Congressman Jim McGovern

Representing the 2nd District of Massachussetts
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Oct 1, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02), announced the award of $2.25 million to the Cooperative Fund of New England (CFNE) from the U.S. Department of Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund to support CFNE's cooperative business lending, healthy food financing, and technical assistance programs.

Jan 14, 2015

Here, you can find ACA Tax Provisions impacting Individuals and Families and Employers

Jan 14, 2015

The IRS will begin accepting tax returns electronically on Jan. 20, 2015. Paper tax returns will begin processing at the same time.

You can learn more by visiting the IRS filing website by clicking here or going to: http://www.irs.gov

Jun 28, 2013

Friday June 28, 2013

U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-02) today urged House Speaker John Boehner to not recess the House for the 4th of July District Work Period until the issue of student loan interest rates is resolved.

Jul 19, 2011

Opening Statement of U.S. Representative James P. McGovern

H. Res. 355, Rule for Consideration of H.R. 2560

July 19, 2011

Jan 27, 2009

M. Speaker. By direction of the Committee on Rules I call up House Resolution 53 and ask for its immediate consideration.

For the purpose of debate only, I yield the customary 30 minutes to the gentleman from California, Mr. Dreier. All time yielded during consideration of the rule is for debate only. I yield myself such time as I may consume. I also ask unanimous consent that all Members be given five legislative days in which to revise and extend their remarks on House Resolution 53.

Oct 3, 2008

Madam Speaker, yesterday morning, a woman in my district shouted at me, -Tell all those guys on Wall Street to- - how should I put this - -Take a long walk off a short pier.-

I can appreciate how she feels. I kind of feel the same way.

I want someone to pay a price - or to at least assume responsibility - for this economic mess before we do anything else. But while that might be good therapy, it's not good economic policy.

Sep 30, 2008

On Monday, I voted in support of H.R. 3997, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act.

This was a difficult vote. Like my constituents, I am angry at the people who got us into this mess -- greedy Wall Street fat cats and the anything-goes, no-regulation, -Cowboy Capitalism- Bush Administration.