James McGovern

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Name: James McGovern
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Springfield-to-Northfield train line to be purchased to restore the Knowledge Corridor railt

GREENFIELD – The state is planning to purchase the Pan Am Southern rail line to create a 49-mile track that will run from Northfield to Greenfield, Northampton, Holyoke and Springfield.In a visit to Greenfield Wednesday morning, Gov. Deval Patrick announced ... [Published MassLive - 2 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

McGovern calls Mass. a leader in ‘buy local’ movement

As part of a three-day “food and farm” tour of his district, U.S. Rep. James McGovern led a team of officials through stops at the Franklin County Community Development Corp.’s Western Massachusetts Food Processing Center in Greenfield and Four Star Farms ... [Published Recorder.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

State and federal agriculture officials tour famrs in the Pioneer Valley

NORTHAMPTON - To be on tour Tuesday with the agriculture big-wigs, it would to know what a sunchoke is, though it is not essential.A sunchoke is a potato-like root that can be cut up and put in soups. It looks like a bunch of knuckles without the skin. ... [Published MassLive - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Black Republican House candidate says he’s running on issues not race

To the Editor:I am a husband, a father and an oath keeper. The editorial submitted by Eric Kuhn, ( “Letter: Connecticut GOP must choose between appealing to black or anti-black voters” ), has many flaws.While I am not a self-appointed spokesperson for ... [Published Middletown Press - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge featured on steps of Northampton City Hall

Congressman James McGovern was the headliner who got soaked in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenege on the steps of Northampton City Hall on Friday.McGovern then turned the tables on Greenfield Community College President Robert Puta, WGBY's Russell Peotter ... [Published MassLive - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Rally to Stop Pipeline Through Northern Massachusetts Planned on the Common

Environmentalists are getting together to blast a company’s proposal to place a natural gas line in the ground upstate.In a time when public protests in Boston have seemingly become the norm near the State House, environmentalists and elected officials ... [Published Boston Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

House votes to tie Obama's hands in Iraq

US Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., listens during a news conference in Havana, May 5, 2014. (photo by REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa) Author: Julian Pecquet Posted July 25, 2014House lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on July 25 in favor of a resolution  demanding ... [Published AlMonitor - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Meetings and protests follow company's proposal

As the discussions and opposition to the proposed gas pipeline expansion grows, there are more meetings planned.Next week, local and legislative leaders are meeting to discuss the proposal.The meeting, although not public, is a strategy session by public ... [Published The Item - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

House Democrat Goes Off on Republican 'Cuckoo Clocks'

A Massachusetts Democrat caused a flap Thursday at a House hearing when he said the real motivation behind Speaker John Boehner's planned lawsuit against President Obama was to appease "cuckoo clocks" in the GOP calling for impeachment."This has nothing ... [Published National Journal - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Petition launched to save beloved venue

An online petition, ‘Save the Pav’, is gathering momentum to reopen one of Cork’s best-known night entertainment venues after yesterday’s shock announcement that The Pavilion had closed its doors.Affectionately known as ‘The Pav’, it has hosted some of ... [Published Irish Examiner - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

McGovern to push for greater access to Tibet

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - U.S. Rep. James McGovern is pushing for legislation that seeks to promote access to Tibetan areas of China. The Republican reports (http://bit.ly/1zUT6hn ) that McGovern has scheduled a news conference for 11 a.m. Monday ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

With unopposed races, Mass. shortchanges democracy

It doesn’tFive of the Bay State’s nine US representatives — Richard Neal, James McGovern, Joseph Kennedy, Michael Capuano, and Stephen Lynch, all Democrats — are running unopposed in this fall’s midterm contests, with no challengers in either the primary ... [Published Boston Globe - Jul 21 2014]

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Committee Chair Pete Sessions took charge, turning to McGovern and saying: "what we're trying to do is have a hearing where we keep and talk about the things which are relevant to what this (the proposed lawsuit) is about."
Rep. McGovern added: "what mr. jones and ms. lee and i are saying is that this is the time to debate this, before the first soldier comes home in a body bag."

