Press Releases

Oct 31, 2019 Press Release

“I urge my colleagues to not just think of the political pressures of the moment. These will pass. Please, consider the heavy responsibility you have today to this institution, the Constitution, and to the country”

**Video of his remarks is available here**

Oct 29, 2019 Press Release

United States will join 31 nations and 49 out of 50 states in recognizing the first genocide of the 20th Century

**Video of his speech is available here**

Oct 28, 2019 Press Release

McGovern will introduce the resolution tomorrow, which will be marked up in the Rules Committee the following day

Oct 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) today condemned a bill introduced by Congressmen Paul Gosar (R-AZ) and Mark Meadows (R-NC) that would give the House of Representatives increased ability to meddle in local District of Columbia affairs. H.R. 4445 would double the Congressional review period for legislation passed by the D.C.

Sep 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Alcee Hastings (D-FL), Chairman of the Rules Committee’s Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process, announced a subcommittee hearing discussing ways to increase community resilience and the impacts that natural disasters have on the budget process on Tuesday, September 24th at 2:45PM (EDT) in H-313, the Capitol. As once-

Jun 19, 2019 Press Release

Supports SNAP, rebuilds infrastructure, combats gun violence, and prohibits President Trump from diverting funds from military construction projects to build his unnecessary border wall 

Jun 11, 2019 Press Release

Resolution also reaffirms that committee chairs may go to federal court to seek civil enforcement of all subpoenas when authorized by the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group

**Video of his speech is available here**