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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Iraq and Afghanistan
July 1, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary Department of Homeland Security - Indefinite Detention of Immigrants
May 30, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4745, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4681, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015; And For Other Purposes
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
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
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Administration - Correct Flood Maps
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Federal Emergency Management Administration Administrator Craig Fugate - Flood Map Delay Needed
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - TSA Exit Lanes Policy Change
Oct. 29, 2013 Letter to Administrator John Pistole, Transportation Security Administration - Changes to Guarding of Airport Exit Lanes
July 31, 2013 Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013
July 30, 2013 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 23, 2013 Yet this Rule Denies any Real Substantive Debate on One of the Most Important Issues Facing our Military.
July 23, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2397, Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2610, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 17, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - End Use of Unreliable Cluster Munitions
June 18, 2013 Rep. Yoho Co-Sponsors Bipartisan LIBERT-E Act
June 7, 2013 U.S. Rep Jim McGovern's Statement on the NSA
May 31, 2013 Statement of U.S. Rep Jim McGovern on Cuba
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
April 26, 2013 Thanking the First Responders in the Boston Marathon Bombing
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
Feb. 28, 2013 Cluster Munitions Civilian Protection Act of 2013
Jan. 19, 2013 Massachusetts Delegation Welcomes News of Federal Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Sandy
Dec. 19, 2012 Massachusetts Delegation Welcomes News of Federal Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Sandy
Nov. 15, 2012 A Tragic Marker: 2,000-Plus U.S. Fatalities in Afghanistan
June 12, 2012 Letter to President Obama
June 10, 2012 USA Today - Lawmakers Unite in Effort to End War in Afghanistan
Jan. 18, 2012 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern: Statement on SOPA
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 22, 2011 Waiving Requirment of Clause 6(a) of Rule XIII with Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 20, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor
Sept. 9, 2011 H. Res. 391, Resolution Commenorating the 10the Anniversary of September 11, 2001
Sept. 9, 2011 Remember, Reflect, Resolve
Aug. 31, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader Cantor
Aug. 30, 2011 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern: Statement on Hurricane Irene
July 13, 2011 U.S. House of Representatives Passes Rep. McGovern's Amendment for Communities Disputing FEMA Flood Maps
July 12, 2011 Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2011
July 8, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1309, Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2011
June 27, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of The United States of America
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
June 15, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
April 5, 2011 Hunger-Fast Coalition: Global Food Security is a National Priority
March 16, 2011 Out of Afghanistan Caucus: United States' Fiscal and Security Needs Demand a Swift Withdrawal Beginning in July
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