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  • McGovern Statement on Senate Votes on Articles of Impeachment
    Posted in Press Releases on February 5, 2020 | Preview rr

    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 what millions of Americans have fought and died to protect – our sacred right to vote. What he did was simply wrong, and n... Read More »

  • McGovern Hosts Discussion on North Quabbin challenges
    Posted in In the News on July 22, 2019 | Preview rr

    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 — and to brainstorm possible solutions. The officials, as well as representatives from various economic develop... Read More »

  • 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 »

  • PHOTOS: McGovern Joins Central and Western Mass. Business Leaders to Highlight Tourism Push at Boston Logan Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2016 | Preview rr

    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 Commerce, Greater Northampton Chamber of Commerce, North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce, and the North ... Read More »

  • McGovern, Neal Announce $100,000 Grant to Help Fight Opioid Crisis in Rural Massachusetts
    Posted in Press Releases on October 8, 2015 | Preview rr

    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 Coalition and the Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and the North Quabbin Region in partnership with Baystate Fr... Read More »

  • PHOTOS: McGovern Joins Federal, Local Leaders to Announce Federal Funds for Phillipston Fire Department
    Posted in Press Releases on August 31, 2015 | Preview rr

    PHILLIPSTON, MA – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) will join federal, state, and local leaders to announce that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded the Phillipston Fire Department $65,360 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to support their operations and safety. The grant will allow the Phillipston Fire Department to purchase needed protective gear like helmets, gloves, coats, and boots. “Investing in our first responders is essential to keeping our communities... 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 »

  • Congressman McGovern announces $188,000 grant to combat teen substance abuse
    Posted in In the News on September 19, 2013 | Preview rr

    The Franklin Regional Council of Governments has been awarded more than $188,000 for teen substance abuse programs. Read More »

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