WASHINGTON— United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), along with Representative James P. McGovern (D-MA-02) and the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation, announced that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has awarded Massachusetts state and regional transit authorities an estimated total of more than $196,126,742 in funding under the Further… Read more »
Washington (January 15, 2021) – The United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) this week announced the first round of funding from a $27.5 billion bridge formula program created by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). This is the largest bridge formula program in American history, with funding that will be distributed to states and… 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 »
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 – Today, Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-02), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, alongside several members of the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation, announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded a $21 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). This… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-02), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, alongside Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) Administrator Dennis Lipka announced that the WRTA has been awarded a $5,000,000 grant in federal funding to support operations during the coronavirus crisis.
The funding, which Congress approved on… 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 »
WASHINGTON - Representatives James P. McGovern (MA-02) and Lori Trahan (MA-03) along with United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), today announced that the Montachusett Regional Transit Authority (MART) will receive $4.5 million in competitive grant funding through the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Program.… Read more »
Washington – Today, Rep. McGovern joined House Democrats to pass the FY 2019 Transportation and Housing and Urban Development appropriations bills to re-open these two essential government agencies and rescue the hard-working Massachusetts families who are at imminent risk of being evicted while ensuring air travel and highway transportation are safe for all Americans. As we enter Day 20… Read more »