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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

Press Releases

July 23, 2018 Press Release
Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) today announced that the EPA has awarded the New Hampshire Health and Human Services Department a $40,000 grant to maintain a certification program for individuals and contractors, to audit state-certified lead training providers, and to increase lead-based pain education awareness. Many old homes that have lead paint are being renovated in New Hampshire.
July 18, 2018 Press Release
“Why won't they? Why won't they let us investigate? Why won't they let us have a vote? America and the world is watching. They're wondering how long it will take for this Republican Congress to act. When will it be too much?”
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) took to the Floor this morning to ask her Republican colleagues why they have refused to act to protect our democracy.
July 18, 2018 Press Release
Federal Grants Will Support Improvement Projects at Airports Throughout the State to Improve Efficiency and Safety for the Flying Public

WASHINGTON – Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter and Annie Kuster today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded more than $6 million in federal grants to support New Hampshire’s transportation infrastructure.

July 16, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the Helsinki Summit between Presidents Trump and Putin:
July 13, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the indictments of 12 Russian Intelligence officials for hacking into the DNC, DCCC, and Clinton campaign and interfering in the 2016 US elections:
July 13, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, today announced that Easterseals NH will be receiving a $206,000 Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program grant from the US Department of Labor. The Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program is the only federal program that specifically focuses on providing employment services to homeless veterans. These grants help local agencies or nonprofits, such as Easterseals, provide occupational skills, apprenticeship opportunities, on-the-job training, and job search and placement assistance.
July 12, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today joined House Armed Services Committee Democrats in requesting that the Committee conduct oversight of President Trump’s plans to house migrants on military bases. Last month, the Pentagon announced it was planning to house up to 20,000 migrants on military bases.
July 12, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued an advisory opinion on HB 1264:
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July 12, 2018 Press Release
NH Secures $5 Million Out of Total $21 Million for Nationwide Efforts

(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 that the U.S.

July 11, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) joined Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (D-NV) in introducing legislation to lower prescription drug costs. The Capping Prescription Costs Act of 2018 would place a monthly limit on what consumers pay in out-of-pocket drug costs.
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