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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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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
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
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.
September 14, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting “no” on House Republicans’ Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus bill, which passed the house by a vote of 211-198:
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September 13, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a four-term member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement regarding this week’s Government Accountability Office report about deteriorating naval shipyard conditions.
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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In The News

April 21, 2017 In The News
New Hampshire’s all-Democratic congressional delegation are calling $3.1 million promised the Granite State by the Trump administration to fight the substance abuse crisis a good start, but not enough.
April 19, 2017 In The News
U.S. Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter has been at home in New Hampshire this week. She was in Manchester Wednesday to talk about health care reform.
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April 19, 2017 In The News
With efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act stalled in Washington, U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H., is taking the lead on the issue in her district.
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March 20, 2017 In The News
Cuts in President Donald Trump’s proposed budget could have a serious impact at the local level. U.S. Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter, D-NH, visited the Strafford Nutrition and Meals on Wheels program in Somersworth Monday for a roundtable discussion with program recipients, volunteers and staff, to hear their concerns and to acknowledge the impact of the program.
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March 17, 2017 In The News
New Hampshire Democratic U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter says the budget is a "moral document," and she's deeply concerned by drastic cuts proposed in President Donald Trump's budget blueprint that "fail to reflect our shared morals and values."
March 17, 2017 In The News
The acting director of the New Hampshire Sea Grant program at the University of New Hampshire and members of the state’s congressional delegation in Washington, D.C., are concerned about potential cuts to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) budget.
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March 2, 2017 In The News
U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H., said the health choice program for New Hampshire veterans to receive care at acute-care hospitals doesn’t lessen her campaign to make New Hampshire the last state in the nation to get its own full-service veterans hospital.
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February 27, 2017 In The News
Questions are being raised about the 600 percent cost spike for one of the devices that delivers naloxone, the drug that can stop opioid-related overdoses. “[Kaleo Inc.] is trying to profiteer off of New Hampshire communities in crisis, and we demand answers,” Shea-Porter said.
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