Congressman Jim McGovern

Representing the 2nd District of Massachussetts
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Fiscal Responsibility

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For information on the Government Shutdown, visit our resource page.

For more information concerning my work and views on Fiscal Responsibility issues, please contact me.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you.

More on Fiscal Responsibility

Oct 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) voted with 265 other Democratic and Republican Members of Congress to pass H.R. 1314, a bipartisan budget agreement that creates jobs, protects seniors, affirms the full faith and credit of the United States and invests in our future. 

Oct 23, 2015

Washington, D.C. – With just eleven days remaining before a November 3 deadline for Congress to raise the debt ceiling to avoid a government default, Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), joined Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and Assistant Democratic Leader James Clyburn in calling for a clean extension of the debt ceiling. Click here to view the letter

Mar 24, 2015
We shouldn’t balance the budget on the backs of poor and working families. They didn’t cause the financial crisis and they shouldn’t be the ones forced to get us out of this mess.
Jan 14, 2015

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

Jun 2, 2014
U.S. Rep. James “Jim” McGovern wants to take what Franklin County’s got and give it to the rest of the country. “What I love about the new part of my district is that, out here, people demonstrate how to do things right,” McGovern told a crowd of constituents gathered at Green Fields Market Saturday. His district, largely in Worcester County, grew to include Greenfield and 13 central and eastern Franklin County towns during last year’s federal redistricting. His words referred to the county’s commitment to sustainable living, support of local agriculture and enthusiasm for renewable energies.
Apr 8, 2014

I thank the gentleman from Georgia for yielding me the customary 30 minutes. I ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks and I yield myself 8 minutes.

M. Speaker, budgets are moral documents. These annual documents are really statements of who we are as political parties and groups.  They represent our values. They tell a story about what we believe in and how we would govern.

Dec 11, 2013
House Democrats today are urging Speaker Boehner not to adjourn the House for the year without bringing up an extension of federal unemployment insurance, which is scheduled to expire Dec. 28, immediately cutting of all jobless aid to 1.3 million Americans.
Oct 5, 2013
Representative McGovern, joined by 199 Democrats, sent a letter to House Speaker Boehner today demanding a vote on a piece of legislation that would end the shutdown and fund the government. A vote on the legislation would open the entire federal government immediately.
Oct 4, 2013
After months of trying to cut $40 billion from the SNAP program, after months of demonizing poor people, after months of trying to slash food assistance programs across the board, Republicans would like us all to believe that they care about hunger in America.