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End Hunger Now June 14, 2016
Jim McGovern, D-MA
"If my Republican friends were serious about getting people back to work and responsibly moving those who can work off of public assistance, their budgets would reflect that, but they don’t. Republicans have offered no guarantees that vulnerable Americans will have access to job training programs that will get them back to work. Many job training programs are already stretched incredibly thin. If Republicans were serious, they would increase job training funding so that more Americans could get the help they need to get back on their feet. And, at every turn, they have resisted calls to increase the minimum wage. Work ought to pay in this country."
Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 5053, Preventing Irs Abuse And Protecting Free Speech Act; And Providing For Consideration Of H.R. June 14, 2016
Jim McGovern, D-MA
"Since taking control of the House in 2011, my Republican friends have drastically cut the resources available for law enforcement, slashing the COPS program, which includes COPS hiring, COPS technology, interoperability, et cetera, by 64 percent. We need to respond to these terrible tragedies and make sure that our communities have what they need to keep people safe."
Obamacare April 27, 2016
Harry Reid, D-NV
"Mr. President, it is too bad my Republican friends continue to attack ObamaCare. It is working. The ranks of the uninsured are as low as they have ever been. More people are getting access to health care, and they are healthier. More people are healthier because they can go see a doctor or go to a hospital when they need to."
Child Nutrition April 27, 2016
Jim McGovern, D-MA
"Mr. Speaker, a nutritious school meal is just as important to a child’s success in school as a textbook. Hungry children can’t concentrate. They can’t focus on their studies. In short, hungry children cannot learn. That is a fact. Everybody knows that. Yet we have a bill that my Republican friends have drafted that will increase hunger and that will actually take food out of the mouths of children. It is outrageous."
Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 4498, Helping Angels Lead Our Startups Act April 27, 2016
Jim McGovern, D-MA
"I understand that my Republican friends in the majority are having a difficult time in coming to an agreement within their Conference on how to move forward, but I urge my colleagues to continue working with Leader Pelosi and Ranking Member Grijalva toward a bipartisan solution that allows Puerto Rico to restructure its debt. This is a big deal. The Senate is waiting for us to act, the people of Puerto Rico are waiting for us to act, and our constituents are waiting for us to act. Rather than acting on that which is urgent, we are doing this."

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