WASHINGTON, DC — Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) today issued the following statement after House Republicans’ lawsuit attempting to block remote voting by proxy during the coronavirus pandemic was dismissed in District Court:
Chairman McGovern Opens Debate on Comprehensive Appropriations Measure that Includes Emergency Funding to Confront the Coronavirus & Promote an Economic Recovery
Chairman McGovern Urges Passage of Sweeping Policing Reforms to Address Systemic Racism and Help Save Lives
Unprecedented reforms include banning chokeholds, stopping no-knock warrants, combating racial profiling, and mandating data collection
Chairman McGovern Responds to Republican Lawsuit Challenging Remote Voting Rule
WASHINGTON, DC — Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) today issued the following statement in response to House Republicans announcing that they intend to file a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the House's remote voting rule:
Chairman McGovern: McConnell is Flat-Out Wrong on the House’s Remote Voting Procedure
On May 15, 2020, the House adopted House Resolution 965 to ensure Congress can continue legislating during COVID-19.
Chairman McGovern Urges Passage Resolution Temporarily Implementing Remote Voting and Virtual Committee Proceedings
Ensures Congress Can Continue Legislating During the Coronavirus Pandemic
“Convening Congress must not turn into a super-spreader event”
WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD), Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), and Rules Committee Chairman James P.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD), Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), and Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) released the following statement in response to a proposal made by Republicans on the Virtual Congress Task Force:
“We have sent trillions of dollars out into our communities - they should be going to small businesses and not corporations; our workers, not the wealthy and those already well-off.”