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  • McGovern: Trump Budget Immoral Attack on Seniors and Working Families Across the Country
    Posted in Press Releases on February 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and leading voice in Congress working to strengthen anti-hunger and anti-poverty programs, released the following statement on the 2018 White House Budget proposed by President Trump. “This White House is immoral and Trump’s budget proves it. This budget makes some of the deepest cuts to federal programs that help America’s most vulnerable families. Just two months after giving tax cuts to his billionaire frie... Read More »

  • McGovern Statement on Republican Tax Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    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 top and corporations shipping American jobs overseas, all the while exploding the deficit and raising taxes on h... Read More »

  • McGovern: Senate GOP’s Trumpcare Bill Takes Healthcare Away from Millions Just to Give Giant Tax Break to the Rich
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and leading voice speaking out against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, released the following statement on the release by Senate Republicans of their secret Trumpcare legislation: “Today Senate Republicans finally revealed their secret Trumpcare bill that they’ve been hiding behind closed doors and it’s truly shameful. President Trump, himself, called the House Republican bill ‘mean’ and now we’re seeing the Senat... Read More »

  • Rep. McGovern Introduces Bill to Help Cancer Patients
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) introduced a new bill in the House of Representatives to help patients who are undergoing chemotherapy. Most private insurance plans already cover wigs for those undergoing treatment that causes hair loss. The bill would help cancer patients on Medicare, who are undergoing treatments, to pay for wigs not currently covered. “Every cancer patient deserves access to quality healthcare that will help them undergo treatment with the suppor... Read More »

  • McGovern: Trumpcare a Disaster for Millions of Americans
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    “Pathetic. That’s the word to describe this process and this bill. If the American people could sue Congress for malpractice – my Republican friends would be in deep trouble. How could you do this? How could you do this to the people you represent? Read More »

  • McGovern Statement on GOP Passage of Trumpcare
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) released the following video statement to constituents in Massachusetts in response to today’s vote by House Republicans to pass the American Health Care Act, which would repeal the Affordable Care Act, take health insurance away from millions of Americans, and cause health costs to increase for families across the country. Click here to view and download Congressman McGovern’s video statement. “Today House Republicans turned their backs on millions of Americans b... Read More »

  • McGovern: Trumpcare Defeat a Victory for All Americans
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat who has been a leading voice in the push to protect the Affordable Care Act, released the following statement in response to the announcement by President Trump and Speaker Ryan that House Republicans have canceled the vote on the Affordable Health Care Act. “Today is a victory for the millions of Americans who would have lost their healthcare and been forced to pay more for less coverage under Trumpcare. This bill was nothing but a t... Read More »

  • McGovern: Taking Healthcare Away Requires a Heart of Stone
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), the top Democrat leading debate today against the American Health Care Act, delivered the following speech on the House floor in an appeal to the compassion of both Republicans and Democrats to stand up for the families they represent and stop this dangerous bill from becoming law. “I remind my colleagues that we’re supposed to care about one another and especially the most vulnerable in our society. “In this era of Trump, Washington has become a mean place.... Read More »

  • CNN: McGovern, Democrats Slam GOP Move to Steamroll Trumpcare
    Posted in In the News on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), the top Democrat at today’s early morning Rules Committee meeting, criticized House Republicans for voting just hours ago to steamroll consideration of the American Health Care Act without a full accounting of the costs or hearings on the impact it would have on millions of Americans. On CNN New Day this morning, Congressman McGovern’s sharp words for Republicans were featured. Click Here For Video. “Good morning, everyone. Or maybe just ‘morning.’ There’s n... Read More »

  • McGovern: GOP Health Bill a Reverse Robin Hood: Stealing from Working Class to Give Tax Cut to Billionaires
    Posted in Press Releases on March 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) led floor debate for House Democrats as Republicans began the process for consideration of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Congressman McGovern – who was the top Democrat at the more than 12-hour markup of the bill last night – called out Republicans for rushing the bill to a vote without any hearings or input from experts. Congressman McGovern also called out Republicans for refusing to even tell members of Congress what is in the bill, which has ... Read More »

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