Press Releases

May 26, 2020 Press Release

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:

May 21, 2020 Press Release

Chairman McGovern: McConnell is Flat-Out Wrong on the House’s Remote Voting Procedure

May 15, 2020 Press Release

On May 15, 2020, the House adopted House Resolution 965 to ensure Congress can continue legislating during COVID-19.

May 14, 2020 Press Release

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”

May 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD), Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), and Rules Committee Chairman James P.

May 5, 2020 Press Release

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:

Apr 23, 2020 Press Release

“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.”

Apr 22, 2020 Press Release

Announces Rules Committee meeting tonight on measure standing up the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis

Apr 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) released this statement on his presentation to the Democratic Caucus today recommending rules changes that would temporarily implement remote voting during the coronavirus pandemic:

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