Congressman Jim McGovern

Representing the 2nd District of Massachussetts
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Press Releases

Mar 29, 2017 Press Release
McGovern Slams GOP for Putting Profits Ahead of Public Health

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) led debate for House Democrats on the House floor against the EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act, a bill from House Republicans that limits the participation of scientific experts at the EPA, and would lead to a disproportionate representation of big business and corporate special interests.

Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat who has been a leading voice in the push to protect the Affordable Care Act, released the following statement in response to the announcement by President Trump and Speaker Ryan that House Republicans have canceled the vote on the Affordable Health Care Act.

Mar 24, 2017 Press Release
McGovern Appeals to Compassion of Both Parties to Protect Americans’ Healthcare

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), the top Democrat leading debate today against the American Health Care Act, delivered the following speech on the House floor in an appeal to the compassion of both Republicans and Democrats to stand up for the families they represent and stop this dangerous bill from becoming law.

Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), the top Democrat at today’s early morning Rules Committee meeting, criticized House Republicans for voting just hours ago to steamroll consideration of the American Health Care Act without a full accounting of the costs or hearings on the impact it would have on millions of Americans.

Mar 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) led floor debate for House Democrats as Republicans began the process for consideration of the American Health Care Act (AHCA).

Mar 22, 2017 Press Release
McGovern Slams GOP Move to Rush Health Bill Vote Without CBO Score

WASHINGTON, D.C.U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), the top Democrat at today’s House Rules Committee markup of the American Health Care Act, criticized Republicans for rushing the bill to the House floor for a vote tomorrow without any analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on the costs of the new version of the bill.

Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and leading champion for anti-poverty programs, condemned President Trump’s budget proposal for its dangerous cuts that will hurt millions of families across the country.

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

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