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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
Jan. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 28, 2014 Massachusetts SNAP Recipients Will be Harmed by Farm Bill Heat and Eat Cuts
Jan. 28, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 7, No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2014, and Providing for Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
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. 16, 2014 Alleviating Hunger in Developing Countries
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. 15, 2014 The Costly Problem of Hunger
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Dec. 23, 2013 US Rep. Jim McGovern on Today's State Department Report on the Magnitsky Law
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, US Secretary of State - Syrian Humanitarian Crisis
Dec. 18, 2013 Rep. James P. McGovern Statement on Colombia
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Rajiv Shah, Administrator, Agency for International Development - Typhoon Recovery
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Request for Meeting to Discuss Humanitarian Concerns
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Federal Emergency Management Administration Administrator Craig Fugate - Flood Map Delay Needed
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Environmental Review
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. 12, 2013 It Is Time to Leave Afghanistan
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes
Dec. 11, 2013 Food Insecurity
Dec. 10, 2013 Reps. Schakowsky, Farr and McGovern Joint Statement on the Honduran Elections
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Dec. 3, 2013 End Hunger Now
Dec. 3, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, US Secretary of State - Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act
Nov. 27, 2013 Rep. McGovern Comments on Announcement of SBA Assistance for Businesses Impacted by Hadley Fire
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Calling For Changes to FDA Proposed Rules
Nov. 25, 2013 Rep. Jim McGovern Calls on Bahrain to Grant Early Release of Nabeel Rajab
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Thomas Winkowski, Action Commissioner, US Customs and Border Protection - Border Patrol Abuses
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services - Zohydro ER
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to Administrator Michael P. Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration - Protect Air Control Towers from Closure
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, and Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning - Immigrant Recruitment Issue in Armed Forces
Nov. 21, 2013 Rep. Jim McGovern's Opening Statement to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission on the Global Gender-Based Violence Threat
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan
Nov. 20, 2013 Rep. Graves, 23 Cosponsors Introduce Bill To Save U.S. Textile Jobs
Nov. 20, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1900, Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act
Nov. 20, 2013 Cuts to SNAP Hurt Veterans
Nov. 19, 2013 Letter to Lamar Smith Chairman, House of Representatives Science, Space and Technology Committee and Eddie Bernice Johnson, Ranking Memeber, House of Representatives Science, Space and Technology Committee - STEM
Nov. 18, 2013 End Persecution of Burma's Rohingya People and Other Ethnic an Religious Minorities
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