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  • Local Youth Complete Summer Internship with Congressman McGovern in Worcester
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2016 | Preview rr

    Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) expressed his appreciation to the 27 Massachusetts residents who completed a summer internship in his Massachusetts district offices. “Each summer we are proud to welcome young people from across the district to serve in our offices in Central and Western Massachusetts,” Congressman McGovern said. “These internships are an opportunity to serve our community and gain the valuable skills and experiences that will prepare them for rewarding careers and bright future... Read More »

  • McGovern Announces $7.3 Million in Funding to Increase College Access in Worcester and Across Massachusetts
    Posted in Press Releases on August 15, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) announced a total of $7.3 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Education for Massachusetts Education and Career Opportunities, Inc. (MassEdCO) in Worcester. The funding is through a $5.5 million five-year grant from the Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC) program and a $1.8 million five-year grant from the Education Talent Search (ETS) program. Both awards will support MassEdCO’s mission to help more Massachusetts residents pursue a college educ... Read More »

  • McGovern Applauds $337K Award to Mass. Education Non-Profit
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2016 | Preview rr

    NORTHAMPTON, MA – Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) applauded the announcement today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that $23.4 million in grants were awarded to support 81 Distance Learning and Telemedicine projects in 32 states across the nation. Among the recipients was the Collaborative for Educational Services Inc., which was awarded $337,356 for their hub in Northampton. The hub services 23 field sites across Massachusetts and Maine. “Education is the ticket to a bright future a... Read More »

  • TODAY: McGovern Kicks Off Summer Meals Tour For Low-Income Students in Central and Western Massachusetts
    Posted in Press Releases on July 15, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today, July 18th, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) will kick off his third annual Summer Food Rocks Tour to highlight USDA's national Summer Food Service Program and how it helps ensure that low-income students in Massachusetts do not go hungry during the summer months when school is out of session. Today's tour includes visits to Athol, Turner Falls, Ware, Webster, and Worcester. Click here for information on the 2015 tour and 2014 tour. As part of Congressman McGovern’s third annual tour, he ... Read More »

  • McGovern Announces $3 Million Five-Year Grant to UMass Donahue Institute to Support Teen Pregnancy Prevention Nationwide
    Posted in Press Releases on June 30, 2016 | Preview rr

    HADLEY, MA – Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) announced today that the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute has been awarded a new contract from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) for Providing Capacity Building Assistance to OAH Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grantees. UMass was selected to be one of five national providers, each responsible for bringing their particular expertise to support grantees in five different priority areas. The gr... Read More »

  • May 14, 2016 - McGovern to Host 2016 Central Massachusetts U.S. Service Academy Day
    Posted in Press Releases on May 5, 2016 | Preview rr

    On Saturday, May 14, 2016, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) will host his annual U.S. Service Academy Day in Worcester. Each year, Congressman McGovern hosts the event to connect high school students interested in serving in a United States Service Academy with representatives who can offer help and advice with the application process. Joining Congressman McGovern at the event will be representatives from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, Mercha... Read More »

  • McGovern, House Democrats Call for Bipartisan Action to Strengthen Child Nutrition Programs
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2016 | Preview rr

    This week, Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) – co-chair of the bipartisan House Hunger Caucus – spoke on the House floor with House Democrats to condemn the dangerous cuts proposed by House Republicans in their bill to reauthorize the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act. Click Here for Video of Congressman McGovern’s Speech. Text of Congressman McGovern’s Speech Below: “We are here because we are outraged. We are outraged by the Republican attempts to undermine our child nutrition programs. We’re ... Read More »

  • McGovern to Join New Worcester Superintendent Binienda for Tour of South High School Health Clinic
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2016 | Preview rr

    Tomorrow, April 8th, at 11:00 a.m. Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) will join the new Worcester School Superintendent Maureen Binienda, Family Health Center of Worcester President and CEO Frances Anthes, and other local leaders on a tour of South High School and its health clinic. Congressman McGovern has been a strong supporter of community health centers and health clinics and the important work they do to strengthen access to health care for underserved communities across Massachusetts. WHO: ... Read More »

  • McGovern to Visit Head Start and Child Development Center in Montague to Highlight Importance of Early Learning
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2016 | Preview rr

    MONTAGUE, MA – Today at 10:00 a.m. Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) will visit a Head Start and Child Development Center in Montague to highlight the importance of early learning for Western Massachusetts families and communities. The center serves 34 families at the Head Start Preschool and Full Day Care center. Their mission is to always strive to empower local families and enrich the lives of the children through education and nurturing care. Today’s event is aimed at helping to teach the chi... Read More »

  • McGovern Applauds $317 Million New Massachusetts Advanced Manufacturing Institute
    Posted in Press Releases on April 1, 2016 | Preview rr

    Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) applauded today’s announcement that Massachusetts has been selected by the Department of Defense to host a $317 million public-private research partnership called the Revolutionary Fiber and Textile Manufacturing Innovation Institute. The Institute will be based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with participation from UMass Amherst, Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester, and a total of 89 manufacturers, universities, and non-profits. “Mass... Read More »

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