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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
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
May 30, 2014 Atomic Veterans Service Medal Act
May 29, 2014 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern End Hunger Now Speech: We Shouldn't Be Playing Politics With Our Kid's Health
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 29, 2014 Nutritious School Meals
May 29, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture- Protect Captive Orcas and Marine Mammals
May 28, 2014 Urging China to Respect the Freedom of Assembly, Expression, and Religion and All Fundamental Human Rights and the Rule of Law
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 28, 2014 Venezuelan Human Rights and Democracy Protection Act
May 27, 2014 Statement of U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern on the President's Announcement on Afghanistan
May 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns
May 26, 2014 Statement by U.S. Representative James P. McGovern on the Release of Nabeel Rajab
May 22, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Bipartisan Push to End Off-Budget Military Spending
May 22, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Regarding Mariam Ibrahim's Death Sentence
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 21, 2014 A Call for a Vote Regarding Ending the War in Afghanistan
May 21, 2014 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 4435, Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3361, USA FREEDOM Act
May 20, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4660, Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4435, Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
May 14, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Federal Communications Commission Chairman- Demanding-Net-Neutrality
May 12, 2014 Congressional Delegation Announces $8.9 Million In FAA Grants To Mass. Airports
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 8, 2014 Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Co-Chairmen Express Outrage Over Boko Haram Kidnappings in Nigeria
May 7, 2014 End Hunger Now
May 7, 2014 Resolution Relating to the Consideration of House Report 113-415 and an Accompanying Resolution, and Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 565, Appointment of Special Counsel to Investigate Internal Revenue Service
May 7, 2014 Urging Burma to End Persecution of Rohingya People
May 5, 2014 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern Meets with Members of Pussy Riot
May 1, 2014 Hunger in America
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 Food Insecurity
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
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 Remarks by Congressman McGovern at Surviving the Peace: Landmines, Mortars and Munitions 25 Years of Humanitarian Mine Action
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 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 Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
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 28, 2014 Statement of U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-02) on the Situation in Kessab
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