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Kennedy, Warren Reintroduce Behavioral Health Coverage Transparency Act, Legislation to Prevent Discrimination Against Patients Seeking Mental Health and Addiction Care

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-Mass.) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) will lead their colleagues in the House and Senate in reintroducing their legislation, the Behavioral Health Coverage Transparency Act, to increase oversight and enforcement to ensure that insurance companies cover behavioral health benefits and services on par with physical health benefits and services."For generations, we have allowed stigma and silence to deny patients the mental health care … 

Kennedy lends his support to Stop & Shop workers at Fall River rally

The picket line outside Stop & Shop became a full-fledged political rally Monday afternoon as elected officials such as U.S. Rep Joseph Kennedy III spoke in support of protesting workers Kennedy said had been "stabbed in the back" by their employer. Read more here: … 

KENNEDY STATEMENT ON TRANS BAN IMPLEMENTATION

Newton, MA - As the Trump Administration moves forward with the implementation of its ban on transgender servicemembers, Congressman Joe Kennedy III today blasted the policy and called for renewed efforts to reject it. Last month, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed Kennedy's bipartisan resolution urging the Department of Defense to not reinstate the policy. "Our nation's past, present and future is built on a fundamental promise that everyone counts. With the implementation of … 

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