WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman James P. McGovern, Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee, slammed the GOP for lying about SNAP work requirements during the Republican debt crisis negotiations so they can go after food assistance programs that working families rely on.
“Maybe if [Speaker Kevin McCarthy] weren’t so busy giving speeches to Wall Street bankers, he’d… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Representative James P. McGovern (D-MA), Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee and a nationwide leader in the fight to end hunger and improve nutrition, introduced legislation permanently increasing the federal reimbursement level for school meals to help address funding challenges, enhance menus, increase access to locally grown food, and… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Congressman Tracey Mann (R-KS) announced the relaunch of the House Hunger Caucus. Since 2007, the bipartisan House Hunger Caucus has provided a forum for Members of Congress to discuss, advance, engage, and work across the aisle on issues related to domestic and international hunger and food insecurity.
“Food is something that… Read more »
WORCESTER, MASS—Today, Congressman James P. McGovern, (D-MA), Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee and a Senior Member of the House Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement about new proposals from USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service to strengthen nutrition requirements for school meals:
“I applaud President Biden and the USDA, under the leadership of… Read more »
WASHINGTON— On Tuesday, Congressman Jim McGovern, Chairman of the House Rules Committee, led the passage of a bipartisan resolution with Republican Congressman Tracey Mann, calling on Congress to build on the 20 years of success of the George McGovern-Robert Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program.
The program, named after former senators George… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, issued this statement in support of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) proposed rule to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC):
“The historic reforms announced today by the USDA prove we are making exciting progress following September’s… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) and Congressman Tracey Mann (R-KS) introduced a resolution expressing the commitment of the House of Representatives to building on the twenty years of success of the George McGovern-Robert Dole Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program.
Full Text of Resolution Here (PDF)
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Congressman McGovern worked with the White House to secure support for a conference on Food, Nutrition and Health.
Now, The Biden-Harris Administration wants to hear your ideas and experiences to help inform a national strategy that will be announced at the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health in September 2022.
Below are three ways you can share your ideas and… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Congressman James P. McGovern, Chairman of the House Rules Committee, (D-MA) applauded passage today by the House of Representatives of a bipartisan resolution he authored alongside Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) that calls for medical schools, residency, and fellowship programs to provide nutrition education that demonstrates the connection between diet and… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, issued this statement following an announcement from President Biden that he would convene the second ever White House Conference on Food, Nutrition, Hunger and Health this September:
“This is a historic moment in the fight against hunger. I’m proud of the nationwide, grassroots… Read more »