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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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: Healthcare
Issue Position: Social Security and Medicare
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Senior Issues
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
May 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns
May 7, 2014 Urging Burma to End Persecution of Rohingya People
April 29, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4414, Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 14, 2014 Syria Needs Unrestricted Humanitarian Access Now
March 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases
Jan. 15, 2014 The Costly Problem of Hunger
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services - Zohydro ER
Oct. 2, 2013 Day Two of the Government Shutdown
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 30, 2013 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern Introduces Wounded Warrior Service Dog Act
June 26, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1613, Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2231, Offshore Energy and Jobs Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2410, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014; Providing for Proceedings During the Period from June 20, 2013 Through July 5, 2013; And For Other Purposes
June 5, 2013 End Hunger Now
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
June 6, 2012 U.S. Rep. McGovern Joins Kerry, Brown to Launch Bipartisan Senate Cranberry Caucus
May 1, 2012 Kerry, Olver, Capuano, Neal, Keating, McGovern, Tierney Announce $33.7 Mil for Massachusetts Community Health Centers
Jan. 31, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1173, Fiscal Responsibility and Retirement Act of 2011
Dec. 14, 2011 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 26, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2576, Modifying Income Calculation for Health Care Programs, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 674, 3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act
Oct. 20, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary US Department of Health and Human Services
Oct. 20, 2011 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services,
Oct. 14, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairmen Murray and Hensarling of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 15, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2587, Protecting Jobs from Government Interferance Act
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
June 15, 2011 Letter to Joseph Deiss, President of the United Nations General Assembly - Non Communicable Diseases
April 1, 2011 Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Reintroduces H.R. 1319, the Global Sexual & Reproductive Health Act
Jan. 27, 2011 Westborough's Mass. Tech Park Corporation wins 3.4 Mil to Create Shared Electronic Health Records
Jan. 20, 2011 Instructing Certain Committees to Report Legislation Replacing the Job-Killing Health Care Law
Jan. 7, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2, Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act; Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 9, Instructing Certain Committees to Report Legislation Replacing the Job-Killing Health Care Law; and for Other Purposes
Dec. 21, 2010 End Hunger Now
Dec. 2, 2010 Congressman McGovern Urges Support for the Child Nutrition Bill
Dec. 1, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senator; To The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader, United States Senator
July 29, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Global Fund to Fight AIDS
June 10, 2010 Kerry, Mass. House Delegation, Call For Extension Of Vital FMAP Funding To Avoid Drastic Budget Cuts
June 10, 2010 Mass. House Delegation, Sen. Kerry Call for Extension of Vital FMAP Funding
May 28, 2010 Congressman McGovern's Statement on the McGovern/Emerson/Bishop Amendment
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