WORCESTER, MA - Today, Congressman Jim McGovern announced $162,000 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants to support training and equipment needs at twenty-five Massachusetts fire departments.
Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) funding was established through FEMA for the purpose of supporting fire departments. These grants will aid recipient fire… 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 »
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 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »