COMMITTEE on WAYS and MEANS

Chairman Dave Camp

News

Ways and Means Committee Members

The Jobs Search
Reason #20: Median Household Income Is Down $2,000 during the "Recovery"
July 28, 2014
Median Household Income Is Down $2,000 during the “Recovery.” As of May 2014, U.S. median household income is down by $2,061 from June 2009, when the Obama “recovery” began. Source: CBS MoneyWatch, The Main Reason the U.S. Economy Isn't Doing Better. ________________ As introduced on June 17, 2014, Ways and Means Chairman Camp is listing 40 reasons for the Senate to pass the 40 jobs bills the House has already approved. The reasons define the distress Americans continue to feel in the “new norma... More
Press Release
Camp, Brady, Johnson Statements on 2014 Medicare and Social Security Trustees Report
July 28, 2014
Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI), Health Subcommittee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) made the following statements upon the release of the 2014 Medicare and Social Security Trustees Report. According to the report, at the current rate, Medicare will go bankrupt in 2030 and Social Security will not be able to pay full benefits in 2033. Rep. Camp: “This Administration continues to ignore the fast-approaching ... More
Press Release
Johnson Demands Immediate IG Investigation and Calls on Social Security Commissioner to Stop Taxpayer Funding of Failed IT Project
July 25, 2014
Washington, DC - Today, Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) sent a letter to Social Security Administration (SSA) Inspector General Patrick O’Carroll requesting a full and immediate investigation into the SSA’s mismanagement and failed implementation of the $300 million Disability Case Processing System (DCPS). Johnson also sent a letter to Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Carolyn Colvin, calling for her to stop further spending on the implementatio... More
Floor Statements
Camp Floor Statement: H.R. 4935 - The Child Tax Credit Improvement Act
July 25, 2014
If one thing has been consistent about the Obama Administration – it is the failure of its economic policies. The President’s economic policies make it harder for American families to get by every day: A record number of Americans are unable to work, and those who can find work are unable to secure full-time work and instead are forced to accept only part-time jobs. This last quarter the economy actually shrunk, and real wages – what Americans use to pay their mortgages and put their kids throu... More
Press Release
NEW REPORT: Seniors Face $3,700 in Cuts to Health Care & Medicine
July 25, 2014
Washington, DC – America’s elderly could soon see their health care cut by $3,700 per year due to sweeping Medicare cuts included in President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. In testimony before the Health Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee, Dr. Robert Book of the Health Systems Innovation Network unveiled a new analysis by the American Action Network that shows seniors enrolled in popular Medicare Advantage plans will see a loss of benefits equaling of $1,530 in 2015 alone – and g... More
Browse News
Search