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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.
March 14, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the TAILOR Act, which would deregulate Wall Street banks and which passed the House this evening:
February 27, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today co-introduced a Congressional Review Act resolution to reverse the FCC’s decision to repeal net neutrality protections.
July 25, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting “no” on H.J. Res. 111, House Republican legislation to block the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new rule prohibiting banks and lenders from using forced arbitration, which passed the House today by a vote of 231-190:
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.
March 16, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today introduced the Corporations are Not People Amendment, a Constitutional Amendment to ensure that people, not corporations, are entitled to First Amendment-protected political speech. The Amendment would reverse the catastrophic effects of 2010’s Citizens United Supreme Court decision, which has allowed dark money to flood our elections and drown out Americans’ voices in our democracy.