U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte today announced that the U.S. Treasury Department's Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund will be awarding $1.5 million to the NH Community Loan Fund for their affordable housing initiatives that help provide financing for low and moderate income families in New Hampshire. In March, Ayotte urged the Senate Appropriations Committee to fully fund the CDFI Fund in upcoming appropriations bills.
U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) today welcomed the administration’s announcement of new standards to be administered by the Environmental Protection Agency to address climate change by limiting carbon pollution. The Clean Power Plan, which puts in place the first-ever nationwide carbon pollution strategy, sets state-wide goals for carbon emission reduction with flexibility on how to meet those goals.
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) today joined a bipartisan group of Members of Congress in calling for the immediate reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which is set to expire in less than 100 days at the end of September. Ayotte has been a strong supporter of LWCF and is cosponsoring bipartisan legislation that would permanently reauthorize the program.
U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) today visited Sewalls Falls Bridge in East Concord to discuss the need for long-term federal transportation funding to replace the aging bridge and other critical infrastructure projects across New Hampshire. Shaheen was joined by Concord Mayor Jim Bouley and other city officials.
SHAHEEN INTRODUCES BILL TO ENHANCE INNOVATION, ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS OF NATION’S MANUFACTURERS
U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) today introduced the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Act, legislation that would assist small- and medium-sized U.S. manufacturers in adopting what’s known as “smart manufacturing technologies.” Smart manufacturing combines information, technology and innovation, thereby allowing for real-time management of productivity, energy and costs across factories and companies.
U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) announced today that the Senate's Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 budget resolution, approved Thursday evening by the Senate Budget Committee, includes several measures she fought for that protect New Hampshire priorities. During Thursday's Budget Committee markup, Ayotte introduced amendments aimed at keeping our country safe, protecting federal workers at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, prioritizing energy efficiency, supporting the Land and Water Conservation Fund and Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, and addressing New Hampshire's heroin and prescription drug addiction crisis
March 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH), ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, today commented on the House Budget Committee’s 21-16 vote to report the shell reconciliation bill “without recommendation” to the House. The House Rules Committee is expected to substitute the Democrats’ reconciliation language that pertains to the Senate-passed health care bill before sending the reconciliation bill to the House floor for a final vote later this week.