Congressman Joe Kennedy

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Jun 28, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Joe Kennedy today announced the Mansfield Municipal Airport will receive a grant totaling $254,970 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The funds will be used to improve the safety of the airport’s runways.
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Jun 28, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Joe Kennedy today honored State Representative John Fernandes (D-Milford) and State Senator Richard Moore (D-Uxbridge) on the floor of the House of Representatives. Rep. Fernandes and Senator Moore received an Environmental Merit Award this week from the Environmental Protection Agency’s New England office for their work to combat phosphorous runoff in the Charles River
Jun 28, 2013 Press Release
Newton, MA – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today announced the summer schedule for his Fall River satellite office.
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Jun 27, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy today announced that he is an original co-sponsor of legislation to fully repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Kennedy joins 160 members of the House and 41 members of the Senate in re-introducing the Respect for Marriage Act that would eliminate the law entirely.
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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.

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