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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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June 27, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today voted in favor of two foreign policy resolutions, both of which passed the House with strong bipartisan support: H.Res.397, which reaffirms the United States’ commitment to our NATO allies, and H.Res.351, which condemns the epidemic of homophobic violence in Chechnya.
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 27, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today introduced a bill directing the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to investigate how outsourcing manufacturing jobs to countries like China harms the United States defense industrial base and our national security.
June 22, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after the House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill reauthorizing the Perkins Career and Technical Education program. As a member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Shea-Porter sent the bill to the House floor earlier this month:
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June 22, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the newly released Senate Republican healthcare repeal bill:
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June 22, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith, and 21 other original co-sponsors introduced the Fostering Unity Against Russian Aggression Act of 2017.
June 21, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today co-introduced the Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Act and the Alzheimer’s Research Semipostal Stamp Act in recognition of Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. These two bipartisan bills have more than 50 original cosponsors and were endorsed by the Alzheimer’s Association and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.
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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 20, 2017 Press Release
The House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) was pleased to welcome back Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and new additions Congresswoman Nanette Barragán (CA-44), Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), and Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) to its membership in May. This brings the total number of coalition members to fifty-three.
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June 13, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after voting for the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017:
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May 12, 2017 In The News
White House officials let Russian state media into one of the most sensitive offices in the United States on Wednesday, and during a closed-door meeting with U.S. press locked out.
April 25, 2017 In The News

LACONIA — U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter stopped in the city last week in the course of touring the 1st Congressional District to gauge the reaction of social service agencies to the prospect of further reductions in public assistance programs, particularly the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program known as LIHEAP.

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April 21, 2017 In The News
The foundation is poured and the community is being built. For Derry veteran Larry Riemer, it's a wonderful sight and a long time coming. Last week, U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter paid Riemer a visit, saying she had heard about his story and wanted to meet him.
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April 21, 2017 In The News
New Hampshire’s all-Democratic congressional delegation are calling $3.1 million promised the Granite State by the Trump administration to fight the substance abuse crisis a good start, but not enough.
April 19, 2017 In The News
U.S. Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter has been at home in New Hampshire this week. She was in Manchester Wednesday to talk about health care reform.
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April 19, 2017 In The News
With efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act stalled in Washington, U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H., is taking the lead on the issue in her district.
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March 20, 2017 In The News
Cuts in President Donald Trump’s proposed budget could have a serious impact at the local level. U.S. Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter, D-NH, visited the Strafford Nutrition and Meals on Wheels program in Somersworth Monday for a roundtable discussion with program recipients, volunteers and staff, to hear their concerns and to acknowledge the impact of the program.
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March 17, 2017 In The News
New Hampshire Democratic U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter says the budget is a "moral document," and she's deeply concerned by drastic cuts proposed in President Donald Trump's budget blueprint that "fail to reflect our shared morals and values."
March 17, 2017 In The News
The acting director of the New Hampshire Sea Grant program at the University of New Hampshire and members of the state’s congressional delegation in Washington, D.C., are concerned about potential cuts to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) budget.
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March 2, 2017 In The News
U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H., said the health choice program for New Hampshire veterans to receive care at acute-care hospitals doesn’t lessen her campaign to make New Hampshire the last state in the nation to get its own full-service veterans hospital.
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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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