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Carol Shea-Porter's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: Carol Shea-Porter
Office: U.S. House (NH) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Potential, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Gene; 2 Children
Birth Date: 12/02/1952
Birth Place: Durham, NH
Home City: Rochester, NH
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Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
July 29, 2014 Shea-Porter Statement on VA Reform Compromise
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
June 26, 2014 Shea-Porter, Tierney, Loebsack Introduce DELIVER Act to Improve Wait Times at the VA
June 25, 2014 Shea-Porter Introduces DELIVER Act to Improve Wait Times at the VA
June 23, 2014 Letter to Bernie Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veteran's Affairs - Shea-Porter Urges Veterans Conference Committee to Keep Language Very Similar to Her Veterans Health Equity Act
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
June 9, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General- Take Leading Role in Investigating VA Scandal
May 28, 2014 Shea-Porter Statement on VA Inspector General Interim Report
May 21, 2014 Taking Another Step to Address the VA Backlog and Hold Employees Accountable, Shea-Porter and House Pass the VA Management Accountability Act
May 16, 2014 Shea-Porter Acts on VA Delays, Cosponsors Bipartisan Veterans Timely Access to Health Care Act
May 1, 2014 Shea-Porter Introduces Legislation to Help Service Members with Student Loans and Improve Health Care for Rural Veterans
April 17, 2014 Kuster, Shea-Porter Applaud Plan to Open VA Health Clinics in Colebrook and Berlin
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Feb. 11, 2014 Shea-Porter Votes to Fix COLA Cuts for Military Retirees
Feb. 4, 2014 Shea-Porter, Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Announce the Wounded Veterans Recreation Act
Feb. 3, 2014 House Passes GI Tuition Fairness Bill Cosponsored by Shea-Porter
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Buck McKeon, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, and Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee - COLA for Military retirees
Jan. 14, 2014 Shea-Porter Offers an Amendment to Repeal Reductions in COLA for Working-Age Military Retirees
Dec. 18, 2013 Shea-Porter to Introduce Military Retirement Restoration Act in U.S. House
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Nov. 11, 2013 Shea-Porter Statement on Veterans Day
Nov. 7, 2013 Letter to Eric K. Shinseki - Congresswoman Shea-Porter Inquires About Reports That Veterans in VA Hospitals are Being Given Dangerous Prescriptions
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki - Androscoggin Valley Telehealth Partnership
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keep Veterans' Care Essential
Aug. 1, 2013 Shea-Porter Celebrates Fourth Anniversary of Post-9/11 GI Bill
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Secretary Charles Timothy Hagel, Department of Defense - Protect Service Members from High-Cost Loans
July 24, 2013 Shea-Porter Cosponsors American Jobs Act of 2013
July 24, 2013 House Passes Shea-Porter Amendment to Treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
June 27, 2013 Shea-Porter Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Veterans' Access to Mental Health Care
June 12, 2013 Shea-Porter Statement on Secretary Shinseki's Visit to New Hampshire
June 4, 2013 House Passes Bipartisan Bill Cosponsored by Shea-Porter to Help Stop Military Sexual Assault and Protect Victims
June 3, 2013 New Hampshire Delegation: VA Secretary will Consider Part-Time Veterans Clinic in Colebrook Area
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 6, 2013 House Passes Bipartisan Bill Cosponsored by Shea-Porter
April 18, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Services Funding
Jan. 30, 2013 New Hampshire Vets Deserve New Hampshire-Based Care
Jan. 16, 2013 Congresswoman Shea-Porter Reintroduces the Veterans Health Equity Act
April 22, 2012 Letter to Secretary Eric Shinseki, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Answers on Health Effects of Burn Pits
July 29, 2010 Shea-Porter Supports Legislation that Provides Historic Funding for Veterans Health Care Benefits
July 14, 2010 Shea-Porter Commends VA Efforts to Improve Care for Veterans with PTSD
May 28, 2010 House Passes National Defense Authorization Act With Shea-Porter Amendments
May 20, 2010 Shea-Porter Provisions Included in National Defense Authorization Act
May 18, 2010 Shea-Porter Amendments Protect TRICARE From Cost Increases
May 12, 2010 Shea-Porter Supports Bill Clarifying Veterans' Health Benefits
May 5, 2010 Statement On The Caregivers & Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act Being Signed Into Law
April 27, 2010 House Passes Landmark Legislation For Wounded Veterans With Shea-Porter Support
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