Congressman Neal - Springfield, MA Richard Neal is the U.S. Representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He is member of the House ...
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Incoming Ways and Means Committee chair Rep.Neal (D-Mass.), will soon be in a position to tank healthcare plans that are unacceptable to his insurance industry donors.
Eoin Higgins in Sludge: 'Neal will have near total control over what tax-related policies come to the House floor, at the helm of the committee, rather than a more progressive member, making it much less likely that the House of Representatives will vote on universal healthcare measures.'
'Over two-decades Neal has relied on support from the health care industry, receiving $950,000 from health professionals and associations and $750,000 from Big Pharma.'