Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire
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Nov 19, 2014 Press Release
Today, a group of key Democrats urged the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to expeditiously propose strong rules to crack down on methane waste from oil and gas projects. In a letter to the bureau, Representatives Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH) and Diana DeGette (D-CO) joined House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee Ranking Member Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) to call for robust action to prevent further methane leaks.
Nov 18, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that the Committee on House Administration has informed her that her Washington, D.C. office will close for normal operations on November 25th. Her Manchester and Rochester offices will close at a later date determined by the General Services Administration (GSA).
Nov 14, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today highlighted the open enrollment period for health coverage. Starting tomorrow, Granite Staters seeking to renew coverage, find affordable coverage, or to enroll for the first time will be able to shop among more than 40 plans offered by five insurers.
Nov 14, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) issued the following statement after voting “no” on H.R. 5682, a bill to fast-track Keystone Pipeline approval that would stop environmental review of the pipeline and could leave taxpayers on the hook for oil spill cleanup, which passed the House by a vote of 252-161.
Oct 31, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released another statement regarding the ongoing contract dispute between FairPoint Communications and two unions representing its workers, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW).
Aug 10, 2014
WITH THIS SPRING'S revelations that wait times at Veterans Affairs hospitals and medical centers were much worse than we thought and symptomatic of institutional failures, the need for action became apparent and immediate.
Jul 18, 2014
After the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling gave corporations political speech rights at the expense of average people, I thought we had hit rock bottom. But the recent Hobby Lobby decision erodes individual rights even further, granting employers unprecedented power over the health care decisions of women and their families.
Jun 10, 2014
It’s time to report back to you about my work in Congress. The first half of this year has had its ups and downs in Washington, but I remain focused on jumpstarting the American Dream. Here’s what I’ve been working on.
Jun 5, 2014

Private Napoleon Fortier, New Hampshire, killed 9-15-18

Private Harry R. Perkins, New Hampshire, killed 9-18-18

May 26, 2014
Memorial Day is here again. It’s the day we pause as a nation, as one community, to remember the men and women who answered our nation’s call and paid the ultimate sacrifice


In The News

Jul 22, 2014 In The News
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter was in Laconia on Monday morning to meet with area female entrepreneurs to discuss their successes and the challenges that they face in the business world.
Jul 22, 2014 In The News
Women business owners described the trials and tribulations they have faced in starting and managing their own businesses at a Women Entrepreneurs Roundtable Monday morning at the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce.
May 6, 2014 In The News
Panelists at a recent rural veterans affairs forum heard a number of concerns from local veterans. Among those panelists was U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-NH.
May 1, 2014 In The News
More than 40,000 New Hampshire residents signed up for health insurance at, twice what the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services had hoped for, according to statistics released Thursday by the federal government, which partnered with New Hampshire to set up the Obamacare marketplace.
Mar 21, 2014 In The News
From paycheck equality to minimum wage, 2014 is a year headlined by concerns of women in the workforce.