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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

Press Releases

January 22, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement today after voting ‘no’ on the House three-week Continuing Resolution:
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January 20, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement tonight after President Trump and Republican Congressional leaders shut down the federal government:
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January 19, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement today on reports that the Trump administration is planning a 95 percent reduction in funding for the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).
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January 19, 2018 Press Release
Today Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced their support for the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2017. This bipartisan legislation will strengthen and improve Social Security’s representative payee program, which helps nearly 8 million Social Security recipients manage their benefits. The representative payee program supports Social Security beneficiaries who need assistance, including children and people with conditions that impact their ability to manage their benefits.
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January 18, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) tonight released the following statement after voting ‘no’ on the partisan House Republican Continuing Resolution, which passed by a vote of 230-197.
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January 18, 2018 Press Release
Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) today announced that the Federal Highway Administration has awarded a $750,000 grant to the Forest Service to repair federal roads in the North Country that were severely damaged by the late October storms.
January 18, 2018 Press Release
An amendment authored by Senator Shaheen and Congresswoman Shea-Porter was signed into law establishing the first-ever such study
U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) led the New Hampshire congressional delegation, which includes Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02), in a letter to the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) requesting that Pease International Tradeport be included in the first-ever nationwide health impact study on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), such as PFOA, in drinking water.
January 18, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and 171 House colleagues, today sent a letter to President Trump expressing their support for keeping the federal government open while pressing for the inclusion of urgent bipartisan priorities in any funding resolution.
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January 16, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman supports resolution to reverse the FCC’s shameful net neutrality vote
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced her support for a Congressional Review Act resolution sponsored by Congressman Mike Doyle (PA-14) to reverse the FCC’s repeal of net neutrality protections.
January 11, 2018 Press Release
Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) today sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in strong opposition to the Trump Administration proposal to allow drilling off New Hampshire’s coast. On Thursday January 4th, the Department of the Interior announced that it would move forward with a proposal to allow offshore drilling in the North Atlantic region.
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