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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

Press Releases

April 25, 2018 Press Release
Provision directs DoD to brief the Armed Services Committee on progress made in replacing the PFC-based fire fighting foam and asks DoD to accelerate these efforts

WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, today announced that her provision directing the Department of Defense to report to the Armed Services Committee on its progress in replacing the PFC-based firefighting foam that has contaminated water supplies nation-wide, including around the Pease Air National Guard Base,

April 25, 2018 Press Release
Readiness Title Released Today Includes Millions for the Portsmouth Shipyard and Critical Provision to Help the Shipyard Hire
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that the House FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act will include critical provisions for the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
April 24, 2018 Press Release
Bill would create a grant program at NOAA to ensure local education agencies, higher ed. institutions, and professional associations can teach the next generation of students about the devastating consequences of climate change
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Senator Edward Markey (D-MA), and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today are introducing legislation that would create a grant program at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to assist state and local education agencies, institutions of higher education, and professional associations to improve climate literacy.
April 19, 2018 Press Release
Cosponsored by 131 representatives and 39 senators – the most Senators ever to sign on a resolution formally calling for a cabinet official’s resignation

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (D-02), joined a group of 170 members of Congress to introduce companion resolutions in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives formally calling on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to resign.

April 18, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today voted ‘yes’ on two bipartisan bills to improve the IRS.
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April 18, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC)—U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02), issued the following statements after the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the release of $485 million, authorized through the 21st Century Cures Act, to combat the opioid crisis.

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April 18, 2018 Press Release
In hearing on potential cuts to services for military families, Shea-Porter stresses the importance of community and family services on retention, recruitment, and readiness
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today questioned witnesses at a House Armed Services Committee hearing titled “Oversight and Reform of the Department of Defense so-called ‘4th Estate’” about how reducing services will impact military families. The hearing examined DoD’s workforce, budget, and mission beyond the military services in the defense agencies and field activities and explored opportunities to pursue reforms and budget efficiency.
April 17, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on Ivanka Trump and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s tax scam town hall in Derry, NH:
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April 16, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement on airstrikes launched by the United States, France, and the United Kingdom against the Assad regime in Syria:
April 12, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that the UNH Coastal Response Research Center (CRRC) will receive $275,000 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to conduct research into new approaches to oil spill response and mitigation.

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