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 »
Today, Congressman James P. McGovern, Chairman of the House Rules Committee, spoke on the House Floor in support of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, and H.R. 1112, the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019.
Following today’s procedural votes, final consideration of both pieces of legislation is expected to occur later this week.
H.R. 8, the Bipartisan… 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 »
Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) announced that the City of Worcester will receive $327,312 from the U.S. Department of Justice to support the Safe and Successful Youth Initiative (SSYI) Project East, part of Worcester’s anti-gang and community policing efforts. The funding is through the FY 16 Comprehensive Anti-Gang Strategies and Programs.
“Keeping our community safe… Read more »
Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) managed today’s floor debate for House Democrats and led more than three dozen House Democrats who came to the House Floor to call on House Republicans to end their inaction on gun violence and finally allow the House to debate and vote on bipartisan gun reform legislation. Click Here for Video of Speech.
Congressman McGovern and House Democrats… Read more »
Today Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) led debate for Democrats on the House Floor on the rule for H.R. 5063, the Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act. Congressman McGovern called out House Republicans for bringing up yet another bill to provide a corporate giveaway while continuing their inaction on public health crises like the spread of the Zika virus, the water crisis in Flint, Michigan,… Read more »
Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) led today’s floor debate for House Democrats calling for action on real legislation to address gun violence. This came less than two weeks after Speaker Paul Ryan and House Republicans abruptly adjourned the House to avoid the debate on gun legislation that Congressman McGovern and House Democrats were calling for with a nearly 26 hour sit-in on… Read more »
In the wake of the horrific act of hate and terror in Orlando last week, the deadliest mass shooting in American history, Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) today joined House Democrats’ sit-in on the House Floor to demand that Speaker Ryan and House Republicans allow a vote on bipartisan legislation to address gun violence.
“Americans deserve a Congress that will finally… Read more »