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  • 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 to Join Western Mass. Hunger March to Support Families in Need
    Posted in Press Releases on November 18, 2016 | Preview rr

    SPRINGFIELD, MA – Next Monday, November 21st, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) will kick off the 7th annual “Monte’s March,” a 43-mile two-day walk as part of his anti-hunger push in Western Massachusetts. Congressmen Joe Kennedy III (MA-04) and Richard Neal (MA-01) will be among those joining the event. The march is aimed at helping to increase awareness about hunger in local communities and help Massachusetts families in need this thanksgiving. “As we prepare for Thanksgiving, there are many ... Read More »

  • McGovern Praises Food Banks for Innovative Solutions to Hunger, Highlights Need for Strong Investment in Anti-Hunger Programs
    Posted in Press Releases on September 22, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) spoke on the House Floor about the important role that food banks in Massachusetts, like Worcester County Food Bank and the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, and food banks across the country play in helping families and communities struggling with hunger. Congressman McGovern spoke about volunteering this past summer at Philabundance, a Philadelphia-area food bank, as well as the importance of supporting local food banks and strengthening federal anti-h... Read More »

  • Local Youth Complete Summer Internship with Congressman McGovern in Northampton
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2016 | Preview rr

    NORTHAMPTON, MA – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) expressed his appreciation to the students from Western Massachusetts who completed an internship in his Northampton office this summer. “Each summer we are proud to welcome young people from across the district to serve in our offices in Central and Western Massachusetts,” Congressman McGovern said. “These internships are an opportunity to serve our community and gain the valuable skills and experiences that will prepare them for rewardin... Read More »

  • McGovern Applauds $317 Million New Massachusetts Advanced Manufacturing Institute
    Posted in Press Releases on April 1, 2016 | Preview rr

    Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) applauded today’s announcement that Massachusetts has been selected by the Department of Defense to host a $317 million public-private research partnership called the Revolutionary Fiber and Textile Manufacturing Innovation Institute. The Institute will be based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with participation from UMass Amherst, Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester, and a total of 89 manufacturers, universities, and non-profits. “Mass... Read More »

  • PHOTOS: Kennedy Joins McGovern on Western Mass. Hunger March
    Posted in Press Releases on November 24, 2015 | Preview rr

    AMHERST, MA – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) was joined by Congressman Joe Kennedy (MA-04) on the 6th annual “Monte’s March.” Aimed at helping local families in need put food on the table this Thanksgiving, this year’s march is the longest yet, lasting two days and stretching 43 miles across Western Massachusetts. Kennedy joined McGovern and the march when the group stopped at the Amherst Survival Center this morning. Click here to view photos online. “Helping families who have fallen ... Read More »

  • PHOTO: McGovern, Neal Join Western Mass. Hunger March
    Posted in Press Releases on November 23, 2015 | Preview rr

    SPRINGFIELD, MA – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) was joined by Congressman Richard E. Neal (MA-01) to kick off the 6th annual “Monte’s March.” The two-day walk is part of Congressman McGovern’s anti-hunger push in Western Massachusetts and is aimed at helping to increase awareness about hunger and help local families in need this Thanksgiving. View photo online. “Today, I was proud to start this year’s hunger march in Western Massachusetts with Congressman Neal in Springfield. As we pr... Read More »

  • McGovern, Kennedy, Neal to Join Western Mass. Hunger March
    Posted in Press Releases on November 20, 2015 | Preview rr

    SPRINGFIELD, MA – On Monday, November 23rd, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) will be kicking off the 6th annual “Monte’s March,” a 42-mile two-day walk as part of his anti-hunger push in Western Massachusetts. The march is aimed at helping to increase awareness about hunger in local communities and help families in need this thanksgiving. “As families across Massachusetts prepare for Thanksgiving, there are many families who are struggling just to put food on the table,” Congressman McGovern sai... Read More »

  • PHOTOS: McGovern Brings Mass. Leaders Together for First Food For Good Conference at UMass Amherst
    Posted in Press Releases on October 30, 2015 | Preview rr

    AMHERST, MA – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) brought state and local leaders and advocacy organizations together for the first Food For Good Conference at UMass Amherst. The conference highlighted state and local anti-hunger efforts and was organized by a steering committee of anti-hunger leaders and service providers across the state. The goal of the conference was to cultivate ideas and new approaches to strengthen ongoing state and local anti-hunger efforts. “Hunger is something tha... Read More »

  • TODAY: McGovern, UMass Amherst Host Food For Good Conferencd
    Posted in Press Releases on October 29, 2015 | Preview rr

    AMHERST, MA – Today, October 30th, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) will lead the first Food For Good Conference at the UMass Amherst to highlight state and local anti-hunger efforts. The conference was organized by a steering committee of anti-hunger leaders and service providers across the state with the goal of cultivating ideas and new approaches to strengthen ongoing state and local anti-hunger efforts. “Every day, families across Massachusetts struggle with hunger. Thanks to the leadershi... Read More »

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