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.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior member of the House Democrats' Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity and the Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Nutrition Subcommittee, released the following statement after House Republicans unveiled the poverty portion of their so-called “A Better Way” agenda:
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.
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.
Text of Congressman McGovern’s Speech:
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:
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.
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.