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Shea-Porter goes rogue on health reform

January 9, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under Health

One thing is clear: Unless Sen. Harry Reid and President Barack Obama back down on the excise tax in the health reform bills being merged in a secret conference committee, Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) will not vote for the final bill, the New York Times reports. And that’s not the only feature of the [...]

Shea-Porter: “When you can pay for insurance, you must”

November 14, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under Health

New Hampshire Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) had stern words for her audience in Alton on Friday. “I think when you can pay for insurance, you must,” Shea-Porter said to a small crowd of mostly skeptical constituents, according to the Laconia Citizen. Shea-Porter has become an increasingly influential player in the health care reform debate. [...]

Republicans: Health bill will destroy state budget

November 10, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

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Nashua hospitals want reform, reduced costs

September 19, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Health

Nashua’s two hospitals endorse health care reform, but warn that any public insurance plan must decrease costs, otherwise they won’t have the funding to provide the same level of services. The top executives of Southern New Hampshire Medical Center and St. Joseph Hospital welcome federal legislation that would provide coverage to thousands of Americans who [...]

Shea-Porter on Health Bill: “The Constitution did not Cover Everything”

August 26, 2009 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under News & Politics

In what may prove to be her most controversial remarks to date, Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) on Tuesday defended Washington’s efforts to reform the American health care system by telling a talk radio caller, “The Constitution did not cover everything.” Shea-Porter serves on the House Education and Labor Committee, one of three committees in [...]

Gregg: Parliamentary Trick May Not Save Health Reform

July 22, 2009 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under Health