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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

Press Releases

May 18, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after voting ‘no’ on House Republicans’ partisan and cruel Farm Bill, which failed on the Floor 198-213:
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May 16, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after voting ‘yes’ on the VA MISSION Act. The bill extends the current VA Choice program for another year and creates a new consolidated Community Care program that will go into effect when the current Choice program expires.
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May 15, 2018 Press Release
Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02), and U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) sent a letter yesterday calling on the Trump Administration to immediately release an important study about the health impacts of PFOA and PFOS.
May 15, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the killings in Gaza and the US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem:
May 14, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today sent a letter to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee asking it to investigate and hold hearings after reports that the White House and EPA concealed a critical report on the health impacts of PFAS chemicals, such as those that contaminated the groundwater around Pease:
May 10, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a four-term Member of the House Armed Services Committee, today announced that several of her provisions and priorities have been included in the FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which was approved this morning by the Committee.
May 10, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after learning from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry that Pease will be the pilot site for the first ever nationwide health study on PFC contamination. Shea-Porter authorized and funded the study in the House, and worked to ensure its inclusion in the final FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act and FY2018 government funding bill.
May 9, 2018 Press Release
Legislation Would Remove Bureaucratic Obstacles to Ensure Guard Officers Receive Pay and Benefits They Have Earned

WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that her legislation, the National Guard Promotion Accountability Act, has been adopted by the House Armed Services Committee to be included in the FY2019 National Defense Aut

May 9, 2018 Press Release
Provision would reverse cuts to per diem stipends for Portsmouth Naval Shipyard workers who are detailed to other facilities

WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that her provision to reverse severe cuts to shipyard workers’ benefits has been adopted by the House Armed Services Committee.

May 9, 2018 Press Release
Inclusion follows calls from Kuster and Shea-Porter to prioritize construction of ambulatory surgical centers to improve care for veterans
Today, 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 Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, applauded the inclusion of their requested language in the MilCon VA appropriations bill, which will require VA to report on their ambulatory surgical centers (ASC) construction priorities and provide Congress an analysis of VA’s current ability to meet veterans ambulatory surgical needs.
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