Richard Neal http://wamc.org en Rep. Neal On Bergdahl, Clinton, And Troubles At The VA http://wamc.org/post/rep-neal-bergdahl-clinton-and-troubles-va <p>Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal, a Democrat who represents the first district, recently spoke with WAMC's Alan Chartock as part of WAMC's Congressional Corner series. The dean of the state delegation touched on several key issues. Their conversation is excerpted below.</p><p><strong>Alan Chartock</strong>: Richie Neal, the news is just filled about the prisoner swap and the question as to whether Bowe Bergdahl was a correct move on the president’s part or a misstep.</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:40:23 +0000 Alan Chartock 92393 at http://wamc.org Rep. Neal On Bergdahl, Clinton, And Troubles At The VA Rep. Neal, Key To Irish Peace, On Gerry Adams Arrest http://wamc.org/post/rep-neal-key-irish-peace-gerry-adams-arrest <p>Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal, a Democrat who has worked for years on the Irish peace process, released the following statement about this week's <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/05/01/308596150/northern-ireland-leader-questioned-in-40-year-old-murder-case">arrest </a>of Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams.</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 18:33:35 +0000 Ian Pickus 89575 at http://wamc.org Senate Election Outcome Elevates Richard Neal To Dean Of State's Congressional Delegation http://wamc.org/post/senate-election-outcome-elevates-richard-neal-dean-states-congressional-delegation <p>Voters in Massachusetts elected a new United States Senator this week.&nbsp; Democrat Edward Markey, who spent 37 years in the U.S. House, will succeed John Kerry in the Senate.&nbsp; Just 27 percent of the state’s registered voters went to the polls on Tuesday.&nbsp; WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with one of Markey’s House colleagues, Congressman Richard Neal.</p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 29 Jun 2013 16:30:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 68082 at http://wamc.org Senate Election Outcome Elevates Richard Neal To Dean Of State's Congressional Delegation Rep. Neal on GOP, guns and the AMT http://wamc.org/post/rep-neal-gop-guns-and-amt <p>WAMC caught up with Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal, a Democrat. He addressed various topics, including federal gun control reforms. Neal says he supports President Obama’s call for a range of gun control measures, but says his fellow Democrats shouldn’t take an all-or-nothing stance when bargaining with Republicans.</p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 20:21:15 +0000 WAMC News 56350 at http://wamc.org Rep. Neal on GOP, guns and the AMT Massachusetts House Delegation Backs "Fiscal Cliff" Deal http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-house-delegation-backs-fiscal-cliff-deal <p></p><p>The all Democratic Massachusetts House delegation voted for the compromise to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff.&nbsp; By the very nature of compromise there were good things and bad things in the bill in the view of Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal.&nbsp; He called a&nbsp; yes vote " the&nbsp; responsible position".</p><p> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 19:32:50 +0000 Paul Tuthill 54925 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts House Delegation Backs "Fiscal Cliff" Deal Women's College Awarded $2 Million Federal Grant http://wamc.org/post/womens-college-awarded-2-million-federal-grant <p>A women’s college&nbsp; in Massachusetts has received a substantial financial boost from the federal government.&nbsp;&nbsp; It will mean an overhaul of the curriculum and new services to help ensure student’s graduate.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p></p> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 22:30:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 48236 at http://wamc.org Women's College Awarded $2 Million Federal Grant Neal Defeats Opponents in MA Democratic Primary http://wamc.org/post/neal-defeats-opponents-ma-democratic-primary <p>The results of the Massachusetts Democratic primaries are in, and incumbent Congressman Richie Neal has won the seat 1<sup>st</sup> Congressional District seat held by retiring Congressman John Olver. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports…</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 20:42:21 +0000 Lucas Willard 47412 at http://wamc.org Neal Defeats Opponents in MA Democratic Primary Neal Wins Nomination for Massachusetts' 1st Congressional District http://wamc.org/post/neal-wins-nomination-massachusetts-1st-congressional-district <p>Springfield Congressman Richie Neal the three-way race for the democratic nomination for Massachusetts 1<sup>st</sup> Congressional District against former state senator Andrea Nuciforo, Jr. of Pittsfield, and Alford writer &amp; activist Bill Shein in yesterday’s Democratic Primary. &nbsp;WAMC’s Lucas Willard has more…</p><p>With all 277 precincts in the newly drawn 1<sup>st</sup> Congressional District reporting, Neal won handily with roughly 65% of the vote.</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 04:00:52 +0000 Lucas Willard 47323 at http://wamc.org Neal Wins Nomination for Massachusetts' 1st Congressional District Congressman Seeks To Reauthorize Stimulus Act Program http://wamc.org/post/congressman-seeks-reauthorize-stimulus-act-program <p>&nbsp;&nbsp; Democrats on the US House&nbsp; Ways and Means Committee, led by a Massachusetts Congressman are looking to revive a program&nbsp; from &nbsp;the Economic Recovery Act. &nbsp;Proponents say it will help fund local public works projects that create jobs.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports</p><p></p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 22:20:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 44160 at http://wamc.org Congressman Seeks To Reauthorize Stimulus Act Program