Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a four-term member of the House Armed Services Committee, has included a number of bills, amendments, and priorities in the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Minutes before the vote, Shea-Porter spoke on the House floor to oppose the bill.
Congresswoman Shea-Porter hosted a roundtable discussion with Meals on Wheels volunteers, staff, and clients at the Strafford Nutrition Program’s Somersworth headquarters. The discussion highlighted how deep cuts in President Trump’s budget proposal would hurt New Hampshire communities.
Corporations are Not People Amendment would reverse the catastrophic effects of 2010’s Citizens United Supreme Court decision, which has allowed dark money to flood our elections and drown out Americans’ voices in our democracy.
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21), Congressman David Cicilline (RI-01), Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-03), Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Senator Booker (D-NJ), and Senator Gillibrand (D-NY) today led over 100 Members of the Congress in writing to the Office of Management and Budget and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in response to the Trump Administration’s recent announcement of an immediate stay and review on collecting pay data on the basis of gender, race and ethnicity from employers with 100 employees or more using the EEO-1 form, effectively blocking the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission from achieving its mission.
Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced a call for entries for the 2017 Congressional App Challenge, a competition aimed at encouraging U.S. high school students to learn how to code by creating their own apps. Since 2015, the Challenge has highlighted the value of computer science and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education and encouraged students to engage in these fields.
Representatives Shea-Porter (NH-01), Bobby Scott (VA-03), ranking member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Jared Polis (CO-02), and Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) and Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced the Child Care for Working Families Act today, a comprehensive early learning and child care bill to ensure affordable, high-quality child care for working families across the country.
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting “no” on House Republicans’ Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus bill, which passed the house by a vote of 211-198:
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a four-term member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement regarding this week’s Government Accountability Office report about deteriorating naval shipyard conditions.