DOVER, NH— Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) called on New Hampshire Attorney General Gordan MacDonald to join his colleagues from Washington, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania to prevent the distribution of schematics for 3D-printed guns.
(Washington, DC) – Today, Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and Congresswomen Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) announced that New Hampshire has received a $11,107,000 grant through the Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund. The fund provides resources to address drinking water infrastructure needs to promote public health and safety.
WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, today introduced legislation that would require colleges and universities to offer evidence-based substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery support services to students. Campuses across the country are feeling the impact of the opioid crisis.
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The Environmental Protection Agency will develop new regulations on certain industrial chemicals in drinking water. The substances, called PFAS, have been a problem on New Hampshire's Seacoast and elsewhere.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said at a summit on PFAS in Washington on Tuesday that they’ll talk about the issue in Portsmouth next month.
The Environmental Protection Agency temporarily barred journalists and the public from a national summit Tuesday addressing toxic chemicals contamination in drinking water, a week after top agency officials' effort to delay publication of a study on those chemicals came to light.
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Congressional Democrats yesterday expressed outrage that the Department of Health and Human Services still hasn't published a toxicology study that a White House official earlier this year described as a "potential public relations nightmare."
The lawmakers are demanding that the study be released immediately and that an oversight hearing be held.
National Guard officers just got a lot closer to receiving backdated pay for long promotion waits.
The House Armed Services Committee adopted an amendment last week requiring National Guard officers get paid retroactively from the time they are promoted to the time it takes the federal government to approve the promotion.
The next round of Department of Defense funding will come with an important requirement: Congress wants the Pentagon’s outmoded and highly toxic practice of burning old munitions and other explosives in the open air to finally come to a stop.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Reps. Carol Shea-Porter, D-NH, and Trent Kelly, R-Miss., and U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Steve Daines, R-Mont., introduced Tuesday the bipartisan National Guard Promotion Accountability Act to address delays in federal recognition of state promotions for National Guard members.
When the military and its contractors need to get rid of old or obsolete bullets and bombs, they sometimes burn them. This releases chemicals like lead and mercury into the environment, and people living nearby could be exposed to them and get sick.
KITTERY, Maine -- A workforce nearing 6,000, more than 200 years in the making, may be at risk of flatlining if stakeholders can’t find a way to cultivate a regional culture that is supportive of the trades.