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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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July 16, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement today on the Boston Globe Spotlight Report on the Manchester Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
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July 14, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a four-term member of the House Armed Services Committee, has included a number of bills, amendments, and priorities in the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives today by a vote of 344-81. The NDAA is the annual policy and funding blueprint for United States national security programs.
July 14, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) secured legislation to address perfluorinated chemical (PFC) contamination around military bases, including Pease Air National Guard Base, in today’s House-passed 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
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July 13, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today co-introduced the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, a bipartisan bill that would represent the largest update to the GI Bill since the passing of the Post-9/11 GI Bill in 2008.
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July 13, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after Senate Republicans released their latest health care repeal bill, which includes the “Cruz amendment” to further weaken coverage of essential medical services:
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July 12, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today praised House passage of a Food and Drug Administration reauthorization bill that includes two pieces of legislation she has cosponsored and championed: the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017 and the RACE for Children Act. The bill also contains a sense of Congress calling for action on the rising cost of prescription drugs.
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July 12, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), along with Reps. Keith Ellison (D-MN), Maxine Waters (D-CA), Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) introduced the Online Privacy Act (H.R. 3175) today. This bill would re-instate the FCC’s original online privacy rule, which would prohibit Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from selling user browsing data.
July 6, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and 12 of her colleagues in the House of Representatives sent a letter urging President Trump to confront the Russian President on the following transgressions around the world: 1) Russia’s violations of international law and of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine; 2) Russia’s support for the Assad regime in the brutal war in Syria; and 3) Russia’s cyber-attacks on the United States to influence our elections and systematically sow disinformation in the United States. The letter also urges President Trump not to give President Putin any concessions on sanctions relief.
July 6, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today urged House Republican leadership to schedule a vote on Russia sanctions for next week, when Congress returns from recess, to send a strong message ahead of tomorrow’s meeting between President Trump and Vladimir Putin. A bipartisan sanctions bill passed the Senate 21 days ago by an overwhelming vote of 98-2, but has faced obstruction and delays in the House.
July 4, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement in celebration of Independence Day:

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