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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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November 15, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today,  Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02), and U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) announced an additional $2,441,735 in grants from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Office on Violence Against Women.

November 13, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC)— U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the lead Democrat on the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations subcommittee which funds the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), announced with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today that NOAA and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) will award $136,242 to the New Hampshire Nature Conservancy for the Tidal Crossing Replacements for a Resilient Coastal New Hampshire project, which will be matched dollar for dollar.

November 1, 2018 Press Release

MANCHESTER, NH— This morning, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) joined US Senator Maggie Hassan, health care providers, and advocates at the Manchester Community Health Center to kick off the 2019 ACA open enrollment period for marketplace health plans. Shea-Porter discussed the importance of health insurance, and she encouraged Granite Staters to visit healthcare.gov to shop for insurance plans and compare options.

October 18, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced $800,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Bureau of Justice Assistance to the City of Manchester. This grant will support the Manchester Police Department’s Adverse Childhood Experiences Response Team Enhancement (ACERT) Project, which provides services to children exposed to trauma, including substance use, domestic violence and sexual assault.

October 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) announced that the University of New Hampshire (UNH) received $747,673 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) through the NOAA Sea Grant 2018 Aquaculture Initiative. The funding will support a UNH project that seeks to boost U.S. seafood production through a specialized aquaculture training program that will recruit fishermen and farmers from across the northeast, including New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine.

October 15, 2018 Press Release

(Concord, NH) – On Friday, members of New Hampshire’s law enforcement community were honored for exemplary service at the New Hampshire Congressional Law Enforcement Awards (NH-CLEA) ceremony in Concord.

October 10, 2018 Press Release

DOVER, NH— Today, the Senate passed the final version of the bipartisan America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, clearing the bill to be signed into law with key provisions for Hampton Harbor and the Piscataqua River Basin that were secured by Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01).

 

October 9, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced $1,346,482 in grants for urban community development and affordable housing in New Hampshire from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These grants include $658,301 to Nashua and $290,005 to Dover in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), and a $398,176 HOME Grant to Nashua.

October 4, 2018 Press Release
Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced $1,249,762 in federal grants to bolster school safety efforts in New Hampshire from the Bureau of Justice Assistance at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). These grants include $500,000 to the New Hampshire Department of Education and $249,762 to Merrimack County to fund violence prevention and mental health training programs in schools, and $500,000 to the New Hampshire Department of Education to develop threat assessment and crisis intervention programs. This funding will improve school security and prepare students and teachers to recognize, respond to, and prevent acts of violence.
October 2, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) announced a Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant for $1,572,534 per year over the next seven years to the New Hampshire College & University Council to provide services to increase the number of low income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.