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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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July 13, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, today announced that Easterseals NH will be receiving a $206,000 Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program grant from the US Department of Labor. The Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program is the only federal program that specifically focuses on providing employment services to homeless veterans. These grants help local agencies or nonprofits, such as Easterseals, provide occupational skills, apprenticeship opportunities, on-the-job training, and job search and placement assistance.
June 21, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the partisan House Republican Farm Bill:
June 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Yesterday afternoon, the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel held a hearing on Military Health System reform efforts and opioid prescription management. Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) shared the story of former constituent Daniel Keegan, who died waiting for VA care after separating from DoD. Daniel had almost no help from DoD accessing VA care for opioid use disorder after he separated.

June 14, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the Manchester Vision 2025 Task Force Report:
June 8, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after voting ‘no’ on House Republicans’ partisan “Minibus” appropriations package:
May 18, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after voting ‘no’ on House Republicans’ partisan and cruel Farm Bill, which failed on the Floor 198-213:
May 16, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after voting ‘yes’ on the VA MISSION Act. The bill extends the current VA Choice program for another year and creates a new consolidated Community Care program that will go into effect when the current Choice program expires.
May 9, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, applauded the inclusion of their requested language in the MilCon VA appropriations bill, which will require VA to report on their ambulatory surgical centers (ASC) construction priorities and provide Congress an analysis of VA’s current ability to meet veterans ambulatory surgical needs.
March 29, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after the president announced the removal of Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Shulkin:
March 22, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the increased funding in the omnibus government spending bill for investments in VA medical centers: