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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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February 27, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s budget blueprint:
February 24, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today highlighted the Manchester VA Medical Center’s progress improving New Hampshire veterans’ access to care as well as challenges including the federal hiring freeze during a roundtable discussion and tour with VAMC leadership.
February 22, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Shea-Porter today released a statement on reports that President Trump’s upcoming budget may eliminate national service programs, including AmeriCorps:
February 21, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released a statement on reports that the Trump Administration is considering a proposal to eliminate the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) in its upcoming budget:

February 21, 2017 Press Release
Today, Representatives Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) are demanding answers behind the dramatic price increase of naloxone injector Evzio from $690 to $4,500 for a pack of two. Kuster and Shea-Porter joined more than 70 of their colleagues in asking Kaléo Pharmaceuticals, the developer of Evzio, for an explanation behind the dramatic price increase. The opioid addiction epidemic has had a devastating impact on communities and families throughout New Hampshire. In 2015, 439 people in New Hampshire died from drug overdoses and nationwide more than 30,000 Americans are estimated to die each year from opioid overdoses.
February 16, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after opposing House Republicans’ attempt to overturn a key women’s health protection that currently prevents states from cutting off federal funding for Planned Parenthood and other community health providers.
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.
January 24, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Shea-Porter has been appointed again to the House Education and Workforce Committee, where she will continue to support working families, defend access to health care, and promote access to education for all.
January 13, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Shea-Porter voted against House Republicans’ plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without even a replacement plan. In an attempt to protect some of the people who will be harmed, Shea-Porter submitted an amendment to protect seniors and those with disabilities.