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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

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August 20, 2018 Press Release
Today, Elise Britton, Director of Constituent Services for Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), was presented with the John Joseph Moakley Award for Exemplary Public Service at the Greater Boston Federal Executive Board Senior Executive Speakers Series.
August 16, 2018 Press Release

MANCHESTER, NH— Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) visited St. Joseph Community Services’ (SJCS) Meals on Wheels Program in Manchester where she met with volunteers preparing meals and accompanied a driver on his/her meal delivery route. On the route, she met with the program’s clients and discussed how important this program is to New Hampshire communities.

August 15, 2018 Press Release
Last Thursday, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) toured Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC) and held a roundtable with the facility’s leadership to discuss the challenges they face in delivering services. The MCHC is one of the top-rated federally qualified health centers in the country, serving 13,000 patients last year. The health center treats an average of 200 new patients each month. The MCHC takes a whole health approach to treating patients, and the Center offers a number of services in the same location, which is unique among health centers and greatly benefits patients.
August 14, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced a $16 million Clean Water State Revolving Fund Capitalization Grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) to improve water infrastructure and protect clean drinking water supplies.

August 10, 2018 Press Release

PORTSMOUTH, NH— Yesterday, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) received a briefing from Portsmouth Naval Shipyard leadership and toured the facilities. Several construction projects are currently ongoing to expand the Shipyard’s capacity to modernize and repair Virginia-class and Los Angeles-class attack submarines.

August 3, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement calling on Senator Woodburn to resign immediately:
July 27, 2018 Press Release
Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) announced a $545,208 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to the City of Portsmouth.
July 26, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, announced that the final bipartisan bicameral National Defense Authorization Act has passed the House with important New Hampshire priorities.
July 25, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and Congresswomen Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) announced that New Hampshire has received a $11,107,000 grant through the Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund. The fund provides resources to address drinking water infrastructure needs to promote public health and safety.

July 25, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), founder of the Congressional Asthma and Allergy Caucus, Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan, and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today announced that the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services will be receiving a $140,000 grant from the EPA to address asbestos contamination in schools by helping fund New Hampshire’s Asbestos in Schools Program.