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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 Kicks Off 2016 Massachusetts Farm Tour
    Posted in Press Releases on August 30, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today, August 30th and Tomorrow, 31st, U.S. Representative Jim McGovern (MA-02) will host his 6th annual cross-district agricultural tour to meet with farmers, agricultural producers, non-profit farming organizations and community development corporations in Central and Western Massachusetts to highlight the success of our region’s agricultural industry and its role in growing the region’s economy. Congressman McGovern will meet with local producers of vegetables, dairy, and meat, and will also ... 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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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