Congressman Joe Kennedy

Representing the 4th District of Massachusetts

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Sep 8, 2016 In The News

There are a lot of ways you could describe the mental health bill that passed the House of Representatives in July. A first step. A start. A compromise. It’s a decent piece of legislation that tackles the margins, not the meat, of mental health reform. That’s okay.

Jul 11, 2016 In The News

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.

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Jun 8, 2016 In The News

Community health centers that say even if they could afford to hire 200 new mental health professionals, their caseloads would be full within the week. Insurance companies that refuse to approve mental health coverage on weekends, leaving patients in emergency rooms for several days.

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