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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

Press Releases

September 28, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting “no” on H.R. 2792, the misleadingly titled Control Unlawful Fugitive Felons (CUFF) Act:
September 27, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding today’s New Hampshire Insurance Department analysis, which estimates that about 25,000 residents will pay an average of 52 percent more for health insurance next year:
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September 27, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today sent a letter with 144 House colleagues, led by Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (NY-07), calling for the Department of Defense to deploy additional resources to aid recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The lawmakers are calling for the appointment of a senior general to oversee all recovery efforts, the deployment of the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier, and increased personnel to assist local law enforcement.
September 27, 2017 Press Release
Delegation Expresses Concern that Official Guidance Given to the VA New Hampshire VISION 2025 Task Force Did Not Include Direct Reference to “Full Services”
In a letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan, and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) reiterated their call for a full-service VA hospital in New Hampshire and expressed concern that official guidance given to the VA New Hampshire VISION 2025 Task Force did not include direct reference to “full services.”
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September 26, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding a court-ordered hold on the deportations of nearly 60 Indonesians in New Hampshire and Massachusetts:
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September 26, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman: Tax Plans Must Prioritize New Hampshire’s Working Families
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today responded to a letter Governor Chris Sununu sent her earlier in September regarding potential tax reform legislation. Shea-Porter’s letter outlines the pro-working-family, pro-small-business principles she will use to evaluate any Congressional tax proposal.
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September 25, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today called for immediate Congressional action to reauthorize expiring health care programs and provide disaster relief to those impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
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September 20, 2017 Press Release
The Members demand OMB and EEOC provide detailed information surrounding the decision
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21), Congressman David Cicilline (RI-01), Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-03), Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Senator Booker (D-NJ), and Senator Gillibrand (D-NY) today led over 100 Members of the Congress in writing to the Office of Management and Budget and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in response to the Trump Administration’s recent announcement of an immediate stay and review on collecting pay data on the basis of gender, race and ethnicity from employers with 100 employees or more using the EEO-1 form, effectively blocking the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission from achieving its mission.
September 15, 2017 Press Release
Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced a call for entries for the 2017 Congressional App Challenge, a competition aimed at encouraging U.S. high school students to learn how to code by creating their own apps. Since 2015, the Challenge has highlighted the value of computer science and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education and encouraged students to engage in these fields.
September 14, 2017 Press Release
The Child Care for Working Families Act will ensure parents aren’t forced to pay more than they can afford for child care and improve access to high-quality preschool for low- and middle-income children
Representatives Shea-Porter (NH-01), Bobby Scott (VA-03), ranking member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Jared Polis (CO-02), and Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) and Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced the Child Care for Working Families Act today, a comprehensive early learning and child care bill to ensure affordable, high-quality child care for working families across the country.

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