January 11, 2018 Press Release
New England Coastline Protection Act would protect seacoast communities from dangerous Trump Administration proposal to allow drilling in the North Atlantic region
Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) today co-introduced legislation with Congressman David Cicilline (RI-01) which would prohibit oil and gas drilling off the coasts of New Hampshire and other New England states.
Shea-Porter opposed extending FISA Section 702 Amendments without improvements to protect Americans’ privacy rights
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting for the USA Rights Amendment, new 4th Amendment protections for the NSA’s FISA Section 702 surveillance program, and against extending the program without necessary improvements:
January 4, 2018 Press Release
Proposal Would Open Atlantic and Arctic Coasts to Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement opposing today’s Trump Administration plans to allow drilling in all U.S. waters:
Declaration Will Assist with Damage and Costs from October Flooding in Belknap, Carroll, Coos, Grafton and Sullivan Counties
Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) applauded the decision by the Trump administration to grant a Major Disaster Declaration for the state of New Hampshire following damage and costs incurred by severe rain and flooding in October. In the wake of the October storm, the New Hampshire delegation wrote a letter of support for a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of New Hampshire. The cost associated with the storm damage is approximately $6 million statewide. The disaster declaration will grant assistance to Belknap, Carroll, Coos, Grafton and Sullivan counties.
January 2, 2018 Press Release
Local High School Student’s ALZPoetry App Connects Alzheimers Patients With Family Memories
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that Meera Kurup of Merrimack has won the First District Congressional App Challenge for her ALZPoetry app, which helps Alzheimer’s patients listen to poetry recorded by their family members.
December 21, 2017 Press Release
Republicans Ignored Critical Deadlines to Pass Their Tax Scam
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting “no” on the partisan House Republican Continuing Resolution, which passed by a vote of 231-188:
December 21, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Calls for Federal Assistance as N.H. Safe Stations Organization Touted by Trump Admin Enters Receivership
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding today’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2016 drug overdose death data, which shows that New Hampshire’s age-adjusted drug overdose rate leapt from 34.3 per 100,000 in 2015 to 39.0 per 100,000 in 2016, in the context of a national spike in deaths that the chief of the mortality statistics branch at the National Center for Health Statistics called ‘more than an exponential increase’:
December 19, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after voting ‘no’ on final House passage of the GOP tax plan, which passed the House 227-203.
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), joined by Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan, today announced that the Prevention Innovations Research Center at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) will receive a $50,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corps (I-Corps™) award to support uSafeUS, an evidence-based, mobile software platform recently profiled on NPR that aids in campus assault prevention efforts, provides support to victims of campus sexual assault, and promotes student safety.
December 15, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding Congressional Republicans’ tax plan conference report: