Congressman Jim McGovern

Representing the 2nd District of Massachussetts
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  • Ebola Information

    In September 2014, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first Ebola virus disease (EVD) case diagnosed in the United States,heightening concerns among some who fear the disease could spread in American communities.
  • 2014 Farm Tour

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Edward Avalos recently joined me on a three-day, district-wide farm tour that included 20 stops at local producers, co-op markets, food distribution centers, and restaurants.
  • USDA Summer Food Service Program

    The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to ensure that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. Free meals, that meet Federal nutrition guidelines, are provided to all children 18 years old and under at approved SFSP sites in areas with significant concentrations of low-income children.
  • Citizens United

    Congressman Jim McGovern has been one of Washington’s loudest voices in the fight to overturn the Citizens United v. FEC and McCutcheon v. FEC Supreme Court rulings.

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Oct 28, 2014 Press Release
The 53-year-old economic embargo against Cuba has not worked. It has not overturned the Cuban government. But it has done grave harm to the lives of ordinary Cubans and increasingly isolated the United States in the region, the hemisphere and the world. The Cold War is over. It’s time to change.
Oct 22, 2014 Press Release
I was pleased to meet Minister Garzón, whom I have admired and respected for many years. We had a wide-ranging discussion about the importance of labor rights to the peace process and how much remains to be done in Colombia to guarantee labor rights and protect workers and labor activists.
Oct 2, 2014 Press Release
I strongly protest the detention of Nabeel Rajab, president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, and I call upon the Government of Bahrain to release him immediately.

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Recent Votes

DateRoll CallBillVote
9/18515H.R.2Nay
9/18514H.R.2Yea
9/18513H.R.4Nay
9/18512H.R.4Yea
9/18511H.RES.727No