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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

Press Releases

October 13, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s announcement that he will order the federal government to stop making the Cost-Sharing Reduction payments it owes:
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October 12, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and the Congressional Progressive Caucus Healthcare Taskforce today sent a letter to Congressional leadership, urging passage of policies to improve the Affordable Care Act marketplace for enrollees in 2018. The letter comes as President Trump signed an executive order further sabotaging the ACA by exempting “association” health plans from essential benefit requirements (such as coverage of maternity, mental health and autism benefits) and consumer protections. These plans will skew the risk pool by discriminating against people with pre-existing conditions and offering skimpier coverage, driving up premiums for everyone else.
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October 12, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding today’s House disaster relief package, for which she voted “yes” and which passed the House by a vote of 353-69:
October 12, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding today’s executive order:
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October 10, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s proposal to repeal the 2015 Clean Power Plan:
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October 10, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement to mark the two-month anniversary of President Trump’s promise to declare the opioid crisis a national emergency:
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October 6, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after the Trump administration issued a rule to roll back the requirement that employer-sponsored insurance plans cover birth control as preventive care, with no out-of-pocket cost.
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October 5, 2017 Press Release
Today, the New Hampshire Congressional Delegation is requesting that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs improve facilities for women veterans who receive care at the Manchester VA Medical Center. The current women’s facility was damaged during a catastrophic flood in July, and the delegation is urging Acting Director Alfred Montoya to use the rebuilding period as an opportunity to ensure women veterans, some of whom are survivors of military sexual trauma, are able to receive care in an appropriate setting.
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October 5, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting “no” on this year’s House Republican Budget, which passed the House by a party-line vote of 219-206:
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October 3, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting “no” on H.R.36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which passed the House today with a vote of 237-189:
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