as structurally deficient or functionally obsolete
This week, Congresswoman Kusterspoke ou against cuts to the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that have resulted from across-the-board budget cuts known as sequestration. During a visit to Southern New Hampshire Services (SNHS) in Nashua, Kuster underscored the harmful impacts of cutting LIHEAP for low-income New Hampshire families and urged Congress to restore vital LIHEAP funding.
Affordable Housing, Education and Development (AHEAD) of Littleton was recently recognized by New Hampshire Housing for its extensive efforts to rehabilitate and preserve housing for seniors and the disabled in the North Country. The organization was presented with the Bringing You Home Award, which honors those who achieve excellence in affordable housing.
Firm agrees to pay $9,000 and market its units to families with children WASHINGTON, DC WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The...