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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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December 15, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding Congressional Republicans’ tax plan conference report:
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December 15, 2017 Press Release
Today, Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), and Congresswomen Annie Kuster (NH-02) are urging New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon MacDonald and Governor Chris Sununu to take action to protect Granite State consumers and small businesses from the negative impacts of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to rollback net neutrality regulations.
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December 14, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding today’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote to repeal net neutrality protections:
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.
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December 13, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement ahead of tomorrow, the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting:
December 12, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today secured unanimous bipartisan support for her amendment requiring colleges and universities to adopt drug- and alcohol-abuse prevention programs that specifically address the opioid crisis. The amendment is now a part of the House Education and Workforce Committee’s Higher Education Act reauthorization bill.
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December 6, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting “no” on H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, which passed the House by a vote of 231-198:
December 6, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding her “present” vote on tabling impeachment articles against Donald Trump:
December 6, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s plans to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital:
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.
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In The News

August 10, 2017 In The News

LACONIA — Democratic U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter struck a positive tone in her talk to a few dozen constituents Tuesday evening, although she did express concerns over actions and comments of President Donald Trump, including his recent warning to North Korea.

August 9, 2017 In The News

DOVER — The lack of unity in Congress, climate change, and health care topped the list of concerns at a forum Wednesday hosted by U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H, a the McConnell Center in downtown Dover.

August 9, 2017 In The News

New Hampshire’s House Reps., Annie Kuster and Carol Shea-Porter, co-wrote a letter to President Trump this week, with nine other Democrats in the State House, urging greater action to address the opioid epidemic.

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August 8, 2017 In The News

LACONIA — First District Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H., got a warm reception during a town hall Tuesday at Laconia Middle School.

The seat of Belknap County, Laconia is the largest city in New Hampshire north of Concord. In the 2016 elections, Laconia voted solidly for Donald Trump, who won five of its six wards. Shea-Porter won just two.

August 8, 2017 In The News

PORTSMOUTH — Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Maggie Hassan, and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that the U.S. Air Force has agreed to pay the city of Portsmouth $1.3 million to complete next steps in the ongoing Pease cleanup effort.

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August 7, 2017 In The News

ROCHESTER — During a visit to the city’s water treatment facility on Monday, U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H., called on representatives in Concord and her colleagues in Washington to do more to commit to protecting local citizens’ drinking water.

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August 3, 2017 In The News

Donald Trump’s reference to New Hampshire as a “drug-infested den” in a call with the Mexican president was “disgusting”, “wrong” and an example of “appalling … hate-filled rhetoric”, the state’s Democratic lawmakers and Republican governor said.

August 3, 2017 In The News

SOMERSWORTH — U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H., visited Lydia’s House of Hope in Somersworth Wednesday to get a first-hand look at the transitional residential program for homeless women and children.

During the visit, Shea-Porter discussed the new facility’s progress in helping resident families develop skills to live independent, productive, and happy lives.

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July 29, 2017 In The News

On the second try, the U.S. House passed a bipartisan bill to extend funding for the program that pays for veterans to access private medical care. 

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July 27, 2017 In The News

Congressional leaders have reportedly reached a deal to keep a federal program that pays for veterans to get private medical care from shuttering after House members failed to meet the two-thirds majority needed to approve $2 billion in emergency funding earlier this week.

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January 3, 2017 Photo Gallery
The U.S. House of Representatives' Flickr photo gallery.
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January 3, 2017 Video
A Video of the Lincoln Memorial.
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