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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 »

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

    Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) expressed his appreciation to the 27 Massachusetts residents who completed a summer internship in his Massachusetts district offices. “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 rewarding careers and bright future... Read More »

  • PHOTOS: McGovern Hosts Congressional Youth Leaders to Discuss Climate Change and Renewable Energy in Massachusetts
    Posted in Press Releases on September 12, 2015 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) hosted the second of a series of meetings with his 2015 Congressional Youth Cabinet at the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife in Westborough. The event included a presentation about, and tour of, the new Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife net zero field office and a roundtable discussion on the effects of climate change and the possibilities presented by renewable energy sources. “Today’s meeting with our Congressional Youth Cab... Read More »

  • **MEDIA ADVISORY** McGovern to Host Congressional Youth Leaders to Discuss Climate Change and Renewable Energy in Massachusetts
    Posted in Press Releases on September 11, 2015 | Preview rr

    Tomorrow, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) will host the second of a series of meetings with his 2015 Congressional Youth Cabinet at the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife in Westborough. The Congressman and his Congressional Youth Cabinet will be treated to a presentation about, and tour of, the new Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife net zero field office and then participate in a roundtable discussion on the effects of climate change and the possibilities presented ... Read More »

  • On House Floor, McGovern Calls Hunger a Solvable Issue Key to Supporting Healthy Families
    Posted in Press Releases on September 9, 2015 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) spoke on the House floor to highlight the connection between addressing hunger in the United States – impacting 49 million Americans – and supporting healthy families. McGovern recognized Massachusetts organizations like Worcester County Food Bank, Community Harvest Project, and Community Servings for their efforts to treat hunger as a health issue and help families in need. Video here. Excerpts from Congressman McGovern’s floor speech today: “Supporting ... Read More »

  • **MEDIA ADVISORY** House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Congressman McGovern to Tour Community Harvest Project, Host “Food is Medicine” Roundtable
    Posted in Press Releases on June 11, 2015 | Preview rr

    This Saturday, June 13 at 12:30 p.m., House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) will join local leaders to tour the Community Harvest Project (CHP) in Grafton and host a roundtable on The Farm to Health Center Initiative (FHCI) and its work to reduce hunger and enhance positive medical outcomes for low-income families in Central Massachusetts. The Farm to Health Center Initiative is a collaboration between CHP, UMass Medical School (UMMS) students, and Family Heal... Read More »

  • House Approves Bill to Establish National Park in the Blackstone River Valley
    Posted in Press Releases on December 4, 2014 | Preview rr

    In a victory for Rhode Island families and advocates for environmental protection and historic preservation, the U.S. House of Representatives today approved legislation to make the Blackstone River Valley National Historic Corridor a unit of the National Park System. U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) introduced the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Establishment Act along with co-sponsors Richard E. Neal (D-MA), James McGovern (D-MA), and James Langevin (D-RI) to preserve the natural and historical significance of important sites along the Blackstone River Valley National Historic Corridor. This legislation was also introduced in the Senate by U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI). Read More »

  • Congressman McGovern on Governor Patrick's announced steps to preserve SNAP benefits for 163,000 MA househoulds
    Posted in Press Releases on March 18, 2014 | Preview rr

    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 themselves, and these steps are necessary to help our most vulnerable residents and families meet their most basic needs," said Governo... Read More »

  • U.S. Rep. McGovern leads bipartisan call to President for full LIHEAP funding in 2015 budget
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2014 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern today led a bipartisan effort of nearly 125 members of the U.S. House in calling on President Obama to “prioritize the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)” in the President’s 2015 budget proposal “by including no less than $4.7 billion for this program that provides critical support to our most vulnerable citizens. Read More »

  • Massachusetts Delegation announces $8.3 million federal grant for marathon bombing victims
    Posted in Press Releases on January 15, 2014 | Preview rr

    The Massachusetts Delegation today announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded Massachusetts an Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program for Crime Victim grant for $8,355,648 to cover expenses as a result of the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15, 2013. Read More »

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