GateHouse News Service/ from Milford Daily News
U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-2nd, has received a Founders Circle Award from TechNet, a bipartisan political network of CEOs that promotes the growth of technological industries.
Winners of the award include one member of each political party in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate.
Neal, a member of the Ways and Means Committee and chairman of the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, was chosen for his support of TechNet's innovation policy agenda during the past year, TechNet CEO Rey Ramsey said in a statement today.
Members of TechNet, which has offices in Boston, Washington, Texas and California, represent more than 1 million employees in the fields of information technology, clean energy, biotechnology, e-commerce and finance.
Neal's district includes the towns of Bellingham, Milford, Mendon, Upton, Hopedale, Blackstone, Millville and Uxbridge, among others.