Congressman Jim McGovern

Representing the 2nd District of Massachussetts
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Press Releases

Nov 2, 2016 Press Release
Urge U.S. to remain engaged in Colombian Peace Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, a select group of Democrats sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, urging him to remain engaged in the Colombian peace process and continue to provide “credible, creative counsel” so that a final agreement may be achieved without delay.

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Oct 17, 2016 Press Release
New Federal Funding Will Support Recreation Projects in Worcester, Northampton, Leominster, Northborough, and Sutton

SUTTON, MA –Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) is pleased to announce $950,000 in federal grant money from the National Park Service’s Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Grant Program to parks and recreational projects in Worcester, Northampton, Leominster, Northborough, and Sutton.

Oct 13, 2016 Press Release
McGovern Secured Funds for Surrounding Bike Path, Worked with Local Leaders to Move Field and Track Project Forward

WORCESTER, MA – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) joined local leaders from the Main South Community Development Corporation, the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester and Clark University to celebrate the completion of the new field and track with a dedication at 65 Tainter Street.

Oct 13, 2016 Press Release
New Federal Funding Will Support Additional Taxiway Construction

WORCESTER, MA – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) announced a $7,749,620 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for the Worcester Regional Airport.

Oct 4, 2016 Press Release

WORCESTER, MA – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) joined state and local leaders for the ribbon cutting on the new Worcester Rail Transit Authority Operation/Maintenance facility on Quinsigamond Avenue.

Sep 30, 2016 Press Release
New Federal Funding Includes $300,000 for Community Legal Aid in Worcester

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) joined Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA) in announcing $1,873,778 in new federal funding for fair housing initiatives in Massachusetts. The funding comes from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and includes $300,000 for Community Legal Aid, Inc. in Worcester.

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Sep 30, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressmen Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA) issued the following statements upon the introduction of their bipartisan bill H.R.

Sep 29, 2016 Press Release

WORCESTER, MA – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) announced that the City of Worcester will receive $327,312 from the U.S.

Sep 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) announced a five year, $583,000 University Center program grant for MassDiGI at Becker College has been awarded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), a bureau within the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Sep 26, 2016 Press Release

CARTAGENA, COLOMBIA – Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and leading voice in Congress for human rights, joined U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. leaders for the signing of a peace agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) to end an armed conflict that began in 1964.

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