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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

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: Supporting and Protecting our Soldiers
Issue Position: Iraq and Afghanistan
July 17, 2014 Iraq Privileged Resolution
July 11, 2014 Congress Has the Responsibility to Act on Iraq Now
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 18, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4870, Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015, and Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 3230, Pay Our Guard and Reserve Act
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
May 27, 2014 Statement of U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern on the President's Announcement on Afghanistan
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the Department of Defense - Predatory Lenders
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
July 31, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - No Troops in Afghanistan After 2014
July 30, 2013 Wounded Warrior Service Dog Act of 2013
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 17, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - End Use of Unreliable Cluster Munitions
June 21, 2013 Letter to Honorable Eric Fanning, Acting Secretary of the Air Force - Military Sexual Assault
June 13, 2013 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 1960, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 13, 2013 The Hill - House Starts Defense Authorization Work Amid Dem Anger Over Sexual Assault Amendments
March 20, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Military Tuition Assistance
Nov. 16, 2012 McGovern remarks on 2000th death in Afghanistan
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
July 18, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013
June 12, 2012 Letter to Michael Donley, Secretary of the Airforce, and Norton Schwartz, Air Force Chief of Staff - Reconsider the Air Force Material Command
Aug. 10, 2011 Letter to SecDef Regarding POW Funding
June 27, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of The United States - Afghanistan Troop Withdraw
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
June 3, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H. RES. 292, Regarding Deployment of United States Armed Forces in Libya, and Providing for Consideration of H. CON. RES. 51, Libya War Powers Resolution
May 25, 2011 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 1540, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
July 1, 2010 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010
May 18, 2010 Congress Calls for Comprehensive Review of Landmine Policy
March 10, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of House Concurrent Resolution 248, Afghanistan War Powers Resolution
Dec. 2, 2009 Letter To The President
Nov. 18, 2009 Future Involvement In Afghanistan
Oct. 11, 2009 ABC "This Week With George Stephanopoulous" - Transcript
Sept. 29, 2009 No Troop Escalation In Afghanistan
Sept. 8, 2009 Congressman Jim McGovern Calls for U.S. Exit Strategy in Afghanistan
June 25, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
June 16, 2009 Providing For Consideration Of Conference Report On H.R. 2346, Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009
May 14, 2009 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2346, Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009
March 17, 2009 Press Conference with Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC), Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), Rep. Ed Whitfeld (R-KY) and Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA)
Oct. 2, 2007 Press Conference with Rep. David Obey (D-WI); Rep. John Murtha (D-PA); Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) Subject: Defense Appropriations
Sept. 5, 2007 The Time is Now to Plan Safe and Orderly Departure from Iraq
Aug. 2, 2007 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3159, Ensuring Military Readiness Through Stability and Predictability Deployment Policy Act of 2007
July 10, 2007 Time To Leave Iraq
June 29, 2007 Letter To President of the United States George W. Bush
June 21, 2007 The Department of State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008
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