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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 2, Democratic
Date Title
Sept. 12, 2017 End Hunger Now
Sept. 5, 2017 Bob Dole Congressional Gold Medal Act
Sept. 1, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Americans from Deadly Pesticides
Aug. 23, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture - Provide Relief to Dairy Farmers
July 12, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Robert Aderholt, Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee, the Hon. Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member, the Hon. Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Member - Farm Service Agency's Loan Programs
June 29, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture - Poultry Plant Productivity
May 19, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture - Objectives of USDA
May 1, 2017 DeLauro, McGovern, Pingree Condemn Trump Move to Rollback School Meals Nutrition Standards
April 26, 2017 Letter to Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Level Playing Field for U.S. Dairy Products
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency
Feb. 7, 2017 Rep. Newhouse Joins Rep. Fudge to Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Food Donation Nationwide
Dec. 7, 2016 End Hunger Now
Dec. 1, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Dr. Cathie Woteki, Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics - Call for Support for the U.S. Brewing Industry
Nov. 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Hal Rodgers and Nita Lowey, Chairman and Ranking Member, House Appropriations Committee and the Hon. Bob Aderholt and Sam Farr, Chairman and Ranking Member, House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies - Requesting Assistance for Dairy Farmers
Oct. 13, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Office Management and Budget - Urging Support For USDA's Efforts To Ramp Up Help To Struggling Dairy Farmers
Sept. 22, 2016 End Hunger Now
July 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Request for Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers
July 14, 2016 National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015
July 14, 2016 Lawmakers Criticize Industry-Sponsored GMO Bill
June 14, 2016 End Hunger Now
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Hon. León Rodriguez, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services - Address H-2A Agriculture Worker Delays
June 9, 2016 Members and Advocates Call on Congress to Reject the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Bill
May 24, 2016 Older Americans Month and Senior Hunger
May 16, 2016 Letter to John Kline, Chairman of US House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Todd Rokita Chairman of Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, Robert Scott, Ranking Member of US House Committee on Education and the Workforce; Marcia Fudge, Ranking Member on Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education - Payne, Jr. Joins More than 100 Members of Congress in Expressing Concerns with House Child Nutrition Bill
May 16, 2016 End Hunger Now
May 16, 2016 Letter to Chairman John Kline and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce - House Child Nutrition Bill
April 4, 2016 McGovern Joins New York Hunger Summit with National and Regional Health & Hunger Leaders
Feb. 23, 2016 Letter to Dr. Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Swift FDA Action to Reduce Birth Defects in the Hispanic Community
Jan. 4, 2016 McGovern, DeLauro on National Commission on Hunger Report
Oct. 28, 2015 End Childhood Hunger Now
Oct. 21, 2015 Community voices: Why Nutrition Assistance Matters
Oct. 16, 2015 On World Food Day, McGovern Renews Call to End Hunger In U.S. and Around the World
Oct. 14, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Hal Rogers, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations - End to Government Sponsored Animal Abuse
Sept. 29, 2015 End Hunger Now
Sept. 22, 2015 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture and Val Doleini, Farm Service Agency Administrator - Dairy Insurance Program
Sept. 9, 2015 End Hunger Now
July 23, 2015 Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015
July 22, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1599, Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1734, Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015
July 22, 2015 Photos: Congressman McGovern Hosts 2nd Annual Summer Food Rocks Tour
July 14, 2015 Star Tribune - House Ag Committee Approves Bill That Would Ban State GMO Labeling Laws
June 24, 2015 Congressman McGovern: Strong U.S. Investment in International Food Aid is Key to Our National Security
June 11, 2015 Congressman McGovern Announces Massachusetts Winners of $148,000 in USDA Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Awards
June 10, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2685, Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2016, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2393, Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015
Jan. 28, 2015 Rep Jim McGovern Appointed Ranking Democratic Member on Nutrition Subcommittee
Jan. 13, 2015 US Congressman Jim McGovern End Hunger Now Speech
Jan. 13, 2015 End Hunger Now
Nov. 19, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Advocating for Wisconsin Cranberry Growers
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
Aug. 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Action on Poverty
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
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