Congressman Jim McGovern

Representing the 2nd District of Massachussetts
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  • 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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Sep 16, 2014 Press Release

M. Speaker, I rise in opposition to this Rule and in opposition to the amendment on Syria that will be offered later today.

Aug 28, 2014 Press Release
Yesterday, Congressman Walter Jones, Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Congressman Jim McGovern sent a letter to Speaker Boehner calling for debate and vote on an authorization for the use of military force in Iraq when the House returns on September 8th.
Aug 21, 2014 Press Release
Rep. McGovern recently made several requests to Bahrain’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a guarantee of access to Bahrain for himself, one of his staff, and Brian Dooley, Director of the Human Rights Defenders program at Human Rights First. Rep. McGovern planned a fact-finding mission and sought to engage in discussions of the current situation with all involved parties – Bahraini government, opposition, and civil society organizations. Bahrain’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs failed to provide a guarantee that Rep. McGovern would be able to travel to Bahrain.

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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