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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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 8, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H. Con. Res. 96, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015, and Providing for Proceedings During the Period from April 11, 2014, through Aprial 25, 2014
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
July 29, 2013 Letter to Representative Harold Rogers, Representative Jack Kingston, Representative Nita Lowey, and Representative Rosa DeLauro - Meals on Wheels
April 15, 2013 Senior Hunger in America
April 9, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Vote Against Benefit Cuts
March 20, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Sparing Medicare Benefits
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Medicare Eligibility
April 18, 2012 DeLauro, Baca, McGovern: Majority Slashes Program that Feeds Children and Seniors
Dec. 20, 2011 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 3630, Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011; Providing For Consideration of House Resolution 501, Sense of House Regarding Any Final Measure to Extend Certain Expiring Provisions
Nov. 15, 2011 It's Time for a Jobs Agenda
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 15, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2587, Protecting Jobs from Government Interferance Act
July 25, 2011 Letter to Democratic Leader Pelosi
July 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
July 15, 2011 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
July 11, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
June 30, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
June 2, 2011 Leave Medicare Alone
May 24, 2011 Protect Medicare for America's Seniors
Oct. 15, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Barack Obama, President, The United States of America
Oct. 13, 2010 Congressman McGovern Calls for Swift Passage of Social Security COLA Bill
July 14, 2010 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1722, Telework Improvements Act of 2010
Nov. 9, 2007 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3996, Temporary Tax Relief Act of 2007
Jan. 24, 2007 Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 78, Permitting Delegates and the Resident Commissioner to Cast Votes in the Committee of the Whole
Dec. 7, 2006 Waiving Requirement Of Clause 6(a) Of Rule XIII With Respect To Consideration Of Certain Resolutions And Providing For Consideration Of Motions To Sus
March 6, 2006 Rep. Tierney Calls for CSBG Program Funding
March 16, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H. Con. Res. 95, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2006
Oct. 7, 2004 Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) of Rule XIII With Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions Reported From Committee on Rules
April 28, 2004 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4181, Permanently Extending Increased Standard Deduction, and the 15% Individual Income Tax Rate Bracket Expansion
March 16, 2004 Honoring the Life and Legacy of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Health Care
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Social Security and Medicare
Issue Position: Senior Issues
Issue Position: Social Security and Medicare
Issue Position: Federal Budget
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