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June 7, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding Governor Sununu’s announcement that New Hampshire will not join the United States Climate Alliance:
Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter and Annie Kuster today announced that New Hampshire has received $2.9 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service programs. The grants will support 233 AmeriCorps members in the state and create additional funding for Volunteer NH, the Granite State nonprofit organization that administers AmeriCorps programs in New Hampshire.
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.
April 25, 2017 Event
On Tuesday, April 25, Congresswoman Shea-Porter will host a town hall meeting to discuss her work in Congress and hear from constituents. Shea-Porter will take questions from the audience and the event is open to the public.
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 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.
As the critical relationship between the United States and Canada is in the spotlight after Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau’s visit to Washington, D.C., several members of the House of Representatives Northern Border Caucus are sending a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly cautioning against the existing proposal requiring implementation of biometric screening at Land Ports of Entry (LPOE).