Feed the hungry all year long

By James P. McGovern and Patrick Hughes Beverly is a 61-year-old single mother who lives in Worcester County with her five children, including one with special needs. Despite working 60 hours a week doing two jobs — full-time child care and part-time driving instruction — she only has $70 a…

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Monte’s March: 26 Miles to Fight Hunger

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB)- The rain didn’t stop one local group from walking a marathon today for a good cause. Monte’s March was led by radio host, Monte Belmonte, and U.S. Representative Jim McGovern. The 26 miles route is from Northampton to Greenfield. They push shopping carts to raise funds and…

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Thank You

I want to thank everyone who took part in our election efforts this fall. I am proud of the work we did on behalf of our Democratic team and I know we could not of done it without your support. Now, with the elections behind us, I look forward to…

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McGovern To Deliver Hunger Message At Mass. Dem. Convention

WORCESTER – More than 10,000 Massachusetts Democrats are expected for this weekend’s state convention in Worcester. U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern will welcome the crowd to his district with a speech at the DCU Center. Not facing a Democratic challenger or seemingly a Republican one in November, McGovern will use the speech to…

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Let’s Declare Hunger Illegal

Last week I spoke before the Massachusetts Democratic Convention in Worcester, and called for a new movement to declare hunger illegal. In case you missed it, below is my speech: ” My Fellow Democrats, Welcome to Worcester! I’m so proud that once again the Massachusetts Democratic Party has chosen to…

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