WASHINGTON — On Friday, May 6th, Chairman McGovern held a productive conversation with Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough to express his serious concern about the Department’s recommendation to close the Central Western Massachusetts Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Leeds, Massachusetts.
Chairman McGovern shared with Secretary McDonough the anxiety and distress that this… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rules Committee Chairman Jim McGovern (MA-02) led nearly every member of the Massachusetts Congressional delegation, including Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Ed Markey (D-MA), and Representatives Richard Neal (MA-01), Stephen Lynch (MA-08), Bill Keating (MA-09), Katherine Clark (MA-05), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Lori Trahan… Read more »
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 »
NORTHAMPTON – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02), Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee, announced that Jon Niedzielski has been hired to serve as his Northampton-based regional manager. Niedzielski will serve as Congressman McGovern’s primary point of contact for residents, municipal officials, nonprofits, business owners, colleges and universities, and organized labor… 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 »
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… Read more »
Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) is pleased to announce $950,000 in federal grant money from the National Park Service’s Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Grant Program to parks and recreational projects in Worcester, Northampton, Leominster, Northborough, and Sutton.
On Saturday, McGovern was in Sutton to announce $150,000 to Marion’s Camp Lodge for renovations and… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »