WASHINGTON, DC— Yesterday afternoon, the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel held a hearing on Military Health System reform efforts and opioid prescription management. Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) shared the story of former constituent Daniel Keegan, who died waiting for VA care after separating from DoD.
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PORTSMOUTH -- New Hampshire’s congressional delegation sent a letter to top federal officials calling for the Seacoast community to be included in a national health study on people exposed to dangerous chemicals in their drinking water at the former Pease Air Force Base.
PORTSMOUTH — John Kodzis knows firsthand the difficulties of hiring workers into manufacturing jobs.
“We have openings in all of our divisions,” said Kodzis, president and CEO of IPSUMM, a product development company at Pease International Tradeport focused on creative design using practiced engineering and manufacturing skills. “Signing people is tough.”
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Members of New Hampshire and Rhode Island’s congressional delegations have introduced a bill that would prohibit oil and gas drilling off the coasts of New England states.
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.