Congressman Joe Kennedy

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Feb 22, 2017 Press Release
Three current FERC vacancies severely jeopardizing oversight responsibilities

Washington, D.C. – Responding to unprecedented vacancies on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Congressman Joe Kennedy III today sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging him to immediately appoint at least one nominee to fill one of the three vacant slots.

Feb 21, 2017 Press Release

Newton, MA – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today released the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s immigration memos outlining priorities for mass deportations.
 

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Feb 16, 2017 Press Release
Demands clarity from DHS and ICE as cities and towns are left in the dark about Trump immigration policy

Washington, D.C. – After the Trump Administration undertook a series of coordinated immigration raids across the country this past weekend, Congressman Joe Kennedy III today demanded that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) release the details of their current immigration enforcement and deportation policies. 

Jan 25, 2017 Press Release

Newton, MA – Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement in response to President Trump’s executive orders on immigration and refugees.

Jan 23, 2017 Press Release
Legislation would increase rate transparency and ensure consumers have voice in regulatory process

Washington, D.C. – As energy consumers across Massachusetts face proposed rate increases, Congressman Joe Kennedy III today applauded bipartisan passage of his Fair RATES Act in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Jan 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today released the following statement after attending the inauguration of President Donald Trump.

Jan 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement in response to attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing.
 

Jan 5, 2017 Press Release
Raises concerns about impact of ACA repeal on mental health

Washington, DC – As the first act of his third term in Congress, Congressman Joe Kennedy III today re-introduced the Medicaid Bump Act and called on his colleagues to commit to bipartisan, comprehensive mental health reform.

Dec 16, 2016 Press Release
Delaware-based institute will join national manufacturing network created by Kennedy legislation

Newton, MA – On the second anniversary of his Revitalize American Manufacturing (RAMI) Act, Congressman Joe Kennedy III today applauded the creation of a new manufacturing innovation hub in Delaware.

Dec 7, 2016 Press Release
Taxable income cannot currently be saved in tax-preferred savings accounts

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) and Congressman Luke Messer (R-IN) introduced a bipartisan bill that would allow graduate school students to place taxable stipend or fellowship income into an Individual Retirement Account (IRA).

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