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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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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:
May 8, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (D-N.H.), Congressman Trent Kelly (R-Miss.), and U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Steve Daines (R-Mont.) today introduced the bipartisan National Guard Promotion Accountability Act to address delays in federal recognition of promotions for National Guard members. The bill would compensate Guard officers who serve at a higher rank while waiting for federal recognition by backdating their date of rank to the date at which they were promoted by the state.
May 2, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Congressman Derek Kilmer (WA-06), and Congressman Scott Taylor (VA-02) today sent a letter to the Army National Military Cemeteries Executive Director urging approval of a memorial to recognize the victims of the USS Thresher at Arlington National Cemetery.
April 26, 2018 In The News

KITTERY, Maine — Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter on Wednesday announced the House Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act will include nearly $150 million for Portsmouth Naval Shipyard to expand its capacity to repair the most modern generation of Navy submarines, the Virginia class.

April 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, today announced that her provision directing the Department of Defense to report to the Armed Services Committee on its progress in replacing the PFC-based firefighting foam that has contaminated water supplies nation-wide, including around the Pease Air National Guard Base, has been included in the FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act.

April 25, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that the House FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act will include critical provisions for the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
April 18, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today questioned witnesses at a House Armed Services Committee hearing titled “Oversight and Reform of the Department of Defense so-called ‘4th Estate’” about how reducing services will impact military families. The hearing examined DoD’s workforce, budget, and mission beyond the military services in the defense agencies and field activities and explored opportunities to pursue reforms and budget efficiency.