Congressman Joe Kennedy

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Oct 30, 2015 Press Release

Newton, MA – Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement today in response to the Obama Administration’s plan to send U.S. special operations troops into Syria.

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Oct 30, 2015 Press Release
​Congressman cites opioid epidemic, parity laws and impact on Medicaid beneficiaries in letter to DOJ, FTC

Washington, DC – With mergers involving four major health insurance providers pending federal approval, Congressman Joe Kennedy III this week urged the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission to carefully review the impact of these consolidations on access to mental health and substance abuse treatment before issuing a decision.  

Oct 29, 2015 Press Release

Newton, MA – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today announced that he will continue his second ‘Tour 34’ by holding constituent office hours in Dighton, Berkley and Freetown this Saturday, October 31st.

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Oct 23, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today joined Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D- CA) and fellow Energy & Commerce Committee Democrats in pushing for comprehensive mental health reform.

Oct 21, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement today in response to new initiatives announced by the Obama Administration to tackle opioid abuse, as well as

Oct 15, 2015 Press Release

Newton, MA – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today announced that he will continue his second ‘Tour 34’ by holding constituent office hours in Franklin, Milford and Wellesley this Saturday, October 17.

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Oct 15, 2015 Press Release

Newton, MA – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today released the following statement in response to terrorist attacks on civilians in Israel.
 

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Oct 6, 2015 Press Release

Newton, MA – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today testified before the Massachusetts Joint Committee on the Judiciary in support of HB 1577/SB 735, which would extend non-discrimination protections to transgender individuals in public spaces. Participating on a panel focused on the parents and families of transgender children, Kennedy urged state lawmakers to support the legislation. 

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Sep 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today released the following statement in reaction to Pope Francis’s address to Congress.

Sep 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement after voting against efforts to undermine women’s health and defund Planned Parenthood in the House of Representatives today. 

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