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

Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 2, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Date Title
July 13, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House- Act on Flint Before House Adjourns
July 12, 2016 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the GAO- Moulton Advocates for Better Bipartisan Oversight of National Addiction Services
July 6, 2016 McGovern Applauds Obama Administration Call for $1.1 Billion in New Funding to Address Opioid Epidemic
July 5, 2016 Letter to Ms. Mary Anne Penner, Director of Stamp Services of the Postal Service- Issue an Alzheimer's Research Semipostal Stamp
June 30, 2016 McGovern Announces $3 Million Five-Year Grant to UMass Donahue Institute to Support Teen Pregnancy Prevention Nationwide
June 22, 2016 Letter to Senate and House Conferees - Murphy Renews Push For Full Emergency Zika Funding As Florida Surpasses 200 Cases
May 31, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives -Call on House Leadership to Lift Gun Violence Research Ban
May 26, 2016 McGovern: GOP Delay on Zika Funding is Shameful, We Can't Nickel and Dime U.S. Response to a Public Health Emergency
May 25, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative- Clarify Position on Compulsory Licensing for Generic Medicines in Colombia
May 18, 2016 Salem Gazette - Mass. Reps Call for Funding to Fight Opioid Addiction
May 16, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives - Emergency Funding for Zika Virus
May 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Consider Emergency Funding To Address Opioid And Heroin Epidemic
April 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Honorable Marsha Blackburn, Chairman of the Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives - Panel Concerns
April 15, 2016 Letter to Mr. Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services- Reduce Financial Barriers to Vaccines
April 14, 2016 Rep. Roybal-Allard and Other Public Health Leaders Introduce National Public Health Week Resolutions
March 17, 2016 Letter to Chairman Frelingghuysen and Ranking Member Visclosky - Fund Peer-Reviewed Breast Cancer Research
March 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Importance of Public Health-Centered Approach to International Drug Policy
March 10, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Call to Take Action on Sources of Methane Emissions
Feb. 25, 2016 Letter to House & Senate Leadership - Request to Fund Contraceptive Care to Combat Zika Virus Outbreak
Feb. 23, 2016 Letter to Dr. Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Swift FDA Action to Reduce Birth Defects in the Hispanic Community
Feb. 10, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On Zika Virus
Dec. 2, 2015 End Hunger Now--Monte's March
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding
Nov. 9, 2015 Letter to Acting Administrator Rosenberg - Push to Allow Partial Fill Prescriptions to Reduce Fatal Opioid Overdoses
Oct. 28, 2015 End Childhood Hunger Now
Oct. 8, 2015 McGovern, Neal Announce $100,000 Grant to Help Fight Opioid Crisis in Rural Massachusetts
Oct. 6, 2015 McGovern Applauds $335K Award to Community Healthlink to Strengthen Mental Health Training for Central Mass. Colleges
Sept. 30, 2015 McGovern Applauds $29 Million for Health Partnership Between UMass Med School and UConn Health Center
Sept. 29, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Cuts to Medicare Payments for Colorectal Cancer
Aug. 4, 2015 Letter to Ambassador Deborah Birx, Global AIDS Coordinator - Evidence-Based HIV Prevention
Aug. 3, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Helms Amendment and Women's Health
July 30, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Ozone Rule
July 22, 2015 McGovern Joins Mass. Delegation in Call for Greater Access to Opioid Overdose Prevention Treatment
July 22, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Opioid Overdose Prevention
July 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Sunscreen Patents
July 9, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6, 21st Century Cures Act
May 27, 2015 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Family Detention
May 13, 2015 Members Of Congress Call For End Of Colombian Fumigation Program
May 13, 2015 Letter to Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia - Aerial Fumigation of Coca Crops
April 15, 2015 Hearing of the House Defense Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee - Fiscal Year 2016 Defense Appropriations bill
March 18, 2015 Letter to Charlie Dent, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Regulated Agencies, Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Military Construction - Funding for the President's budget request for the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical and Prosthetic Research
Dec. 15, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Drop Ban on Blood Donations from Gay Men
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Hardship Compensation for Military Personnel Fighting Ebola
Nov. 13, 2014 Letter to Tom Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Issue Guidance on BMI Screenings in Schools
Sept. 11, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader of the House, and Candice Miller, Chairman of the Committee on House Administration - Banning Polystyrene from House Cafeterias
Sept. 11, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Answers On Behalf of ALS Community
Sept. 8, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory, Inconsistent Blood, Organ and Tissue Donation Policies
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
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