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Congresswoman Shea-Porter Votes ‘No’ On Anti-Immigrant Legislation

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, the US House voted on HR 3004, also known as “Kate’s Law”. The bill, named after Kate Steinle, who was murdered by an immigrant who reentered the United States illegally multiple times.  HR 3004, claims to strengthen the punishment for illegally reentering the US however many … Continue reading

Shaheen, Hassan Introduce Senate’s First Ever Resolution Recognizing June as Pride Month

June marks LGBTQ Pride Month 

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) are joining a group of 19 Senators in introducing the first-ever Senate Resolution recognizing June as LGBTQ Pride Month. The resolution notes major milestones in the fight for equal treatment of … Continue reading

Trump Threatens The Safety Of Millions Of Workers With Cuts To Dept of Labor And OSHA

The health and safety of millions of American workers should be one of the highest priorities to Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta, but based on the department’s massive budget cuts, that does not appear to be the case.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is one of the most important … Continue reading

Senators Share Real Life Stories Of Granite Staters Highlighted In US Senate Fight Against Trumpcare

WASHINGTON – Last night, Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan went to the Senate floor together to highlight a few of the stories they heard at an emergency Trumpcare field hearing they held last Friday in Concord. The Senators also emphasized that even though Republican leadership has delayed a vote … Continue reading

The NH AFL-CIO Endorses Kevin Cavanaugh For NH Senate

New Hampshire AFL-CIO President, Glenn Brackett, released the following statement on the organization’s endorsement of Kevin Cavanaugh in the District 16 State Senate Special Election scheduled for July 25.

“I am proud to announce the New Hampshire AFL-CIO’s endorsement of Kevin Cavanaugh in his effort to become the next New Hampshire State Senator from … Continue reading

Congresswoman Kuster Leads Heroin Task Force To A Bold Agenda For Next Two Years

Bipartisan Heroin Task Force Releases
Legislative Agenda for the 115th Congress

(Washington, DC) – Today, the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force led by Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), Tom MacArthur (R-NJ), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Donald Norcross (D-NJ) released its legislative agenda for the 115th Congress. The agenda … Continue reading

Democratic Senators Demand Answers To Policy Changes To Civil Rights Protections In The Dept of Education

Shaheen, Hassan Join Senate Democrats to Call Out Secretary DeVos for Harmful Actions on Civil Rights Protections, Enforcement 

Senators highlight numerous steps taken by Secretary DeVos to roll back civil rights enforcement and protections for students 

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) … Continue reading

Shea-Porter Introduces Two Bills To Protect National Security, Taxpayers, And Civilian Workers

Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH) introduced two bills relating to the military, our national security, and American workers.

The first bill introduced directs 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.

“America’s military … Continue reading

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