The State We’re In: U.S. House Rules Chair Rep. Jim McGovern

With the Democrats now in control of the U.S. House of Representatives, Massachusetts has two of the most powerful political leaders on Capitol Hill. Congressman Richard Neal was named Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Second Mass. District Congressman James McGovern took over as the House Rules Chair. Ray Hershel sat down with Congressman McGovern to learn about the responsibilities of chairing the powerful Rules Committee, what the appointment means for the people of western Mass, and his priorities during the legislative session.