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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

Press Releases

November 3, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding today’s House vote on the CHAMPION Act, which passed by a vote of 242-174:
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November 2, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) sent a letter, signed by 89 other members of Congress, to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke urging him to not adopt the recently proposed increased entry fees for 17 national parks.
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November 1, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding today’s release of final recommendations by the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis:
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November 1, 2017 Press Release
Delegation wrote to Manchester VAMC Acting Director Alfred Montoya Earlier this Month to Request that Improvements be made
Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), are applauding the Department of Veterans Affairs’ approval of plans unveiled by Manchester VA Medical Center Acting Director Alfred Montoya to improve the center’s facilities for women veterans, which were damaged during a catastrophic flood at the center in July. Earlier this month, the delegation wrote to Director Montoya and requested that the rebuilding period following the flood be focused on making sure women veterans—some of whom are survivors of military sexual trauma (MST)—are able to receive care in a safe, appropriate setting. The Delegation released the following joint statement:
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November 1, 2017 Press Release
In a first, VA will now pay for New Hampshire veterans to receive recreational therapy treatment through its Choice program
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced the signing of an agreement between the Manchester VA Medical Center (VAMC) and UNH’s Northeast Passage Program to provide community-based recreational therapy services to New Hampshire veterans.
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November 1, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Advises Constituents: New Signup Deadline is December 15th
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement to mark the November 1st kickoff of HealthCare.Gov Open Enrollment:
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October 31, 2017 Press Release
On Friday, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding reports in a recent New York Times article that described the EPA’s efforts to weaken chemical safety regulations that could affect access to public information on the risks of emerging contaminants, including perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), chemical materials that have contaminated drinking water in several New Hampshire communities.
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October 30, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding the guilty plea of Trump campaign advisor George Papadopoulos on charges of making false statements and on the indictment of top Trump campaign officials Paul Manafort and Richard Gates on charges including conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to launder money, failure to file reports of foreign bank accounts as required under the Bank Secrecy Act, failure to register as an agent of a foreign principal as required under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), and false and misleading statements under FARA:
October 26, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after the Trump Administration declared the national opioid epidemic a public health crisis:
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October 26, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting “no” on House passage of the Senate Republican budget, which passed by a vote of 216-212:
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