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, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today released the following statement in reaction to Pope Francis’s address to Congress.
Today 62 million Americans struggle to access a primary care physician. Nearly half of them are low income, one-third come from rural communities, and almost 40 percent are minorities. This lack of access permeates our entire health system, where 80 percent of adults who visit emergency rooms in a given year do so because they have no other way to seek primary care.
Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement after voting against efforts to undermine women’s health and defund Planned Parenthood in the House of Representatives today.
A young single mom diagnosed with breast cancer whose employer fired her after she asked for time off to continue chemotherapy treatments. A grandmother facing the loss of her family home and the shelter it provides for her kids and grandkids. An African-American nurse who objected to racist and discriminatory treatment at work and was fired.