New Bipartisan Bill Aims to Restore Balance of Power Between the President And Congress; Would Reclaim Congressional Oversight of Arms Sales, Emergency Declarations, and Use of Military Force Read more »
WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA), Chairman of the House Rules Committee and Co-Chair of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, released the following statement in response to the Biden administration’s vote against a United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for the U.S. to end its decades-long economic embargo on Cuba:
“I am incredibly disappointed by… 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 »
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 »
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 »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »