September 24, 2020 In the News

Bias in U.S. Military Promotions Cited as Senators Offer Measure

"'In an effort to reduce biased choices tied to race or gender, Senators Todd Young, a Republican from Indiana, and Jeanne Shaheen, a New Hampshire Democrat, want the Pentagon to exclude information including a candidate’s name, gender, age and race. Photographs would also be banned."

September 22, 2020 In the News

Delegation urges Air Force to provide water to Newington homeowners

"In a letter signed by U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan, along with U.S. Rep. Chris Pappas, they note 'there are five properties in the town of Newington ... participating in ongoing private water supply well monitoring. Currently, the owners and residents of these properties have wells the state has deemed contaminated and no permanent, alternative source of water,' the federal lawmakers said in a letter sent to John Henderson, the assistant secretary of the Air Force."

September 21, 2020 In the News

Shaheen Tours UNH Testing Lab As School Nears 100,000 Completed COVID Tests

"The University of New Hampshire has processed more than 99,000 COVID-19 tests since July. The high volume, according to school officials, is allowing the school to identify and isolate positive cases rapidly before they can spread. The school’s model is drawing praise from state and local officials, including Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, who toured the school’s testing center on Monday."

September 21, 2020 In the News

UNH COVID-19 testing program looks to expand its reach

"With the capacity to process about 25,000 COVID-19 tests per week, officials at the University of New Hampshire are hoping to expand their program to help private businesses and public schools in the state. U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, got a chance Monday to see the work being conducted at the lab at UNH Health & Wellness."

September 18, 2020 In the News

New Hampshire mourns passing of Ginsburg

"'America has lost its greatest champion of women’s rights in a generation,' Sen. Jeanne Shaheen said in a statement Friday. 'Her legacy will live on through the many freedoms that women enjoy throughout our society. She will forever be known for her profound strength, unparalleled intellect and uncompromising values.'"