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Springfield-to-Northfield train line to be purc... [Published MassLive - 2 hours ago]
McGovern calls Mass. a leader in ‘buy local’ mo... [Published Recorder.com - 17 hours ago]
State and federal agriculture officials tour fa... [Published MassLive - Aug 19 2014]
Letter: Black Republican House candidate says h... [Published Middletown Press - Aug 16 2014]
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge featured on steps of N... [Published MassLive - Aug 15 2014]
What's happening in state government this week [Published Cape Cod Today - Aug 09 2014]
Primary battles are shaping up for the Sept. 9 ... [Published The Item - Aug 08 2014]
50 Members of Congress Urge EPA and USDA to Rej... [Published Care2 - Aug 02 2014]
Congress Asserts Its Power; Will Impeachment Co... [Published Executive Intelligence Review - Jul 31 2014]
Pipeline walk to end with Statehouse rally [Published Recorder.com - Jul 29 2014]
Congressional Vote to Reassert Its Constitution... [Published Lyndon LaRouche Public Action Committee - Jul 28 2014]
Rally to Stop Pipeline Through Northern Massach... [Published Boston Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
Obama requests Iraq AUMF be repealed [Published RedState Blog - Jul 28 2014]
Holder weighs in on man’s chokehold death [Published New York Post - Jul 26 2014]
House votes to tie Obama's hands in Iraq [Published AlMonitor - Jul 25 2014]
Meetings and protests follow company's proposal [Published The Item - Jul 25 2014]
Family of Eric Garner say goodbye at burial [Published New York Daily News - Jul 24 2014]
House Democrat Goes Off on Republican 'Cuckoo C... [Published National Journal - Jul 24 2014]
Lake-Lehman students attend career camp [Published Northeast Pennsylvania Weekender - Jul 24 2014]
Petition launched to save beloved venue [Published Irish Examiner - Jul 22 2014]
McGovern to push for greater access to Tibet [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 21 2014]
With unopposed races, Mass. shortchanges democracy [Published Boston Globe - Jul 21 2014]
Iraq Deployment Must Be Debated by Congress Bef... [Published Lyndon LaRouche Public Action Committee - Jul 19 2014]
Congress may take up bill to withdraw US advise... [Published AlMonitor - Jul 19 2014]
Gin Mare Bristol Heat [Published BarLifeUk - Jul 19 2014]
Deerfield fruit farm owner Tom Clark decries Te... [Published Amherst Bulletin - Jul 18 2014]
Protecting Western Massachusetts Farms: Down wi... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 17 2014]
Gas pipeline plan generating interest, opposition [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Jul 17 2014]
Investor Survey Highlights Growing Importance o... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 15 2014]
Needles Removed from the Beach [Published Swampscott Patch - Jul 14 2014]
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Obama requests Iraq AUMF be repealed [Published RedState Blog - Jul 28 2014]
The situation in Iraq grows more perilous by the day. The nation seems of the verge of dissolving into now only warring ethnic enclaves but warring ethnic enclave engaged in their own civil war. Barack Obama and his administration has stood idly ...
Rules Committee Spikes Denham's Amnesty Amendme... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 21 2014]
The House Rules Committee wielded its enormous and quiet power late Tuesday evening to kill an effort from Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) to grant amnesty to illegal alien DREAMers who enlist in the military via the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). ...
WNU #1217 : Was the Fire in Chile a “Natural Di... [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Apr 22 2014]
Issue #1217, April 20, 2014 1. Chile: Was Valparaíso Fire a “Natural Disaster”? 2. Honduras: Radio Progreso Executive Murdered 3. El Salvador: US Judge Orders SOA Grad Deported 4. Haiti: Human Rights Activist Threatened 5. Links to alternative sources ...
Union Threatens Dems Who Oppose Keystone Pipeline [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 12 2014]
A construction trades union is jumping into the 2014 midterms. While it isn't surprising when a union engages in politics, this particular union is going against the usual grain for union political expenditures by using its campaign dollars to threaten ...
FDA’s Approval of New Painkiller Highlights U.S... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Feb 26 2014]
Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/epsos/ Painkiller addiction is a growing problem in the United States, and consumer advocacy groups fear rates of addition will only increase thanks to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of Zohydro ...
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