WASHINGTON – House Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) issued this statement following today’s votes in the United States Senate on articles of impeachment exhibited by the House of Representatives:
“Donald Trump broke the law. He tried to cheat in an election. And when he got caught, he orchestrated a massive cover-up to conceal the truth. He tried to sabotage… 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 »
Congressman James McGovern hosted a discussion about the issues plaguing the North Quabbin region — including transportation, aging infrastructure and affordable housing — on Friday in Petersham.
Local, state and federal officials met Friday to discuss the issues plaguing the North Quabbin region — including transportation, aging or long-abandoned infrastructure, and affordable housing —… Read more »
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… Read more »
Today, July 18th, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) will kick off his third annual Summer Food Rocks Tour to highlight USDA's national Summer Food Service Program and how it helps ensure that low-income students in Massachusetts do not go hungry during the summer months when school is out of session. Today's tour includes visits to Athol, Turner Falls, Ware, Webster, and… Read more »
Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) joined Central and Western Massachusetts business and community leaders at Boston Logan Airport for a tour of new banners to help promote tourism of Central and Western Massachusetts. Joining Congressman McGovern today were leaders from Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce, Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce, Corridor Nine Area Chamber of… Read more »
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9th: McGovern to Visit Athol Schools to Highlight School Meals, Tour New Facilities
ATHOL, MA – Tomorrow at 8:00AM, Congressman Jim McGovern, will visit Pleasant Street Elementary School in Athol as he continues to raise awareness about National School Breakfast Week and encourage state and local leaders to support ways to increase student access to school meals.… Read more »
Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) and Congressman Richard E. Neal (MA-01) announced a $100,000 Rural Opioid Overdose Reversal (ROOR) Grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help rural Massachusetts coalitions to prevent opioid overdose deaths. The grant will support efforts led by the North Quabbin Community Coalition, Northern Berkshire Community… Read more »
We live in the richest country in the history of the world and yet 50 million people are hungry. 17 million of them are kids.
We should be ashamed.
We should ensure that everyone has access to healthy, nutritious food.
That’s what SNAP, WIC and nutrition programs like the USDA Summer Food Service Program are all about.
I want 100% of eligible children to be… Read more »
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 – Governor Deval Patrick today announced steps to preserve Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for approximately 163,000 households in Massachusetts and avoid the loss of approximately $142 million in SNAP benefits set to be cut under the recently enacted federal Farm Bill.
"Government's role is to help people help… Read more »