Press Releases

Johnson Announces Hearing on the State of Social Security’s Information Technology

September 20, 2018 — Hearing Advisory

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled, “The State of Social Security’s Information Technology,” on Thursday, September 27 at 11:00 AM in room 2020 of the Rayburn House Office Building. At the hearing, Members will discuss the ...

Brady Calls on IRS to Update Virtual Currencies Guidance

September 19, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) led a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) calling on the agency to issue more robust guidance for taxpayers regarding virtual currencies. This letter follows a

Jenkins Announces Hearing on IRS Taxpayer Authentication: Strengthening Security While Ensuring Access

September 19, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) announced that the Oversight Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “IRS Taxpayer Authentication: Strengthening Security While Ensuring Access,” on Wednesday, September 26th, at 10:45 A.M. in 2020 Rayburn House Office Building. This hearing ...

Brady Statement on Senate Passage of Opioid Legislation, STOP Act

September 17, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the Senate passed, by a vote of 99 – 1, H.R. 6, a package of bills aimed at tackling the opioid crisis. Included in H.R. 6 is the Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention (STOP) Act, legislation to help prevent the shipment of ...

Brady Statement on Administration’s Tariff Announcement

September 17, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the United States Trade Representative announced that the Administration will impose additional tariffs on Chinese products:    “President Trump is clearly ratcheting up the pressure on China to come ...

Brady Statement on MTB Becoming Law

September 13, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act of 2018 was signed into law: “I want to applaud President Trump for signing this much-needed tax relief for America’s workers and job creators into law. After nearly eight years of hard work, we now ...

Brady Applauds Committee Passage of Tax Reform 2.0

September 13, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the Committee passed Tax Reform 2.0: “By advancing Tax Reform 2.0, we are making sure America’s middle-class families and our small businesses keep more of what they earn, helping families and workers save more for ...

Brady Statement on Senate Confirmation of Charles Rettig to be Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service

September 12, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) today released the following statement after the Senate by a 64 – 33 vote confirmed Charles Rettig to be Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS): “I want to congratulate Chuck Rettig on his successful confirmation. Getting a permanent commissioner in that seat is ...