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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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May 10, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a four-term Member of the House Armed Services Committee, today announced that several of her provisions and priorities have been included in the FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which was approved this morning by the Committee.
May 10, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after learning from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry that Pease will be the pilot site for the first ever nationwide health study on PFC contamination. Shea-Porter authorized and funded the study in the House, and worked to ensure its inclusion in the final FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act and FY2018 government funding bill.
May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that her legislation, the National Guard Promotion Accountability Act, has been adopted by the House Armed Services Committee to be included in the FY2019 National Defense Aut

May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that her provision to reverse severe cuts to shipyard workers’ benefits has been adopted by the House Armed Services Committee.

May 9, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, applauded the inclusion of their requested language in the MilCon VA appropriations bill, which will require VA to report on their ambulatory surgical centers (ASC) construction priorities and provide Congress an analysis of VA’s current ability to meet veterans ambulatory surgical needs.
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May 8, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after President Trump announced he will withdraw the US from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran Deal:
May 8, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (D-N.H.), Congressman Trent Kelly (R-Miss.), and U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Steve Daines (R-Mont.) today introduced the bipartisan National Guard Promotion Accountability Act to address delays in federal recognition of promotions for National Guard members. The bill would compensate Guard officers who serve at a higher rank while waiting for federal recognition by backdating their date of rank to the date at which they were promoted by the state.
May 4, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on the one-year anniversary of House Republicans’ vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which would have taken health care away from 23 million Americans, eliminated the health care rights of millions, and raised health care costs for every American:
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May 2, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Congressman Derek Kilmer (WA-06), and Congressman Scott Taylor (VA-02) today sent a letter to the Army National Military Cemeteries Executive Director urging approval of a memorial to recognize the victims of the USS Thresher at Arlington National Cemetery.
April 27, 2018 Press Release
Today, 148 members sent a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan requesting information on his decision to remove the House chaplain. The letter was led by Representatives Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Walter Jones (R-NC), and Marcy Kaptur (D-OH).
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April 21, 2017 In The News
The foundation is poured and the community is being built. For Derry veteran Larry Riemer, it's a wonderful sight and a long time coming. Last week, U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter paid Riemer a visit, saying she had heard about his story and wanted to meet him.
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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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