Congressman Joe Kennedy

Representing the 4th District of Massachusetts

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Feb 25, 2016 Press Release
Legislation would increase transparency and ensure consumers have voice in regulatory process

Washington, DC – With New England ratepayers facing the highest energy bills in the continental United States, Congressman Joe Kennedy III today ushered his legislation ensuring they have a voice in the energy regulatory process through the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Feb 18, 2016 Press Release

Newton, MA – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today announced that he will continue his second ‘Tour 34’ by holding constituent office hours in Medway and Millis this Saturday, February 20.

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Feb 11, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – With their constituents already paying the highest energy rates in the continental United States, Congressman Joe Kennedy III and Senator Edward J. Markey again raised concerns about costs, specifically ISO-NE’s 10th Forward Capacity Auction (FCA10) and its impact on New England consumers.

Feb 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement today in response to President Obama’s proposal of $1.1 billion in new funding to combat opioid abuse.
 

Jan 16, 2016 Press Release

Newton, MA – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today released the following statement in response to the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and the release of five American prisoners.  
 

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Jan 14, 2016 Press Release
County will be designated a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) by federal government

Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy III (MA-4), Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Edward J. Markey, and Congressman Bill Keating (MA-9) today announced that Bristol County will be designated as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area and become eligible to receive additional funding to combat opioid addiction.

Jan 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement tonight in response to the President’s State of the Union address.
 

Jan 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) and Congressman Joe Kennedy III (MA-4) introduced the Iran Ballistic Missile Prevention and Sanctions Act today.  Iran recently tested at least two ballistic missiles and built a new ballistic missile silo, in direct violation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1929. This bill would ensure that the U.S.

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Jan 7, 2016 Press Release
Legislation follows two Iranian missile launches in violation of existing international resolutions

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Dec 17, 2015 Press Release
Insurers currently deny claims for mental health care at twice the rate they do for other medical care

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Kennedy III introduced the Behavioral Health Coverage Transparency Act of 2015, which will hold health insurers accountable for providing adequate mental health benefits and increase transparency for consumers seeking coverage for mental illness and substance use disorders. 
 

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