Congressman Jim McGovern

Representing the 2nd District of Massachussetts
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Jul 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and leading voice in the push for stronger Congressional oversight of U.S.

Jul 6, 2016 Press Release
Massachusetts Could Receive $20 Million in New Funding Under White House Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) applauded today’s announcement by the President Obama that his administration is taking more action to address the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts and across the country and that they are calling for $1.1 billion in new funding to support this effort.

Jul 5, 2016 Press Release
Following House Democrats’ Nearly 26-Hour Sit-In, McGovern Continues Call for Republicans to Act on Bipartisan Gun Legislation

 

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Jun 30, 2016 Press Release

HADLEY, MA – Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) announced today that the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute has been awarded a new contract from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) for Providing Capacity Building Assistance to OAH Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grantees.

Jun 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Bill Johnson (R-OH) led a bipartisan group of 24 House lawmakers calling on Secretary John Kerry to continue U.S. efforts to strengthen human rights in Sri Lanka following a 26-year civil war between Sri Lankan government forces and the Tamil population.

Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the United States Senate and House of Representatives, led by Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD) and Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA), released a statement yesterday, on the day that would have been MP Jo Cox’s 42nd birthday, expressing sadness at her brutal killing and warning against the fear, hate, and divisive rhetoric in our society today.

Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and co-chair of the bipartisan Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, released the following statement on the Colombia Bilateral Ceasefire signing expected to take place in Havana, Cuba tomorrow.

Jun 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the Dalai Lama visiting the United States this week, Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) led a group of lawmakers on the House floor on Monday, June 13th in a tribute to the leader of Tibet, calling for action to strengthen human rights in Tibet.

Jun 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) called out House Republicans this week for refusing to take action to pass commonsense legislation to address gun violence in the wake of the tragic shooting in Orlando this past weekend.

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