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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 2, Democratic
Date Title
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding
Oct. 28, 2015 End Childhood Hunger Now
Oct. 8, 2015 McGovern, Neal Announce $100,000 Grant to Help Fight Opioid Crisis in Rural Massachusetts
Oct. 6, 2015 McGovern Applauds $335K Award to Community Healthlink to Strengthen Mental Health Training for Central Mass. Colleges
Sept. 30, 2015 McGovern Applauds $29 Million for Health Partnership Between UMass Med School and UConn Health Center
Aug. 4, 2015 Letter to Ambassador Deborah Birx, Global AIDS Coordinator - Evidence-Based HIV Prevention
Aug. 3, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Helms Amendment and Women's Health
July 30, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Ozone Rule
July 22, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Opioid Overdose Prevention
July 22, 2015 McGovern Joins Mass. Delegation in Call for Greater Access to Opioid Overdose Prevention Treatment
July 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Sunscreen Patents
July 9, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6, 21st Century Cures Act
May 27, 2015 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Family Detention
May 13, 2015 Letter to Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia - Aerial Fumigation of Coca Crops
May 13, 2015 Members Of Congress Call For End Of Colombian Fumigation Program
April 15, 2015 Hearing of the House Defense Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee - Fiscal Year 2016 Defense Appropriations bill
March 18, 2015 Letter to Charlie Dent, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Regulated Agencies, Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Military Construction - Funding for the President's budget request for the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical and Prosthetic Research
Dec. 15, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Drop Ban on Blood Donations from Gay Men
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Hardship Compensation for Military Personnel Fighting Ebola
Nov. 13, 2014 Letter to Tom Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Issue Guidance on BMI Screenings in Schools
Sept. 11, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader of the House, and Candice Miller, Chairman of the Committee on House Administration - Banning Polystyrene from House Cafeterias
Sept. 11, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Answers On Behalf of ALS Community
Sept. 8, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory, Inconsistent Blood, Organ and Tissue Donation Policies
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
May 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns
May 7, 2014 Urging Burma to End Persecution of Rohingya People
April 29, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4414, Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
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
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
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 Syria Needs Unrestricted Humanitarian Access Now
March 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases
Jan. 15, 2014 The Costly Problem of Hunger
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services - Zohydro ER
Oct. 2, 2013 Day Two of the Government Shutdown
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 30, 2013 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern Introduces Wounded Warrior Service Dog Act
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 5, 2013 End Hunger Now
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
June 6, 2012 U.S. Rep. McGovern Joins Kerry, Brown to Launch Bipartisan Senate Cranberry Caucus
May 1, 2012 Kerry, Olver, Capuano, Neal, Keating, McGovern, Tierney Announce $33.7 Mil for Massachusetts Community Health Centers
Jan. 31, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1173, Fiscal Responsibility and Retirement Act of 2011
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Economy and Jobs
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