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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.