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  • Rep. McGovern Announces New District Representative in Northampton
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    Current Regional Manager Jon Niedzielski was tapped to serve as McGovern’s District Director last month. Read More »

  • McGovern Introduces Bipartisan Wounded Warrior Service Dog Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 5, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, U.S. Reps. Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Jackie Walorski (R-IN) introduced the bipartisan Wounded Warrior Service Dog Act in the House of Representatives. Read More »

  • McGovern Statement Following Threats by the Transitional Military Council Against Peaceful Protesters in Sudan
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA), Chairman of the House Rules Committee and Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, issued this statement following threats by the Transitional Military Council against the peaceful movement in support of civilian government in Sudan: “When Sudan’s military ousted Omar al Bashir, it claimed to do so in support of the people and their demand for change, and for peace. But in the past few weeks, civilians have been kill... Read More »

  • McGovern Announces District Office Staff Changes
    Posted in Press Releases on May 30, 2019 | Preview rr

    WORCESTER - Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, announced the following staff changes in his district offices: Jon Niedzielski has been promoted to District Director, and Kelly Brissette has been promoted to Deputy District Director. Niedzielski and Brissette will oversee all operations and staff in Congressman McGovern's district offices in Worcester, Northampton, and Leominster. Both will begin their new roles on June 1st. Niedzielski will replace Mc... Read More »

  • McGovern, Stefanik Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Expand Federal Work-Study Program
    Posted in Press Releases on May 29, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives James P. McGovern (D-MA) and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) introduced the Classroom to Careers Act, a new bipartisan bill that would expand federal work-study to allow students in the program to get a full-time job in their field of study. The full text of their bill is available here (PDF). Currently, the federal work-study program only provides students with part-time jobs that are on-campus, in the government, or at non-profit organizations—but not in the private s... Read More »

  • McGovern, Lewis, Schakowsky Lead 79 House Democrats Calling on Full Implementation of 2016 Colombia Peace Accords
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives James McGovern (D-MA), John Lewis (D-GA) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) led 79 House Democrats in a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to express their grave concern about the implementation of the 2016 Colombia Peace Accords and continuing escalation of murders and attacks against human rights defenders and social leaders. The letter urges Secretary Pompeo to communicate unwavering American support for the three elements of the transitional justic... Read More »

  • Bipartisan, Bicameral Group of 92 Lawmakers Urge Support For Civilian-Led Transitional Government in Sudan
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2019 | Preview rr

    Text of Letter (PDF) WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, a bipartisan, bicameral group of 92 lawmakers led by Representative James McGovern (D-MA) and Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Todd Young (R-IN), along with Representatives Ann Wagner (R-MO), Karen Bass (D-CA), and Chris Smith (R-NJ), sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin expressing deep concern about the current situation in Sudan and urging support for a rapid transfer of power to a civilian-l... Read More »

  • McGovern Statement on the Panchen Lama’s 30th Birthday
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA), Co-Chair of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission and Chairman of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, issued the following statement in recognition of the 30th birthday of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the 11th Panchen Lama of Tibetan Buddhism: “Gedhun Choekyi Nyima was recognized by His Holiness the Dalai Lama as the 11th Panchen Lama at the age of six on May 15, 1995. Two days later, the Chinese government forcibly disappear... Read More »

  • Chairman McGovern Statement on Special Counsel Mueller’s Report
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    WORCESTER, MASS. – Today, Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, issued this statement after Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's interference in the 2016 election was released: “I am outraged and deeply disturbed by the unprecedented pattern of criminality, corruption, and deception described in Special Counsel Mueller’s report. Our democracy was attacked by the Russian Government, which interfered in our 2016 presidential election ‘in sweepi... Read More »

  • McGovern Statement on Trump Administration’s Reckless Policy Change Toward Cuba
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA), Chairman of the House Rules Committee and Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, released this statement following the Trump Administration’s announcement that they would fully enforce Title III of the Helms-Burton Act: “Today’s announcement by the Trump Administration is just plain stupid. It undercuts the emerging private sector in Cuba, which the Trump Administration still pretends to support. It alienates... Read More »

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