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.
September 6, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today voted for a bipartisan Hurricane Harvey disaster relief aid package.
September 5, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Defends New Hampshire Enrollment Assistance Jobs
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today submitted an amendment that would save the Affordable Care Act’s Navigator enrollment assistance grant program from elimination in this week’s House omnibus appropriations bill.
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s announcement about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program:
August 24, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, and Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) sent a letter to the United States Air Force this week, requesting a community update on efforts to treat water supplies contaminated with perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) at Pease International Tradeport, the former Pease Air Force Base. The letter also asks for specific responses to concerns raised by Members of the New Hampshire State Legislature. Thousands of New Hampshire families were exposed to the contaminated water supply at Haven well.
New Hampshire delegation calls on USDA to make dairy farmers eligible for Federal Crop Insurance Program & to develop new insurance programs for dairy producers
As dairy farmers across New England continue to struggle with historically low milk prices, Congresswoman Shea-Porter (NH-01), Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Maggie Hassan, and Congresswoman Annie Kuster joined a bipartisan, bicameral group of members of Congress on Wednesday in urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to use its authority to provide dairy farmers with the relief and new insurance they desperately need.
August 21, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after the USS John S. McCain, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, collided with a merchant ship in the Strait of Malacca off the coast of Singapore.
Members call President Trump’s Charlottesville remarks a “moral outrage”; Ask Congress to send a clear message by censuring the President for his comments.
Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) co-introduced a censure resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives against President Donald Trump for his comments blaming “both sides” for the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia and excusing the behavior of participants in the ‘Unite the Right’ rally.
August 15, 2017 Press Release
Earlier Today, Congresswoman Co-Introduced Anti-White-Supremacy Resolution
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) condemned President Trump’s Tuesday afternoon comments equivocating “both sides” in Charlottesville.