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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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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:
March 7, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin announced a restructuring of the VA New England Healthcare System and two other VA healthcare networks:
March 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today joined calls from New Hampshire veterans for the Department of Veterans Affairs to remove Dr. Mayo-Smith from his leadership role at the VA New England Healthcare System (VISN 1):

January 25, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter today released the following statement after the Office of Special Counsel issued its report on the Manchester VA Medical Center.
December 14, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced in conjunction with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Manchester Medical Center that the VA has launched a new public/private partnership with Rochester’s Frisbie Memorial Hospital to provide Gastrointestinal (GI) procedures to Seacoast veterans.
December 5, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today introduced legislation to offer comprehensive dental care to all 9.1 million veterans enrolled in the Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare system.