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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire


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August 21, 2018 Press Release
After reports that the Trump Administration will end Consumer Financial Protection Bureau examinations of lenders to check for violations of the Military Lending Act (MLA), Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter joined House Armed Services Committee Democrats in writing to CFPB Director Mulveney urging him to stop this change in practice and instead continue enforcing the MLA. The MLA was passed in 2006 with bipartisan support to address predatory lending practices that target servicemembers.
April 19, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (D-02), joined a group of 170 members of Congress to introduce companion resolutions in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives formally calling on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to resign.

October 30, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding the guilty plea of Trump campaign advisor George Papadopoulos on charges of making false statements and on the indictment of top Trump campaign officials Paul Manafort and Richard Gates on charges including conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to launder money, failure to file reports of foreign bank accounts as required under the Bank Secrecy Act, failure to register as an agent of a foreign principal as required under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), and false and misleading statements under FARA:
September 12, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) led 31 House Democrats today in sending a letter urging the Trump administration to release promised funding for the Affordable Care Act’s Navigator enrollment assistance grant program.
September 8, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding yesterday’s deceptive accusations by Kris Kobach, vice chair of President Trump’s Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, about New Hampshire’s elections:
August 12, 2017 Press Release
White nationalism is dangerous, despicable and has no place in our country. We must all strongly and specifically denounce today's racist, un-American violence in Charlottesville. There are not many sides to this story. This is clear evil.
June 27, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today introduced a bill directing the creation of a comprehensive anticorruption plan to prevent foreign nations that host American military operations from siphoning U.S. taxpayer money.
June 20, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and 195 Members of Congress today announced they have filed a federal lawsuit against President Trump for violating one of the Constitution’s critical anti-corruption provisions: the Foreign Emoluments Clause. The emoluments clause prohibits the President from accepting foreign payments without seeking and receiving Congressional authorization.
June 8, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee:
May 17, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter today released a statement on the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee the FBI’s Russia probe. She also signed a discharge petition that would force a House vote on the Protecting our Democracy Act, following her call yesterday for Speaker Ryan to schedule an immediate vote on the bill.