Congressman Jim McGovern

Representing the 2nd District of Massachussetts
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Press Releases

Dec 9, 2016 Press Release
Funds Will Support Heart and Vascular Disease Research, Push for Cures

WORCESTER, MA – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) announced that UMass Medical School has been awarded $836,858 by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support research on treatments and cures for heart and vascular diseases.

Dec 8, 2016 Press Release
House Lawmakers Raise Concerns About New Military Technology

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S.

Dec 8, 2016 Press Release
McGovern Bill Will Crack Down on Corruption and Human Rights Abuses Around the World; McGovern Urges Trump to Continue U.S. Leadership on Human Rights

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) applauded Congressional passage of the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, a bill he co-authored to crack down on corruption and human rights abuses around the world.

Dec 6, 2016 Press Release
McGovern Praises Obama Foreign Policy Speech Saying Debate and Vote on War Against ISIS is Long Overdue

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and leading voice on foreign policy and human rights, praised President Obama’s foreign policy speech tonight for calling Congress to task for their failure to vote on an Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) for the U.S. war against ISIS.

Nov 28, 2016 Press Release

WORCESTER, MA – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) honored the military service of Thomas McGrath Jr., who served in the United States Navy from 1957 thru 1959. As part of today’s event recognizing McGrath’s military service to our country, Congressman McGovern and State Rep.

Nov 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) released the following statement on the passing of Fidel Castro.

Nov 18, 2016 Press Release
McGovern to be joined by Kennedy, Neal for 7th Annual Monte’s March., Last Year’s March Raised a Record-Breaking $150K for Local Hunger Relief

Nov 16, 2016 Press Release
SNAP Helped Keep More Than 10 Million Out of Poverty in 2012, Including Nearly 5 Million Children

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today at the House Agriculture Committee, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02), the top Democrat on the Nutrition Subcommittee, delivered a strong defense of the the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) program.