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Congressman Richard Neal

Representing the 1st District of Massachusetts

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August 15, 2017 Press Release

SPRINGFIELD – Congressman Richard E. Neal announced a $663,202 grant from National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to Baystate Medical Center on Tuesday. The grant comes from NIDA’s Drug Abuse and Addiction Research Program and will be used to fund the study “Drug Injection Surveillance and Care Enhancement for Rural Northern New England (DISCERNNE)”.

August 14, 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 instructed the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to begin a review of Chinese trade practices with the United States:

August 12, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Richard E. Neal released the following statement regarding the violence in Charlottesville, VA.

 

"The bigotry, hatred and intolerance in Charlottesville is wrong and contrary to core American values. There is no place for racism in our society."

 

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August 11, 2017 Press Release

SPRINGFIELD, MA – Representative Richard E. Neal released the following statement after President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national emergency. 

August 1, 2017 Press Release

LEE, MA – United States Representative Richard E. Neal visited Berkshire Sterile Manufacturing Inc., a biopharmaceutical company established in Lee, Massachusetts to learn about how startup companies in the area are creating innovative new products and services and using technology to solve real-world problems.

July 27, 2017 Press Release
Brownfields Funding Leverages Jobs and Promotes Economic Redevelopment

BOSTON - Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency celebrated the recipients of seven Brownfields grants in western Massachusetts. This year, entities in western Massachusetts received $2.4 million for assessment and cleanup of Brownfields sites.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) today released the following statement after Congressional Republicans and the Administration released a joint statement on tax reform:

July 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) today delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in opposition to a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) amendment to H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act:

(Remarks as prepared)

July 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Yesterday, House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard E. Neal joined Chairman Kevin Brady (D-TX) to pass from the House H.R. 3178, The Medicare Part B Improvement Act of 2017, a bipartisan bill to build on an already successful program.

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