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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).