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.
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WORCESTER—Today, Congressman Jim McGovern, Chairman of the House Rules committee, joined Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) and members of the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation in requesting that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services expedite the release of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funding for this winter.
“Over the last several months, world… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Today, Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (MA-02) and U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) announced the Deerfield River Wild and Scenic River Study Act, legislation they are introducing that would begin the process of securing Wild and Scenic Status for major portions of the Deerfield River. Their bill commissions a study of the Deerfield River in southern Vermont… Read more »
Washington, D.C. – Last week, Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon, Co-Chair of the Congressional Access to Legal Aid Caucus, Congressman James P. McGovern, Chairman of the House Committee on Rules and Co-Chair of House Hunger Caucus, and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, Co-Chair of the Congressional Access to Legal Aid Caucus, convened a panel of experts to discuss how legal aid providers are… Read more »
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CONGRESSMAN McGOVERN: Go UMass! I’m so proud of you all! Isn’t this a wonderful afternoon to be out here celebrating?
Chancellor Subbaswamy, thank you for that incredibly kind introduction.
Members of the Board of Trustees: thank you for all you do and for inviting me to speak today.
President Meehan, distinguished members of the legislature, faculty, and… Read more »
WASHINGTON– This week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced $14 billion in investments across the country to strengthen port and waterway supply chains and bolster climate resilience. These funds will be delivered through a combination of resources from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and a recent disaster relief supplemental appropriation. Within its total… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, United States Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey, along with Chairman James P. McGovern and Congresswoman Lori Trahan, led the entire Massachusetts congressional delegation in sending a letter to Tenet Healthcare (Tenet) urging Dr. Saum Sutaria, Tenet’s CEO, to come to Worcester to settle the work stoppage between St. Vincent Hospital (St. Vincent’s), their… Read more »
WORCESTER, MASS. – Today, U.S. Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-02), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, and Mark Bilotta, CEO of Worcester-based Massachusetts Education and Career Opportunities, Inc. (MassEdCO) announced that the U. S. Department of Education has awarded MassEdCO $11.3 million over the next five years to provide education and career readiness services to some… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States lost an estimated one-third of its honeybee colonies between 2016 and 2018 and national honey crops have remained at record-low levels. U.S. Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Jim McGovern (D-MA) are working to address this disturbing trend that poses major risks to our food supply chain and the environment.
Today, during National Pollinator Week,… Read more »