WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Richard E. Neal released the following statement after today’s 22nd school shooting of 2018 at Santa Fe High School in Texas.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives considered H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, also known as the Farm Bill. Congressman Richard E. Neal released the following statement after voting against the measure.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) demanded Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan (R-WI) clarify what steps he intends for the House of Representatives and the U.S.
WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard E. Neal lauded the committee passage of H.R. 5776, the Medicare and Opioid Safe Treatment (MOST) Act of 2018.
Mr. Chairman, I am pleased you are holding this markup today and that it has been carried out in a bipartisan manner. The opioid crisis is not a Democrat or Republican issue—it is a health, safety, family, community, and economic issue. Everyone in this room has a family member or knows someone close to them directly connected to the opioid crisis.
Thank you, Chairman Brady, for scheduling this very important hearing this morning.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) led a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that expresses concern over the Trump Administration’s extension of sanctions relief for the Russian aluminum producer United Company RUSAL PLC (RUSAL).
WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) today released the following statement after the release of President Trump’s prescription drug pricing proposal:
(WASHINGTON) Congressman Richard E. Neal made the following statement today after President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Iran Nuclear Agreement.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) released the following statement after President Trump sent Congress a rescissions package that cuts $7 billion of funding from the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP):
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WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WWLP) - The son of a western Massachusetts Polish-American couple will be educated at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
SOUTH HADLEY - Political leaders and residents honored the late Ted Belsky on Saturday, unveiling a plaque with his name to recognize his decades of hard work on many projects including advocating to build a new park in town beside the Connecticut River.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Leagrey Dimond made a visit to downtown Springfield to help honor her stepfather, Dr. Seuss, on Friday afternoon.
Dimond has been in the area for the last few days, touring the city and looking at the recent developments that have been taking place including MGM Springfield, Union Station and the Springfield Museums.
The spring, 2018 flowering of Irish American political activity in support of the Good Friday Agreement and political progress in Northern Ireland has carried into May.
President Donald Trump's Tuesday decision to exit the Iran nuclear deal drew pushback from Massachusetts lawmakers, who cautioned that the move could leave the United States isolated from its allies, jeopardize national security and encourage nuclear proliferation.
U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, took issue Tuesday with President Donald Trump's request that Congress rescind $7 billion in previously approved funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program -- a move which he argued would make it "harder for millions of kids to get the health care they need."
Federal funds are flowing into a workforce development program for high school dropouts in western Massachusetts.
The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a $1.1 million grant to the YWCA of Western Massachusetts and its YouthBuild program.
Congressman Richard Neal this week announced the funding.
U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, called on the Trump administration this week to clarify details surrounding the new pass-through deduction included in the Republican-backed tax overhaul law passed last year.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The YWCA of western Massachusetts is being awarded a $1.1 million grant for its YouthBuild program.
Congressman Richard Neal will be in Springfield Tuesday to jointly announce the awarding of the grant alongside members of the YWCA.
It is a busy period in Washington: House Speaker Paul Ryan is leaving office, the Mueller investigation is heating up, and foreign policy matters are once again in the forefront. Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal of the first House district spoke with WAMC News.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Richard Neal of Massachusetts, Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Committee, delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. In this week’s address following Tax Day, Neal highlighted the failures of the GOP Tax Scam which gives tax cuts to corporations and the wealthy few on the backs of working families.