or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

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: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
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
Issue Position: Senior Issues
April 7, 2014 Mass Officials Promote National Prescription Drugtake-Back Day
March 10, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Expansion of Massachusetts Addiction Program
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
Oct. 5, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 8, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2218 Empowering Parents Through Quality Charter Schools Act, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1892, Intelligence Authorization Act ofr Fiscal Year 2012
Aug. 30, 2011 Kerry, Markey, Lynch, McGovern, Tsongas, Capuano, Olver, Keating: MA Wins $4.5 Mil to Fight Youth Drug Use
Aug. 17, 2011 Letter to Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration
June 16, 2011 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives
June 15, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
June 14, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2112, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
June 14, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2112, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
Sept. 28, 2010 Many Challenges Facing El Salvador: President Funes Deserves U.S. Support
Oct. 7, 2009 Providing For Consideration Of Conference Report On H.R. 2997, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food And Drug Administration, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010.
July 8, 2009 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2997, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Nov. 17, 2008 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern Takes Fact-Finding Trip to Ecuador
June 10, 2008 Merida Initiative to Combat Illicit Narcotics and Reduce Organized Crime Authorization Act of 2008
Aug. 2, 2007 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 3161, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Ac
Aug. 2, 2007 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 3161, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food And Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Ac
July 31, 2007 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3161, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
June 20, 2007 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2764, the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008
Sept. 29, 2006 Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) of Rule XIII with Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions
June 9, 2006 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2007
May 23, 2006 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5384, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007
Oct. 28, 2005 Waiving Points of Order Against Conference Report on H.R. 2744, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies...
July 27, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5, Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-Cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2005
July 19, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2601, Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2006 and 2007
June 28, 2005 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2006
July 14, 2004 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4759, United States-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
July 12, 2004 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4766, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Adminstration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005
Back to top