Blasts McCutcheon decision to lift spending cap
Congresswoman Shea-Porter highlighted the story of one Granite Stater set to lose unemployment benefits as a result of Congressional inaction
Congresswoman demands that seniors’ earned benefits be defended during budget negotiations
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Apr 23, 2014 Press Release
Continuing efforts to address drug abuse in New Hampshire, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and 19 bipartisan Members of Congress sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today urging the agency to take prompt action to recognize naloxone as a safe and proven over-the-counter medication to treat and reverse an opioid overdose.
Apr 22, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter released the following statement in recognition of Earth Day:
Apr 21, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) issued the following statement regarding Speaker Terie Norelli’s retirement.
In response to concerns from local residents, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02), sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry requesting that a new Presidential Permit be required if the Portland Pipe Line Corporation (PPLC) seeks to change the direction and content of the Portland-Montreal pipeline.
Apr 17, 2014 Press Release
Congresswomen Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) applauded yesterday’s announcement that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) plans to open new health clinics in Colebrook and Berlin to better serve North Country veterans.
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 HealthCare.gov 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.