Congressman Joe Kennedy

Representing the 4th District of Massachusetts

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Sep 9, 2016 Press Release
Members Plan to Push Kennedy Proposal as Mental Health Reform Moves Through Congress

Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today continued his efforts to strengthen insurance coverage for mental illness, as Democrats vowed to push Kennedy’s parity proposal when the House and Senate conference on mental health. 
 

Aug 15, 2016 Press Release

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. 
 

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Jul 13, 2016 Press Release
Legislation would bar companies from attempts to silence customer opinions online

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. 
 

Jul 12, 2016 Press Release
​House Oversight Committee considers bill to codify discrimination against LGBT community

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.”

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Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today released the following statement celebrating the enactment of S. 2407, An Act Relative to Transgender Anti-Discrimination. 
 

Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement on last night’s shootings in Dallas.

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release
Aligns career-tech education (CTE) with local industry needs

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Kennedy III applauded the inclusion of key provisions of his Perkins Modernization Act in the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act that passed the House Education & Workforce Committee today.

Jul 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement in response to the passage of mental health legislation in the House of Representatives.
 

Jun 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – After spending the day with his colleagues on the House floor, Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement calling for a vote on legislation to combat gun violence.
 

Jun 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement in response to passage of mental health legislation in the Energy & Commerce Committee.

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