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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Trade

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: Jobs & The Economy
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP
July 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Vietnam Must End Human Rights Abuses Before Entering Trans-Pacific Partnership
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Nov. 20, 2013 Rep. Graves, 23 Cosponsors Introduce Bill To Save U.S. Textile Jobs
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
June 12, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1960, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014; And Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1256, Swap Jurisdiction Certainty Act
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
Dec. 7, 2012 Statement of U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) on Senate Passage of Russia PNTR/Magnitsky Bill
Oct. 2, 2012 Letter to Chairman Williamson and Commissioners
June 6, 2012 Kerry, Brown Launch Bipartisan Senate Cranberry Caucus
April 16, 2012 Statement by U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern on Colombia Free Trade Agreement
Dec. 9, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 14, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2273, Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act
Oct. 11, 2011 United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
Oct. 11, 2011 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 2832, Extending the Generalized System of Preference; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3078, United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R
Sept. 15, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2587, Protecting Jobs from Government Interferance Act
Sept. 9, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ron Kirk Ambassador Office of the United States Trade Representative
July 8, 2011 Kildee Leads 27 House Members in Call to Obama to Include Worker Protections in Free Trade Agreements
July 6, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama - Columbia Free Trade Agreement
May 18, 2011 Colombian Labor Lawyer Gunned Down Friday Raises Questions of Timing of Trade Agreement, Senior House Dems Say
April 6, 2011 Statement on Proposed U.S.-Colombia Action Plan Agreement for Free Trade Agreement
March 17, 2011 Letter to Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
March 17, 2011 U.S. Rep. McGovern, Colleagues Issue Memo to Obama on Colombia Free Trade Agreement
Jan. 19, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - China Unfair Trade Practices
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
June 23, 2010 Letter to the Honorable House Financial Services Committee Chairman, Barney Frank and the Honorable Senate Banking Committee Chairman, Chris Dodd
Jan. 29, 2009 Hearing of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission - the Status of Human Rights in China: the United Nation's Universal Periodic Review
April 10, 2008 Congressman Jim McGovern's Statement on the Colombia Free Trade Act
April 10, 2008 Relating to the Consideration of H.R. 5724, United States-Columbia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
Feb. 19, 2008 New America Foundation and Council on Foreign Relations Conference Call - Resignation of Fidel Castro
May 11, 2007 Congressman McGovern announces Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Management Dept. to receive $84,000
March 7, 2007 Letter: To Charles Rangel, Chair, Committee on Ways and Means, & Sander Levin, Chair, Subcommittee on Trade
April 11, 2006 Letter to President of the United States George W. Bush
Nov. 7, 2005 Schakowsky, Colleagues, Send Letter to Ambassador Portman Over AFTA Concerns
July 27, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3045, Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
July 27, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3283, United States Trade Rights Enforcement Act
Oct. 7, 2004 Conference Report on H.R. 4520, American Jobs Creation Act of 2004
July 14, 2004 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4759, United States-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
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