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CONGRESSMAN McGOVERN: Go UMass! I’m so proud of you all! Isn’t this a wonderful afternoon to be out here celebrating?
Chancellor Subbaswamy, thank you for that incredibly kind introduction.
Members of the Board of Trustees: thank you for all you do and for inviting me to speak today.
President Meehan, distinguished members of the legislature, faculty, and… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) today opened debate on the rule for the Senate-passed American Rescue Plan Act to get this historic bill to President Biden’s desk for his signature.
This legislation will help crush the coronavirus, return children safely to the classroom, get vaccines to the people, put dollars into families’ pockets, and… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) today opened debate on the rule for the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. This urgently needed legislation will help crush the coronavirus, return children safely to the classroom, get vaccines to the people, put dollars into families’ pockets, and put people back to work. Consideration of this bill on the House Floor… Read more »
WASHINGTON – House Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (MA-02) is calling for action on the 400+ bills, including more than 275 bipartisan bills, passed by the Democratic House Majority over the past year that are still awaiting action in the GOP-controlled Senate.
“Last year, the American people elected a Democratic House Majority committed to making a difference in the lives… Read more »
WORCESTER, MA – Today, Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-02) together with Catholic Charities of Worcester County Chief Operating Officer Jennifer Cameron, announced a grant of $225,000 from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. The grant will help Catholic Charities expand their citizenship program and allow them to further support the immigrant community in… 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 »
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 »
WORCESTER, MA – This week, U.S. Representative Jim McGovern (MA-02) hosting his 7th annual cross-district agricultural tour to meet with farmers, agricultural producers, non-profit farming organizations and community development corporations in Central and Western Massachusetts to highlight the success of our region’s agricultural industry and its role in growing the local economy.… Read more »
Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) announced the local student winners of the 2016 Congressional App Challenge (CAC) in the Massachusetts 2nd Congressional District, a competition aimed at encouraging high school students to learn how to code by creating their own applications.
The winners were Worcester Polytechnic Institute students Arun Jeevanantham and Da-Jin Chu, both in… Read more »
Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) joined state and local leaders for the ribbon cutting on the new Worcester Rail Transit Authority Operation/Maintenance facility on Quinsigamond Avenue. The $90 million project included $39 million in federal funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for construction and roughly $20 million from the state for environmental… Read more »