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May 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Bill Pascrell, Jr.

May 18, 2017 Press Release

(Remarks as prepared)

Chairman Brady, thank you for holding this important hearing today highlighting the need for tax reform.

May 10, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) Congressman Richard E. Neal released the following statement today on the firing of FBI Director James Comey by President Donald Trump.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Education and the Workforce Committee Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-VA), Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) today released the following statement after the House passed the Trumpcare bill:

May 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) today released the following statement after the United States Senate passed a Congressional Review Act (CRA) blocking U.S. Department of Labor regulations on state-run retirement programs:

April 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) and Tax Policy Subcommittee Ranking Member Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) today released the following statements after President Donald J. Trump released his tax proposal:

April 7, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) Congressman Richard E. Neal released the following statement following the U.S. military airstrikes in Syria last night in direct response to President  Bashar al-Assad use of chemical weapons against innocent civilians.

March 31, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) today released the following statements after President Donald J. Trump announced that he will sign two executive orders on trade:

March 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) today released the following statement after House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said in an interview that he did not want to work Democrats on health care legislation:

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In The News

May 17, 2017 In The News

Although the White House and congressional leaders have pledged to overhaul the tax system, U.S. Rep. Richard Neal recently raised concerns that continued focus on President Donald Trump's alleged ties to Russian meddling in the 2016 election could put that and other legislative priorities on the back burner.

May 17, 2017 In The News

By Michael Levenson Globe Staff  May 17, 2017

The allegations that President Trump tried to stop the probe into his campaign’s ties to Russia have made it even harder for Congress to consider a comprehensive overhaul of the US tax code, the ranking Democrat on the powerful House Ways and Means Committee said Wednesday.

April 26, 2017 In The News

President Trump on Wednesday reveals his plan to overhaul the tax code, and it's expected to include some big rate cuts.

April 25, 2017 In The News

Washington — Massachusetts’ political heavyweights and environmental groups are not giving up on the Otis State Forest without a fight.

April 7, 2017 In The News

WGBH (BOSTON) - Rep. Richard Neal called for congressional approval before more military intervention in Syria during an appearance on Boston Public Radio today.

April 1, 2017 In The News

With the White House turning its attention to tax system overhauls, U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, said he will push President Donald Trump's administration to ensure that any such changes benefit all Americans -- not just those at the top.

March 24, 2017 In The News

Friday, March 24, 2017

Members of Congress from Massachusetts have made their voices heard concerning the Republican Obamacare replacement plan, and, faced with a lack of support, House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the repeal bill from the House floor on Friday, just before a scheduled vote.

March 17, 2017 In The News

Page 5 of President Donald Trump's budget this week paused to flag "highlights" in the plan.

For arts advocates in Massachusetts, and for U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, what stood out were lows: Scuppering a slew of programs and agencies to offset a $54 billion increase in military spending.

March 13, 2017 In The News

Stories emanating from the Washington press corps recently suggest that Congressman Richard E. Neal may just be centrist enough to have some influence on the Republican budget and tax agenda.

March 13, 2017 In The News

Ireland INC, a private sector platform that aims to advance economic development between Ireland and its closest trading partners, hosted the seventh annual Ireland Day at the New York Stock Exchange today.

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