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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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April 19, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today hosted a roundtable discussion with Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC) leaders and staff. The discussion highlighted the key role community health centers play in serving the Manchester community, including in addressing the heroin, fentanyl, and prescription opioid crisis, and how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its Medicaid expansion have improved community health centers’ ability to provide care. Shea-Porter shared her commitment to continuing that progress and discussed how her newly introduced bill, the Medicare You Can Opt Into Act of 2017, would do that.
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April 7, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after participating in a classified Congressional briefing on yesterday’s U.S. airstrikes against the Assad regime in Syria:
April 6, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today co-introduced the Veterans Education Relief and Restoration Act (VERRA), a bill to assist veterans who lost Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits due to recent for-profit college closures, including Nashua’s Daniel Webster College, a subsidiary of ITT Tech, which closed in 2016.
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April 6, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today introduced the Medicare You Can Opt Into Act of 2017, legislation that would allow Americans to buy Medicare coverage by creating a public option to compete alongside private insurers.
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April 5, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today wrote to House and Senate leadership calling for action on a permanent, user-friendly solution for veterans who need non-V.A. care in the community. Shea-Porter’s letter followed House action on a short-term extension of the Veterans Choice Program.
April 4, 2017 Press Release
Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) today announced a call for entries for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. Each spring, members of Congress sponsor a nationwide high school visual art competition where students from across the country submit their artwork to be displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building.
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April 4, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced the inclusion of her language authorizing the use of grants to fund opioid use disorder treatment for at-risk youth during a House Education and Workforce Committee markup. The Committee’s bipartisan membership then reported H.R.1809, the Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2017, which now includes Shea-Porter’s language, to the House floor for a vote.
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April 4, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today co-introduced the Paycheck Fairness Act and highlighted the gender pay gap on Equal Pay Day. American women working full-time year-round still earn 80 cents, on average, for every dollar earned by men in the same job. Equal Pay Day symbolizes the date when women’s wages finally catch up to what men were paid in the previous year.
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March 29, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter joined members of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, including co-chairs Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Congressman Tom MacArthur (NJ-03), to write to relevant House Appropriations Subcommittees to call for funding in Fiscal Year 2018 for the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA). CARA focuses on addressing the opioid addiction epidemic through support for law enforcement, prevention, expansion of evidence-based treatment, and recovery services. However, CARA must be fully funded to effectively support those on the frontlines of the opioid epidemic.
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March 28, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a longtime privacy advocate, today voted “no” on S.J.Res.34, Republican legislation that would allow Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to sell private browsing data without a consumer’s permission.

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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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February 27, 2017 In The News
Questions are being raised about the 600 percent cost spike for one of the devices that delivers naloxone, the drug that can stop opioid-related overdoses. “[Kaleo Inc.] is trying to profiteer off of New Hampshire communities in crisis, and we demand answers,” Shea-Porter said.
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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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