Representative Richard E. Neal's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Richard E. Neal
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Taxes Issue Position: Medicare Issue Position: Iraq Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Social Security Issue Position: Health Care 8/07/14 Letter to Walter Cruickshank, Acting Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management - Opposing Atlantic Drilling 7/23/14 Hearing of the Select Revenue Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Dynamic Analysis of the Tax Reform Act of 2014 7/21/14 Mass. Communities Awarded $27 Million In Federal Development Funding 7/17/14 Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2014 7/11/14 Bonus Depreciation Modified and Made Permanent 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 6/26/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Hearing on Highway Funding 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/24/14 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office - Report on Savings Bonds and Savings Vehicles 6/17/14 Congressman Neal: Need To Be Mindful Of Iraq 6/12/14 S Corporation Permanent Tax Relief Act of 2014 6/04/14 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 5/29/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal 5/29/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras 5/28/14 Mass. Congressional Delegation Applauds New Funding to Clean and Revitalize Brownfields 5/20/14 House Democrats Introduce Legislation to Tighten Restrictions on Corporate Tax Inversions 5/12/14 Congressional Delegation Announces $8.9 Million In FAA Grants To Mass. Airports 4/04/14 Markey Introduces Legislation To Create Jobs Rebuilding Crumbling Infrastructure, Boost Investment in Local Projects 4/04/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Expedite Approval Process To Restore Emergency Medical & Hospice Services To North Adams 4/04/14 Bipartisan Members Launch TTIP Caucus 4/04/14 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 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/02/14 Gerlach, Neal Renew Push to Make ermanent a Proven Incentive for Strengthening Communities and Creating Jobs 3/10/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Expansion of Massachusetts Addiction Program 3/04/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid - Bipartisan Lawmakers Defend Medicare 3/04/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases 3/03/14 FEMA and DIOCESE of Springfield Reach $38 Million Agreement on Cathedral High School and St. Michael's Academy Recovery 2/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget 2/11/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage 2/11/14 Patricia Clark Boston Air Route Traffic Control Center 2/10/14 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Administration - Correct Flood Maps 2/07/14 iBerkshires - Neal Defense Obamacare in Williamstown 2/06/14 Invest in U.S. Act of 2014 2/03/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Don't Squeeze Taxpayers with More Debt Ceiling Brinksmanship 1/31/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a Model for the Nation 1/31/14 Mass Live - US Rep Richard Neal, Massachusetts Delegation, Working to Preserve Military Bases Including Barnes, Westover 1/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget 1/27/14 Congressman Richard E. Neal Introduces Legislation to Jumpstart Economy, Grow Middle Class and Fight Income Inequality 1/23/14 Mass Live - US Rep. Richard Neal Defense Affordable Care Act in Response to Program Opposition and Roll-Out Troubles 1/23/14 The Berkshire Eagle - Neal Favors Raising Minimum Wage in Stages 1/16/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Hearings on Funding Options for the Federal Highway Trust Fund 1/14/14 Massachusetts Delegation Announces $8 Million Federal Grant To Massachusetts For Marathon Bombing Victims 1/08/14 Mass Live - Rep. Richard Neal Joins Call in Congress for President Obama to Restore Low-Income heating Assistance Funding