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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

In The News

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.

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.