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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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March 24, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) called the withdrawal of the Republican health care bill today a victory for the people of New Hampshire and America. The American Health Care Act would have stripped 24 million Americans of coverage, slashed Medicaid, ended the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion, and allowed insurers to sell plans without essential health benefits like hospitalization, pregnancy care, prescription drugs, and mental health and addiction treatment.
March 23, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after House Republican leadership delayed today’s scheduled vote on the American Health Care Act:
March 22, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today offered and the House voted on a Motion to Recommit that would require association health plans to provide coverage for substance use disorder treatment. As Congress this week considers the American Health Care Act, which would cause 24 million Americans to lose their coverage, Shea-Porter called on her colleagues to work together to improve access to quality, affordable health care.
March 21, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today raised concerns about Russian state-sponsored propaganda’s global influence during a House Armed Services Committee hearing with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley.
March 20, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today 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. During the roundtable, Strafford Nutrition Program Director Jaymie Chagnon said that just a 3% cut in federal funding could lead to 2,500 fewer meal deliveries in Strafford County per year.