January 18, 2023
**In the final government funding bill for fiscal year 2023 (fiscal year), Shaheen, a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, said: $111 million Support the NH Project**
Shaheen visits the Jeans Place Life Management Center in Salem.
Shaheen of the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH).
Shaheen stops at an aerial mural in Delhi.
(Salem, NH) — Today, U.S. Senator Jean Shaheen (D-NH), Senior Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, continued the ‘Invest in NH’ tour with stops in Salem and Concord. The ‘Invest in NH’ tour highlights key projects Shaheen has secured funding for through his FY 2023 Government Financing Bill signed into law. She also stopped by an aerial mural in Delhi to meet the artist behind the mural and discuss how this public art brings communities together.
Shaheen started the day by visiting Jean’s Place-Center for Life Management in Salem. She highlighted the $100,000 CDS award she had set aside to support a new six-bed assistive housing program for adults experiencing a mental health crisis. reducing the number of people and returning individuals to the community.
“Too many Granite Staters are silently suffering from mental health challenges, and the pandemic has only exacerbated the situation. We were happy to fight for major funding to ensure a safe place for individuals experiencing mental health crises to recover. Shaheen said.
This afternoon, Shaheen visited the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH) to discuss efforts to combat housing insecurity and the implications of her $1 million CDS award. The funds will be used to purchase new permanent supportive housing for individuals experiencing long-term homelessness.
“The housing crisis is hitting families across our state and requires a full-scale approach to build more homes and provide the support needed to keep the Granite Staters housed. Excited to learn more about how this $1 million award I secured will be used to support housing in Granite State experiencing long-term homelessness. We will continue to support CCEH’s efforts to address housing insecurity by creating permanent homes for vulnerable Concord residents.” Shaheen said.
“Everyone deserves safe, decent and affordable housing.” Karen Jansen, executive director of the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness, said: “We are very grateful to Senator Shaheen for securing these federal funds for our project.
As a Senior Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and Chair of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Commerce, Judiciary, Scientific and Related Agencies (CJS), Shaheen has: $111,359,972 for 105 projects in New Hampshire These projects address a myriad of challenges unique to New Hampshire, including expanding access to healthcare, updating water infrastructure, and increasing affordable housing. Through her leadership, she also help write the law It funds key federal programs, including responding to the substance use disorder crisis, supporting survivors of domestic and sexual violence, investing in law enforcement programs, and fostering research and innovation.