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June 17, 2019 In The News

The key defense policy bill was advanced from the House Armed Services Committee on Thursday morning and includes several provisions related to perfluorinated chemical contamination, including $121.3 million for clean up work and remediation of drinking water on or near military installations.

June 17, 2019 In The News

The final bill was advanced by a 33-24 vote that featured “yes” votes from all three New Jersey Democrats on the panel: Reps. Donald Norcross, Andy Kim and Mikie Sherrill.

Some of New Jersey’s congressional delegation may be new, but protecting and enhancing Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst continues to be a top priority for the state’s lawmakers in Washington.

June 17, 2019 In The News

Unveiled by the U.S. Treasury and IRS last summer but finalized on Tuesday, the new rules limit how much taxpayers can deduct as charitable giving if they receive a state or local tax credit in return.

June 17, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — A push to increase lawmakers’ salaries after a decade-long pay freeze is running into predictable obstacles and could be close to unraveling.

The issue has caused a ruckus inside the ranks of House Democrats, where freshmen in politically competitive districts are recoiling at the idea.

June 17, 2019 In The News

Washington DC (KM). Sixth District Congressman David Trone (D) is joining New Jersey Representative Andy Kim (D) in supporting a bill to fund opioid addiction programs. The legislation would set aside $500-million to pay for the development of treatment programs for those who are suffering from addictions.

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June 17, 2019 In The News

TOMS RIVER - New Jersey and the nation as a whole have gone to extraordinary lengths to halt the opioid epidemic, yet it continues to claim more lives every day.

On Saturday, about 100 people gathered at the Ocean County Library here to discuss what more needs to be done.

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June 17, 2019 In The News

Kim’s bill, known as the SAVE Act, was incorporated into expansive legislation approved by the House Thursday to both buttress the Affordable Care Act and curb prescription drug prices.

Another milestone was cleared by freshman Congressman Andy Kim, who celebrated the House’s passage last week of legislation he penned to try to bring down the cost of health care.

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May 17, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation authored by Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) which would increase access and lower health care costs by incentivizing the transition to state-based health insurance exchanges.

May 10, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) announced the formation of a Small Business Advisory Council for New Jersey’s Third Congressional District.

 

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