I voted to stop House Republicans from continuing to rush their tax giveaway for the wealthy through Congress while keeping the public in the dark. Republicans have drafted this bill with zero public hearings and have refused to allow any Democratic amendments.
I am pleased that the House has passed a final defense bill that supports our troops with a pay raise of 2.4% and prevents a new Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) round.
I encourage anyone in New Hampshire who buys their own insurance or who doesn’t currently have coverage to visit HealthCare.Gov to see if you are eligible for financial help this year.
Shea-Porter Introduces Bill to Increase Benefits for Surviving Spouses of Disabled Veterans and Servicemembers Killed in Line of Duty“The bereaved spouses of disabled veterans and of servicemembers killed in the line of duty shouldn’t have to worry about financial insecurity.”
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding Congressional Republicans’ tax plan conference report:
Today, Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), and Congresswomen Annie Kuster (NH-02) are urging New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon MacDonald and Governor Chris Sununu to take action to protect Granite State consumers and small businesses from the negative impacts of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to rollback net neutrality regulations.
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding today’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote to repeal net neutrality protections:
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced in conjunction with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Manchester Medical Center that the VA has launched a new public/private partnership with Rochester’s Frisbie Memorial Hospital to provide Gastrointestinal (GI) procedures to Seacoast veterans.
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement ahead of tomorrow, the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting: