Representative Jim McGovern's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 2, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
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8/29/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Postpone Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia 8/24/16 McGovern Applauds Final Colombia Peace Agreement 8/23/16 Letter to the Hon. Horacio Muratori, President, International Basketball Federation - End Discriminatory Policies Against Sikh Players 8/18/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Make Tibet a Priority in Final Months in Office 8/15/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify Records of the Disappeared in El Salvador Civil War 8/15/16 McGovern Announces $7.3 Million in Funding to Increase College Access in Worcester and Across Massachusetts 8/11/16 Letter to the Editor of Boston Globe - Congressional Delegation Backs Enforcement of Assault Weapons Ban 8/10/16 Letter to the Honorable John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services; the Honorable Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Armed Services; the Honorable Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Committee on Armed Services and the Honorable Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Armed Services - Support the Afghan Special Immigration Visa Program 8/09/16 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, Secretary of State - Prioritize Human Rights and Justice Reform In Bilateral Talks With Mexico 8/09/16 McGovern Statement on Chinese Human Rights Activists' Conviction 8/03/16 Letter to the Honorable Lamar Smith, Chariman of the Committee on Science, Scpace, and Technology - Delegation Demand End to GOP's Abusive Subpoenas of State Attorneys General 8/03/16 Letter to the Honorable Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Waters, Conyers, Johnson Lead Over 60 House Democrats in Letter Supporting CFPB Arbitration Proposal 7/28/16 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Request for Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers 7/22/16 Letter to the Honorable Robert O. Work, Secretary of the US Department of Defense - Regarding the Fort Jackson Running Shoe Program 7/19/16 Letter to The Honorable Andrian Candu, Speaker Of The Parliament - Opposing Discriminatory Legislation in Parliament 7/19/16 McGovern Applauds $337K Award to Mass. Education Non-Profit 7/14/16 Lawmakers Criticize Industry-Sponsored GMO Bill 7/14/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Prohibit LGBT Discrimination in Government Contracting 7/14/16 National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015 7/14/16 Crises Demand Action 7/14/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Maine Congressional Delegation Calls for Continued Public Engagement on Draft Northeast Ocean Plan 7/13/16 Letter to Chief David Brown, Dallas Police Department - Supporting Dallas Police 7/13/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Act on Flint Before House Adjourns 7/13/16 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to House Amendment to S. National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of Providing for Consideration of S. Motor Vehicle Safety Whistleblower Act; and Waiving A Requirement of Clause 6(A) of Rule Xiii with Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions Reported From the Committee on Rules 7/08/16 Defending Freedoms Project: Raif Badawi 7/07/16 Letter to Robert A. McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Call on Department of Veterans Affairs to Ban Confederate Flags from Veteran Cemeteries 7/07/16 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the GAO - Moulton Advocates for Better Bipartisan Oversight of National Addiction Services 7/06/16 McGovern Statement on Obama Announcement on U.S. Troop Levels in Afghanistan 7/06/16 McGovern Applauds Obama Administration Call for $1.1 Billion in New Funding to Address Opioid Epidemic 7/06/16 Letter to Mr. Leon Rodriguez, Director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service- Stop Increase of Immigration and Naturalization Fees 7/06/16 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations - Pell Grant Protections 7/05/16 Providing for Consideration of H.R. Separation of Powers Restoration Act of Providing for Proceedings During the Period From June Through July and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules 7/05/16 Providing for Consideration of H.R. Restoring Access to Medication Act of 2015 7/05/16 Providing for Consideration of H.R. Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2017 7/05/16 Letter to Ms. Mary Anne Penner, Director of Stamp Services of the Postal Service - Issue an Alzheimer's Research Semipostal Stamp 6/30/16 Letter to The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, EPA - Urging EPA to Update Lead & Copper Rule 6/30/16 McGovern Announces $3 Million Five-Year Grant to UMass Donahue Institute to Support Teen Pregnancy Prevention Nationwide 6/30/16 Lowell Sun - Tsongas Joins Parents of Slain Kids in Gun-Violence Roundtable 6/28/16 Letter to the Hon. Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture- Increase Broadband Speeds in Rural Areas 6/27/16 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, Secretary of State - Strengthen Peace and Human Rights in Sri Lanka for War Victims 6/24/16 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Gayle Smith, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development - Support LGBT Rights Around the World 6/23/16 Letter to the Hon. Pete Sessions, Chairman of the House Committee on Rules- House Resolution 797 6/23/16 Tsongas statement on Historic, 26-Hour Sit-In on House Floor 6/23/16 U.S. Rep. McGovern Statement on Colombia Bilateral Ceasefire Signing in Havana 6/22/16 Letter to Senate and House Conferees - Murphy Renews Push For Full Emergency Zika Funding As Florida Surpasses 200 Cases 6/21/16 Letter to the Honorable Sally Jewel, Secretary of the Interior, Christy Goldfuss, Managing Director of the Council on Environmental Quality, and Neil Kornze, Director of the Bureau of Land Management - Coal Regulations 6/20/16 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, Department of State - Calling on Secretary John Kerry to meet US Commitment to Syrian Refugees 6/20/16 Letter to Robert M. Califf, Commisioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Ban on Gay and Bisexual Men 6/16/16 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 6/15/16 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017

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