Congressman Joe Kennedy

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Mar 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy III, Chair of the House Transgender Equality Task Force, today released the following statement after the Supreme Court chose not to hear Gavin Grimm’s case against the Gloucester County School Board.  

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Mar 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today took over as Chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus’s bipartisan Transgender Equality Task Force.

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Mar 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today released the following statement calling for Jeff Sessions’ resignation after reports revealed he hid contacts with Russian officials.
 

Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement tonight following President Trump’s Joint Address to Congress.

Feb 27, 2017 Press Release
Introduces Resolution to Force Debate as Patients, Hospitals & Entire US Health Care System Grapples with Crippling Uncertainty

Washington, DC – Responding to months of uncertainty and repeated allegations of a potential Republican replacement for the Affordable Care Act, Congressman Joe Kennedy III today introduced a Resolution of Inquiry directing the Secretary of Health and Human Services to release all information related to the Trump Administration’s health care repeal plan. 
 

Feb 25, 2017 Press Release
Calls for united coalition to protect most vulnerable from Trump agenda

Newton, MA – In a speech to the Cambridge NAACP, Congressman Joe Kennedy III today slammed the Trump Administration for its systemic, calculated assault on civil rights and rallied for a united front in the face of continued attacks.
 

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Feb 22, 2017 Press Release

Newton, MA – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today released the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s decision to rescind President Obama’s Title IX guidance that clarified protections for transgender students.
 

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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. 

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