COMMITTEE on WAYS and MEANS

Chairman Dave Camp
  • Press Release

    Chairmen Royce, Camp Seek Answers from IRS on Foreign Diplomats Receiving Taxpayer Funded Benefits

    Oct 29, 2014-- Washington, DC – Today, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) wrote to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen seeking information after learning that foreign diplomats working in the United States are eligible for subsidized health coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Specifically, the letter asks how many have enrolled in... more

  • The Prescription Pad

    NYT Wrong, Again, on ObamaCare

    Oct 28, 2014-- Yesterday, The New York Times, a consistent cheerleader for ObamaCare, questions: Is the Affordable Care Act Working? It should come as no surprise that the article states, as if it were fact, that “For now, dire warnings that the law would cause premiums for most people to rise sharply have proved unfounded.” The truth? As this Forbes article cites, new health research shows that non-group premiu... more

  • Press Release

    VIDEO: Time for the truth and an end to IRS targeting once and for all

    Oct 27, 2014-- Washington, DC – House Republicans today released a new video highlighting key events in the IRS targeting scandal and efforts led jointly by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee to investigate wrongdoing, overcome administration stonewalling, and ensure that the IRS never again repeats this abuse. The video begins with President Obama’s 2010 ... more

  • Press Release

    Johnson, Becerra Developing Legislation to Stop the Payment of Social Security Benefits to Nazi War Criminals

    Oct 23, 2014-- Washington, DC – Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Ranking Member Xavier Becerra (D-CA) announced today that they are working together on legislation to stop all payment of Social Security benefits to Nazis and others who actively assisted in Nazi crimes. “Like all Americans, I was stunned to learn that those responsible for the deaths of millions of in... more

  • Press Release

    Committee Seeks Key Administration Witness in IRS Scandal, Treasury Tells Congress ‘Not Until After the Election’

    Oct 22, 2014-- Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) wrote to Department of Treasury Secretary Jack Lew regarding the Administration’s refusal to produce a key witness for interview prior to the election. The Committee is seeking to speak with Hannah Stott-Bumstead, who was the first Treasury official informed that the IRS had “lost” two years of Lois Lerner emails. In the le... more

  • The Jobs Search

    Where Are the Jobs Update

    Oct 22, 2014-- “Four years ago, President Obama began to pull our country out of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, while laying the foundation for an economy built to last. We’ve come a long way – but there’s more to do. Take a look at the goals the President has set to move this country forward.…CREATE 1 MILLION NEW MANUFACTURING JOBS BY 2016.” Source: President Obama, Organizing for Action... more

  • Facts Are Stubborn Things

    U.S. Child Poverty Rates by Family Structure in Context

    Oct 15, 2014-- Facts: “Almost 46 percent of children living in female headed single parent families were in poverty in contrast to only 9.5 percent of children in married couple families…” (Source: Where’s the Outrage? Robert Doar) Context: The poverty rate for children raised in the U.S. by single parents (46%) is higher than the overall poverty rate in Rwanda (44.9%). The poverty rate for children raised in th... more

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