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June 22, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the newly released Senate Republican healthcare repeal bill:
June 21, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today co-introduced the Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Act and the Alzheimer’s Research Semipostal Stamp Act in recognition of Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. These two bipartisan bills have more than 50 original cosponsors and were endorsed by the Alzheimer’s Association and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.
Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and 62 other members of Congress sent the letter below to President Trump, urging him to keep our promise to our veterans by not slashing Medicaid.
May 24, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after the independent, nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its updated analysis of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Earlier this month, House Republicans made last-minute changes to the bill and passed it without a CBO estimate:
May 19, 2017 Press Release
Today Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, along with U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) wrote to President Donald Trump to express their opposition to proposed cuts to the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). The letter highlights the importance of ONDCP to addressing the substance misuse crisis in New Hampshire. Recent reports cite up to 94% in cuts to the office, which is critical to coordinating the federal response to the opioid epidemic that is negatively impacting communities throughout the state and the country. The letter comes as the Trump Administration continues to pursue policies that would undermine efforts to address the opioid crisis.
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.
Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus’ (CPC) Health Care Task Force, led 35 of her progressive colleagues on a letter to President Donald Trump proposing an opportunity to work together to reduce the skyrocketing costs of prescription drugs. The letter lays out specific proposals for how the Administration and the 36 members of the CPC could work together during the upcoming reauthorization of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) User Fee Agreements (UFAs)
May 10, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after HHS Secretary Tom Price’s visit to New Hampshire:
May 4, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after delivering remarks in opposition to the House Republican health care bill and voting NO. The bill passed the House by a vote of 217-213.