Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire
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Apr 16, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) is pleased to announce that Candia’s Volunteer Fire Department has been selected as the recipient of a $67,925 Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG).
Apr 15, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) issued the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombings.
Apr 14, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) received the National Association of Community Health Centers’ (NACHC) Distinguished Community Health Advocate Award.
Apr 14, 2014 Press Release
With Tax Day around the corner, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) reminded constituents that an estimated 3,800 Granite Staters are owed a total of $3,245,000 in unclaimed tax refunds. In order to collect the refund, Granite Staters who did not file a tax return for 2010 must file one with the IRS no later than tomorrow.
Apr 10, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement on the House Republican Ryan Budget, which she voted against today.
Oct 24, 2013
Last week, reasonable Republicans and Democrats in Congress came together to finally end the government shutdown and eliminate the threat of default. It was not a perfect solution, but I voted for it because it was a necessary compromise in the face of an unnecessary government shutdown.
Oct 9, 2013
Gridlock in Washington has hit New Hampshire as the federal government is shut down for the first time in 17 years.
Sep 27, 2013
One of the most critical responsibilities of a legislative body is to keep the basic functions of government operating. Unfortunately, in the next several days, we may see Congressional Tea Party Republicans force a shutdown of our government.
Aug 28, 2013
Our economy has been slowly but steadily recovering. However, too many people still cannot find work, and most workers are experiencing flat wages, even though corporate profits are at an all time high.
Aug 6, 2013
America’s founders never wanted our political system to be too fast moving, but it was never intended to be downright dysfunctional. The past three years of gridlock and political posturing have been disastrous.


In The News

Feb 10, 2014 In The News
Nicole, who used to be a stay-at-home mom, taught her daughter about German culture.
Feb 8, 2014 In The News
A wrinkle in the website that temporarily left some children without insurance coverage has been fixed, federal officials said Friday.
Feb 5, 2014 In The News
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced that the agency next year will require insurers to provide comprehensive lists of health care providers in their Obamacare networks, and will actively evaluate whether they provide reasonable access to hospitals, primary care doctors and other essential services.
Feb 3, 2014 In The News
U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H., met Friday with executives of Velcro USA Inc., makers of the ubiquitous hook-and-loop fasteners, who voiced concern about the Trans-Pacific Partnership and possible negative affects for the textile industry.
Jan 2, 2014 In The News
U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter last week announced that the final version of the fiscal year 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) authorizes the U.S. Army Reserves to successfully complete the transfer of the Paul A. Doble Army Reserve Center to the City of Portsmouth.