Congressman Richard Neal

New England News
5:00 pm
Sat April 18, 2015

Congressman Neal Introduces Opioid Overdose Reduction Act

Congressman Richard Neal (D-Mass.)
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Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal recently proposed legislation aimed at preventing prescription drug and heroin overdoses.

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New England News
5:22 pm
Fri April 17, 2015

NY And MA Congressmen See I-90 Corridor As STEM Hotbed

Congressmen Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Richard Neal (D-Mass.) standing in top center, from left to right.
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Congressmen from western Massachusetts and eastern New York are encouraging the neighboring areas to continue developing the science, engineering and technology industries across state lines.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed April 15, 2015

Congressional Corner With Richard Neal

Massachusetts is about four months into the Baker era.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about working with the new governor.

WAMC News
4:32 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Anticipation: Clinton Expected To Launch Presidential Campaign Sunday

Hillary Rodham Clinton will end months of speculation about her political future and launch her long-awaited 2016 presidential campaign on Sunday.
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Hillary Rodham Clinton is expected to make the announcement Sunday that's been anticipated for months.  New Yorkers now have a former Senator and former governor potentially in the field.

The former secretary of state and New York senator is about to undertake her second presidential bid, entering the race in a strong position to succeed President Barack Obama as the nominee of the Democratic Party.

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New England News
5:26 pm
Wed April 8, 2015

Rep. Neal: Management-Union Divide Played Role In North Adams Hospital Closure

North Adams Regional Hospital closed March 28, 2014.
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It’s been more than a year since North Adams Regional Hospital closed. Pittsfield-based Berkshire Health Systems now operates a satellite emergency facility there. Congressman Richard Neal says a divide between the former hospital’s leadership and unions played a role in the closure.

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New England News
7:00 am
Tue March 31, 2015

Congressman Neal To Visit Western Massachusetts Farms

Congressman Richard Neal (D-MA)
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Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal will be touring a couple of western Massachusetts farms Tuesday. Governor Charlie Baker will also celebrate Massachusetts Agricultural Day at the State House.

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New England News
5:39 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Neal Says Clinton Did Nothing Wrong, Message Missed In Netanyahu Speech

Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) speaking Friday at Pittsfield's Intermodal Transportation Center.
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Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal says former Secretary of State of Hillary Clinton did nothing wrong in using a personal email account while she was in office. Clinton has been criticized this week for using private email when she was the nation’s top diplomat.

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New England News
11:20 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Lombardi Trophy Heading To Capitol Hill

Vince Lombardi Trophy
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The Vince Lombardi trophy is heading to Washington, D.C this afternoon. Owner Robert Kraft of the Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots is bringing the trophy to Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal’s office. 

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New England News
7:04 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

Neal Expects Presidential Veto On Keystone Pipeline, Hopeful For Homeland Security Agreement

Congressman Richard Neal (D-Mass.)
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During a tour of businesses in Pittsfield, Congressman Richard Neal says the ongoing battle over homeland security funding and President Obama’s immigration actions represents the breakdown of civility that exists in Congress.

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New England News
6:41 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

Congressman Neal Tours Pittsfield Businesses, Stresses Need For Public Works Projects

Congressman Richard Neal, left, tours Unistress in Pittsfield.
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Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal spent Monday afternoon in the westernmost part of his district touring businesses.

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