End Hunger Now
Starting on February 5th, 2013, Congressman McGovern began a series of speeches focused on why we must "End Hunger Now."
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More on End Hunger Now
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.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the National Commission on Hunger released their final report, Freedom from Hunger: An Achievable Goal for The United States of America, Recommendations of the National Commission on Hunger to Congress and the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture. The Hunger Commission was created by the Omnibus Appropriations Bill of 2014 and Commission members were appointed equally by House and Senate leaders.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), one of the leading voices in Congress calling for action to address hunger, applauded the release by the White House of a new report on hunger highlighting how SNAP improves food security and life outcomes for families, with long-term benefits for health, education, and economic well-being.
SPRINGFIELD, MA – On Monday, November 23rd, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) will be kicking off the 6th annual “Monte’s March,” a 42-mile two-day walk as part of his anti-hunger push in Western Massachusetts. The march is aimed at helping to increase awareness about hunger in local communities and help families in need this thanksgiving.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack met with Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) and other members of the Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity to discuss USDA’s efforts to address poverty in communities across the country.