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!
Newton, MA – Congressman Joe Kennedy III announced today the Taunton Fire Department received a grant of $1,340,360 under the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants Program. These funds will be used by the department to hire seven firefighters.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today applauded bipartisan passage of his Consumer Review Fairness Act by the House of Representatives Energy & Commerce Committee. Introduced with Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ), this legislation would ensure American consumers can post honest business reviews and feedback online without fear of retribution.
Washington, D.C. – One month after the horrific attack against the LGBT community in Orlando, Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement in response to today’s Republican-led hearing on the discriminatory “First Amendment Defense Act.”
One month after a deadly attack against the LGBT community in Orlando, Republican Leadership in the House of Representatives will mark this week’s anniversary in an ugly way: by considering a piece of legislation that would bar the federal government from taking action when individuals or businesses attempt to deny, discriminate against or otherwise dehumanize LGBT Americans.