McGovern Applauds $159 Million for Massachusetts to Help Families with Rising Home Heating Costs this Winter

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MASSACHUSETTS’ SECOND DISTRICT—With cold weather on the horizon, Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-02) announced today that Massachusetts has been awarded $159 million in funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Administered through the Administration for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this funding will help…

McGovern Releases New Report Highlighting His Work to Create Jobs and Lower Costs for Massachusetts Workers and Families

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WORCESTER—Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-02) today released a new report with detailed research from the Congressional Joint Economic Committee showing how the American Rescue Plan, Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Inflation Reduction Act, CHIPS and Science Act, and student loan relief will lower costs for residents in MA-02, support businesses, and promote economic growth. “I…

Chairman McGovern Opens Debate to Send Historic Rescue Plan to President Biden

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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…

Chairman McGovern Opens Debate on the American Rescue Plan

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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…

McGovern joins Rep. Kuster to Introduce Legislation to Protect National Scenic Trails from Pipeline Development

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WASHINGTON -- Rules Committee Chairman Jim McGovern (MA-02) has joined Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02), Richard E. Neal (MA-01), Tom Malinowski (NJ-07), and Jamie Raskin (MD-08) to introduce the Scenic Trail Viewshed Protection Act. This legislation will help protect our national scenic trails by requiring stricter evaluation of natural gas pipeline projects…

McGovern, Raskin, Omar Urge Moratorium on New Pipeline Projects During COVID-19 Pandemic

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) joined  Representatives Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and Ilhan Omar (MN-05) in leading 26 House Members in writing to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Neil Chatterjee urging a moratorium on the approval and construction of new natural gas pipeline projects and Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) export facilities during…

McGovern Applauds House Passage of Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Legislation to Support Puerto Rico

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WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA) Chairman of the House Rules Committee, applauded the passage of an emergency supplemental appropriations legislation to provide support to Puerto Rico following a series of recent earthquakes. The legislation now heads to the Senate for consideration. “I brought this legislation through the Rules Committee to the House Floor this…