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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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July 18, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) took to the Floor this morning to ask her Republican colleagues why they have refused to act to protect our democracy.
July 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter and Annie Kuster today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded more than $6 million in federal grants to support New Hampshire’s transportation infrastructure.

July 16, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the Helsinki Summit between Presidents Trump and Putin:
July 13, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the indictments of 12 Russian Intelligence officials for hacking into the DNC, DCCC, and Clinton campaign and interfering in the 2016 US elections:
July 13, 2018 Press Release
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 Veterans’ Affairs Committee, today announced that Easterseals NH will be receiving a $206,000 Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program grant from the US Department of Labor. The Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program is the only federal program that specifically focuses on providing employment services to homeless veterans. These grants help local agencies or nonprofits, such as Easterseals, provide occupational skills, apprenticeship opportunities, on-the-job training, and job search and placement assistance.
July 12, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today joined House Armed Services Committee Democrats in requesting that the Committee conduct oversight of President Trump’s plans to house migrants on military bases. Last month, the Pentagon announced it was planning to house up to 20,000 migrants on military bases.
July 12, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued an advisory opinion on HB 1264:
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July 12, 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 that the U.S.

July 11, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) joined Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (D-NV) in introducing legislation to lower prescription drug costs. The Capping Prescription Costs Act of 2018 would place a monthly limit on what consumers pay in out-of-pocket drug costs.
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April 26, 2018 In The News

KITTERY, Maine — Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter on Wednesday announced the House Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act will include nearly $150 million for Portsmouth Naval Shipyard to expand its capacity to repair the most modern generation of Navy submarines, the Virginia class.

March 28, 2018 In The News

The state’s congressional delegation has suggested guidelines for the Trump administration to consider as it prepares to distribute $142 million in opioid-related funds targeted to the states that are most in need.

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March 28, 2018 In The News

The state’s congressional delegation is urging the Trump administration to make sure that New Hampshire gets its fair share of new federal funding set aside by Congress for states hard-hit by the opioid crisis.

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March 26, 2018 In The News
Five years ago, a gunman shot and killed 20 little children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School. I am still praying for the families of those sweet six- and seven-year-olds, who should be happy sixth graders right now. Whenever I see or hear their family members talk about how their hearts still break, mine does also. It’s a pain that I cannot imagine and that they should not have to bear.
February 26, 2018 In The News

Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter has signed on in support of legislation proposing a ban on assault weapons, including the AR-15, the gun used in the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 dead.

January 26, 2018 In The News

PORTSMOUTH -- The state’s congressional delegation sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency pushing it to complete the deep bedrock investigation at the Coakley landfill Superfund cleanup site as soon as possible.

The investigation is being planned to help determine how water - and contaminants - are flowing away from the 27-acre former landfill.

January 18, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), and U.S. Reps. Carol Shea-Porter (D-Rochester) and Annie Kuster (D-Hopkinton) announced Thursday that the Federal Highway Administration has awarded a $750,000 grant to the Forest Service to repair federal roads in the North Country that were severely damaged by the late October storms.

January 18, 2018 In The News

PORTSMOUTH -- New Hampshire’s congressional delegation sent a letter to top federal officials calling for the Seacoast community to be included in a national health study on people exposed to dangerous chemicals in their drinking water at the former Pease Air Force Base.

January 14, 2018 In The News

PORTSMOUTH — John Kodzis knows firsthand the difficulties of hiring workers into manufacturing jobs.

“We have openings in all of our divisions,” said Kodzis, president and CEO of IPSUMM, a product development company at Pease International Tradeport focused on creative design using practiced engineering and manufacturing skills. “Signing people is tough.”

January 11, 2018 In The News

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Members of New Hampshire and Rhode Island’s congressional delegations have introduced a bill that would prohibit oil and gas drilling off the coasts of New England states.

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