I am so pleased that this year’s National Defense Authorization Act will include nearly $150 million for the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard to expand its capacity to repair the most modern generation of Navy submarines, the Virginia Class.
I am pleased that the government spending bill included $2 billion for VA infrastructure. This is critical to ensuring our veterans have access to the highest quality health care, which they have earned through their service to our nation.
Our Seacoast communities deserve to know how PFC contamination in groundwater supplies is impacting their health, and I am pleased that I was able to secure funding for this first-of-a-kind study in the government funding bill.
When 18-year-olds are leading the country with moral courage, I think it’s time for us to respond in kind.
The federal government must ensure that federal roads in New Hampshire are repaired and restored to good condition. I am pleased that the Federal Highway Administration is assisting the Forest Service with this important responsibility.
Resources for Constituents
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after voting ‘no’ on House Republicans’ partisan and cruel Farm Bill, which failed on the Floor 198-213:
Congresswoman Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after voting ‘yes’ on the VA MISSION Act. The bill extends the current VA Choice program for another year and creates a new consolidated Community Care program that will go into effect when the current Choice program expires.
Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02), and U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) sent a letter yesterday calling on the Trump Administration to immediately release an important study about the health impacts of PFOA and PFOS.
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the killings in Gaza and the US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem:
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today sent a letter to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee asking it to investigate and hold hearings after reports that the White House and EPA concealed a critical report on the health impacts of PFAS chemicals, such as those that contaminated the groundwater around Pease: