Annie Kuster Bio, Age, Education, Husband, Kids, Congresswoman, Net Worth

Annie Kuster

Annie Kuster Biography

Ann Kuster is an American lawyer and politician serving as the U.S. representative for New Hampshire’s 2nd congressional district since 2013. She is a member of the Democratic Party, previously she worked as a lobbyist.

Annie Kuster Age

Annie was born on 5th September, 1956, Concord, New Hampshire, U.S.

Annie Kuster Height

Kuster stand at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches.

Annie Kuster Education

Annie graduated from Dartmouth College in 1978 as part of the College’s third class that included women students, and from Georgetown University Law Center in 1984.

Annie Kuster Nationality

Kuster is an American.

Annie Kuster Parents

Kuster was born to Malcolm McLane and Susan McLane, Both her parents were politicians. Her father, Malcolm McLane, was mayor of Concord, a member of the New Hampshire Executive Council, and an owner of Wildcat Mountain Ski Area. Prior to entering Congress, Kuster worked as an attorney, a nonprofit consultant, and a healthcare and education lobbyist at the New Hampshire General Court.

Annie Kuster Siblings

Kuster keeps her private life away from the media. As a result, her Siblings’ details are not known.

Annie Kuster Husband

Annie is married to her husband Brad, an environmental lawyer.

Annie Kuster Children

Annie and her husband Brad have two children, Zach and Travis.

Annie Kuster Congresswoman

Kuster is running for re-election to the U.S. House to represent New Hampshire’s 2nd Congressional District. She is on the ballot in the general election on 8th November, 2022. She advanced from the Democratic primary on 13th September , 2022. She was first elected in 2012 when she defeated incumbent Charles Bass by nearly 5 percentage points. In 2010, Bass had defeated Kuster by less than 2 percentage points in a race to replace outgoing incumbent Paul Hodes.

Kuster is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, where she serves on the Health Subcommittee, Energy Subcommittee, and the Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee. She is also a member of the House Agriculture Committee, where she serves on the Nutrition, Oversight, & Department Operations Subcommittee, Commodity Exchanges, Energy, & Credit Subcommittee, and Conservation & Forestry Subcommittee.

Annie is focused on bringing Granite State voices to Washington. As the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force, she is working across the aisle to address the substance use crisis in New Hampshire and throughout the country and advance evidence-based approaches to end the opioid epidemic once and for all.

Annie has prioritized efforts to facilitate the creation of good jobs and to increase economic opportunity for every New Hampshire family. Annie knows small businesses serve as the backbone of our local economy, and she’s advanced critical legislation to support New Hampshire businesses including the Community Energy Savings Program (CESP) Act, the Invest in American Railroads Act, and the National Apprenticeship Act of 2021. In the 116th Congress, Annie released her 2020 Jobs and Opportunity Agenda, a blueprint of legislative proposals that Annie is pushing in Congress to help New Hampshire businesses grow and create more jobs.

Annie is dedicated to providing the necessary resources for the nation’s veterans to have the support they need to make a smooth and successful transition back to civilian life. As a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Annie advanced a number of legislative initiatives to improve the lives of veterans across the country, including the Protecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2019, the VA Mission Telehealth Clarification Act, and the Military Family Violence Prevention Act.

Kuster recognizes the importance of family farms and healthy forests to the economy. In Congress, she has championed Granite State priorities like conserving natural resources, cutting wasteful subsidies, supporting organic farming, and fighting childhood hunger. During her first term in office, Annie helped pass into law a bipartisan Farm Bill that included many measures she championed, including provisions to support local Granite State farms, protect wildlife habitats, promote the domestic maple syrup industry, and invest in renewable energy.

Annie knows that assisting survivors is truly a matter of life or death, especially in times of crisis. That’s why she founded and co-chairs the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence to ensure survivors have a voice in Congress. Annie has worked to deliver real results for survivors, including introducing and co-sponsoring legislation like the Empowering Olympic, Paralympic, and Amateur Athletes Act, and the Hold Accountable and Lend Transparency on Campus Sexual Violence Act.

Kuster has continued the important conversation around sexual violence by hosting roundtables to discuss and address sexual and domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the racial disparities in access to care for survivors. Rep. Kuster also sent a letter urging President Joe Biden’s administration to create a Special Advisor on Sexual Violence position at the HHS and one to Education Secretary Cardona imploring him to reverse former Secretary Devos’s horrific final Title IX rule. Annie is committed to survivors and will keep fighting for their safety and wellbeing in Congress.

Annie is also committed to protecting the programs Granite State seniors count on, such as Medicare, Social Security, and medical research funding for diseases that affect older Americans. With her late mother, who suffered from Alzheimer’s Disease, Annie co-authored a book entitled “The Last Dance: Facing Alzheimer’s with Love and Laughter.” Before taking office, Annie and her father toured the state speaking out about Alzheimer’s Disease and the burdens it places on families and caregivers. In Congress, Annie has championed legislation both to increase funding for research on finding a cure to this deadly disease and to provide vital support for caregivers who work full-time looking after their loved ones.

Annie Kuster Salary

Annie earns an annual estimated salary of USD 174,000.

Annie Kuster Net Worth

Kuster net worth is estimated to be USD 1 million.

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