Congressman Joe Kennedy

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Jun 27, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy (MA-4), Congresswoman Niki Tsongas (MA-3) and Senator Elizabeth Warren announced today that funding has been preserved for a critical battlefield communications program manufactured in Massachusetts. 
 
The WIN-T program, produced by General Dynamics at their facilities in Needham and Taunton, Mass., was facing budget cuts of o
Jun 27, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy today announced the Plainville Fire Department received a grant totaling $85,410 under the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants Program.
 
“Firefighters serve as the backbone of any community in which they serve.
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Jun 26, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy (D-MA) and Congressman Randy Hultgren (R-IL) introduced a bipartisan House resolution today designating the last week of April as National Science Week.
Jun 26, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy released the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s rulings in United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry.  
 
“Today is a victory for the men and women who carried the fight for marriage equality on their shoulders for decades, when public opinion was not on their side.
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Jun 25, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy released the following statement tonight after Congressman Ed Markey was declared the winner of the special election to fill Massachusetts’ open U.S. Senate seat.
 
“Senator-elect Ed Markey has spent his career bringing Massachusetts values to Washington.
Jun 25, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC  -- Congressman Joe Kennedy released the following statement today in response to the President’s proposals to combat climate change, outlined this afternoon at Georgetown University.
 
“The risks of inaction on climate change are steep.
Jun 25, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy today released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling in Shelby County v. Holder which invalidates Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act.
 
“Our vote is our voice; the powerful right and sacred responsibility that fuels our entire system of government.
Jun 18, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Representatives Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Joe Kennedy (D-MA) introduced legislation this week that would help boost science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) education programs in the nation’s elementary, middle and high schools
Jun 13, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today urged the Administration to include middle-skill job training and curricula in their plans to revamp Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education.
Jun 5, 2013 Press Release
Newton, MA – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today announced the June schedule for his Fall River satellite office. During office hours, one of the Congressman’s caseworkers will be in the satellite office to speak with constituents.
 
For the month of June, the office will be open from 10:30AM to 1:00PM on June 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, and 27.
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