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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

Press Releases

August 21, 2018 Press Release

DOVER, NH— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter released the following statement after a jury convicted former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort on eight felony charges.

August 21, 2018 Press Release
After reports that the Trump Administration will end Consumer Financial Protection Bureau examinations of lenders to check for violations of the Military Lending Act (MLA), Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter joined House Armed Services Committee Democrats in writing to CFPB Director Mulveney urging him to stop this change in practice and instead continue enforcing the MLA. The MLA was passed in 2006 with bipartisan support to address predatory lending practices that target servicemembers.
August 21, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after the Trump Administration released its plan to significantly roll back the Clean Power Rule.
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August 20, 2018 Press Release
Today, Elise Britton, Director of Constituent Services for Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), was presented with the John Joseph Moakley Award for Exemplary Public Service at the Greater Boston Federal Executive Board Senior Executive Speakers Series.
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August 16, 2018 Press Release

MANCHESTER, NH— Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) visited St. Joseph Community Services’ (SJCS) Meals on Wheels Program in Manchester where she met with volunteers preparing meals and accompanied a driver on his/her meal delivery route. On the route, she met with the program’s clients and discussed how important this program is to New Hampshire communities.

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August 15, 2018 Press Release
Shea-Porter and Kuster Urged House Leadership to Increase Opioid Response Funding for New Hampshire
Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter and Annie Kuster released the following statements in response to the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services’ application to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for opioid response funding that the New Hampshire delegation helped secure.
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August 15, 2018 Press Release
Last Thursday, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) toured Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC) and held a roundtable with the facility’s leadership to discuss the challenges they face in delivering services. The MCHC is one of the top-rated federally qualified health centers in the country, serving 13,000 patients last year. The health center treats an average of 200 new patients each month. The MCHC takes a whole health approach to treating patients, and the Center offers a number of services in the same location, which is unique among health centers and greatly benefits patients.
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August 14, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced a $16 million Clean Water State Revolving Fund Capitalization Grant from the U.S.

August 10, 2018 Press Release
Delegation Also Formally Invites Secretary Wilkie to Visit New Hampshire to Meet with Veterans and Tour New Hampshire VA Facilities

WASHINGTON – Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter and Annie Kuster sent a letter to the newly confirmed Veterans Affairs Secretary, Robert Wilkie, urging him to take swift action to implement the recommendations of the VA New Hampshire Vision 2025 Task Force, which was convened to reexamine VA care in New Hampshire and make recommendations for a path for

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August 10, 2018 Press Release
After the tour, the Congresswoman met with union leaders to discuss critical issues facing the Shipyard

PORTSMOUTH, NH— Yesterday, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) received a briefing from Portsmouth Naval Shipyard leadership and toured the facilities. Several construction projects are currently ongoing to expand the Shipyard’s capacity to modernize and repair Virginia-class and Los Angeles-class attack submarines.

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