U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern

New England News
6:56 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Blumenthal, McGovern Oppose Driving Limit Revisions

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Connecticut’s U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern are calling attention to a recent poll in hopes of blocking a Republican-driven amendment that would adjust limits on the number of hours truck drivers can be behind the wheel.

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New England News
6:22 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Convention Highlights Concerns And Footholds For Mass. Democrats

U.S. Senator Ed Markey accepts the Massachusetts Democratic Party's endorsement for reelection at the party's convention at the DCU Center in Worcester.
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Passionate speeches were abundant at this weekend’s Massachusetts Democratic Convention, even from many politicians who aren’t facing challengers in November.

Congressman Jim McGovern welcomed his fellow Democrats to the DCU Center in Worcester, his home district, for the party’s two-day convention Friday night.

“I know that by working hard and fighting for what we believe in that we’re going to have a huge victory on November 4th up and down the ballot,” said McGovern.

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New England News
4:00 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

McGovern To Deliver Hunger Message At Mass. Dem. Convention

U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA)

More than 10,000 Massachusetts Democrats are expected for this weekend’s state convention in Worcester. U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern will welcome the crowd to his district with a speech at the DCU Center.

Not facing a Democratic challenger or seemingly a Republican one in November, McGovern will use the speech to launch a campaign he’s calling ‘Declare Hunger Illegal.’

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New England News
6:34 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Immigration Event Brings Attention to Issue Overshadowed by Shutdown

During a recent edition of WAMC's Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Democratic Representative Jim McGovern said he would like immigration reform to return to the forefront.

A weekend event in Pittsfield, Massachusetts will bring attention to the area’s immigrants, an issue that went quiet on the national stage amid the government shutdown.

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