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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

Press Releases

October 3, 2017 Press Release
Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) today announced that the University of New Hampshire’s Northeast Passage Program will receive a $172,974.49 grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to support adaptive sports opportunities for veterans and servicemembers with disabilities.
October 2, 2017 Press Release
Shea-Porter, Keating, King, Barletta, & Welch Urge HHS to Act
This week, a group of bipartisan Members came together to urge Health and Human Services Secretary Thomas Price to release the highest amount of FY2018 funds available for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Leading the request letter to Secretary Price were Reps. Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Bill Keating (MA-09), Peter T. King (NY-02), Lou Barletta (PA-11), and Peter Welch (VT-AL). They were joined on their letter by ninety other Members from both sides of the aisle.
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September 29, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to explain the U.S. Department of Justice’s decision to award New Hampshire less than 1% of the $58.8 million in CARA awards it disbursed nationwide.
September 28, 2017 Press Release
Belmont Middle School and Bedford’s Riddle Brook School Earn Recognition from U.S. Department of Education
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that two First District schools, Riddle Brook School and Belmont Middle School, have earned recognition by the U.S. Department of Education as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2017.
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September 28, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting “no” on H.R. 2792, the misleadingly titled Control Unlawful Fugitive Felons (CUFF) Act:
September 27, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding today’s New Hampshire Insurance Department analysis, which estimates that about 25,000 residents will pay an average of 52 percent more for health insurance next year:
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September 27, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today sent a letter with 144 House colleagues, led by Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (NY-07), calling for the Department of Defense to deploy additional resources to aid recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The lawmakers are calling for the appointment of a senior general to oversee all recovery efforts, the deployment of the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier, and increased personnel to assist local law enforcement.
September 27, 2017 Press Release
Delegation Expresses Concern that Official Guidance Given to the VA New Hampshire VISION 2025 Task Force Did Not Include Direct Reference to “Full Services”
In a letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan, and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) reiterated their call for a full-service VA hospital in New Hampshire and expressed concern that official guidance given to the VA New Hampshire VISION 2025 Task Force did not include direct reference to “full services.”
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September 26, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding a court-ordered hold on the deportations of nearly 60 Indonesians in New Hampshire and Massachusetts:
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September 26, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman: Tax Plans Must Prioritize New Hampshire’s Working Families
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today responded to a letter Governor Chris Sununu sent her earlier in September regarding potential tax reform legislation. Shea-Porter’s letter outlines the pro-working-family, pro-small-business principles she will use to evaluate any Congressional tax proposal.
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