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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) announced that Ariel Etzel, a 12th grade student from Point Pleasant Borough High School in Point Pleasant, NJ has won the Congressional Art Competition from New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District. Ariel’s painting, entitled, “Colors in Bloom”, is currently displayed in the U.S.
Two of South Jersey’s congressional representatives may have come up with another way to provide federal funding for a highway overpass project deemed critical for Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst’s future.
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.
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.
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.
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.