WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives James P. McGovern (MA-2) and Ayanna Pressley (MA-7) introduced a new bill to provide additional resources for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren.
Full Text of the Legislation Available Here (PDF)
One-Page Fact Sheet on the Legislation Available Here (PDF)
Their bill, H.R. 5406, The Grandfamily Housing Act, would create a new,… Read more »
BOSTON -- In Massachusetts, it didn't take a wave to turn the state's representation in Congress blue. But the all-Democrat Congressional delegation might be poised to take advantage of the Republican washout in ways few other state delegations can.
A crush of voters turned out Tuesday in Massachusetts and around the country to vent their pent up frustration from the 2016 election, and… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Congressman Peter King (R-NY) announced that the bipartisan, bicameral “Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act” (S.1091) has been signed into law.
McGovern and King introduced the House version of the bill earlier this year as a companion to legislation filed in the Senate by Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) and Senator… Read more »
WORCESTER, MA – Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02), a senior House Democrat and active voice in Congress for workers’ rights, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s recent issuing of a series of executive orders intended to strip federal employees of their right to representation at the worksite.
“President Trump promised American workers that he would have… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and leading voice in Congress working to strengthen anti-hunger and anti-poverty programs, released the following statement on the 2018 White House Budget proposed by President Trump.
“This White House is immoral and Trump’s budget proves it. This budget makes some of the deepest cuts to federal… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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 –… Read more »
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… Read more »
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’… Read more »