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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Full Name: James 'Jim' P. McGovern
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Potential, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lisa; 2 Children: Patrick, Molly
Birth Date: 11/20/1959
Birth Place: Worcester, MA
Home City: Worcester, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Aug. 5, 2014 Statement of U.S. Rep Jim McGovern on his Trip to the U.S. - Mexico Border
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
May 22, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Regarding Mariam Ibrahim's Death Sentence
May 8, 2014 Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Co-Chairmen Express Outrage Over Boko Haram Kidnappings in Nigeria
May 7, 2014 Urging Burma to End Persecution of Rohingya People
March 28, 2014 Statement of U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-02) on the Situation in Kessab
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education - Campus Sexual Assaults
Nov. 21, 2013 Rep. Jim McGovern's Opening Statement to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission on the Global Gender-Based Violence Threat
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding
June 21, 2013 Letter to Honorable Eric Fanning, Acting Secretary of the Air Force - Military Sexual Assault
June 13, 2013 The Hill - House Starts Defense Authorization Work Amid Dem Anger Over Sexual Assault Amendments
June 13, 2013 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 1960, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
May 21, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Kidnapping of Boulos Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim
May 16, 2013 Statement of U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern on the Conviction of Jose Efrain Rios Montt
May 8, 2013 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern's statement on Tamerlan Tsarnaev
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
March 21, 2013 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes
Jan. 23, 2013 Rep. Campbell Joins Bipartisan Effort to Shut Down Animal Fighting Operations
July 30, 2012 GoLocal Worcester - Department of Justice Awards Over $150,000 for Worcester Police
July 24, 2012 Letter to Janos Ader, President of the Republic of Hungary, and Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Republic of Hungary - Ladislaus Csizsik-Csatary
April 19, 2012 Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
April 4, 2012 Letter to Chairman Wolf and Ranking Member Fattah
March 7, 2012 Sudan Peace, Security and Accountability Act
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Director Robert S. Mueller Federal Bureau of Investigation
April 21, 2011 McGovern, Payne, Baldwin Denounce Human Rights Abuses in Bahrain
Jan. 13, 2011 Congressman McGovern Honors Congresswoman Giffords and the Other Victims of the Tragic Arizona Shooting
Jan. 12, 2011 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Arizona Shooting
Oct. 20, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State, United States of America
Sept. 29, 2010 Cardin, McGovern Introduce Bills Creating Consequences for Corruption
Sept. 28, 2010 Many Challenges Facing El Salvador: President Funes Deserves U.S. Support
July 27, 2010 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010
April 29, 2009 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1913, Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009
March 6, 2009 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, U.S. Sens. Edward Kennedy and John Kerry, Announce Over $1.7 Million in Federal Stimulus Funding for 3rd District Law Enforcement
Sept. 16, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6842, National Capital Security and Safety Act
June 10, 2008 Merida Initiative to Combat Illicit Narcotics and Reduce Organized Crime Authorization Act of 2008
July 11, 2007 Recognizing 2007 As The Year Of The Rights Of Internally Displaced Persons In Columbia
May 3, 2007 Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act Of 2007
March 16, 2007 Letter: To Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State
Jan. 30, 2007 Letter: To Rep. David Obey, Chairman House Appropriations Committee; Rep. Jerry Lewis, Ranking Member House Appropriations Committee
Sept. 13, 2006 Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 994, Expressing Sense of the House of Representatives on Fifth Anniversary of Terrorist Attacks Launched Agains
Feb. 3, 2006 Rep. Tierney Spearheads Effort For C.O.P.S. Funding in FY 2007 Budget
Nov. 16, 2005 Remembering the 1989 Murders of Six Jesuit Priests in El Salvador
Feb. 28, 2005 Remarks of Congressman Jim McGovern: Drum Major Award/Martin Luther King Breakfast
Dec. 7, 2004 Fiscal 2005 Omnibus Appropriations Bill
Sept. 29, 2004 Providing For Consideration of H.R. 3193, District of Columbia Personal Protection Act
Sept. 14, 2004 Providing For Consideration of H.R. 4571, Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2004
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