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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Education

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
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Education
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Nov. 19, 2013 Letter to Lamar Smith Chairman, House of Representatives Science, Space and Technology Committee and Eddie Bernice Johnson, Ranking Memeber, House of Representatives Science, Space and Technology Committee - STEM
July 2, 2012 Kerry, Brown, McGovern, Neal, Olver, Lynch: Massachusetts Wins $1.1 Mil To Put Vets Back To Work
May 9, 2012 Kerry, Brown, Tierney, Olver, McGovern, Tsongas, Lynch Announce $20 Mil to Help Veterans, Students Succeed
Feb. 28, 2012 Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act
Nov. 15, 2011 It's Time for a Jobs Agenda
May 24, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1216, Repealing Mandatory Funding for Graduate Medical Education; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1540, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012; and Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) of Rule XIII...
Feb. 15, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.r. 1, Full-year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011, and Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(A) of Rule Xiii with Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions
Aug. 24, 2010 Kerry, Brown, Entire Ma Delegation: Massachusetts Wins Race To The Top Competition
Aug. 10, 2010 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 1586, Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act
July 27, 2010 Kerry, MA Delegation: Massachusetts A Finalist In Second Phase Of Race To The Top Competition
June 1, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Arne Duncan
May 1, 2010 A Call for $23 Billion Teacher Jobs Fund
March 25, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of Senate Amendments To H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 21, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 19, 2010 Ocean, Coastal, And Watershed Education Act
March 7, 2010 Letter to Dave Obey, Chairman of the Labor Health & Human Services Subcommittee, Education, and Related Agencies, Todd Tiahrt, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor Health & Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
April 28, 2009 Providing for Consideration of Conference Report on S. Con. Res. 13, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2010
April 2, 2009 Providing for Consideration of H. Con. Res. 85, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2010
April 1, 2009 Congressman McGovern's Statement on the FY2010 Budget Resolution
April 1, 2009 Providing for Consideration of H. Con. Res. 85, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2010
Jan. 29, 2009 Hearing of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission - the Status of Human Rights in China: the United Nation's Universal Periodic Review
July 9, 2008 Rising Cost of Food
May 21, 2008 Providing for Consideration of Conference Report on S. Con. Res. 70, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2009
Dec. 17, 2007 Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) Rule XIII with Repsect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions
July 11, 2007 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 2669, College Cost Reduction Act Of 2007
May 11, 2007 Congressman McGovern announces Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Management Dept. to receive $84,000
May 10, 2007 Subcommittee on Specialy Crops, Rural Development and Foreign Agriculture Hearing House Committee on Agriculture
Sept. 29, 2006 McGovern-Dole International Food for Education Program
Sept. 27, 2006 Republican Leadership Ignores Labor-HHS-Education Spending Bill
July 27, 2006 Waiving Points of Order Against Conference Report on S. 250, Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006
March 29, 2006 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 609, College Access and Opportunity Act of 2005
Feb. 14, 2006 Hearing: Members' Day
June 23, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3010, Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act
Nov. 19, 2004 Conference Report on H.R. 1350, Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004
July 19, 2004 The G-8 Nations Must End Hunger and Support Education for All
July 15, 2004 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4818, Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2005
July 14, 2004 Concerning the Importance of the Distribution of Food in Schools to Hungry or Malnourished Children Around the World
July 12, 2004 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4766, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Adminstration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005
July 8, 2004 Tribute to Edward J. Philbin
April 30, 2004 57 Members of Congress Join Representative Watson in Opposing Administration's Weakening of Title IX Education Programs
March 4, 2004 Catholic Relief Services Brings Food and Education to the Children of Benin
Jan. 27, 2004 The U.S. Must Do More to Fight Child Hunger
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Education
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