Congressman Jim McGovern

Representing the 2nd District of Massachussetts
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Mar 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) reintroduced H.J. Res. 88, the People’s Rights Amendment, a bill to overturn Citizens United, the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that lifted restrictions on spending of outside groups on elections.

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Mar 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), the Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Committee Nutrition Subcommittee, led a group of 18 House Democrats on the Agriculture Committee calling on House Budget Committee Chairman Diane Black (R-TN) and Ranking Member John Yarmuth (D-KY) to protect funding for the Su

Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and leading voice in Congress on human rights, met with Ibrahim Ahmed Omer, Speaker of the Sudanese Parliament.

Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) announced that his guest for tonight’s address by President Trump to a joint session of Congress will be Dr. Babak Movahedi, a nationally-ranked transplant surgeon at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts, who was born in Iran and is worried about how Trump’s Muslim Ban will impact his family.

Feb 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) concluded a bipartisan Congressional delegation trip to Cuba to continue the progress begun by President Obama to bring U.S.-Cuba relations into the 21st Century and explore new opportunities to promote U.S. economic development with Cuba.

Feb 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bipartisan Congressional delegation is in Cuba this week to continue the progress begun by President Obama to bring U.S.-Cuba relations into the 21st Century and explore new opportunities to promote U.S. economic development with Cuba. The trip will focus on economic opportunities for American companies in the agriculture and health sectors.

Feb 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressmen Jim McGovern (D-MA) led a broad bipartisan coalition of 19 House lawmakers called on Speaker Ryan to schedule a debate and vote on an Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) as quickly as possible following news of a Pentagon proposal to send U.S.

Feb 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), the top Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee’s Nutrition Subcommittee and a leading champion for anti-hunger programs, released a strong response to committee’s report on the 18 hearings held in the previous Congress on SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program).

Feb 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat, released the following statement on the successful return of Benham Partopour, a chemical engineering student going for his PhD at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Central Massachusetts. Click here for photos from today’s arrival in Boston.