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Jim McGovern's Public Statements

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: Potential, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
March 6, 2009 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, U.S. Sens. Edward Kennedy and John Kerry, Announce Over $1.7 Million in Federal Stimulus Funding for 3rd District Law Enforcement
March 6, 2009 Support the McGovern-Dole International School Feeding Program
Feb. 28, 2009 Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) of Rule XIII with Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions
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 H.R. 1, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Jan. 27, 2009 Providing for Consideration of S. 181, Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009
Jan. 27, 2009 U.S. Rep Jim McGovern's Statement on the Status of Human Rights in China
Jan. 15, 2009 TARP Reform and Accountability Act of 2009
Jan. 9, 2009 Recognizing Israel's Right to Defend Itself Against Attacks from Gaza
Nov. 17, 2008 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern Takes Fact-Finding Trip to Ecuador
Nov. 13, 2008 Kennedy, Kerry, McGovern Announce $33,924 Grant to Plainville Fire Department
Oct. 3, 2008 Congressman McGovern's Statement on the Revised Emergency Economic Stabilization Act
Oct. 3, 2008 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 1424 Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008
Oct. 2, 2008 Congressman McGovern's Remarks at the Announcement of a Commuter Rail Agreement between the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and CSX
Sept. 30, 2008 Congressman McGovern's Statement on the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act
Sept. 26, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 7110, Job Creation and Unemployment Relief Act of 2008
Sept. 24, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2638, Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act 2009
Sept. 23, 2008 Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Establishment Resolution
Sept. 19, 2008 Letter to President Bush
Sept. 16, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6842, National Capital Security and Safety Act
Sept. 10, 2008 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern Chairs Congressional Human Rights Caucus Briefing on 'Genocide-Free Investing'
Aug. 7, 2008 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern on the Importance of Speaking Out in Support of Freedom and Human Rights During the 2008 Summer Olympics
Aug. 4, 2008 Congressman McGovern, Sens. Kennedy and Kerry Applaud $2 million EDA funding for WBDC and Shrewsbury
July 9, 2008 Rising Cost of Food
June 24, 2008 Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008-- Veto Message from the President of the United States
June 20, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6304, FISA Amendments Act of 2008
June 19, 2008 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendments to House Amendments to Senate Amendment to H.R. 2642, Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008
June 19, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5781, Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2008
June 10, 2008 Merida Initiative to Combat Illicit Narcotics and Reduce Organized Crime Authorization Act of 2008
June 3, 2008 Senators Feinstein and Leahy and Representative McGovern Introduce Joint Resolution Calling on the United States to Sign International Treaty Banning Cluster Bombs
May 21, 2008 Providing for Consideration of Conference Report on S. Con. Res. 70, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2009
May 20, 2008 International Food Crisis and Haiti
May 15, 2008 Congressman Jim McGovern's Statement on the Iraq War Supplemental Funding Bill
May 14, 2008 Congressman Jim McGovern's Statement on the Farm Bill
April 30, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5322, Combustible Dust Explosion and Fire Prevention Act of 2008
April 23, 2008 H.Con. Res. 328, Supporting the Goals and Ideals of the National Day of Silence With Respect fo Anti-Lesbian, Gay, Bisexuals, and Transgender Name Calling, Bullying, and Harassment Faced by Individuals in Schools
April 22, 2008 Recognizing the 60th Anniversary of the Founding of the Modern State of Israel
April 22, 2008 Honor the Truth of the Past: Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide
April 10, 2008 Relating to the Consideration of H.R. 5724, United States-Columbia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
April 10, 2008 Congressman Jim McGovern's Statement on the Colombia Free Trade Act
April 9, 2008 Kerry, Kennedy, Frank, McGovern Announce $1M for Workers Hurt By Fall River Plant Closing
April 8, 2008 Congressman Jim McGovern's Statement Calling on the Government of China to End Its Crackdown in Tibet
April 3, 2008 Farm Bill Conference
April 2, 2008 Congressman Jim McGoverns statement on the U.S. Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Reauthorization Act
April 2, 2008 Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthoization Act of 2008
March 31, 2008 Recognition of Global Child Nutrition Month
March 27, 2008 Congressman McGovern Addresses the Massachusetts Hunger Summit
March 14, 2008 Darfur: Returning to Hell
March 13, 2008 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern Leads Mass. Delegation to Address Communities' Water Challenges
March 12, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H. Con. Res. 312, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2009
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