Committee Advances Two More Bills to Improve Anti-Poverty Program

May 24, 2016

Today, Ways and Means Members took more action to help more Americans escape poverty and climb the economic ladder by passing two bills to improve the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. These bills are part of a commonsense package of proposals to ensure TANF – one of the ...

New Medicare Bill Advances Commonsense, Fiscally Responsible Hospital Reforms

May 20, 2016

This week, Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and Ranking Member Jim McDermott (D-WA) introduced legislation that will help medical providers better treat the patients in their communities. Known as the Helping Hospitals Improve Patient Care Act (HIP-C), the bipartisan bill is a part of the Committee’s ongoing effort to ...

Continuing the Effort to Protect Children from Parental Drug Abuse

May 19, 2016

As the House continues efforts to combat the growing opioid epidemic, Members of the Ways and Means Human Resources Subcommittee are looking at other drug epidemics — including the equally troubling heroin crisis — and their affect on children entering the foster care system. At a Subcommittee hearing yesterday, chaired by Rep. Vern Buchanan (R–FL), Members discussed the effectiveness of ...

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Brady, Upton Renew Call for Documents as Court Rules Obamacare Payments Illegal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) called on the Department of the ...

May 23, 2016
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Brady: MTB Law is a Victory for American Manufacturers, Consumers and Workers

WASHINGTON, D. C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after President Obama signed the

May 20, 2016
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Ways and Means to Markup Commonsense Proposals to Advance Hospital Reforms and Improve TANF

What: Full Committee on Ways and Means Markup Where: 1100 Longworth House Office Building When: Tuesday, May 24, at 2:00 PM ET Live stream ...

May 20, 2016
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Chairman Roskam Announces Hearing on “Protecting Small Businesses from IRS Abuse, Part II”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) today announced that the Subcommittee will hold a follow-up hearing to ...

May 18, 2016
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Brady: Substance of TPP Will Drive Its Timing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the International Trade Commission’s ...

May 18, 2016
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Tiberi, McDermott Introduce Bill to Help Hospitals and Improve Patient Care

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today Health Subcommittee Chairman Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Jim McDermott (D-WA), introduced the Helping Hospitals Improve ...

May 18, 2016
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American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act Ready to Become Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Members joined Speaker Paul Ryan to send the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 to the ...

May 18, 2016
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Brady Announces Full Committee Hearing on “Moving America’s Families Forward”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) today announced a full committee hearing entitled “Moving America’s Families Forward: Setting ...

May 17, 2016