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April 4, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today co-introduced the Paycheck Fairness Act and highlighted the gender pay gap on Equal Pay Day. American women working full-time year-round still earn 80 cents, on average, for every dollar earned by men in the same job. Equal Pay Day symbolizes the date when women’s wages finally catch up to what men were paid in the previous year.
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:
ICYMI: Today, Congresswoman Shea-Porter and 23 House Democrats sent a letter to President Donald Trump calling for an exemption for veterans from the President’s government-wide hiring freeze. With veterans representing 30% of our federal workforce and new hires at federal agencies nationwide, returning service men and women are disproportionately affected by the President’s executive action.
March 6, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter statement regarding the House Republicans’ newly released healthcare bill.
February 28, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding today’s Presidential Joint Address to Congress:
February 27, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter will be joined at tomorrow’s presidential joint session address by Paul O’Connor, former president of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard’s Metal Trades Council, who recently retired after 40 years of civilian service and now serves as an IBEW International Representative. The Congresswoman and her guest will highlight the harm to New Hampshire workers being caused by President Trump’s federal hiring freeze and anti-worker agenda.
February 7, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and 113 colleagues today reintroduced the Family and Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act, a bill to create a national paid family and medical leave insurance program and ensure that American workers no longer have to choose between a paycheck and caring for a family member.