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  • McGovern Votes to Re-Open the Departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington – Today, Rep. McGovern joined House Democrats to pass the FY 2019 Transportation and Housing and Urban Development appropriations bills to re-open these two essential government agencies and rescue the hard-working Massachusetts families who are at imminent risk of being evicted while ensuring air travel and highway transportation are safe for all Americans. As we enter Day 20 of the Trump Shutdown, thousands of American workers, including essential air traffic controllers, are arrivi... Read More »

  • McGovern Condemns Guatemalan Government For Attempting to End International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala
    Posted in Press Releases on January 7, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman James P. McGovern, co-chair of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in the U.S. House of Representatives, Chairman of the House Rules Committee, and a leading advocate of human rights around the world, strongly condemned the Guatemalan government’s attempt to unilaterally end the 2006 accord with the United Nations that established the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala, known as CICIG. “Withdrawing from CICIG would be a grievous error on the... Read More »

  • On First Day of New Congress, McGovern Introduces Bipartisan Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United
    Posted in Press Releases on January 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, the first day of the 116th Congress, U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) joined Reps. Ted Deutch (D-FL), John Katko (D-NY), and Jamie Raskin (D-MD) in introducing a bipartisan constitutional amendment to get big money out of politics and restore democratic power to the American people. The Democracy for All Amendment affirms the right of states and the federal government to pass laws that regulate spending in elections, reversing the concentration of political influence... Read More »

  • McGovern Statement on Inclusion of Anti-Hunger Language in House Rules Package
    Posted in Press Releases on January 2, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA), Chairman-elect of the House Rules Committee and a leading voice in Congress for strengthening anti-hunger programs, released the following statement: “I stood on the House Floor and promised the president that Democrats would use every tool at our disposal to prevent this administration’s assault on the poor. That’s why our rules package directs the House Office of General Counsel to explore all possible legal options for responding to the administrat... Read More »

  • McGovern Reacts to Democratic Caucus Approving his Nomination to Serve as Chairman of the House Rules Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on December 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC — The House Democratic Caucus today approved Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) nomination of Rules Committee Ranking Member James P. McGovern (D-MA) to serve as chairman of the committee for the 116th Congress. In reaction, McGovern released the following statement: “I want to thank Leader Pelosi for her continued leadership and for the opportunity to lead this committee. I’m grateful to have the support of my colleagues across the Democratic Caucus as well. Massachusetts ha... Read More »

  • McGovern Statement on Trump Administration’s Proposal to Restrict State Waivers for SNAP Work Requirements
    Posted in Press Releases on December 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA) released the following statement in reaction to the Trump Administration’s announced plan restricting state flexibility in providing nutrition assistance to people who are currently looking for work: “Instead of circumventing the will of Congress, the Trump Administration should read the Farm Bill the president just signed, which rejects changes to work requirements and categorical eligibility. In the meantime, let’s get one thing straight: most benef... Read More »

  • Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act signed into law by President Trump
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) celebrated the President's signature of a bill he authored and introduced in the House of Representatives: H.R. 1872, the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act. The bill denies Chinese government officials access to the United States if they are responsible for creating or implementing restrictions on American government officials, journalists, independent observers and tourists seeking access to Tibet. “I’m glad that the President signed our bill, the Recipr... Read More »

  • McGovern, Hultgren, Baldwin, Rubio Applaud Final Passage of their Bipartisan Bill that Holds China Accountable for Limiting Access to Tibet
    Posted in Press Releases on December 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, U.S. Congressmen James McGovern (D-MA) and Randy Hultgren (R-IL) along with U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) applauded final passage in the Senate of their bipartisan bill – H.R. 1872, the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act. The bill denies Chinese government officials access to the United States if they are responsible for creating or implementing restrictions on American government officials, journalists, independent observers and tourists seeking access to Tibet. “... Read More »

  • McGovern Announces New Washington, D.C. Office Location: Room 408 of the Cannon House Office Building
    Posted in Press Releases on December 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) announced today that the Office of Massachusetts’ Second Congressional District in Washington, D.C. has moved to Room 408 of the Cannon House Office Building. The mandatory move was prompted by an ongoing, long-term renewal project of the Cannon Building undertaken by the Architect of the Capitol – during which occupants must relocate in phases while workers preserve and restore the historic structure. The second district’s new office is in an area of the bui... Read More »

  • McGovern Statement on Passing of Firefighter Christopher Roy
    Posted in Press Releases on December 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) released the following statement after the passing of Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy while battling an early-morning fire on Lowell Street: “I am deeply saddened to learn that Firefighter Christopher Roy passed away this morning. December is already a difficult month for the Worcester Fire Department, and this tragedy only adds to the grief we feel for heroes like Christopher who have been taken from us too soon. His family, friends, and fellow firefighter... Read More »

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