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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: 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
April 29, 2014 Governor Patrick Announces Over $1.4 Million in Federal Funding, New Initiatives to Strengthen the Commonwealth's Advanced Manufacturing Sector
April 29, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4414, Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014
April 23, 2014 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern and U.S. Economic Development Administration Announce Federal Investments to Boost Business Development and Job Growth in Worcester
April 15, 2014 Statement by Reps. McGovern, Farr, and Schakowsky on the Murder in Honduras of Carlos Mejia Orellana
April 11, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State, and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury - Sanction Russia's State Arms Dealer
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 10, 2014 Food Insecurity
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
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 7, 2014 Colombian Workers Continue to Face Widespread Violence, Human Rights Violations, Members of Congress Hear From New Report
April 7, 2014 Mass Officials Promote National Prescription Drugtake-Back Day
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
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 4, 2014 Remarks by Congressman McGovern at Surviving the Peace: Landmines, Mortars and Munitions 25 Years of Humanitarian Mine Action
April 3, 2014 No More SNAP Cuts
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 2, 2014 Letter to Kay Granger, Chairwoman and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member, of the Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs - Strengthening Ties with Armenia
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Eliminate Immigrant Detention Bed Quota
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 28, 2014 Statement of U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-02) on the Situation in Kessab
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 26, 2014 70 Representatives Urge President to Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 25, 2014 End Hunger Now
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 20, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 18, 2014 Congressman McGovern on Governor Patrick's announced steps to preserve SNAP benefits for 163,000 MA househoulds
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 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Russian Officials be Added to Magnitsky List
March 14, 2014 Syria Needs Unrestricted Humanitarian Access Now
March 14, 2014 Statement by Rep. McGovern on the recent election in El Salvador
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 13, 2014 End Hunger Now
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 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 10, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Expansion of Massachusetts Addiction Program
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Kerry. Secretary of State of the United States -Urge Administration To Support Syria Study Group
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
March 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pay for Success
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - TRICARE
Feb. 26, 2014 End Hunger Now
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