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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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September 29, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to explain the U.S. Department of Justice’s decision to award New Hampshire less than 1% of the $58.8 million in CARA awards it disbursed nationwide.
September 28, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that two First District schools, Riddle Brook School and Belmont Middle School, have earned recognition by the U.S. Department of Education as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2017.
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September 28, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting “no” on H.R. 2792, the misleadingly titled Control Unlawful Fugitive Felons (CUFF) Act:
September 27, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding today’s New Hampshire Insurance Department analysis, which estimates that about 25,000 residents will pay an average of 52 percent more for health insurance next year:
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September 27, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today sent a letter with 144 House colleagues, led by Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (NY-07), calling for the Department of Defense to deploy additional resources to aid recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The lawmakers are calling for the appointment of a senior general to oversee all recovery efforts, the deployment of the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier, and increased personnel to assist local law enforcement.
September 27, 2017 Press Release
In a letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan, and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) reiterated their call for a full-service VA hospital in New Hampshire and expressed concern that official guidance given to the VA New Hampshire VISION 2025 Task Force did not include direct reference to “full services.”
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September 26, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding a court-ordered hold on the deportations of nearly 60 Indonesians in New Hampshire and Massachusetts:
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September 26, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today responded to a letter Governor Chris Sununu sent her earlier in September regarding potential tax reform legislation. Shea-Porter’s letter outlines the pro-working-family, pro-small-business principles she will use to evaluate any Congressional tax proposal.
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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.

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