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  • Chairman McGovern Opens Debate to Send Historic Rescue Plan to President Biden
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2021 | Preview rr

    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 put people back to work. Chairman McGovern’s remarks are below: “M. Speaker, a once-in-a century pandemic brought us... Read More »

  • Trump Should Not Be Able To Use Nuclear Weapons Due To Unfitness, Say McGovern and Markey
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2021 | Preview rr

    Request Acting Sec. of Defense and Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff refrain from acknowledging any Trump orders to use nuclear weapons or unlawfully take military action Read More »

  • McGovern, Kildee Introduce New Legislation to Protect Firefighters from Toxic PFAS Chemicals
    Posted in Press Releases on July 15, 2020 | Preview rr

    America’s firefighters, including our military firefighters, put their lives on the line every single day to keep us safe – we owe it to them to make sure the equipment they use is free from toxic chemicals that could harm them,” said Congressman McGovern. Read More »

  • McGovern Calls for Senate Action on Key House-Passed Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on December 23, 2019 | Preview rr

    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 of Massachusetts families,” said Congressman McGovern. “Democrats have delivered, passing key bills to lower pres... Read More »

  • Timeline of Congressman McGovern's Push for AUMF Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2019 | Preview rr

    September 14, 2018: McGovern Joins Congresswoman Barbara Lee in sending a bipartisan letter to President Trump urging him to consult with and obtain authorization from Congress before ordering any additional U.S. military action in Syria. July 13, 2017: McGovern on House Floor - "America Has Been At War for 16 Years and Speaker Ryan Refuses to Allow Congressional Oversight and Debate on Updated War Authorization" April 28, 2017: McGovern helps lead bipartisan Group of 46 Lawmakers calling on Spe... Read More »

  • McGovern Applauds Passage of Language to Sunset 2001 AUMF on House Floor
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 2019 | Preview rr

    "The American people are sick and tired of endless wars." Read More »

  • Statement on Attorney General Barr's Summary of Special Counsel Mueller’s Report
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    NORTHAMPTON, MA – Today, Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA) released this statement in response to Attorney General Barr's summary of Special Counsel Mueller’s report: “Special Counsel Mueller has not exonerated the president. In fact, he says he found evidence on both sides about whether or not the president committed a serious crime. On top of that, we already know that President Trump’s closest advisors have lied over and over again to investigators, and that a pervasive culture of corrupti... Read More »

  • Catholic Charities of Worcester County Awarded $225,000 to Expand Citizenship Program and Support Immigrant Community.
    Posted in Press Releases on October 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    WORCESTER, MA – Today, Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-02) together with Catholic Charities of Worcester County Chief Operating Officer Jennifer Cameron, announced a grant of $225,000 from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. The grant will help Catholic Charities expand their citizenship program and allow them to further support the immigrant community in Worcester County. “I’m so thankful to Catholic Charities for their tireless work on behalf of our community. I’ve visit... Read More »

  • Bipartisan Legislation Introduced Suspending Military Aid & Sales to Saudi Government following Khashoggi Disappearance
    Posted in Press Releases on October 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman James P. McGovern, Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee and Co-Chair of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, has introduced bipartisan legislation to prohibit all military sales and aid to the government of Saudi Arabia unless the Secretary of State determines that the Saudi regime did not order or direct the disappearance, imprisonment, or death of Saudi journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi. “The evidence continues to mount that the Saudi government wa... 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 »

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