Congressman Joe Kennedy

Representing the 4th District of Massachusetts

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Apr 6, 2017 Press Release

Newton, MA –  Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement tonight after President Trump launched U.S. airstrikes in Syria.

Apr 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today released the following statement in response to the NCAA’s decision to consider sites in North Carolina for future championship events.

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Apr 3, 2017 Press Release
Calls on NCAA to continue boycott of North Carolina host cities

Washington, D.C. –  In a letter to the NCAA, Congressman Joe Kennedy III today criticized the deal to repeal North Carolina’s HB2 and urged NCAA President Mark Emmert to continue the boycott of championship events in North Carolina.

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Mar 28, 2017 Press Release
Lack of Access to Legal Representation Disadvantages Victims in Court

Washington, D.C. – In response to a pervasive lack of legal assistance for domestic violence survivors, Congressman Joe Kennedy III today reintroduced the bipartisan POWER Act, which would help connect victims with legal representation. Studies have shown that survivors who can afford or access a lawyer successfully obtain restraining orders in 83% of cases, compared to 32% without a lawyer.

Mar 27, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan bill increases federal penalties for violent threats against religious centers & places of worship

Washington, D.C. – In response to a nationwide rise in threats to Jewish and other religious communities, Congressman Joe Kennedy III today joined a bipartisan group of colleagues to introduce the Combating Anti-Semitism Act of 2017.

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Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today released the following statement after House Republicans failed to secure enough votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Mar 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – On the eve of a vote on the Republican health care repeal bill, Congressman Joe Kennedy III took to the House floor to highlight the devastating impact their legislation would have on those suffering from mental illness and substance use disorders.

Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -- On the eve of St. Patrick's Day, Congressman Joe Kennedy III took to the House floor to slam the Trump Administration's immigration policies and tell his own family story.
 

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Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement in response to the Trump Administration budget, voicing strong opposition to proposed cuts for the EPA, State Department, Peace Corps, Legal Services Corporation, and other critical federal programs for American families, communities and national security.
 

Mar 13, 2017 Press Release
14 million would lose coverage next year alone

Newton, MA – After the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) announced that millions would lose coverage under the GOP repeal plan, Congressman Joe Kennedy III called on House Republicans to abandon their proposal.

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