Congressman Jim McGovern

Representing the 2nd District of Massachussetts
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Congressman McGovern is widely recognized as a passionate, hard-working legislator who fights tenaciously for his constituents. He holds annual office hours for residents of every town in the district, and remains committed to improving the lives of residents and small-business owners.

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More on Local Issues

Nov 20, 2015

SPRINGFIELD, MAOn 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.

Oct 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) applauded the announcement that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will provide more than $3 billion in funding for energy assistance, including $133.3 million for Massachusetts.

Oct 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) announced that $1.03 million has been awarded to the Family Health Center of Worcester and the University of Massachusetts Medical School by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to provide core medical and support services to people living with HIV. The mission of the grant is to help local organizations provide comprehensive primary health care in outpatient settings to people living with HIV disease.

Oct 21, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) was joined by Representatives Peter Welch (D-VT), Alma S. Adams (D-NC), and Lou Barletta (R-PA), along with 71 other Members of Congress in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell to urge for the swift release of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funding. Releasing the funding will allow families in need to access critical resources to heat their homes during cold winter months.

Oct 16, 2015

WORCESTER, MA Today, October 16 at 9:00 a.m., Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) will launch his first-ever district-wide “Marketing the Heart of the Commonwealth” bus tour to help highlight Central and Western Massachusetts businesses, farms, outdoor destinations, and other attractions.

Oct 7, 2015

WORCESTER, MA – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) and Timothy P. Murray, President/CEO of the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce, announced that the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded the Chamber a $40,900 grant for economic development planning.

Oct 6, 2015

WORCESTER, MA – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) applauded the news that Community Healthlink, the largest and most comprehensive provider of behavioral health and addiction services in central Massachusetts, has been awarded a three-year, $335,000 Project AWARE-Community grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to support the training of over 1,000 adults in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA).