Protecting Taxpayers from a Lawless Administration

July 21, 2016

President Obama’s time in office has been marked by unprecedented executive overreach. Over the last seven years, Administration officials have gone to new lengths — circumventing Congress, disregarding the Constitution, and breaking the law — to impose a Washington-knows-best agenda on the American people. Specifically, the Administration has:

White House Growth Projections Just Got Even Worse

July 18, 2016

In one of its signature Friday news dumps, the White House last week cut its projections of U.S. economic growth over the coming decade. The new economic forecast, published in the White House budget office’s “FY2017 Mid-Session Review,” makes clear that the slow-growth status quo is here to ...

Brady Stands up for the Freedom to Trade at WITA Dinner

July 15, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) last night delivered the following remarks in support of free trade at a Washington International Trade Association (WITA) dinner honoring Congressional trade leaders. Remarks as prepared for delivery: “Like the term ‘free speech,’ the term ‘free trade’ doesn’t refer to its ...

W&M Members: Social Security Must Modernize its IT Infrastructure to Protect the American People

July 14, 2016

Today, the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX), held a hearing to discuss the Social Security Administration's (SSA) aging information technology (IT) infrastructure and examine the agency's plan to update its infrastructure moving forward. After the SSA spent hundreds of millions of dollars with little to show for it on a single IT project, known ...

Thank You

July 14, 2016

When House Republicans proposed our new, pro-growth Blueprint for comprehensive tax reform to the American people, Chairman Brady said: “If you want more local jobs, speak up. If you want a simple fair postcard, speak up. If you want to stop fearing the IRS, speak up. And, like us, if you want America to be the strongest economy on earth ...

W&M Advances Health, Tax, and Social Security Proposals

July 13, 2016

Today, the Ways and Means Committee continued its effort to advance commonsense solutions, approving four bills that will deliver real results for the American people: The Committee unanimously passed the ESRD Choice Act (H.R. 5659), authored by Reps. Jason Smith (R-MO) and ...

Brady, Hatch Introduce Resolution in Support of the United Kingdom

July 13, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) introduced a resolution expressing strong support for closer economic and commercial ties between the United States and the United Kingdom following the decision of the people of the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Union. In ...

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Brady Stands up for the Freedom to Trade at WITA Dinner

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) last night delivered the following remarks in support of free trade at a Washington International Trade Association ...

July 15, 2016
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Brady, Hatch Introduce Resolution in Support of the United Kingdom

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) introduced a resolution expressing ...

July 13, 2016
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Ways and Means Announces Markup of Health, Tax, and Social Security Legislation

What: Full Committee on Ways and Means Markup Where: 1100 Longworth House Office Building When: Wednesday, July 13, at 2:00 PM ET Live stream ...

July 11, 2016
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Brady Statement on June Jobs Report

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin ...

July 8, 2016
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Ways and Means Takes Action to Support Rural Hospitals & Hold IRS Accountable to Taxpayers

Today the Ways and Means Committee unanimously passed two bills to protect Americans from Washington overreach. The Continuing Access to Hospitals Act of 2016 (H.R. 5613), authored by Rep. ...

July 7, 2016
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Chairman Johnson Announces Hearing on Modernizing Social Security’s Information Technology Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) announced that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “Modernizing ...

July 7, 2016
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BREAKING NEW REPORT: Ways & Means and Energy & Commerce Highlight Obama Admin’s Unprecedented Obstruction to Withhold Facts On Billions In Illegal Obamacare Payments

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), and the House Energy and Commerce Committee, chaired by Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), today ...

July 7, 2016
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Brady Statement after Discussion with Administration Officials Regarding Section 385 Regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after meeting with Administration officials regarding the potential economic ...

July 6, 2016