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  • McGovern, Central MA Small Biz Owner Join Congressional Roundtable for Small Business Week
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    “Small businesses are the heart and soul of our economy and I'm proud to support them across our district in Massachusetts." Read More »

  • McGovern, Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Conclude Cuba Trip to Promote U.S. Economic Development
    Posted in Press Releases on February 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    This week U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) concluded a bipartisan Congressional delegation trip to Cuba to continue the progress begun by President Obama to bring U.S.-Cuba relations into the 21st Century and explore new opportunities to promote U.S. economic development with Cuba. The trip will focus on economic opportunities for American companies in the agriculture and health sectors. Click here for photos from the Cuba trip. Joining Congressman McGovern on this trip were U.S. Senators Pa... Read More »

  • Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Travel to Cuba to Promote U.S. Economic Development
    Posted in Press Releases on February 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    A bipartisan Congressional delegation is in Cuba this week to continue the progress begun by President Obama to bring U.S.-Cuba relations into the 21st Century and explore new opportunities to promote U.S. economic development with Cuba. The trip will focus on economic opportunities for American companies in the agriculture and health sectors. U.S. Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Thad Cochran (R-MS), Michael Bennet (D-CO) Tom Udall (D-NM) and U.S. Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA) will be in Cub... Read More »

  • McGovern Announces $836K for UMass Medical to Fight Heart Disease
    Posted in Press Releases on December 9, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) announced that UMass Medical School has been awarded $836,858 by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support research on treatments and cures for heart and vascular diseases. The new federal funding is awarded through the Community Surveillance of Coronary Heart Disease program, a national HHS effort to invest in medical research at world-class universities like UMass Medical School. “Heart disease impacts families across the country every ... Read More »

  • McGovern Announces $7.7 Million for Worcester Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on October 13, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) announced a $7,749,620 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for the Worcester Regional Airport. The new federal funding will support additional taxiway construction and will help Massport to continue their work to grow Worcester Airport and increase its capacity to serve Central Massachusetts travelers. “Keeping our region’s economy growing starts with strong investments in infrastructure. Worcester Regional Airport is key to making Centra... Read More »

  • McGovern Announces $583K for MassDiGI at Becker College
    Posted in Press Releases on September 29, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) announced a five year, $583,000 University Center program grant for MassDiGI at Becker College has been awarded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), a bureau within the U.S. Department of Commerce. The new federal funding will support MassDiGI’s ongoing efforts to promote entrepreneurship, academic cooperation and economic development across the state’s video and digital games ecosystem. This is the second such grant for MassDiGI from the ... Read More »

  • McGovern Announces $50K in Small Business Funding for Mass. Biomedical Initiatives in Worcester
    Posted in Press Releases on September 16, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) announced a $50,000 award from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives (MBI) in Worcester. The federal funding is part of $3.4 million awarded nationwide to support small business startups and MBI is one of 68 small businesses across the country to receive the award. The award is through the SBA’s third annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition and is aimed at helping small businesses like MBI grow. Click here f... Read More »

  • McGovern, Mass. Delegation Announce $2.4 Million for Central Mass. Railroad Improvements
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2016 | Preview rr

    Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02), along with Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey and Representative Niki Tsongas (MA-03), announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $2,376,682 grant for track improvements along the Providence and Worcester Railroad Company's Gardner Branch rail line in Central Massachusetts. The rail project will reduce the risk of derailments that could impact the drinking water supplied to the City of Worcester. “A strong and growing Ce... Read More »

  • McGovern Announces Federal Aid Available to Central Mass. Small Businesses Impacted by August Drought
    Posted in Press Releases on September 2, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration will make federal economic injury disaster loans available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in Worcester County as a result of the drought that began on Aug. 16, 2016. “I have heard from small business owners across Central Massachusetts who have been impacted by the drought this su... Read More »

  • McGovern Announces $64,000 to Support Western Mass. Farmers
    Posted in Press Releases on August 31, 2016 | Preview rr

    As Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) starts the second day of his 6th annual farm tour today, he announced that a $64,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will be provided to Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA) to help farmers and ranchers in the Connecticut River Valley of Massachusetts to learn more about programs and support from the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA). “When farmers in Western Massachusetts succeed, our economy grows and our community thrives. This gra... Read More »

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