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ICYMI: Committee Passes Legislation to Increase Health Care Choice for Americans

July 13, 2018 — Blog

This week, the House Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), passed 11 bills focused on increasing choice and lowering health care costs for Americans.   As Chairman Brady said:   “Today’s markup is all about giving Americans more affordable health care choices. Americans should have the ability to save and spend their health care ...

Conservative Groups Write in Support of HSA Legislation

July 12, 2018 — Blog

This week, the House Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), is voting on a series of bills aimed at expanding consumer-directed health care and lowering premiums. The legislation being voted on by the Committee does so by focusing on Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). By modernizing and expanding access to HSAs, families will be better able to plan and save for their health ...

Promises Kept: Simple, Fair “Postcard” Filing System

June 29, 2018 — Blog

Today, the Treasury Department released the new 1040 form that families and individuals will use when filing their taxes next spring.  This updated, simpler form reflects the pro-growth changes Republicans made to our tax code last year.

ICYMI: House passed over 70 bills that target opioid crisis

June 26, 2018 — Blog

The House Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), has been active in pushing legislation to combat and solve the opioid crisis. Over the last two weeks, the House successfully passed over 70 bills – a number of which were sponsored by Ways and Means Members – focused on this issue.   [video width="1200" height="600" ...

ICYMI: Tom Ridge op-ed: How to stop the opioid crisis

June 26, 2018 — Blog

Note: “Last week, the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives came to an agreement on the Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention (STOP) Act, legislation by Michigan’s own Congressman Mike Bishop designed to close a major security loophole in the global postal system that has fueled the opioid epidemic. And the House just passed the bill, bringing us one step closer ...