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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

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: Announced, 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
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 20, 2014 Congressman McGovern, Federal, State and Local Partners Announce New Developments for Worcester's $14 Million Blackstone Gateway Visitor Center and Blackstone Gateway Park
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administration, Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Administration - Correct Flood Maps
Feb. 4, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a Model for the Nation
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Nov. 20, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1900, Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act
Nov. 8, 2013 Congressional Delegation, Patrick Administration Announce $1.27 Million in GrantsTo Fund Watershed Restoration Projects
Sept. 18, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - McGovern Joins New England Delegation on Letter to EPA Opposing Changes to Clean Air Funding
Sept. 13, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6213, No More Solyndras Act, and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules
Feb. 15, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3408, Protecting Investment in Oil Shale the Next Generation of Environmental, Energy, and Resource Security Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3813, Securities Annuities for Federal Employees Act of 2012;
Feb. 8, 2012 Letter to Interior Secretary Salazar
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, Leader Cantor, and Whip Hoyer
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 13, 2011 Bill Introduced in U.S. House of Representatives to Establish New National Park Unit in Blackstone River Valley
Sept. 23, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Lisa Jackson, EPA
Dec. 14, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Nancy Pelosi and The Honorable Steny Hoyer
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
June 23, 2010 Letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
June 23, 2010 Letter to Admiral Thad W. Allen, Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard; Janet Napolitano, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security; Gary Locke, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce
June 9, 2010 Letter to Tony Hayward Chief Executive Officer, BP
May 17, 2010 National Park Service Rejects LNG Proposal
March 31, 2010 Letter To Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Environmental Protection Agency
June 26, 2009 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2454, American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009
June 25, 2009 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2996, Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
March 25, 2009 Kennedy, Frank, McGovern, Whitehouse, Reed, Kennedy Commend Passage of Bill to Protect Taunton River Under the National Park Service's 'Wild & Scenic' Program
March 13, 2008 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern Leads Mass. Delegation to Address Communities' Water Challenges
Feb. 28, 2008 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern Receives 100% Ratings From Three National Advocacy Groups
Dec. 12, 2007 Letter to The Honorable George W. Bush, President of the United States
Oct. 24, 2007 Hearing of the House Budget Committee - The Growing Costs of the Iraq War
March 9, 2007 Providing for Consideration of HR 720, Water Quality Financing Act of 2007
March 7, 2007 Letter: To Charles Rangel, Chair, Committee on Ways and Means, & Sander Levin, Chair, Subcommittee on Trade
May 8, 2006 Letter to USDA Forest Service Chief Dale Bosworth
Jan. 17, 2006 56 Members of Congress Urge EPA to Withdraw Weak Toxic release Inventory Proposal
Oct. 17, 2005 Massachusetts Delegation Asks Governor Romney to Make Federal Request
Sept. 29, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3824, Threatened and Endangered Species Recovery Act of 2005
July 28, 2005 Waiving Points of Order Against Congference Report on H.R. 6, Energy Policy Act of 2005
July 9, 2004 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2828, Water Supply, Reliability, and Environmental Improvement Act - Part I
July 9, 2004 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2828, Water Supply, Reliability, and Environmental Improvement Act - Part II
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Energy and Environment
Issue Position: The Environment
Issue Position: Energy
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