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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
May 9, 2013 Full Faith and Credit Act
April 30, 2013 Tsongas Announces Introduction of Bill to Ease Tax Burden for Senior Citizen Volunteers
April 30, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cuba Travel Policy
April 26, 2013 Remarks of Congressman Richard E. Neal - Boston Marathon Victims, Survivors and Heroes
April 25, 2013 Statement of Ad Hoc Committee on Irish Affairs and Friends of Ireland In Response to Judge's Order in Finucane Case
April 23, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Debt Ceiling
April 20, 2013 Statement of Congressman Richard E. Neal on the Capture of the Second Boston Bombing Suspect
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
April 11, 2013 Irish-American Members of Congress Express Strong Support for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
April 10, 2013 Congressman Richard E. Neal Applauds Continued Six-Day Mail Delivery
March 28, 2013 Mass. Delegation Unanimous in Support for Universal Gun Background Checks
March 21, 2013 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
March 21, 2013 Introduction of the SCREENS Act for 113th Congress
March 20, 2013 Hearing of the House Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee of the Committee on Ways and Means - Financial Products Tax Reform Discussion Draft
March 20, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Sparing Medicare Benefits
March 20, 2013 Letter to Michael P. Huerta Administrator Federal Aviation Administration - Airport Control Tower
March 13, 2013 Preserving the Welfare Work Requirement and TANF Extension Act of 2013
March 12, 2013 Neal Statement on TSA Decision Allowing Small Knives on Planes
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 27, 2013 Statement of Congressman Richard E. Neal on Dedication of Rosa Parks Statue
Feb. 25, 2013 Congressman Neal Releases Analysis of the Impact Sequestration Would Have on Massachusetts
Feb. 13, 2013 Neal Welcomes US-EU Free Trade Proposal
Feb. 12, 2013 Congressman Neal Supports Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
Feb. 11, 2013 Congressman Richard E. Neal and Westfield Fire Department to Announce $137,000 Grant
Jan. 31, 2013 Congressman Richard E. Neal Announces $1.1 Million U.S. Department of Education Grant for Hampden-Wilbraham Schools
Jan. 30, 2013 Statement of Congressman Richard E. Neal on the Selection of William "Mo" Cowan as Acting Senator
Jan. 29, 2013 Statement of Congressman Richard E. Neal on the Successful Nomination of Senator John Kerry as next Secretary of State
Jan. 23, 2013 Congressman Richard E. Neal Announces $168,000 Grant for Pittsfield's Reid Middle School
Jan. 23, 2013 Congressman Richard E. Neal and Samuel Adams Founder Jim Koch Promote Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act By Visiting Great Barrington Brewery
Jan. 18, 2013 Congressman Richard E. Neal and Wilbraham Fire Department to Announce Increased Health and Safety Measures
Jan. 17, 2013 Congressman Richard E. Neal Calls for Common Sense Solutions to Gun Violence
Jan. 16, 2013 Congressman Richard E. Neal and Highland Ambulance Service to Announce Purchase of Life-saving Cardiac Monitors
Jan. 16, 2013 Congressman Richard E. Neal's Work on New Market Tax Credits Sparks Revitalization of Holyoke Public Library
Dec. 19, 2012 New Markets Tax Credit
Dec. 12, 2012 Inquiry into the Murder of Partrick Finucane
Nov. 16, 2012 Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
Sept. 20, 2012 Disapproving Rule Relating to Waiver and Expenditure Authority with Respect to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
Aug. 8, 2012 Congressman Richard E. Neal Leads Fight Against Draconian Ryan Budget
Aug. 2, 2012 Pathway to Job Creation Through a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code Act of 2012
Aug. 1, 2012 Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012
July 31, 2012 Neal Welcomes Signing of U.S.-Israel Security Cooperation Act
July 30, 2012 Ways and Means Democrats Introduce Senate-Passed Tax Cut Bill
July 27, 2012 Congressman Richard E. Neal Hosts Press Avail-abilities to Demand Continued Investment in Western Massachusetts
July 26, 2012 Ways and Means Democrats Introduce "No Excuses" Legislation to Spur Job Growth
July 24, 2012 Ways and Means Democrats Call for Extension of EITC, CTC and AOTC
July 24, 2012 Introduction of Legislation to Permanently Exempt Tax-Exempt Private Activity Bonds from the AMT
July 24, 2012 Congressman Richard E. Neal Blasts Republican Tax Proposals and Gains National Support for Middle-class Tax Cut Bills
July 19, 2012 Congressman Richard E. Neal Demands Troops Come Home from Afghanistan
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