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  • Somerville’s mayor joins Jim McGovern on trip to El Salvador, Honduras
    Posted in In the News on August 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Via The Boston Globe Representative Jim McGovern and Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone of Somerville are on a mission to expose violence and poverty in El Salvador and Honduras, they said Sunday, in the hope that a greater public understanding of living conditions there will help block President Trump from ending Temporary Protected Status for immigrants from the Central American nations. McGovern, a Worcester Democrat, said unless Congress intervenes, Americans will see families across the country torn... Read More »

  • US. Rep. Jim McGovern promotes summer food programs in Western Massachusetts
    Posted in In the News on July 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    Via MassLive: AMHERST -- U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Worcester, traveled across Western and Central Massachusetts Monday to bring attention to hunger-related issues and to highlight Summer Eats -- a program that offers free meals to kids across Massachusetts. With an estimated one in seven Massachusetts children facing uncertainty over where they will get their next meal, the congressman met with officials from Project Bread and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to... Read More »

  • US Rep. Jim McGovern urges GOP leaders to fund election cybersecurity grants
    Posted in In the News on July 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    Via MassLive/ The Springfield Republican U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern pressed House Republicans Tuesday to fund grants that help fortify and protect U.S. election systems from foreign hackers -- an area which the Worcester Democrat argued should be a top priority following Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential contest. McGovern, the top Democrat on the House Rules Committee, chastised GOP leaders for not including another $380 million in funding to support states' election integrity efforts in the... Read More »

  • Congressman gives Paxton family flag flown over the Capitol Building
    Posted in In the News on August 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    An American flag that was draped over the casket of WWII veteran and father of Paxton resident Tami Mohamed, was stolen from a flagpole in her yard on the Fourth of July. Although the flag was never found, the story still has a happy ending. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) got wind of Mohamed’s loss through an article published in The Landmark in July and reached out to the family help. “When I saw the story I thought it was terrible,” said McGovern adding that he wanted to find a way to ease a ... Read More »

  • Op-Ed: US-Cuba relations must continue to move forward
    Posted in In the News on June 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    We were deeply disappointed by President Trump’s announcement Friday to roll back many of the reforms initiated by the previous administration toward Cuba, and to freeze any further progress on others. Having witnessed firsthand what the possibility that forging closer ties can mean for our economy and society, we believe it is not in the interest of the United States, the American people, the Cuban people or the hemisphere to reverse the enormous progress made over the last two years. We recent... Read More »

  • CNN: McGovern, Democrats Slam GOP Move to Steamroll Trumpcare
    Posted in In the News on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), the top Democrat at today’s early morning Rules Committee meeting, criticized House Republicans for voting just hours ago to steamroll consideration of the American Health Care Act without a full accounting of the costs or hearings on the impact it would have on millions of Americans. On CNN New Day this morning, Congressman McGovern’s sharp words for Republicans were featured. Click Here For Video. “Good morning, everyone. Or maybe just ‘morning.’ There’s n... Read More »

  • U.S. Representative Jim Mcgovern Joins Community on a Walking Tour of Northbridge
    Posted in In the News on August 12, 2014 | Preview rr

    Today, U.S. Representative Jim McGovern joined State Senator Richard Moore, the U.S. National Park Service (NPS), the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), local leaders and residents of Northbridge on a walking tour to highlight the town’s rich history and tour local businesses. Read More »

  • Congressman McGovern announces $188,000 grant to combat teen substance abuse
    Posted in In the News on September 19, 2013 | Preview rr

    The Franklin Regional Council of Governments has been awarded more than $188,000 for teen substance abuse programs. Read More »

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