The Child Care for Working Families Act will ensure parents aren’t forced to pay more than they can afford for child care and improve access to high-quality preschool for low- and middle-income children
Representatives Shea-Porter (NH-01), Bobby Scott (VA-03), ranking member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Jared Polis (CO-02), and Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) and Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced the Child Care for Working Families Act today, a comprehensive early learning and child care bill to ensure affordable, high-quality child care for working families across the country.
September 14, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting “no” on House Republicans’ Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus bill, which passed the house by a vote of 211-198:
September 13, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a four-term member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement regarding this week’s Government Accountability Office report about deteriorating naval shipyard conditions.
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) led 31 House Democrats today in sending a letter urging the Trump administration to release promised funding for the Affordable Care Act’s Navigator enrollment assistance grant program.
September 11, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) highlighted the facts about voting in New Hampshire ahead of tomorrow’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity meeting at Saint Anselm's New Hampshire Institute of Politics. Last week, Shea-Porter condemned Commission vice-chair Kris Kobach’s falsehoods about the prevalence of voting fraud in the state.
September 11, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that the University of New Hampshire has been awarded a $300,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to launch a pilot project in collaboration with the state’s community colleges and advanced manufacturing partners. The partnership will work to address the workforce needs of New Hampshire’s advanced manufacturing sector.
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting for a bill providing emergency disaster funding for Harvey relief and continuing federal funding (which had been set to expire on September 30th) as well as suspending the debt limit through December 8th. The bill passed the House by a vote of 316-90, and now heads to the President’s desk:
September 8, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding yesterday’s deceptive accusations by Kris Kobach, vice chair of President Trump’s Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, about New Hampshire’s elections:
September 6, 2017 Press Release
Legislation would make permanent a key tax break for higher education that expired last year
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today introduced H.R.3683, the Student and Families Tax Reduction Act, a bill to make the above-the-line tax deduction for higher education tuition and fees permanent. The deduction of up to $4,000, which is claimed by almost 8,000 Granite Staters per year, expired last December.