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HEARING POSTPONED: Chairman Reichert Announces Hearing on Reform of the Multiemployer Pension System

July 28, 2015

*HEARING POSTPONED* The rescheduled hearing date is to be determined. Congressman David Reichert (R-WA), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, today announced that the subcommittee will hold a hearing on the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 and alternative multiemployer pension plan designs.  The hearing will take place on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Room 1100 of the ...

Brady Opening Statement: Rural Health Disparities

July 28, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement during a hearing on rural health care disparities created by Medicare regulations. "Good morning. Welcome to today’s hearing on rural health disparities. This is an important issue for all of us, but the challenges facing ...

Chairman Brady Announces Rural Health Hearing

July 28, 2015

Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Health, today announced that the subcommittee will hold a hearing to discuss rural health care disparities created by Medicare regulations. The hearing will take place on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 in 1100 Longworth House Office Building, beginning at 10:00 A.M. 

What the Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Will Do

July 27, 2015

Today, the House passed H.R. 1831, The Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Act. This bill is the first step in a long-term effort to strengthen the federal safety net by changing the very mindset in Washington. Today, policymakers focus on inputs—like how much ...

Ryan Urges Senate to Pass Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Bill

July 27, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the House passed H.R. 1831, The Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Act. In response, House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement: "Creating this commission is the first step in a long-term effort to change the mindset in Washington. When we’re making policy, we shouldn’t focus on effort, but ...

Ryan, Levin Statement on 25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

July 24, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC — Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI) today issued the following statement ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): “No Americans should ever have to face discrimination in their daily lives. For 25 years, the Americans with Disabilities Act has ...

Roskam Opening Statement: Review of IRS Audit Selection Process

July 23, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) delivered the following opening statement during a hearing on the Internal Revenue Service’s audit selection process and internal controls within the Tax Exempt and Government Entities division. This hearing comes on the same day a

Chairman Roskam Announces Hearing on IRS Audit Selection Process

July 23, 2015

House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight Chairman Peter J. Roskam (R-IL) today announced that the Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight will hold a hearing on the Internal Revenue Service’s audit selection process and internal controls within the Tax Exempt and Government Entities division. The hearing will take place on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at ...