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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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October 26, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting “no” on House passage of the Senate Republican budget, which passed by a vote of 216-212:
October 5, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting “no” on this year’s House Republican Budget, which passed the House by a party-line vote of 219-206:
October 2, 2017 Press Release
This week, a group of bipartisan Members came together to urge Health and Human Services Secretary Thomas Price to release the highest amount of FY2018 funds available for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Leading the request letter to Secretary Price were Reps. Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Bill Keating (MA-09), Peter T. King (NY-02), Lou Barletta (PA-11), and Peter Welch (VT-AL). They were joined on their letter by ninety other Members from both sides of the aisle.
September 14, 2017 Press Release
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:
September 8, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting for a bill providing emergency disaster funding for Harvey relief and continuing federal funding (which had been set to expire on September 30th) as well as suspending the debt limit through December 8th. The bill passed the House by a vote of 316-90, and now heads to the President’s desk:
July 27, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding her vote against final passage of H.R. 3219, the ‘Security Minibus’ FY 18 appropriations bill:
July 19, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Ranking Member Bobby Scott (VA-03), and 120 House Democrats sent a letter to the House Committee on Appropriations expressing extreme disappointment in the proposed cuts to the Pell Grant Program in the FY18 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (LHHS) funding bill.
June 8, 2017 Press Release
As a Member of Congress during the 2008 financial crisis, I was proud to vote for the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform bill, which outlawed the predatory behavior that threw us into recession, created the highest unemployment rate in a generation, and tanked the economy. Now, House Republicans and their Wall Street backers are trying to pull one over on the American people by repealing these protections.
June 2, 2017 Press Release
Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter and Annie Kuster today announced that New Hampshire has received $2.9 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service programs. The grants will support 233 AmeriCorps members in the state and create additional funding for Volunteer NH, the Granite State nonprofit organization that administers AmeriCorps programs in New Hampshire.
May 23, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after President Trump released his full budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018: