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  • Massachusetts Lawmakers Demand HUD Take Action to Protect Public Housing Residents From Radon
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, House Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (MA-02) and United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), along with Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and United States Representatives Richard E. Neal (MA-01), Stephen F. Lynch (MA-08), William Keating (MA-09), Joseph P. Kennedy III (MA-04), Katherine M. Clark (MA-05), Seth Moulton (MA-06), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Lori Trahan (MA-03), sent a letter to Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson demanding that ... Read More »

  • 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 »

  • Rep. McGovern, Mass. Congressional Delegation Announce $76.5+ Million in Federal Grants to Fight Homelessness
    Posted in Press Releases on January 22, 2020 | Preview rr

    "In the richest country on the planet, it is simply unacceptable for anyone to experience homelessness," said Congressman Jim McGovern. Read More »

  • McGovern Announces Congressional App Challenge Winner
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2020 | Preview rr

    Students’ App Aims to Safeguard Against Hearing Loss Read More »

  • In DC, Rep. McGovern to wield a gavel with family ties
    Posted in In the News on January 7, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - When newly-minted chairman U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern calls the Rules Committee to order, the Worcester Democrat will wield a gavel that holds significance to his family and native city. Having been in the minority for the last eight years and awaiting a chance to chair the Rules Committee since former Rep. Joe Moakley helped secure his spot on the committee, Mr. McGovern said his office realized as it prepared for the first committee meeting that it did not have a gavel. “Well, when my... Read More »

  • McGovern Statement on Passing of Firefighter Christopher Roy
    Posted in Press Releases on December 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) released the following statement after the passing of Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy while battling an early-morning fire on Lowell Street: “I am deeply saddened to learn that Firefighter Christopher Roy passed away this morning. December is already a difficult month for the Worcester Fire Department, and this tragedy only adds to the grief we feel for heroes like Christopher who have been taken from us too soon. His family, friends, and fellow firefighter... 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 »

  • McGovern Small Business Tour to Highlight Mass. Craft Breweries
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    WORCESTER, MA – On Friday, October 27th at 10:15am, Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) will kick off his first-ever small business tour of Central and Western Massachusetts to highlight the growth and success of local craft breweries across the region. Participants: Joining Congressman McGovern on the tour will be local brewers and beer distributors as well as leaders and representatives from local chambers of commerce, regional tourism councils, Trip Advisor, Yelp, AAA, Craft Brewery Association, ... Read More »

  • McGovern Applauds $525K in Worcester Small Biz Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on July 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) joined Worcester Business Development Corporation (WBDC) in applauding the award of two Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 loans this month for two local businesses – Flying Rhino Café & Watering Hole and Skylark Law & Mediation, P.C. The Flying Rhino is receiving $343,954.00 through the SBA loan program and Skylark Law & Mediation is receiving $181,500.00, for a combined total of $525,454 in federal funding for the local economy... Read More »

  • McGovern Applauds Central MA Biz at White House Made in America Event
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) applauded the recognition of St. Pierre Manufacturing, a Worcester-based company which represented Massachusetts at today’s White House Made in America event. St. Pierre Manufacturing was founded in 1920 by Henry St. Pierre as a tire chain making facility in Worcester, Massachusetts. Today, in addition to still making tire chains and industrial chains, the company is best known for its premier horseshoe sets. “I want to offer my congratulat... Read More »

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