Congressman Jim McGovern

Representing the 2nd District of Massachussetts
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End Hunger Now

Starting on February 5th, 2013, Congressman McGovern began a series of speeches focused on why we must "End Hunger Now."

Video of the speeches, and information on the effort to #EndHungerNow, will be curated on this page.

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Archived #EndHungerNow House floor speeches can be found here

More on End Hunger Now

May 24, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and leading voice in the fight against hunger, spoke on the House Floor today to recognize Older Americans Month and to help raise awareness about senior hunger and the ways we can better address it.

Apr 29, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a leading champion in the fight to end hunger, spoke on the House floor to honor Sophie Marie Edwards, a Youth Advocate for Share Our Strength’s “No Kid Hungry” campaign to end childhood hunger in America.

Click here for video of today’s floor speech.

Text of Congressman McGovern’s Speech:

Apr 27, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) – co-chair of the bipartisan House Hunger Caucus – spoke on the House floor with House Democrats to condemn the dangerous cuts proposed by House Republicans in their bill to reauthorize the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act. Click Here for Video of Congressman McGovern’s Speech.

Text of Congressman McGovern’s Speech Below:

Apr 15, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today released the following statements regarding news that House Freedom Caucus members have suggested attaching work requirements for recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.

Mar 2, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) hosted a press conference with Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer, Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra, senior House Democrats, and anti-poverty advocates to call for strong investments in anti-poverty programs to help more families get back on their feet as the economy continues to recover.

Feb 25, 2016

 

Jan 12, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At today’s House Agriculture Nutrition Subcommittee hearing, Ranking Member Jim McGovern (D-MA), a leading champion of policies to fight hunger, called out Speaker Paul Ryan for his dangerous plan to shift the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to a block grant system.

Today’s hearing, entitled “Past, Present and Future of SNAP: Addressing Special Populations” is the 10th in a long series of hearings focused on SNAP. Speaker Ryan highlighted his plan last weekend at a GOP poverty forum he hosted in South Carolina.