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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

Press Releases

September 12, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) led 31 House Democrats today in sending a letter urging the Trump administration to release promised funding for the Affordable Care Act’s Navigator enrollment assistance grant program.
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September 11, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) highlighted the facts about voting in New Hampshire ahead of tomorrow’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity meeting at Saint Anselm's New Hampshire Institute of Politics. Last week, Shea-Porter condemned Commission vice-chair Kris Kobach’s falsehoods about the prevalence of voting fraud in the state.
September 11, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that the University of New Hampshire has been awarded a $300,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to launch a pilot project in collaboration with the state’s community colleges and advanced manufacturing partners. The partnership will work to address the workforce needs of New Hampshire’s advanced manufacturing sector.
September 8, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting for a bill providing emergency disaster funding for Harvey relief and continuing federal funding (which had been set to expire on September 30th) as well as suspending the debt limit through December 8th. The bill passed the House by a vote of 316-90, and now heads to the President’s desk:
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September 8, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding yesterday’s deceptive accusations by Kris Kobach, vice chair of President Trump’s Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, about New Hampshire’s elections:
September 6, 2017 Press Release
Legislation would make permanent a key tax break for higher education that expired last year
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today introduced H.R.3683, the Student and Families Tax Reduction Act, a bill to make the above-the-line tax deduction for higher education tuition and fees permanent. The deduction of up to $4,000, which is claimed by almost 8,000 Granite Staters per year, expired last December.
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September 6, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today voted for a bipartisan Hurricane Harvey disaster relief aid package.
September 5, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Defends New Hampshire Enrollment Assistance Jobs
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today submitted an amendment that would save the Affordable Care Act’s Navigator enrollment assistance grant program from elimination in this week’s House omnibus appropriations bill.
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September 5, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s announcement about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program:
August 24, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, and Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) sent a letter to the United States Air Force this week, requesting a community update on efforts to treat water supplies contaminated with perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) at Pease International Tradeport, the former Pease Air Force Base. The letter also asks for specific responses to concerns raised by Members of the New Hampshire State Legislature. Thousands of New Hampshire families were exposed to the contaminated water supply at Haven well.

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