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Ayotte, Blunt Call On FCC For Action To Boost Rural Broadband

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Roy Blunt (R-MO) are calling on Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler to move forward with the implementation of the Remote Areas Fund (RAF) – a $100 million fund created

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Ayotte Continues to Fight Cod Quotas

U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) vowed on Wednesday to continue her fight for New Hampshire’s fishermen after the New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC) announced dramatic reductions in cod quotas. “This decision makes no sense, given the flexibility regulators have

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Ayotte Speaks Out On Rice Announcement

US Senator Kelly Ayotte(R-NH) released the following statement tonight regarding Ambassador Susan Rice: “I respect Susan Rice’s decision and appreciate her commitment to public service. However, my concerns regarding the terrorist attack in Benghazi go beyond any one individual. I

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SENATE APPROVES AYOTTE MEASURE TO PREVENT TRANSFER OF TERRORIST DETAINEES TO U.S. SOIL

Last night the US Senate approved an amendment introduced by U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) that prevents terrorist detainees being transferred from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility to American soil. The measure was approved by a vote of 54 to

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Senator Ayotte Driving Force for Benghazi Disclosure

New Hampshire’s, U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R) once again brings Benghazi to the public’s attention. On Wednesday, Ayotte helped introduce a resolution calling for a temporary Senate Select Committee to investigate the circumstances surrounding the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attack

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Senator Ayotte Votes To Stop Tax Increases on Small Business

Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) voted Wednesday to protect small business owners in New Hampshire and nationwide, but the Republican proposal (S.3413) failed 45-54. A Democrat plan to increase taxes on individuals earning over $200,000 and families earning over $250,000 in

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Senators Pryor and Ayotte Pen Cyber Security Act

US Senators Mark Pryor (D-AR) and Kelley Ayotte (R-NH), who each serve on the Senate Commerce Committee, expressed concerned over current law enforcement tools due to expire next year that are used to combat global Internet scams. Pryor and Ayotte

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