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Congressman Neal Wants Infrastructure, Tax Reform As Post-election Priorities

U.S. Rep. Richard Neal hopes that after election day, legislators will focus on infrastructure and tax reform. The Springfield Democrat is predicting Democrats to come out on top this election, starting with Hillary Clinton winning the presidency, Democrats taking back the Senate and picking up more than a dozen seats in the House of Representatives. He, who faces two challengers this year, expects to be one of those Democrats returning to the office.

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Congressman Neal Hosts Heroin Documentary, Panel Discussion

The showing in the Koussevitzky Arts Center is free and open to the public. The event begins at 5 p.m. with brief remarks; a panel discussion about current efforts to reduce the drug problem in Berkshire County will follow the 77-minute film. It is expected to conclude by 7:45 p.m.

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Great Barrington Fire Wins Federal Grant To Replace Airpacks

The Fire Department is replacing its 11-year-old airpacks with more modern and safer ones. U.S. Rep. Richard Neal announced a $160,477 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to purchase the 28 new units. The packs are used more than two dozen times a year to help firefighters breath in hazardous conditions.

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Berkshire Community College Awarded Grant to Aid Student Success

The college is hoping its selection for a $2 million federal grant will help forge stronger pathways to success for students.

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Congressmen Kennedy, Neal: Electric Rates Threaten Berkshire Economy

"We have high energy costs that are impeding economic growth." — U.S. Rep. Richard Neal

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Neal Recognizes Mount Greylock Student Artist

"I want people to see it so we can all take satisfaction in Anya's moment." — U.S. Rep. Richard Neal

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Congressman Neal Files Bill To Combat Heroin Overdoses

"This is a life-saving treatment, but many are deterred from providing these medications for fear of litigation." — Richard Neal.

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Business, Education, Political Officials Eye Growth Of Innovation Economy

"Massachusetts has really emerged as the global leader in life sciences." — Ryan Mudawar

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Neal, Berkshire Chamber Sponsor STEM Development Forum

The forum takes place at the Berkshire Museum on Friday, April 17, from 8:30 to 11:15 a.m. This forum is free and open to all interested participants.

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New Transportation Center Eyed To Help Veterans

"This is a huge need and a huge gap." — Duane Gill

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Congressman Neal Calls For Major Public Works Investments

"The best, fastest and most dependable way to put people back to work is with a big public works initiatives." — Richard Neal

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