Congressman Richard E. Neal joined SBA New England Regional Administrator Michael A. Vlacich, SBA Massachusetts District Director Robert H. Nelson, and local and state officials to celebrate Jim and Kelly Sullivan, President and Vice President of Millennium Press, for being named Massachusetts Small Business Persons of the Year by the Small Business Administration. The Sullivans were… Read more »
Today, Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard E. Neal (D-MA) released the following statement on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) April 2023 jobs report:
“12 million jobs have been created under President Biden, and while Republicans have put all our progress on the line, today’s jobs report is more proof of the resilience of the American worker. Unemployment is back to… Read more »
Congressman Richard E. Neal joined Major General Gary W. Keefe, Adjutant General for the Massachusetts National Guard, Colonel David L. Halasi-Kun, Base Commander for the 104th Fighter Wing, and State Senator John Velis to celebrate the recent announcement that Barnes Air National Guard Base (ANG) will be receiving a new fleet of F-35A Lighting II aircraft beginning in… Read more »
Today, Congressman Richard E. Neal joined Elms College President Harry E. Dumay to announce a $1,000,000 earmark to expand the education and social work programs at Elms College.
The allocation was made possible through Congressionally Direct Spending (CDS) from the Department of Education. Congressman Neal included funding for this project in the Fiscal Year 2023 spending… Read more »
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Welcome to the Committee on Ways and Means, Commissioner Werfel. It is an honor to have you with us today, and what a start to your time as Commissioner. I want to start by saluting the dedicated workers of the Internal Revenue Service. It is their commitment to taxpayers that has allowed for the Inflation Reduction Act to make such quick headway.
Your… Read more »
Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I might consume Mr. Speaker. I rise in strong opposition to the default on America's Act. The Chairman just mentioned something that is noteworthy. He said We are seeing a Republican plan and for the next hour we intend to make sure America gets a chance to see the Republican plan.
A reminder for those who might… Read more »
Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard E. Neal (D-MA) blasted Republicans’ disastrous Default on America Act:
“House Republicans’ reckless agenda, cobbled together behind closed doors and in the dead of night, is a bad deal for the American people. It forces either drastic, dangerous cuts or wrecks our nation’s credit through a manufactured crisis.
“Republicans’ massive tax… Read more »
Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) released the following statement on today’s Supreme Court decision protecting access to mifepristone:
“Today’s Supreme Court ruling gives certainty to millions of American that they can access safe, effective medication, affirming the FDA’s rigorous drug approval processes and the scientific proof they provide. While… Read more »
House Ways & Means Committee Ranking Member Richard E. Neal (D-MA), Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR), Senate Special Committee on Aging Chairman Bob Casey (D-PA), and Co-Chair of the House Elder Justice Caucus Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today introduced legislation to protect seniors and people with disabilities from abuse, isolation, and neglect.… Read more »
Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard E. Neal (D-MA) released the following statement after Republicans finally went public on their backroom schemes to hold the U.S. economy hostage:
“Today exposes another farce from the chaotic, extremist Republican Party. No new ideas, only a hatred of ours. Their long-delayed, irresponsible scheme won’t even follow regular order before it… Read more »