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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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September 21, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced a $20 million National Science Foundation (NSF) award to New Hampshire’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NH EPSCoR) at the University of New Hampshire.

September 19, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced $119,297 in federal grants to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of New Hampshire from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

September 18, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement today on the continued ICE detention of Portsmouth resident Etty Tham:
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September 17, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) announced $207,175 in federal grants to provide rental assistance for homeless veterans in Manchester and Bedford from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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September 14, 2018 Press Release
Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced $3,290,637 in federal grants for urban community development and affordable housing investments in New Hampshire from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
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September 14, 2018 Press Release
Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan, and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter today announced a grant of more than $649,000 to improve Dover’s transportation infrastructure through the use of innovative technologies.
September 13, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) issued the following statements after the final version of the bipartisan America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 was announced following Senate and House negotiations.

September 13, 2018 Press Release

***Conference agreement includes funding for upgrades at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard***

***Funds Burn Pits Center of Excellence***

***Includes $14 million for identification, mitigation, and clean-up costs across DoD for PFOS and PFOA contamination***

September 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter and Annie Kuster today announced more than $2.85 million in federal Department of Veterans Affairs grants to address veterans homelessness and to support housing assistance for Granite State veterans and their families.

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September 6, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) tonight released the following statement after the Board of Immigration Appeals granted motions to reopen the asylum cases of members of New Hampshire’s Indonesian community:
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June 21, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — The military is seeing significantly lower levels of opioid abuse and use as it installs a series of reforms in the midst of a drug epidemic that has gripped the nation, two service health officials told lawmakers.

June 20, 2018 In The News

NASHUA – “Heinous,” “barbaric” and “cruel” are but a few words senators and members of Congress representing New Hampshire use to describe the Trump administration’s policy of separating families after illegal U.S.-Mexico border crossings.

June 20, 2018 In The News

President Donald Trump’s administration has released a politically charged toxicology report about nonstick chemicals showing they can endanger human health at significantly lower levels than the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has previously called safe.

June 20, 2018 In The News

The federal government has published new data about the health risks of industrial chemicals known as PFAS.

The Centers for Disease Control studybacks the concerns of some residents in contaminated areas here in New Hampshire, who say federal and state limits on PFAS aren't strict enough.

June 16, 2018 In The News

NASHUA – Nearly $23 million to aid in the battle against opioids is on the way to New Hampshire via the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

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June 15, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, U.S. Reps. Annie Kuster and Carol Shea-Porter, both D-N.H., helped advance 36 pieces of legislation targeting the opioid crisis.

June 11, 2018 In The News

Work will start this summer to realign and reconstruct two taxiways at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.

Most of the cost will be paid with a $6.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

“There will be no impact to normal operations this year,” Interim Airport Director Tom Malafronte said Monday.

June 8, 2018 In The News

KITTERY, Maine (AP) — Politicians and the public celebrated a new replacement bridge connecting New Hampshire and Maine with a walk and a time capsule.

May 24, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Alongside other senators representing naval shipyard communities, Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Angus King announced Thursday the approval of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act by the Senate Armed Services Committee, a full repeal of the Department of Defense’s reduced per diem policy included in the legislation.

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January 3, 2017 Video
A Video of the Lincoln Memorial.
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