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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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: Hunger
July 9, 2014 End Hunger Now
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 19, 2014 End Hunger Now
June 9, 2014 End Hunger Now
May 29, 2014 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern End Hunger Now Speech: We Shouldn't Be Playing Politics With Our Kid's Health
May 7, 2014 End Hunger Now
May 1, 2014 Hunger in America
April 10, 2014 Food Insecurity
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
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
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 25, 2014 End Hunger Now
March 18, 2014 Congressman McGovern on Governor Patrick's announced steps to preserve SNAP benefits for 163,000 MA househoulds
March 13, 2014 End Hunger Now
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 12, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4138, Executive Needs to Faithfully Observe and Respect Congressional Enactments of the Law Act of 2014, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2973, Faithful Execution of the Law Act of 2014
March 6, 2014 Make Common Sense Changes to End Hunger
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Feb. 26, 2014 End Hunger Now
Feb. 10, 2014 Bread for the World's Annual Hunger Report
Feb. 5, 2014 End Hunger Now
Feb. 4, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 15, 2014 The Costly Problem of Hunger
Jan. 15, 2014 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 3547, Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act; Providing for Proceedings During the Period from January 17, 2014, through January 24, 2014; and for Other Purposes
Jan. 15, 2014 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 3547, Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act; Providing for Proceedings During the Period from January 17, 2014, through January 24, 2014; and for Other Purposes
Jan. 15, 2014 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 3547, Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act; Providing for Proceedings During the Period from January 17, 2014, through January 24, 2014; and for Other Purposes
Jan. 15, 2014 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 3547, Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act; Providing for Proceedings During the Period from January 17, 2014, through January 24, 2014; and for Other Purposes
Jan. 15, 2014 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 3547, Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act; Providing for Proceedings During the Period from January 17, 2014, through January 24, 2014; and for Other Purposes
Jan. 15, 2014 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 3547, Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act; Providing for Proceedings During the Period from January 17, 2014, through January 24, 2014; and for Other Purposes
Jan. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Dec. 12, 2013 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.J. Res. 59, Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014; Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules; Providing for Proceedings During the Period From December 14, 2013, Through January 6, 2014; and for Other Purposes
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 1, 2013 Rep. Jim McGovern's Opening Statement to the Farm Bill Conference Committee
Oct. 16, 2013 Republican Shutdown Has Been a Disaster
Oct. 12, 2013 Leader Pelosi Names McGovern as House Farm Bill Democratic Conferee
Oct. 11, 2013 Relating to Consideration of House Amendment to Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act and Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw and Refined Sugar
Oct. 10, 2013 End Hunger in America Now
Oct. 4, 2013 Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 4, 2013 Providing for Consideration of Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Continuing Appropriations Resolution
Sept. 26, 2013 End Hunger Now
Sept. 19, 2013 Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act
Sept. 19, 2013 Providing for Consideration of Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act, Restoring Health Communities Act, Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act
Sept. 18, 2013 End Hunger Now
Sept. 16, 2013 Letter to Douglas Elmendorf, Director of the Congressional Budget Office - Economic Impact of Cuts to Food Stamp Program
Sept. 10, 2013 USDA Food Insecurity Figures
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
Aug. 2, 2013 Give Me a Break
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