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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.