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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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August 9, 2017 In The News

New Hampshire’s House Reps., Annie Kuster and Carol Shea-Porter, co-wrote a letter to President Trump this week, with nine other Democrats in the State House, urging greater action to address the opioid epidemic.

The letter calls for increased funding for treatment and recovery services and for Trump to end his efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

August 8, 2017 Press Release
Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Maggie Hassan, and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that the U.S. Air Force has agreed to pay the City of Portsmouth $1.3 million to complete next steps in the ongoing Pease clean-up effort.
August 8, 2017 Press Release
​Yesterday, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, sent a letter to President Trump calling for action to address the opioid epidemic. The letter comes following the initial findings of The Commission on Combatting Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, which was released after the commission missed two self-imposed deadlines. The letter, signed by Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02), Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), Tim Ryan (OH-13), Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Joe Courtney (CT-02), Ted Deutch (FL-22), Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Chellie Pingree (ME-01), Donald Norcross (NJ-01), Seth Moulton (MA-06), and Marcia Fudge (OH-11), outlines the need to increase funding for treatment and recovery services, as well as cease efforts to roll back access to health insurance.
August 4, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today visited Lydia's House of Hope, a transitional residential program for homeless women and children. During her visit, she discussed the new facility's progress in helping these families develop skills to live independent, productive, and happy lives.
August 3, 2017 In The News

SOMERSWORTH — U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H., visited Lydia’s House of Hope in Somersworth Wednesday to get a first-hand look at the transitional residential program for homeless women and children.

During the visit, Shea-Porter discussed the new facility’s progress in helping resident families develop skills to live independent, productive, and happy lives.

July 27, 2017 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives has adopted an amendment written by New Hampshire Rep. Carol Shea-Porter appropriating $7 million to launch a health study of emerging drinking water contaminants like those found at the Pease International Tradeport.
July 27, 2017 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives today unanimously adopted an amendment written by Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) appropriating $7 million to launch a national health impact study of sites like Pease affected by the U.S. military’s historic use of perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs).
July 25, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after Senate Republicans passed a motion to proceed on repealing health care with no Democratic support:
July 18, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 806, the Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017, also known as the “Smoggy Skies Act,” which passed the House by a vote of 229-199.
July 18, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today led a bipartisan letter to Congressional appropriators urging $7 million to launch a national health impact study of sites like Pease affected by the U.S. military’s historic use of perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs).