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Mr. Chairman, thank you.
Before I begin, I want to commend Subcommittee Ranking Member, Dr. Davis, who has provided so much leadership on this issue – I know he will speak later about these efforts.
WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Ways & Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) introduced legislation that would invest in career pathways for parents who receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) so that more workers can gain the skills they need for good jobs in today’s market and the economy of tomorrow.
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: