House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere
Colombia’s Descent to Socialism: Assessing Gustavo Petro’s Presidency Thursday, July 27, 2023 – 2:30 p.m.
Statement Submitted for the Record
James P. McGovern
Member of Congress
I want to thank Chairwoman Salazar and Ranking Member Castro for the privilege of submitting this statement into the… Read more »
WORCESTER, MASS—Today, Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-02), a nationally-recognized champion in the fight to end hunger, released the following statement after the Massachusetts State House of Representatives and Senate passed a Fiscal Year 2024 budget that includes universal free school meals for all Bay State students:
“I’m extra… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Today, July 28, 2023, U.S. Representative James P. McGovern (D-MA), Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee and Senior Member of the House Agriculture Committee, introduced a bill to support American farmers and rural communities through plant-based food production.
McGovern’s bill establishes new opportunities for… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee James P. McGovern (D-MA) and Representative Nancy Mace (R-SC) introduced H.R. 4928, the National Security Reforms and Accountability Act (NSRAA), major new legislation to reassert Congress’ power over matters of national security.
This bipartisan bill would reinforce… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Today, July 20, 2023, Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee, alongside Congresswoman Maria Salazar (R-FL) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) introduced a major new bill to update and strengthen existing U.S. Government… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA), ranking member of the House Rules Committee, released the following statement after the Supreme Court denied student loan relief for millions of borrowers:
“It’s no surprise that the same corrupt majority on the Supreme Court that overturned abortion rights, stripped environmental regulations,… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Today, Massachusetts Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-02) and Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), alongside Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) announced that they are reintroducing the Wigs as Durable Medical Equipment Act, legislation to help individuals affected by Alopecia and patients with cancer who are undergoing chemotherapy.
Many… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman James P. McGovern, Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee, slammed the GOP for lying about SNAP work requirements during the Republican debt crisis negotiations so they can go after food assistance programs that working families rely on.
“Maybe if [Speaker Kevin McCarthy] weren’t so busy giving speeches to Wall Street bankers, he’d… Read more »
WASHINGTON— Today, Congressman James P. McGovern, Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee and member of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, announced that he has joined an amicus brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit forcefully challenging the recent ruling of a Trump-appointed federal judge… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA), ranking member of the House Rules Committee, released the following statement after Donald Trump was indicted on criminal charges by a New York grand jury:
“Despite Trump’s absurd rhetoric, his indictment has nothing to do with politics. After examining the evidence, hearing from witnesses, and looking at the law, a grand… Read more »