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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.
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 17, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter today released a statement on the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee the FBI’s Russia probe. She also signed a discharge petition that would force a House vote on the Protecting our Democracy Act, following her call yesterday for Speaker Ryan to schedule an immediate vote on the bill.
May 17, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and 73 bipartisan Members of Congress released a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney urging him to maintain funding for the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) in the Trump Administration’s FY2018 Budget.
May 16, 2017 Press Release
On Monday evening, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter hosted a reception at the New Hampshire Institute of Art to congratulate participants and announce the winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. Shea-Porter was pleased to announce that this year’s winner is Londonderry High School senior Melina Illinger.
April 25, 2017 Event
On Tuesday, April 25, Congresswoman Shea-Porter will host a town hall meeting to discuss her work in Congress and hear from constituents. Shea-Porter will take questions from the audience and the event is open to the public.
April 4, 2017 Press Release
Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) today announced a call for entries for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. Each spring, members of Congress sponsor a nationwide high school visual art competition where students from across the country submit their artwork to be displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building.
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 16, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding today’s release of President Trump's 2018 Budget Blueprint:
March 6, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter statement regarding the House Republicans’ newly released healthcare bill.