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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Women

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: Civil Rights
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
May 22, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Regarding Mariam Ibrahim's Death Sentence
May 8, 2014 Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Co-Chairmen Express Outrage Over Boko Haram Kidnappings in Nigeria
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
March 13, 2014 End Hunger Now
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Nov. 21, 2013 Rep. Jim McGovern's Opening Statement to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission on the Global Gender-Based Violence Threat
Oct. 16, 2013 Republican Shutdown Has Been a Disaster
Oct. 10, 2013 End Hunger in America Now
Oct. 4, 2013 Providing for Consideration of Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Continuing Appropriations Resolution
Oct. 4, 2013 Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
June 26, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1613, Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2231, Offshore Energy and Jobs Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2410, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014; Providing for Proceedings During the Period from June 20, 2013 Through July 5, 2013; And For Other Purposes
June 21, 2013 Letter to Honorable Eric Fanning, Acting Secretary of the Air Force - Military Sexual Assault
June 13, 2013 The Hill - House Starts Defense Authorization Work Amid Dem Anger Over Sexual Assault Amendments
June 13, 2013 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 1960, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to President Obama
June 14, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2112, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
May 25, 2011 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 1540, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
April 1, 2011 Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Reintroduces H.R. 1319, the Global Sexual & Reproductive Health Act
March 10, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of House Concurrent Resolution 248, Afghanistan War Powers Resolution
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
Jan. 27, 2009 Providing for Consideration of S. 181, Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009
Aug. 8, 2007 Letter to Felipe Calderón, President of Mexico
July 30, 2007 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2831, Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007
July 11, 2007 Recognizing 2007 As The Year Of The Rights Of Internally Displaced Persons In Columbia
Sept. 8, 2006 Letter to Elaine Chao, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor - Women's Bureau of the Department of Labor
Sept. 8, 2006 Letter to Elaine Chao
May 2, 2006 Conveying Sympathy of Congress to Families of Young Women Murdered in Chihuahua, Mexico
April 6, 2006 Providing for Consideration of H. Con. Res. 376, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2007
Dec. 21, 2005 The Legacy of Four Women
Dec. 14, 2005 Remembering and Commemorating the Lives and Work of United States Churchwomen Executed in El Salvador in 1980
March 2, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 27, Job Training Improvement Act of 2005
Feb. 2, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H. Con. Res. 36, Expressing Continued Support of Congress for Equal Access of Military Recruters to Institutions of...
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