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   A venerable bus company founded in Springfield, Massachusetts is moving its corporate headquarters to the city’s Union Station, which is rapidly filling with tenants less than a year after it was restored and reopened.

The Russia investigation appears to be gaining steam.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal, a Democrat from the first district, wraps up his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

The GOP tax overhaul plan is being met with some skepticism.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal, a Democrat from the first district, continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

The president’s responses to mass killings have been anything but consistent.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal, a Democrat from the first district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

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The $95 million restoration of Union Station in Springfield, Massachusetts has won an award for historic preservation.

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Congressman Richard Neal, a Democrat from the first House District, will hold a town hall in Pittsfield Friday. Neal faced some criticism this year from some Western Massachusetts residents and editorial pages who claimed Neal didn’t visit rural areas of the region often enough. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief JD Allen sat down with Richard Brown, of the Sheffield Democratic Town Committee, and Susie Kaufman – both Democratic activists who helped make the town hall happen.

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Congressman Richard Neal, the ranking Democrat on the House Ways and Means Committee, will discuss tax reform in Williamstown, Massachusetts in September.

One the architects of the Northern Ireland peace process died recently.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal, a Democrat from the first district, wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

The administration says investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election are fake news.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal, a Democrat from the first district, continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

Senator John McCain’s crucial vote halted the latest health care repeal bill.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal, a Democrat from the first district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

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Democratic Congressman Richard Neal plans to hold a town hall event in Pittsfield in September. 

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Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal toured a sterile manufacturing plant in Lee on Tuesday, whose owners made a plea for state help in attracting skilled workers to the region. 

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Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal announced a nearly $100,000 federal health services grant for rural health networking development in Great Barrington today. 

The Baker Administration has analyzed how the health care bill being weighed by Republicans in the U.S. Senate would impact Massachusetts.

The shooting of Congressman Steve Scalise stunned the country.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

A programming note: this interview was recorded before the special House election in Georgia.

Constituents like to see their representatives in the flesh.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

Berkshire County has lost a political leader.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

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   A new era in transportation in western Massachusetts begins in a few days. After being closed for decades, Union Station in Springfield is reopening following a years-long $95 million dollar restoration and redevelopment. 

    James Sullivan, 96, remembers Union Station during its glory days.

    " I can remember coming down from Northampton on the old railroad,"  Sullivan recalled during a visit to Union Station earlier this year with veterans from the Holyoke Soldiers Home. 

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Congressman Richard Neal visited Great Barrington, Williamstown and North Adams, Massachusetts Friday. The dean of the state delegation was in the Berkshires to make grant announcements.

Congressman Richard Neal will hold a town hall in the Berkshires after the county’s busy summer tourist season. 

It’s a volatile time in Europe.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

Will the government shut down Friday night?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

An unpopular Republican president has House Democrats looking forward to 2018.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

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Congressman Richard Neal, a Democrat from Massachusetts’ 1st House District, has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to revoke its authorization for Kinder Morgan’s Connecticut Expansion Project in Western Massachusetts. 

   With a date set for the public reopening of Springfield’s Union Station after a years-long restoration project, details have been announced for a celebration.

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The $95 million restoration of Springfield’s Union Station is nearly complete.  Now that the opening date June 26th has been announced, the rush is on to get the transportation center ready for the traveling public. 

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The countdown is on to the public re-opening of Union Station in Springfield, Massachusetts following a $95 million dollar restoration.

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Among the attendees at Friday’s presidential inauguration and the Congressional luncheon afterward was Richard Neal of Massachusetts’ first House district. First elected in 1988, Neal was one of the senior Democrats at the ceremony as Republicans cemented control of Washington. Neal spoke about President Donald Trump’s address late Friday with WAMC’s Ian Pickus.

The president-elect lost the popular vote by nearly 3 million votes.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal concludes his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

A local member of Congress is taking a leadership position on the House Ways and Means Committee.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

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