WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) and Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) led a bipartisan group of Rules Committee Members in a letter addressed to Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough, and Secretary of Agriculture Thomas J. Vilsack urging them to address hunger and food insecurity among… 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 – In light of recent reports from constituents that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Families Food Box Program is struggling to meet the needs of Massachusetts families, Representative James P. McGovern (MA-02), Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and Representative Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) are leading the Massachusetts… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-02), Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), Rep. Rodney Davis (IL-13), Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) joined Chef José Andrés and World Central Kitchen in introducing the FEMA Empowering Essential Deliveries (FEED) Act.
The full text of the bill is available here.
This bill allows the Federal… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives James P. McGovern (D-MA), Marcia Fudge (D-OH), Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) are leading a letter signed by 136 of their colleagues urging House and Senate leaders to prioritize assistance for hungry and food insecure families in upcoming COVID-19 emergency relief packages.
“SNAP is one of our country’s most vital social safety… Read more »