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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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March 15, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement today after voting no on House Republicans’ latest attempt to reward Wall Street megabanks, the Financial Institutions Examination Fairness and Reform Act:
January 14, 2018 In The News

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.”

It is a lament shared by manufacturers throughout the region, a frustration the University of New Hampshire hopes to address with a grant from the National Science Foundation.

December 15, 2017 Press Release
Today, Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), and Congresswomen Annie Kuster (NH-02) are urging New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon MacDonald and Governor Chris Sununu to take action to protect Granite State consumers and small businesses from the negative impacts of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to rollback net neutrality regulations.
September 11, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today announced that the University of New Hampshire has been awarded a $300,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to launch a pilot project in collaboration with the state’s community colleges and advanced manufacturing partners. The partnership will work to address the workforce needs of New Hampshire’s advanced manufacturing sector.
September 11, 2017 In The News

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.

August 24, 2017 Press Release
As dairy farmers across New England continue to struggle with historically low milk prices, Congresswoman Shea-Porter (NH-01), Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Maggie Hassan, and Congresswoman Annie Kuster joined a bipartisan, bicameral group of members of Congress on Wednesday in urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to use its authority to provide dairy farmers with the relief and new insurance they desperately need.
August 4, 2017 Press Release
Today, New Hampshire’s Congressional Delegation announced that the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) has awarded federal grant funds to 13 development projects throughout the Granite State. These grants, which total more than $2.2 million, will help to spur economic and community development in the North Country and other rural regions around the state. U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, secured $5 million in additional funding for the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) in appropriations legislation for fiscal year 2018. President Trump’s budget had proposed eliminating the NBRC entirely. Last month in the House, Congresswoman Kuster introduced the Northern Border Regional Commission Reauthorization Act of 2017, bipartisan legislation that would continue funding for the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) and extend its authorization for five years.
August 4, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today joined U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, the rest of New Hampshire’s Congressional delegation, Governor Chris Sununu, and VA leaders at the Manchester VA Medical Center to tour the facility and hold a town hall with employees. The delegation called for the visit following a Boston Globe Spotlight report that highlighed whistleblowers’ serious concerns about care provided by the facility.
June 27, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today introduced a bill directing the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to investigate how outsourcing manufacturing jobs to countries like China harms the United States defense industrial base and our national security.
June 22, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement after the House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill reauthorizing the Perkins Career and Technical Education program. As a member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Shea-Porter sent the bill to the House floor earlier this month: