In light of the VA Inspector General internal audit and report into wait times and scheduling practices at the Veterans Health Administration, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder today, requesting that the Department of Justice take the lead in investigating criminal wrongdoing at some of the hospitals in the system.
In National Defense Authorization Act, Shea-Porter Authors Multiple Provisions to Protect Troops and Grow NH’s EconomyAs a member of the House Armed Services Committee, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter authored a number of provisions that passed the U.S. House of Representatives as part of H.R. 4435, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2015.
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Jul 31, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today sent a letter to the DeMoulas Super Markets, Inc. Board of Directors, encouraging them to find a resolution that supports the Market Basket workforce.
Jul 30, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Shea-Porter (NH-01) announced her introduction of H.R. 5234, the Rewarding the Training of Employees for American Manufacturing (Rewarding the TEAM) Act of 2014, at a press conference highlighting the Make It In America jobs agenda.
Jul 29, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after the announcement of a bipartisan, bicameral VA reform bill:
Jul 25, 2014 Press Release
On Thursday, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) voted for H.R. 4984, the Empowering Students through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act, which cleared the U.S. House by a bipartisan vote of 405-11.
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
May 12, 2014
ON THURSDAY, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is scheduled to vote on a proposal that could fundamentally undermine Internet freedom.
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 healthcare.gov, 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.