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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: 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
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 President Barack Obama - 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 Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department 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. 21, 2011 Governor Patrick Announces $26.7 Billion Medicaid Waiver Agreement
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 Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services,
Oct. 20, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary US Department of Health and Human Services
Sept. 15, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2587, Protecting Jobs from Government Interferance Act
June 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Joseph Deiss, President, United Nations General Assembly
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 the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
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
May 6, 2010 Obesity is a National Threat
April 15, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 4715, Clean Estuaries Act Of 2010, Waiving Requirement Of Clause 6(a) Of Rule Xiii With Respect To Consideration Of Certain Resolutions, And Providing For Consideration Of Motions To Suspend The Rules
March 25, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of Senate Amendments To H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 22, 2010 Congressman McGovern's Statement On Health Care Reform
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 The Honorable Dave Obey, Chairman, Subcommittee on Labor Health & Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies; The Honorable Todd Tiahrt, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor Health & Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
Feb. 16, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Health And Human Services
Nov. 7, 2009 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 3962, Affordable Health Care For America Act, And Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 3961, Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act Of 2009
Oct. 29, 2009 Op-Ed: Congressman Mcgovern On The House's Modified Version Of The Health Insurance Reform Bill
Sept. 29, 2009 Honoring The Life And Works Of Senator Edward M. Kennedy
Sept. 25, 2009 Providing For Consideration Of Conference Report On H.R. 2918, Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2010
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