Congressman Joe Kennedy

Representing the 4th District of Massachusetts

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Jul 13, 2016 Press Release
Legislation would bar companies from attempts to silence customer opinions online

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today applauded bipartisan passage of his Consumer Review Fairness Act by the House of Representatives Energy & Commerce Committee. Introduced with Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ), this legislation would ensure American consumers can post honest business reviews and feedback online without fear of retribution. 
 

Jul 12, 2016 Press Release
​House Oversight Committee considers bill to codify discrimination against LGBT community

Washington, D.C. – One month after the horrific attack against the LGBT community in Orlando, Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement in response to today’s Republican-led hearing on the discriminatory “First Amendment Defense Act.”

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Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement on last night’s shootings in Dallas.

Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Kennedy III today released the following statement celebrating the enactment of S. 2407, An Act Relative to Transgender Anti-Discrimination. 
 

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release
Aligns career-tech education (CTE) with local industry needs

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Kennedy III applauded the inclusion of key provisions of his Perkins Modernization Act in the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act that passed the House Education & Workforce Committee today.

Jul 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement in response to the passage of mental health legislation in the House of Representatives.
 

Jun 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – After spending the day with his colleagues on the House floor, Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement calling for a vote on legislation to combat gun violence.
 

Jun 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement in response to passage of mental health legislation in the Energy & Commerce Committee.

Jun 15, 2016 Press Release
Young patients in psychiatric facilities forced to choose between mental and physical care

Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Joe Kennedy III’s Fair Care for Kids Act passed the House Energy & Commerce Committee as part of larger mental health legislation. Kennedy’s bill would correct a conflict in current federal law to ensure children covered by Medicaid have access to both the mental and physical health care they need.
 

Jun 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Ahead of an Energy & Commerce Committee mark-up on mental health reform, Congressman Joe Kennedy III released the following statement.

“Today our nation faces a mental health system plagued by seismic inadequacies. Lack of funding, access and awareness have devastated families in every corner of the country.

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