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Richard Neal's Public Statements

Full Name: Richard E. Neal
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1988
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Maureen; 4 Children: Rory, Brendan, Maura, Sean
Birth Date: 02/14/1949
Birth Place: Worcester, MA
Home City: Springfield, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
April 4, 2014 Markey Introduces Legislation To Create Jobs Rebuilding Crumbling Infrastructure, Boost Investment in Local Projects
April 4, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Expedite Approval Process To Restore Emergency Medical & Hospice Services To North Adams
April 4, 2014 Bipartisan Members Launch TTIP Caucus
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Jack Kingston and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 10, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Expansion of Massachusetts Addiction Program
March 4, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid - Bipartisan Lawmakers Defend Medicare
March 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases
March 3, 2014 FEMA and DIOCESE of Springfield Reach $38 Million Agreement on Cathedral High School and St. Michael's Academy Recovery
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Feb. 11, 2014 Patricia Clark Boston Air Route Traffic Control Center
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Administration - Correct Flood Maps
Feb. 7, 2014 iBerkshires - Neal Defense Obamacare in Williamstown
Feb. 6, 2014 Invest in U.S. Act of 2014
Feb. 3, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Don't Squeeze Taxpayers with More Debt Ceiling Brinksmanship
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a Model for the Nation
Jan. 31, 2014 Mass Live - US Rep Richard Neal, Massachusetts Delegation, Working to Preserve Military Bases Including Barnes, Westover
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 27, 2014 Congressman Richard E. Neal Introduces Legislation to Jumpstart Economy, Grow Middle Class and Fight Income Inequality
Jan. 23, 2014 Mass Live - US Rep. Richard Neal Defense Affordable Care Act in Response to Program Opposition and Roll-Out Troubles
Jan. 23, 2014 The Berkshire Eagle - Neal Favors Raising Minimum Wage in Stages
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Hearings on Funding Options for the Federal Highway Trust Fund
Jan. 14, 2014 Massachusetts Delegation Announces $8 Million Federal Grant To Massachusetts For Marathon Bombing Victims
Jan. 8, 2014 Mass Live - Rep. Richard Neal Joins Call in Congress for President Obama to Restore Low-Income heating Assistance Funding
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Federal Emergency Management Administration Administrator Craig Fugate - Flood Map Delay Needed
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Time Warner Chief Executive Officer Glenn Britt - Keep NECN On the Air in the Berkshires
Dec. 12, 2013 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp - Turn Focus to Economy
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp and Ranking Member Sander Levin - Tax Reform
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to Administrator Michael P. Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration - Protect Air Control Towers from Closure
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - TSA Exit Lanes Policy Change
Nov. 14, 2013 Mass. Congressional Delegation Members Applaud VA Grants to Support Homeless Veterans
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner, House Leaders Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senators Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Hal Rogers, and Nita Lowey - Fishing Disaster Relief in Budget Process
Nov. 11, 2013 MassLive - First Wind Begins Solar Power Project in Warren
Nov. 8, 2013 Berkshire Eagle - US Rep. Richard Neal Talks Government with Taconic High School Class
Oct. 31, 2013 iBerkshires.com - Pittsfield Cuts Ribbon On Airport Improvement Project
Oct. 29, 2013 Letter to Administrator John Pistole, Transportation Security Administration - Changes to Guarding of Airport Exit Lanes
Oct. 28, 2013 MassLive - Springfield Police to Use $1 Million Justice Department Grant to Combat Crime in South End
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Chairman David Camp, Committee on Ways and Means - Tax Reform Must Be Product of Bipartisanship in House
Oct. 16, 2013 No Subsidies Without Verification Act
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - US Airways and American Airlines Lawsuit
Oct. 10, 2013 MassLive - US Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, Among Congressmen Who Met with President Obama About Federal Government Shutdown, Debt Ceiling Crisis
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 2, 2013 Statement of Congressman Richard E. Neal on the Federal Government Shutdown and the Affordable Care Act
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Sept. 28, 2013 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 27, 2013 The Republican - Congressman Richie Neal, Sens. Elizabeth Warren & Ed Markey laud $3.8 million grant for Springfield Public Schools
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Frank Skaggs, Small Business Administration - Massachusetts Delegation Urges Small Business Assistance for Fishermen
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