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December 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) today released the following statement on the Republican tax legislation’s conference report:

December 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Richard E. Neal issued the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission voted to dismantle the landmark net neutrality protections:   

December 13, 2017 Press Release

(As prepared for delivery)

 

Mr. Chairman, in light of last night’s election, I do not believe we should be holding today’s meeting. In fact, I believe it is imperative that we respect the will of the people of Alabama and delay any further action on this tax bill until Senator-elect Jones can be seated. 

 

December 13, 2017 Press Release

Thank you for joining us today. Today’s hearing is the first – and likely the only – hearing on HR 1, the Ryan-McConnell tax legislation. And so I thank our witnesses for being here today.

 

December 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) today released the following statement calling for consideration of the tax bill to be delayed until Senator-elect Doug Jones (D-AL) is seated:

December 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard E. Neal joined House Democrats, teachers, and healthcare workers Thursday for a press conference highlighting the negative effects the GOP tax bill would have on the island of Puerto Rico.

December 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee Richard Neal was named yesterday by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to serve on a conference committee of the House and Senate versions of the GOP Tax Bill.

November 20, 2017 Press Release

Springfield, MA – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard E.

November 15, 2017 Press Release

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Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to “H.R. 1 Percent.”

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In The News

December 15, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, took issue Friday with a series of changes that are expected to be included in the compromise version of Republicans' tax overhaul plan.

December 15, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON D.C. – The House and Senate versions of the tax reform bill may be passed and now headed for reconciliation in the conference committee, but Congressman Richard Neal has not let up in his criticism of the two bills.

December 15, 2017 In The News

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – 22News had a chance to catch up with Congressman Richard Neal Friday morning at our 22News studio. Here’s what he had to say about the proposed GOP tax bill and the FCC’s decision to rollback net neutrality.

GOP tax bill 

President Trump is hoping Congress will pass a $1.5 trillion dollar tax reform bill as early as next week.

December 13, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, urged House and Senate leaders Wednesday to delay consideration of a Republican-backed plan to overhaul the American tax code until after Democratic Alabama senator-elect Doug Jones is seated in Congress.

December 11, 2017 In The News

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The clean up process involved with renovating Springfield’s Union Station complex has gained national prominence.

Congressman Richard Neal of Springfield accepted the National Phoenix Award for brownfield redevelopment at Union Station on Monday. It was presented by the Environmental Protection Agency.

December 11, 2017 In The News

Springfield Congressman Richard Neal, like many Democrats and some Republicans, has repeatedly called on President Trump to release his tax returns. 

Neal is the top Democrat on the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee and has made that statement in hearings, including in late March.

December 8, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, and other Democrats on the panel charged with reconciling the House and Senate versions of a GOP tax overhaul plan called on Treasury officials this week to brief lawmakers on the legislation's potential impacts. 

December 6, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, is one of a handful of congressional lawmakers named to a bipartisan, bicameral panel charged with hammering out the final version of tax overhaul legislation.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced this week that the Massachusetts congressman would be among five chamber Democrats to serve as a conferee for the tax overhaul plans.

December 6, 2017 In The News

Massachusetts Rep. Richard Neal, the ranking member of the House Ways and Means Committee, says the Republican tax bill that passed the Senate last week isn’t a done deal.

“[Republicans] are trying very hard to placate, still, members of their own caucus,” he said on Boston Public Radio today. “I think there is room here for the discussions that will take place.”

November 22, 2017 In The News

 

SPRINGFIELD -- U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, recognized the work of longtime The Republican Co. President David Starr Tuesday, announcing that his legacy will be honored as part of the Congressional Record.

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