Welch, Hodes, Shea-Porter vote for auto bailout

A plan to throw U-S automakers a $14 billion lifeline cleared the House last night. House Representatives Peter Welch, Carol Shea-Porter and Paul Hodes all voted in favor of the bill.  But the legislation is still in jeopardy in the Senate. A vote there could come today.

Shea-Porter introduces bill on vets’ health services

New Hampshire Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter is introducing a bill today that would require states to have access to at least one full-service Veterans hospital or receive comparable services through other health-care providers.

Welch votes with majority on Medicaid bill

Congressman Peter Welch and New Hampshire’s Carol Shea-Porter and Paul Hodes have voted with the majority in the House to pass legislation delaying the implementation of regulations affecting Medicaid programs.