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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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April 19, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today hosted a roundtable discussion with Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC) leaders and staff. The discussion highlighted the key role community health centers play in serving the Manchester community, including in addressing the heroin, fentanyl, and prescription opioid crisis, and how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its Medicaid expansion have improved community health centers’ ability to provide care. Shea-Porter shared her commitment to continuing that progress and discussed how her newly introduced bill, the Medicare You Can Opt Into Act of 2017, would do that.
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April 7, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after participating in a classified Congressional briefing on yesterday’s U.S. airstrikes against the Assad regime in Syria:
April 6, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today co-introduced the Veterans Education Relief and Restoration Act (VERRA), a bill to assist veterans who lost Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits due to recent for-profit college closures, including Nashua’s Daniel Webster College, a subsidiary of ITT Tech, which closed in 2016.
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April 6, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today introduced the Medicare You Can Opt Into Act of 2017, legislation that would allow Americans to buy Medicare coverage by creating a public option to compete alongside private insurers.
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April 5, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today wrote to House and Senate leadership calling for action on a permanent, user-friendly solution for veterans who need non-V.A. care in the community. Shea-Porter’s letter followed House action on a short-term extension of the Veterans Choice Program.