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October 18, 2017 Press Release

Springfield, MA – On Wednesday, U.S. Representative Richard E. Neal joined Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno and members of the Springfield Redevelopment Authority to formally accept the 2017 Paul and Niki Tsongas Award to Union Station in Springfield during a press conference at the train station.

October 13, 2017 Press Release

The Honorable Richard Neal

Disaster Supplemental Statement

October 13, 2017

October 6, 2017 Press Release

Springfield, MA – U.S. Representative Richard E. Neal joined Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and representatives from DevelopSpringfield today at 77 Maple Street to announce a significant grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA).

October 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) today released the following statement after the non-partisan Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) released state-by-state analysis of the Republican tax framework:

October 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Senate and House Democrats today wrote a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to reject the GOP’s proposed budget that would cut vital programs like Medicare and Medicaid in order to finance tax cuts for the wealthy.

October 4, 2017 Press Release

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I want to take a moment to reflect on today’s mark up in the Ways and Means Committee and what is also going on in the Energy and Commerce Committee. In the past, our two committees have worked together in a bipartisan manner on health extenders.

September 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) today released the following statement after the Tax Policy Center released an analysis of the Ryan-McConnell tax framework:

September 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) today released the following statement after reports that dialysis patients in Puerto Rico are not receiving the medical care they need:

September 27, 2017 Press Release

(Remarks as prepared)

Thank you everyone for coming today to discuss the important topic of tax reform.  While Republicans are hiding behind closed doors to formulate how they’re going to cut taxes for the wealthy, we are here inviting the American public to discuss tax reform with us out in the open.

September 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) today released the following statement after Speaker Ryan and Leader McConnell unveiled their tax reform framework:

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October 19, 2017 In The News

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Department of Housing and Urban Development has approved financing for a $41 million re-development of the Paramount Theater in Springfield.

October 19, 2017 In The News

 

SPRINGFIELD -  The federal Office of Housing and Urban Development has awarded the city a $3.6 million loan guarantee that will be used by the city to help finance a $41 million redevelopment of the Paramount Theater and Massasoit Building on Main Street.

The move was announced jointly Thursday night by Mayor Domenic Sarno and Rep. Richard E. Neal.

October 19, 2017 In The News

SHELBURNE FALLS -- From the potential impact of Affordable Care Act cuts to the need for "equal treatment" for addicts, local and federal officials took on a range of topics related to the opioid crisis during a public forum Thursday at Memorial Hall.

October 19, 2017 In The News

SHELBURNE FALLS — The opioid addiction crisis is no longer just an urban problem, but is also leaving its mark on the quality of life in rural towns, Congressman Richard E. Neal told a West County audience Thursday.

October 19, 2017 In The News

LUDLOW -- The conversion of a formerly vacant mill building into 75 apartments for residents age 50 or older is "incredibly impressive," U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, said after a recent tour of the sprawling Ludlow Mills complex.

October 19, 2017 In The News

 

SHELBURNE FALLS -- With Republicans prepared to move forward in their efforts to overhaul the U.S. tax code, U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, said he and other Democrats have urged congressional leaders to return to regular order and to not rush through legislation without properly vetting it.

October 18, 2017 In The News

SPRINGFIELD -- Ninety percent of business leaders in the bi-state Springfield and Hartford region say the soon-to-begin New Haven to Springfield CTrail commuter train service will benefit their enterprise.

October 18, 2017 In The News

SPRINGFIELD -- Jim Igoe, president of Preservation Massachusetts, conferred the organization's 2017 Paul and Nikki Tsongas Award on U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal and the team behind the reborn Union Station.

October 18, 2017 In The News

SHELBURNE FALLS -- U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, will join local medical, addiction recovery and law enforcement officials in Shelburne Falls Thursday to bring attention to and discuss how opioid abuse is impacting Western Massachusetts.

October 17, 2017 In The News

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – From C5s in the sky to weapons on the ground, military bases are funded by the federal government.

Congressman Richard Neal is now one of the lawmakers who will help determine whether our local military bases continue to grow… or get smaller.

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