McGovern Statement on Supreme Court Student Loan Decision

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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,…

McGovern, Castro, Meeks, Lee Lead Key Democrats Calling on the Biden Administration to Prioritize Constructive Engagement with Venezuela

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WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. James P. McGovern (MA-02), ranking member of the House Rules Committee, Joaquin Castro (TX-20), ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05), ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Barbara Lee (CA-12), ranking member of the House Appropriations…

McGovern, Pressley, Blumenthal Fight to Support Individuals Experiencing Medical Hair Loss

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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…

McGovern Slams GOP for Lying About SNAP Work Requirements

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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…

McGovern Statement on Criminal Indictment of Former President Donald Trump

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 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…

McGovern Introduces New Bill to Permanently Increase Federal Reimbursement Level for School Meals

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WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Representative James P. McGovern (D-MA), Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee and a nationwide leader in the fight to end hunger and improve nutrition, introduced legislation permanently increasing the federal reimbursement level for school meals to help address funding challenges, enhance menus, increase access to locally grown food, and…

McGovern, Markey Reintroduce Bill to Protect Deerfield River

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WASHINGTON—Today, Rules Committee Ranking Member James P. McGovern (MA-02) and U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) announced that they are reintroducing the Deerfield River Wild and Scenic River Study Act, legislation that would begin the process of securing Wild and Scenic Status for major portions of the Deerfield River. Their bill, first introduced last Congress,…

McGovern Applauds Margaret Guzman’s Confirmation to U.S. District Judge for the District of Massachusetts

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WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA), released the following statement after Margaret Guzman was confirmed as United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts: “I’m thrilled to learn that Judge Margaret Guzman has been confirmed by the United States Senate to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts.…