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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

In The News

April 26, 2018 In The News

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is demanding answers from Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) about why he forced House Chaplain Patrick Conroy to resign.

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.

April 18, 2018 In The News

Nearly $8 million in federal grants have been awarded to help repair transportation infrastructure damaged by severe flooding around the state in 2017.

The awards, announced by the four members of New Hampshire’s congressional delegation, will pay for repair of damage suffered in flooding last June, July and October.

Funding includes:

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.

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.

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.