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April 10, 2020

Congressman Richard Neal to join Edward M. Kennedy Institute for virtual conversation about congressional response to coronavirus and other priorities

Timely discussion will mark first digital program as Kennedy Institute expands public offerings

BOSTON – On Monday, April 13, the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate will host Congressman Richard Neal (D-MA-01), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee for an online Getting to the Point conversation about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

As the COVID-19 outbreak impacts people across Massachusetts and beyond, Congressman Neal will be joined by moderator Stephanie Murray, author of the POLITICO Massachusetts Playbook, to share insight into legislative deliberations, his thoughts on legislating in this unprecedented time, the federal government’s reaction to the global pandemic, and the role the Ways and Means Committee plays in this response.

While the Institute’s facility remains closed for now, the commitment to civic engagement and civic education is as strong and vibrant as ever. This program marks the Institute’s first offering held entirely online and it will be available for engagement both as a live event in addition to a recorded resource. Any member of the general public who is interested in attending can register here.

WHO:
• Congressman Richard Neal (D-MA-01), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee
• Stephanie Murray, author of the POLITICO Massachusetts Playbook, moderator

WHAT:
Getting to the Point with Congressman Richard Neal

WHEN:
Monday, April 13, 2020, 1:00 p.m. ET

WHERE:
This program will be conducted through a Zoom webinar.

The program’s livestream can be accessed here.
This event is OPEN PRESS. RSVP to press@emkinstitute.org.

About the Edward M. Kennedy Institute
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, civic education organization in Boston envisioned by the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy. Through a range of exhibits, interactive educational offerings, and topical programs, the Institute engages students and visitors in a conversation about the essential role each person plays in our democracy and in our society. Learn more via emkinstitute.org.

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