or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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: Veterans
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
June 24, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6, Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3301, North American Energy Infrastructure Act
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
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
May 30, 2014 Atomic Veterans Service Medal Act
May 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns
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 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Nov. 20, 2013 Cuts to SNAP Hurt Veterans
Nov. 14, 2013 Mass. Congressional Delegation Members Applaud VA Grants to Support Homeless Veterans
July 30, 2013 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern Introduces Wounded Warrior Service Dog Act
July 30, 2013 Wounded Warrior Service Dog Act of 2013
July 2, 2012 Kerry, Brown, McGovern, Neal, Olver, Lynch: Massachusetts Wins $1.1 Mil To Put Vets Back To Work
June 19, 2012 Kerry, Brown, McGovern, Keating, Lynch: Massachusetts Wins $1.5 Mil for Homeless Vets Job Training
May 9, 2012 Kerry, Brown, Tierney, Olver, McGovern, Tsongas, Lynch Announce $20 Mil to Help Veterans, Students Succeed
June 3, 2011 U.S. Rep. McGovern announces $650,000 in grants for Vets. Inc.
May 11, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1231, Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act
June 23, 2010 Letter to Mr. David C. Gompert, Acting Director of National Intelligence
Sept. 25, 2009 Providing For Consideration Of Conference Report On H.R. 2918, Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2010
May 21, 2008 Providing for Consideration of Conference Report on S. Con. Res. 70, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2009
March 12, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H. Con. Res. 312, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2009
Dec. 17, 2007 Veterans Guaranteed Bonus Act of 2007
Dec. 17, 2007 Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) Rule XIII with Repsect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions
May 24, 2007 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 2206, U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropri
April 25, 2007 Providing for Consideration of HR 1591, US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
April 25, 2007 Providing for Consideration of HR 1332, Small Business Lending Improvements Act of 2007
Sept. 26, 2006 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2679, Veterans' Memorials, Boy Scouts, Public Seals, and Other Public Expressions of Religion Protection Act of 20
May 17, 2006 Providing for Further Consideration of H. Con. Res. 376, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2007
April 6, 2006 Providing for Consideration of H. Con. Res. 376, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2007
March 8, 2006 Lofgren Calls for Veterans' Care to Be Included in Iraq Supplemental
Feb. 14, 2006 Hearing: Members' Day
Nov. 18, 2005 Waiving Points of Order Against Conference Report on H.R. 2528, Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2006
June 28, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3057, Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
April 28, 2005 Recognizing World War II Veterans of the Plainville Chapter, Disabled American Veterans
March 2, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 27, Job Training Improvement Act of 2005
Dec. 6, 2004 Recognizing the 60th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge
Oct. 6, 2004 Servicemembers and Veterans Legal Protections Act of 2004
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veterans
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Veterans
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Veterans
Back to top