Early on in his first year in office, Congressman Kennedy made a commitment to the constituents of the 4th District that he would bring public office hours to each of the 34 cities and towns in the district by the end of his first year. Building of the success of the first tour, he was happy to relaunch Tour 34 this term. Click here to find out when he'll be in your community!
Washington, D.C. – With millions of Americans struggling to access and afford basic mental health services, Congressman Joe Kennedy III introduced a bill to increase the federal Medicaid reimbursement rate for mental and behavioral health care services. Dubbed the “Medicaid Bump,” Kennedy’s bill would enhance the federal match for new, state-based mental health spending.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today released the following statement in response to continued efforts by House Republicans to attach anti-LGBT policies to the major appropriations and policy bills being considered in Congress this week.
WASHINGTON – Joined by leaders from the civil rights, social justice and faith communities, Congressman Joe Kennedy III (MA-04) and Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-03), Ranking Member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, today introduced legislation to amend the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).