MASSACHUSETTS’ SECOND DISTRICT—Today, Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-02), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, announced more than $11.3 million in federal funding for a range of critical local investments in the Second District. The funding for these community projects has been authorized as a part of a new bipartisan appropriations package which passed the… Read more »
ORANGE, Mass. – Today in Orange, U.S. Representative James P. McGovern (D-MA), joined by Orange Superintendent of Schools Dr. Liz Zielinski and Fisher Hill Elementary Director of Food Services Jacki Dillenbeck, announced the LUNCHES Act—a new bill in the House of Representatives to help school districts provide students with… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives James P. McGovern (D-MA), and Rodney Davis (R-IL) introduced a bipartisan bill in the House of Representatives to expand access to healthy school breakfasts for students across the country.
The Healthy Breakfasts Help Kids Learn Act is endorsed by the School Nutrition Association and the National Education Association. It would strengthen and… Read more »
WASHINGTON— United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), along with Representative James P. McGovern (D-MA-02) and the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation, announced that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has awarded Massachusetts state and regional transit authorities an estimated total of more than $196,126,742 in funding under the Further… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) announced that he successfully secured the creation of an Atomic Veterans Commemorative Service Medal in the FY 2022 National Defense Authorization Act. This medal will honor the service and sacrifice of our nation's Atomic Veterans.
This unique cohort of Veterans participated in hundreds of atmospheric nuclear weapons tests and… Read more »
WASHINGTON– This week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced $14 billion in investments across the country to strengthen port and waterway supply chains and bolster climate resilience. These funds will be delivered through a combination of resources from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and a recent disaster relief supplemental appropriation. Within its total… Read more »
Washington (January 15, 2021) – The United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) this week announced the first round of funding from a $27.5 billion bridge formula program created by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). This is the largest bridge formula program in American history, with funding that will be distributed to states and… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Rules Committee Chair James P. McGovern (D-MA), House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY), House Appropriations subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations Chair Barbara Lee (D-CA), and House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Energy Chair Bobby L. Rush (D-IL) led 114 Members of Congress in a letter to President Biden asking… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, United States Congressmen Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Chris Smith (R-NJ) led a bipartisan group of 27 House lawmakers in a letter asking the Biden administration to make Tibet a priority. McGovern and Smith have been leading voices in Congress for human rights in Tibet. They coauthored the Tibetan Policy and Support Act, which became law in 2020, and… Read more »