Stories tagged: "Rep. Andy Kim"

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Clinics and Hospitals for Veterans Have Been Delayed Nationwide. Rep. Kim Is Working to Change That.

Rep. Andy Kim (D-NJ) has teamed up with legislators across party lines to fix the Veteran Affairs’ leasing process for hospitals and doctors’ offices, which has led to decades-long cost overruns and delays. Kim sent a letter to Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, along with other members of Congress, writing on behalf of “nearly half...

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Rep. Andy Kim’s Bill Would Make Public Big Companies That Got COVID Relief Funds

Rep. Andy Kim (D-NJ) wants the Small Business Administration to publicly release a list of the big companies that got federal funding during the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Postal Service Could Run Out of Money. Here’s What Rep. Andy Kim is Doing About It.

Rep. Andy Kim wants Congress to make sure the U.S Postal Service keeps running for decades to come.  In recent years, the postal service has been inching closer to running out of money. Over the last 11 years, the postal service has lost a total of $69 billion and has seen it expenses grow faster...

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Rep. Andy Kim Urges Officials to Make it Easier For Small Businesses to Get Federal Relief Loans

Rep. Andy Kim wants small businesses to have an easier time getting critical funding and support from the federal government, especially through the Small Business Administration.  Kim wrote a letter urging Treasury and SBA officials to make numerous improvements to how local small businesses access the money Congress is trying to give them in an...

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Rep. Andy Kim Helps Bring Home New Jerseyans Stranded Abroad

Rep. Andy Kim announced that his office helped bring home 14 New Jersyans who were stuck abroad, due to travel restrictions from the coronavirus pandemic. New Jersey residents were stuck in Spain, Italy, Peru, Honduras, and on cruise ships, among other locations. Kim’s office sent each person county-specific information from the State Department and communicated...

National Guard personnel march in formation as they leave duty after working Thursday, March 19, 2020, at a state-managed coronavirus drive-through testing site that just opened on Staten Island in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
The National Guard Doesn’t Get the Same Hazard Pay as Active Duty Members. Rep. Andy Kim Wants to Change That.

Thousands of National Guard members have been deployed to help with efforts to fight the novel coronavirus. Rep. Andy Kim wants to make sure all members of the military get hazard duty pay, including Guard and Reserve service members. According to Kim’s office, Guard and Reserve members get just 1/30th of the hazard duty incentive...

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Rep. Andy Kim Wants Federal Government to Step Up Help to Fight Coronavirus

Rep. Andy Kim called on President Donald Trump to use powers outlined in the Defense Production Act to help address medical supply shortages as hospitals battle the novel coronavirus.