Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) joined Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA) in announcing $1,873,778 in new federal funding for fair housing initiatives in Massachusetts. The funding comes from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and includes $300,000 for Community Legal Aid, Inc. in Worcester. The grant is through the Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) to assist victims of housing discrimination
Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) announced that Massachusetts has been awarded $63.7 million by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help finance improvements to water projects that are essential to protecting public health and the environment.
Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) was joined by Representatives Peter Welch (D-VT), Alma S. Adams (D-NC), and Lou Barletta (R-PA), along with 71 other Members of Congress in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell to urge for the swift release of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funding.
Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02), announced $2.7 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Worcester Regional Airport, helping to support its continued success. The funding will support the construction of a partial parallel taxiway to Runway 11/29 in order to reduce the need to back taxi on the runway. This grant will provide funding for phase 1 of a 2 phase project. This phase includes construction of an approximately 3,500 foot haul road.
McGovern Hosts Congressional Youth Leaders to Discuss Climate Change and Renewable Energy in Massachusetts
Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) hosted the second of a series of meetings with his 2015 Congressional Youth Cabinet at the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife in Westborough. The event included a presentation about, and tour of, the new Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife net zero field office and a roundtable discussion on the effects of climate change and the possibilities presented by renewable energy sources
United States Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey and Congressman William Keating today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded more than $12.5 million in infrastructure improvement grants to municipal airports in New Bedford, Plymouth, and Hyannis, Massachusetts
Congressman McGovern, Local Leaders Work with Baker-Polito Administration to Restore 495/9/90 Interchange Projects to...
Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) joined the MetroWest legislative delegation to announce they have worked successfully with the Baker-Polito administration and the Central MA Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) to restore the I-495/Rte. 9 project in their Long Range Transportation Plan, Mobility 2040.
Congressman McGovern Joins Worcester Community Leaders to Kick Off West Boylston Street Beautification Project...
Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) joined Worcester community leaders to participate in the first West Boylston Street Beautification Project and tree planting. Community members and volunteers came together to plant 30 trees along the stretch of West Boylston Street across from the Greendale Fire Station
Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) and Congresswoman Niki Tsongas (MA-03) joined business and community leaders at the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce (NCM) in Fitchburg to announce that the NCM’s Development Corporation has been designated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a Microlender for local small businesses. The SBA presented the NCM’s Development Corporation with a check of $500,000 for the microloan program.
Congressman McGovern Joins Community Leaders to Kick Off West Boylston Street Beautification Project and...
Tomorrow, June 19th, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) will join Worcester community leaders to participate in the first West Boylston Street Beautification Project and tree planting. Community members and volunteers will come together to plant 30 trees along the stretch of West Boylston Street across from the Greendale Fire Station.
Tomorrow, June 19th, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) and Congresswoman Niki Tsongas (MA-03) will join business and community leaders at the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce (NCM) in Fitchburg to announce that NCM has been designated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a Microlender for local small businesses
Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (MA-08) released the following statement in response to the House consideration of H.R. 1314, Trade Act of 2015. “The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is on the wrong track. This trade agreement includes several countries with abysmal records on human rights and labor and environmental protection. And TPP does nothing to guarantee that will change.
Sen. Markey & Rep. Neal Partner To Create Jobs Rebuilding Crumbling Infrastructure, Boost Investment...
Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Rep. Richard Neal (D-Springfield) today introduced the Bolstering Our Nation’s Deficient Structures (BONDS) Act, legislation that would create jobs helping to rebuild America’s crumbling infrastructure. The BONDS Act provides financing tools to state and local governments to help build bridges, roads, schools and other local critical infrastructure proj
Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA) today joined 35 Democratic and Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives to vote against H.R. 2353, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015. Below is a statement from Congressman Moulton.
Washington, DC - August 1, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman John Tierney today released the following statement in response to the decision by Federal Housing Finance Agency Acting Director Ed DeMarco to forbid Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from reducing principal on mortgages even though utilizing principal reductions could save Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as much as $3.6 billion, save U.S. taxpayers up to $1 billion on a net basis, and help up to 497,000 homeowners. The Department of the Treasury also issued a letter today calling on FHFA Acting Director Ed DeMarco to reconsider his decision.
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