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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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June 20, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the executive order President Trump signed today:
June 20, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the release of the ATSDR PFAS chemicals toxicology report, which, for months, has been blocked from public release due to pressure from the EPA and Trump political appointees:
June 19, 2018 Press Release
This afternoon, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) co-introduced H.R. 6135, the Keep Families Together Act. The bill would prohibit the Department of Homeland Security from separating children from their parents.
June 14, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the Manchester Vision 2025 Task Force Report:
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June 13, 2018 Press Release
Over the past two days, the House has passed 35 bills aimed at addressing the opioid crisis, which is devastating communities across New Hampshire and the nation. The series of bills passed this week includes two that Shea-Porter cosponsored, H.R. 449, the Synthetic Drug Awareness Act, and H.R. 5009, Jessie’s Law.
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June 8, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after voting ‘no’ on House Republicans’ partisan “Minibus” appropriations package:
June 8, 2018 Press Release
Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Barbara Lee (CA-13), Chair of the Congressional Social Work Caucus, Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04), and Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-37) today released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy, which is currently separating children from their parents at the border:
June 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that she will include an article from the May edition of NH Magazine entitled Remarkable Women 2018: Persistence, and she will add a personal note, as well, in the Sarah Long Bridge Time Capsule.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan today announced that Manchester-Boston Regional Airport will receive a $6.8 million grant from the Department of Transportation to realign and reconstruct two taxiways.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Shea-Porter’s (NH-01) amendments to dredge Hampton and Portsmouth Harbors have been included in the House Water Resources Development Act, which passed this evening 408-2. Amendment #40, which would dredge Hampton Harbor can be found here, and amendment #41

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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.

August 9, 2017 In The News

New Hampshire’s House Reps., Annie Kuster and Carol Shea-Porter, co-wrote a letter to President Trump this week, with nine other Democrats in the State House, urging greater action to address the opioid epidemic.

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August 8, 2017 In The News

LACONIA — First District Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H., got a warm reception during a town hall Tuesday at Laconia Middle School.

The seat of Belknap County, Laconia is the largest city in New Hampshire north of Concord. In the 2016 elections, Laconia voted solidly for Donald Trump, who won five of its six wards. Shea-Porter won just two.

August 8, 2017 In The News

PORTSMOUTH — Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Maggie Hassan, and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that the U.S. Air Force has agreed to pay the city of Portsmouth $1.3 million to complete next steps in the ongoing Pease cleanup effort.

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August 7, 2017 In The News

ROCHESTER — During a visit to the city’s water treatment facility on Monday, U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H., called on representatives in Concord and her colleagues in Washington to do more to commit to protecting local citizens’ drinking water.

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August 3, 2017 In The News

Donald Trump’s reference to New Hampshire as a “drug-infested den” in a call with the Mexican president was “disgusting”, “wrong” and an example of “appalling … hate-filled rhetoric”, the state’s Democratic lawmakers and Republican governor said.

August 3, 2017 In The News

SOMERSWORTH — U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H., visited Lydia’s House of Hope in Somersworth Wednesday to get a first-hand look at the transitional residential program for homeless women and children.

During the visit, Shea-Porter discussed the new facility’s progress in helping resident families develop skills to live independent, productive, and happy lives.

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July 29, 2017 In The News

On the second try, the U.S. House passed a bipartisan bill to extend funding for the program that pays for veterans to access private medical care. 

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