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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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September 18, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement today on the continued ICE detention of Portsmouth resident Etty Tham:
September 14, 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 $3,290,637 in federal grants for urban community development and affordable housing investments in New Hampshire from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
September 14, 2018 Press Release
Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan, and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter today announced a grant of more than $649,000 to improve Dover’s transportation infrastructure through the use of innovative technologies.
September 13, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) issued the following statements after the final version of the bipartisan America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 was announced following Senate and House negotiations. The biennial legislation authorizes water infrastructure projects around the country, and Shaheen, Hassan and Shea-Porter helped secure approval of mitigation efforts at Hampton and Portsmouth Harbors.

September 13, 2018 Press Release

***Conference agreement includes funding for upgrades at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard***

***Funds Burn Pits Center of Excellence***

***Includes $14 million for identification, mitigation, and clean-up costs across DoD for PFOS and PFOA contamination***

September 6, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) tonight released the following statement after the Board of Immigration Appeals granted motions to reopen the asylum cases of members of New Hampshire’s Indonesian community:
September 4, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) announced today that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded $449,139 in federal funding through the Office on Violence Against Women to the Strafford County Family Justice Center (SCFJC) for programming that helps survivors of domestic violence.
August 31, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after President Trump sent a letter to Congress seeking to block pay increases for federal civilian workers, including at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and Pease Air National Guard Base:
August 27, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Mayor Joyce Craig today announced that the City of Manchester will be receiving nearly $2.66 million in federal funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) programs. The funding will be used to provide an array of services to Manchester residents including affordable housing, independent living and support for the elderly, youth services, access to health care, support for abused or neglected children, and improved city infrastructure.
August 23, 2018 Press Release

DOVER, NH— Earlier today at the Dover Public Library, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter hosted a reception for veterans who have submitted their stories to the Library of Congress (LOC) and the American Folklife Center’s Veterans History Project. The collection can be searched here.