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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON — When freshman Rep. Andy Kim holds a town hall meeting, he says there’s one issue atop voters’ minds: Health care.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) announced the formation of a Small Business Advisory Council for New Jersey’s Third Congressional District.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) kicked off National Small Business Week with a tour of small businesses in Ocean County.
What surprised Congressman Andy Kim about his first 100 days in office was that the political divide began on Day One. At a gathering of South Jersey business leaders hosted by the Southern New Jersey Development Council on Monday in Mount Laurel, he said that there were separate orientations for freshmen Democrat and Republican congresspeople.
Held at the Hotel ML on Route 73, the breakfast also featured remarks from Burlington County Freeholder Dan O’Connell and state Sen. Troy Singleton, D-7th of Delran.
MOUNT LAUREL — Long before he was sworn into office, U.S. Rep. Andy Kim said he had a model to emulate for how he wanted to serve as an elected representative.