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  • McGovern Statement on Republican Tax Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jim McGovern released the following statement after Republicans passed their tax bill through the House of Representatives: “President Trump, his family, and their wealthy friends got an early Christmas gift this year. This Republican tax bill will line their pockets and the pockets of their donors – giving the vast majority of tax breaks to those at the top and corporations shipping American jobs overseas, all the while exploding the deficit and raising taxes on h... Read More »

  • McGovern: GOP Tax Plan Hits 193K Mass. Families With Elimination of Medical Expense Deduction
    Posted in Press Releases on November 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) condemned House Republicans for their devastating tax plan, which eliminates a key deduction for seniors and families with long-term medical needs, as well as families with severely disabled children. According to an analysis from AARP, 193,544 Massachusetts families will lose a deduction worth on average $11,053 under the House GOP bill – all just to hand deficit-exploding, multi-trillion giveaways to the wealthy and corporations that shi... Read More »

  • Congressmen McGovern, Kennedy to Visit Leominster Schools to Celebrate New Funding, Speak on Public Service
    Posted in Press Releases on October 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    LEOMINSTER, MA – Today, October 30th, Congressmen Jim McGovern (MA-02) and Joe Kennedy III (MA-04) will visit Leominster to celebrate new federal funding and speak to students on the importance of public service. WHAT: Reps. McGovern, Kennedy Speak to Senior Class on Public Service WHERE: Leominster High School, 122 Granit Street, Leominster WHEN: Today, October 30, 2017 at 1:30PM – 2:10PM Reps. McGovern and Kennedy will join Leominster High School leaders in addressing the senior class about th... Read More »

  • McGovern Small Business Tour to Highlight Mass. Craft Breweries
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    WORCESTER, MA – On Friday, October 27th at 10:15am, Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) will kick off his first-ever small business tour of Central and Western Massachusetts to highlight the growth and success of local craft breweries across the region. Participants: Joining Congressman McGovern on the tour will be local brewers and beer distributors as well as leaders and representatives from local chambers of commerce, regional tourism councils, Trip Advisor, Yelp, AAA, Craft Brewery Association, ... Read More »

  • McGovern: GOP Budget Shamelessly Puts Billionaires First
    Posted in Press Releases on October 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and second-highest-ranking Democrat on the House Rules Committee, led the floor debate against the House Republican FY 2018 Budget set for a vote this week. Click here to view video of today’s speech.. “Today, House Republicans are pushing a job-killing budget so they can use fast-track ‘reconciliation’ procedures to steamroll through their billionaires-first tax plan. We ought to have a budget that helps the milli... Read More »

  • McGovern Applauds $525K in Worcester Small Biz Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on July 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) joined Worcester Business Development Corporation (WBDC) in applauding the award of two Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 loans this month for two local businesses – Flying Rhino Café & Watering Hole and Skylark Law & Mediation, P.C. The Flying Rhino is receiving $343,954.00 through the SBA loan program and Skylark Law & Mediation is receiving $181,500.00, for a combined total of $525,454 in federal funding for the local economy... Read More »

  • McGovern Applauds Central MA Biz at White House Made in America Event
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) applauded the recognition of St. Pierre Manufacturing, a Worcester-based company which represented Massachusetts at today’s White House Made in America event. St. Pierre Manufacturing was founded in 1920 by Henry St. Pierre as a tire chain making facility in Worcester, Massachusetts. Today, in addition to still making tire chains and industrial chains, the company is best known for its premier horseshoe sets. “I want to offer my congratulat... Read More »

  • McGovern: Trump Cuba Policy Hurts American Businesses, Weakens U.S. Leadership on World Stage
    Posted in Press Releases on June 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and leading voice on U.S.-Cuba policy, released the following statement on the U.S.-Cuba policy changes expected to be announced by President Trump. “Americans are ready for a 21st century approach to Cuba. These policy changes by President Trump will only take us back toward a Cold War policy that was a miserable failure and held our country back for more than 50 years. “President Trump’s reckless and backward Cuba... Read More »

  • McGovern Applauds Rectrix's 20,000th Flight at Worcester Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on June 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    WORCESTER, MA – Today U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) joined business and local leaders at Worcester Regional Airport to celebrate the completion of their 20,000th charter flight. To celebrate the milestone, a charter jet was given a water cannon salute as it taxied to the Aerodrome terminal. “Today I am proud to celebrate Rectrix’s 20,000th flight, Worcester Regional Airport’s continued growth, and the strong partnerships which have made it possible,” Congressman Jim McGovern said. “Worces... Read More »

  • McGovern: Trump Budget Hurts Families Struggling with Hunger
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    “Donald Trump dines at Mar-a-Lago with the rich and famous. So I’m not at all shocked by his lack of knowledge about our anti-hunger safety net, or by his lack of interest in helping the most vulnerable in our society. It is clear from his budget – that he doesn’t have a clue." Read More »

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