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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Oct 7, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter announced that Hampton Centre School has been recognized as a 2014 National Blue Ribbon Exemplary High Performing School by the U.S. Department of Education.
Oct 2, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) is pleased to announce that the University of New Hampshire’s Northeast Passage (NEP) Program will receive a $295,393 grant to provide adaptive sports opportunities for veterans and service members with disabilities.
Congresswomen Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today applauded the recent designation of Rockingham County as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), which will provide more resources for Rockingham County to combat the trafficking and abuse of illegal drugs, including opioids like heroin which have become especially widespread in certain areas of New Hampshire.
Oct 1, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following 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).
Sep 23, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter hosted a medal presentation ceremony for Vietnam veteran Armand Thibault of Goffstown.
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
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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.