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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

Press Releases

July 10, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and 43 Democrats from the Armed Services and Foreign Affairs Committees this morning released the following statement on President Trump’s attendance at the NATO Summit and his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin:
June 28, 2018 Press Release
The Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy resulted in hundreds of immigrant children being forcibly separated from their parents and detained in facilities that Members of Congress and the press were initially blocked from inspecting. Amid troubling allegations that some detained children are suffering abuse, denying swift access to inspect these facilities is unacceptable.
June 28, 2018 Press Release
Bill continues funding Shea-Porter secured for the PFAS exposure health assessment; Legislation continues tradition of annual pay raise for troops; Bill blocks a new round of Base Alignment and Closure (BRAC); Legislation supports critical medical research programs, including $364 million for cancer research and $125 million for PTSD research
Today the House passed a bipartisan bill to fund the Department of Defense (DoD). The bill adheres to the budget agreement negotiated last spring. It supports our troops by increasing pay by 2.6% and extends special pay and bonuses for active-duty and reserve personnel.
June 27, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on recent Supreme Court decisions that hurt unions, harm women’s access to health care, and destroy America’s credibility as a nation of values and dignity.
June 27, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after joining House Democrats and 112 House Republicans in voting “no” on House Republican Leadership’s partisan immigration bill, which failed 121-301:
June 22, 2018 Press Release
Omnibus package of legislation to address opioid crisis heads to Senate
This morning, the House passed H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act. H.R. 6 is an omnibus package of bills that will support efforts to turn the tide in the opioid crisis. The omnibus package includes the text of two bills Shea-Porter cosponsored, H.R. 3692 and H.R. 3528. H.R. 3692, the Addiction Treatment Access Improvement Act of 2017, would increase access to medically assisted treatments (MAT). H.R. 3528, the Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act, would mandate E-prescribing for controlled substances prescribed through the Medicare Part D program.
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June 21, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the partisan House Republican Farm Bill:
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June 21, 2018 Press Release
At hearing on Military Health System reform and opioid prescription management, Shea-Porter shared the story of Daniel Keegan, a former constituent who passed away while waiting to access VA health care because he did not receive support from DoD when separating from the military

WASHINGTON, DC— Yesterday afternoon, the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel held a hearing on Military Health System reform efforts and opioid prescription management. Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) shared the story of former constituent Daniel Keegan, who died waiting for VA care after separating from DoD.

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June 21, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v Wayfair:
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June 20, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the executive order President Trump signed today:

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