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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

Press Releases

July 24, 2017 Press Release
“Forever G.I. Bill” Includes Shea-Porter’s National Guard and Reserve Components Parity
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today voted for H.R. 3218, the “Forever GI Bill,” legislation she co-introduced earlier this month. The bill, a landmark expansion of veterans education benefits that includes Shea-Porter’s National Guard and Reserve parity provision, passed the House.
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July 24, 2017 Press Release
FAA Grant Will Fund Needed Taxiway Upgrades
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded $3.5 million to Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) for needed airfield improvements.
July 22, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Pushed for Next Week's Vote & Has Introduced Additional Bills to Hold Putin Accountable
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) on Sunday announced her support for a bipartisan, bicameral deal on Russia sanctions legislation, which is expected to come before the House for a vote on Tuesday. Shea-Porter has long called for sanctions on Russia in response to the country's interference in the 2016 elections.
July 20, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today wrote to New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu regarding the need for stronger state animal protection laws following last month’s discovery of inhumane conditions at an unregistered Great Dane puppy mill in Wolfeboro.
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July 19, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today voted against H.R. 2910, a Republican bill to allow natural gas companies to seize private property and conduct surveys of private land without consent of the landowner, which passed the House by a vote of 248-179.
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July 19, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Ranking Member Bobby Scott (VA-03), and 113 House Democrats sent a letter to the House Appropriations Committee expressing strong opposition to the elimination of the of the Supporting Instruction State Grant Program (Title II-A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)) in the FY 2018 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (LHHS) Appropriations bill.
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July 19, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Ranking Member Bobby Scott (VA-03), and 120 House Democrats sent a letter to the House Committee on Appropriations expressing extreme disappointment in the proposed cuts to the Pell Grant Program in the FY18 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (LHHS) funding bill.
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July 19, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding this morning's pipe failure at the Manchester VA Medical Center:
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July 18, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 806, the Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017, also known as the “Smoggy Skies Act,” which passed the House by a vote of 229-199.
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July 18, 2017 Press Release
Eleven Members of Congress Call for Investigation of Groundwater Pollution at Military Installations Nationwide, Including Pease
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today led a bipartisan letter to Congressional appropriators urging $7 million to launch a national health impact study of sites like Pease affected by the U.S. military’s historic use of perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs).

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