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Congressman Richard Neal

Representing the 1st District of Massachusetts


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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.