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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

Press Releases

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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October 25, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today co-introduced legislation to require the federal government to leverage its bulk purchasing power to negotiate lower Medicare drug prices for seniors.
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October 25, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding 2018 individual market insurance rates in New Hampshire:
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October 24, 2017 Press Release
House bill and Senate companion endorsed by Gold Star Wives of America; Congresswoman developed legislation in response to Raymond constituent’s outreach

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today introduced legislation that would improve the formula for benefits paid to Gold Star Families and survivors and dependents of certain service-connected disabled veterans.

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October 24, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today voted for the INTERDICT Act, a bill to strengthen the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) ability to identify and seize international fentanyl shipments, which passed the House by a vote of 412-3.
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October 13, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s announcement that he will order the federal government to stop making the Cost-Sharing Reduction payments it owes:
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October 12, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and the Congressional Progressive Caucus Healthcare Taskforce today sent a letter to Congressional leadership, urging passage of policies to improve the Affordable Care Act marketplace for enrollees in 2018. The letter comes as President Trump signed an executive order further sabotaging the ACA by exempting “association” health plans from essential benefit requirements (such as coverage of maternity, mental health and autism benefits) and consumer protections. These plans will skew the risk pool by discriminating against people with pre-existing conditions and offering skimpier coverage, driving up premiums for everyone else.
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October 12, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding today’s House disaster relief package, for which she voted “yes” and which passed the House by a vote of 353-69:
October 12, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding today’s executive order:
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