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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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July 18, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) took to the Floor this morning to ask her Republican colleagues why they have refused to act to protect our democracy.
July 13, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the indictments of 12 Russian Intelligence officials for hacking into the DNC, DCCC, and Clinton campaign and interfering in the 2016 US elections:
July 10, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and 43 Democrats from the Armed Services and Foreign Affairs Committees this morning released the following statement on President Trump’s attendance at the NATO Summit and his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin:
June 28, 2018 Press Release
Today the House passed a bipartisan bill to fund the Department of Defense (DoD). The bill adheres to the budget agreement negotiated last spring. It supports our troops by increasing pay by 2.6% and extends special pay and bonuses for active-duty and reserve personnel.
June 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) returned Monday from a bipartisan Congressional Delegation to India, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, and Singapore. The CODEL met with Secretary Mattis, foreign leaders, senior foreign diplomats, and national security officials including the Indian Defense Minister, Indian Foreign Secretary, Sri Lankan Prime Minister, Sri Lankan President, and the Sri Lankan Opposition Leader. The CODEL was led by House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX).

May 24, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that several Granite State priorities have been included in the final House-passed FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act. The bill passed the House 351-66.
May 10, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a four-term Member of the House Armed Services Committee, today announced that several of her provisions and priorities have been included in the FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which was approved this morning by the Committee.
May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that her legislation, the National Guard Promotion Accountability Act, has been adopted by the House Armed Services Committee to be included in the FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act. The bill is cosponsored by Congressmen Trent Kelly (R-MS) and Matt Gaetz (R-FL), and the Senate companion was introduced by Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Steve Daines (R-MT).

May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that her provision to reverse severe cuts to shipyard workers’ benefits has been adopted by the House Armed Services Committee.

May 8, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after President Trump announced he will withdraw the US from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran Deal: