Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy III announced today that he will attend this weekend’s 2013 Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage in Alabama. Led by Representative John Lewis (D-GA) and hosted by the Faith and Politics Institute, the bipartisan pilgrimage is a three-day journey through Birmingham, Selma, and other historic sites in the Civil Rights Movement.
Washington, DC – In honor of Peace Corps Week 2013, Congressman Joe Kennedy III today introduced the Peace Corps Commemoration Act, his first bill since being sworn in as a Member of Congress.
Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement in response to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) proposals being debated on the House floor today.
Newton, MA – Congressman Joe Kennedy III delivered his first speech on the House floor yesterday, honoring Dr. Irving Fradkin of Fall River, Mass. Dr. Fradkin is a finalist for the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation’s “Citizen Service Before Self” Award.
Newton, MA – Congressman Joe Kennedy today announced that his office will begin accepting submissions for the Congressional Art Competition – a nationwide high school visual arts competition. Additionally the Congressman announced the formation of an independent panel of artists and artistic professionals from across the 4th District who will select the winning submissions.
Attleboro, MA - Congressman Joe Kennedy III today announced he will be holding open office hours in Attleboro on Saturday, February 16. Scheduled from 11:00AM to 1:00PM, the office hours are a chance for constituents to come by the office and discuss any concerns with the Congressman and his district staff.
“In promoting a truly balanced approach to our fiscal woes tonight, President Obama highlighted the emerging economic consensus in this country: that while cutting spending and tackling the long-term drivers of our debt and deficit are essential, those actions must be paired with pro-growth measures for our communities, businesses and entrepreneurs.
Newton, MA – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today released the following statement after the United States Senate confirmed Massachusetts Senator John Kerry as Secretary of State:
"Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. challenged this country to be better, kinder and stronger. He understood the tremendous capacity in each of us and knew that the content of this nation’s character is defined less by moments of individual action than by those fateful times when our experiences collide; where our stories meet.