WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and leading voice in Congress working to strengthen anti-hunger and anti-poverty programs, released the following statement on the 2018 White House Budget proposed by President Trump.
“This White House is immoral and Trump’s budget proves it. This budget makes some of the deepest cuts to federal… 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 »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and second-highest-ranking Democrat on the House Rules Committee, led the floor debate against the House Republican FY 2018 Budget set for a vote this week. Click here to view video of today’s speech..
“Today, House Republicans are pushing a job-killing budget so they can use fast-track ‘reconciliation’… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and the Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Nutrition Subcommittee, spoke on the House floor to condemn the extreme budget proposed by House Republicans which proposes $160 billion in cuts to aid for millions of families who struggle with hunger. The cuts target the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Nutrition Subcommittee, delivered the following remarks at today’s hearing entitled, The Next Farm Bill: Pathways to Success for SNAP Households. Congressman McGovern criticized House Republicans for their budget’s $10 billion cut to the Supplemental Nutrition… Read more »
“Tax cuts for the wealthiest among us – at the expense of the public safety net – is cruel. It is cold-hearted. These are real people. They are our constituents. They are our neighbors and our friends. They deserve our respect." Read more »
Today U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and leading champion for anti-poverty programs, condemned President Trump’s budget proposal for its dangerous cuts that will hurt millions of families across the country.
“President Trump talks about helping America’s forgotten men and women, but his reckless budget does just the opposite. In my 20 years in Congress, I… Read more »
Today Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), the second-highest ranking Democrat on the House Rules Committee, joined House Democrats in calling for passage of legislation to require presidential candidates to disclose three years of their tax returns. This year, President-elect Donald Trump became the first presidential nominee in more than 30 years to not release his tax returns.
Speaking… Read more »
Today Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) joined local leaders from the Main South Community Development Corporation, the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester and Clark University to celebrate the completion of the new field and track with a dedication at 65 Tainter Street. Congressman McGovern secured nearly $3 million in federal funding to create the lighted bike path that surrounds the… Read more »
Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02), along with Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey and Representative Niki Tsongas (MA-03), announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $2,376,682 grant for track improvements along the Providence and Worcester Railroad Company's Gardner Branch rail line in Central Massachusetts. The rail project will reduce the… Read more »