Helped secure funding for Air National Guard's new state-of-the-art building
Congresswoman demands that seniors’ earned benefits be defended during budget negotiations
Congresswoman cosponsors legislation that would prevent Wall Street banks from collecting tax breaks on fines paid to the U.S. government as a result of irresponsible behavior.
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Dec 5, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement on the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela:
Dec 5, 2013 Press Release
With only six legislative days remaining before the House of Representatives goes home for the holidays, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter added her name to the newly introduced H. Res. 424, legislation that would prevent Congress from adjourning for the remainder of the year unless it passes a budget conference report by December 13th.
Dec 3, 2013 Press Release
Yesterday, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) sent a letter to the Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) supporting a proposed rule to require publicly traded companies to disclose the ratio between CEO pay and median employee compensation.
Dec 2, 2013 Press Release
Continuing her efforts to protect the privacy of Granite Staters, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) has cosponsored the USA FREEDOM Act.
Nov 27, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter has cosponsored legislation that would prevent Wall Street banks from collecting tax breaks on fines paid to the U.S. government as a result of irresponsible behavior that helped caused the financial crisis.
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
Oct 28, 2013 In The News
U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter toured the White Mountain National Forest Friday, to discuss the impact of the government shutdown and sequestration on the state's economy.
Oct 21, 2013 In The News
U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-NH, admonished a group of senior citizens to stay active in the political process to stave off cuts to entitlement programs, such as Social Security and Medicaid.
Jul 23, 2013 In The News
We like the fact that New Hampshire is the only state in the country that forbids the use of digital license-plate readers by police, because it gives lawmakers the chance to address privacy concerns from a position of strength.
Jul 22, 2013 In The News
Carol Shea-Porter, the first woman elected to the U.S. Congress from New Hampshire, came to this small town on Sunday to help celebrate its 250th birthday and, in particular, the contributions made by its women.
Jul 20, 2013 In The News
The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $808,573 in grants to New Hampshire health centers.