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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: Running, 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
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Taxes
Issue Position: Medicare
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Health Care
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 26, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Hearing on Highway Funding
June 24, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office - Report on Savings Bonds and Savings Vehicles
June 17, 2014 Congressman Neal: Need To Be Mindful Of Iraq
June 12, 2014 S Corporation Permanent Tax Relief Act of 2014
June 4, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services- Urging Timely Review of Life-Saving Cancer Screens
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 29, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal
May 28, 2014 Mass. Congressional Delegation Applauds New Funding to Clean and Revitalize Brownfields
May 20, 2014 House Democrats Introduce Legislation to Tighten Restrictions on Corporate Tax Inversions
May 12, 2014 Congressional Delegation Announces $8.9 Million In FAA Grants To Mass. Airports
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 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 4, 2014 Bipartisan Members Launch TTIP Caucus
April 4, 2014 Markey Introduces Legislation To Create Jobs Rebuilding Crumbling Infrastructure, Boost Investment in Local Projects
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 2, 2014 Gerlach, Neal Renew Push to Make ermanent a Proven Incentive for Strengthening Communities and Creating Jobs
March 10, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Expansion of Massachusetts Addiction Program
March 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases
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 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 The Berkshire Eagle - Neal Favors Raising Minimum Wage in Stages
Jan. 23, 2014 Mass Live - US Rep. Richard Neal Defense Affordable Care Act in Response to Program Opposition and Roll-Out Troubles
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 Time Warner Chief Executive Officer Glenn Britt - Keep NECN On the Air in the Berkshires
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Federal Emergency Management Administration Administrator Craig Fugate - Flood Map Delay Needed
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
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