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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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April 10, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today sent the following letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan, following press reports that House Republican leadership is considering walking back commitments enacted by the bipartisan FY2018 funding agreements:
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April 6, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter and 63 of her House colleagues sent the following letter to President Trump today, demanding that the President fire Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt:
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March 29, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the opening tomorrow of the new Sarah Mildred Long Bridge:
March 29, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after the president announced the removal of Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Shulkin:
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March 28, 2018 Press Release
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), sent a letter to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney and Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James, requesting that emergency dredging for Hampton Harbor be included in the OMB and Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) fiscal year 2018 work plan. The two agencies develop an annual work plan to address high-need projects following the implementation of government funding legislation.
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March 28, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that she has signed a discharge petition to bring the bipartisan Special Counsel Integrity Act, H.R. 4669, to the Floor for a vote.
March 26, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement on the suspicious letter that was mailed to her office in Dover:
March 22, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the omnibus government funding bill:
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March 22, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that her efforts to secure $7 million for the first ever health impact study of PFC water contamination have been successful. Language was included in the government spending bill to fund the new study. Last year, the House unanimously passed Shea-Porter’s amendment to fund the study in the FY2018 Department of Defense Appropriations bill. Shea-Porter authorized the study by including it in the FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act.
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March 22, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the increased funding in the omnibus government spending bill for investments in VA medical centers:
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November 12, 2017 In The News

DURHAM — Ed Perkins balked when a group from Northeast Passage playing sled hockey on the rink at Strawbery Banke asked if he wanted to try it out.

“I said ‘hell no, I can’t do that’ and I walked away,” Perkins, 69, recalled this week.

November 1, 2017 In The News

DURHAM — Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter, D-NH-01, has announced the signing of an agreement between the Manchester VA Medical Center and UNH’s Northeast Passage Program to provide community-based recreational therapy services to New Hampshire veterans.

October 31, 2017 In The News

PORTSMOUTH -- New Hampshire’s congressional delegation sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency concerning a New York Times report about efforts to weaken chemical safety regulations that could affect access to public information on the risks of emerging contaminants, including PFCs.

October 5, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — All four members of the state’s Congressional delegation have sent a letter to officials at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, requesting improved facilities for female veterans who receive care at the Manchester VA Medical Center. 

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September 12, 2017 In The News

A group of Democratic lawmakers are calling on the Trump administration to pay millions of dollars to outside groups that help people sign up for ObamaCare.

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September 11, 2017 In The News

DURHAM -- The University of New Hampshire has been awarded a $300,000 National Science Foundation grant to launch a pilot project in collaboration with the state’s community colleges and advanced manufacturing partners, according to U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter. The partnership will work to address the workforce needs of New Hampshire’s advanced manufacturing sector.

September 8, 2017 In The News

New Hampshire’s top Democrats are calling on their state’s (nominally) Democratic secretary of state to resign from President Trump’s voter fraud commission after its head made some wild claims that out-of-state voters tipped the state’s Senate race last fall and possibly cost Trump the state.

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August 10, 2017 In The News

LACONIA — Democratic U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter struck a positive tone in her talk to a few dozen constituents Tuesday evening, although she did express concerns over actions and comments of President Donald Trump, including his recent warning to North Korea.

August 9, 2017 In The News

DOVER — The lack of unity in Congress, climate change, and health care topped the list of concerns at a forum Wednesday hosted by U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H, a the McConnell Center in downtown Dover.

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