Congressman Jim McGovern

Representing the 2nd District of Massachussetts
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Press Releases

May 1, 2007 Press Release
Contact: Michael Mershon
(202) 225-6101

January 10, 2007

U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) today delivered the following speech during “special orders” on the House floor. Rep. McGovern was the sponsor of H.R. 4232, a bill to end funding for the Iraq war, in the 109th Congress. He is currently preparing to introduce similar legislation.
May 1, 2007 Press Release
Contact: Michael Mershon
(202) 225-6101

January 10, 2007

U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern today announced that the Holliston Fire Department has been awarded $225,096 in Operations and Firefighter Safety funding under the 2006 Assistance to Firefighter Grant program.
May 1, 2007 Press Release
Contact: Michael Mershon
(202) 225-6101

January 18, 2007

U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) today was named to the House Budget Committee, a key panel that sets out the blueprint for the Nation’s fiscal priorities.
May 1, 2007 Press Release
Contact: Michael Mershon
(202) 225-6101

January 25, 2007
May 1, 2007 Press Release
Contact: Michael Mershon
(202) 225-6101

January 31, 2007

U.S. Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA) today introduced legislation to cut off funding for the War in Iraq. Rep. McGovern’s bill, the “Safe and Orderly Withdrawal From Iraq Act,” (H.R. 746) gives the Bush Administration 6 months to complete the withdrawal of U.S. forces.
May 1, 2007 Press Release
Contact: Michael Mershon
(202) 225-6101

February 15, 2007

Mr. Speaker. I oppose the escalation of US forces in Iraq – and I strongly oppose this war. We had no basis or justification or right to invade Iraq. It was a mistake.
May 1, 2007 Press Release
Contact: Michael Mershon
(202) 225-6101

March 13, 2007

U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) announced today that he has introduced the “Commuter Benefits Equity Act of 2007.” The bill, H.R. 1475, would level the tax benefit playing field between commuters who use mass transit and those who drive alone.
May 1, 2007 Press Release
Contact: Michael Mershon
(202) 225-6101

March 21, 2007

I want to thank Senator Durbin, Senator Dole, and Congresswoman Emerson for their continued leadership in fighting hunger. I am honored to serve with Jo Ann Emerson as the co-chairs of the Congressional Hunger Center, and there isn’t a more passionate advocate in Congress on behalf of these issues.
Apr 25, 2007 Press Release

Contact: Michael Mershon
(202) 225-6101

April 25, 2007

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to the legendary journalist and author David Halberstam, who died this week in a car accident in California at the age of 73. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

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