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Getting Things Done: Promoting Opportunity for Individuals with Disabilities

July 2, 2015

At Ways and Means, we confront big challenges—and few are bigger than finding a sustainable solution to the trust fund shortfall in our Disability Insurance (DI) program. But the committee, led by Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX), is up to the task. In the first six months of the year, our members have been doing the work needed to advance a responsible solution ...

Getting Things Done: Promoting Opportunity for Individuals with Disabilities

July 2, 2015

At Ways and Means, we confront big challenges—and few are bigger than finding a sustainable solution to the trust fund shortfall in our Disability Insurance (DI) program. But the committee, led by Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX), is up to the task. In the first six months of the year, our members have been doing the work needed to advance a responsible solution ...

Ryan Statement on June Jobs Report

July 2, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement in response to the June jobs report.   I’m glad to hear more Americans found jobs last month. But there’s still a lot we can do to create more opportunity in this country. Our tax code is a ...

Getting Things Done: Effective Oversight

July 1, 2015

Next up: Oversight. Since the start of the 114th Congress, Ways and Means has been focused on holding the Obama administration accountable to U.S. taxpayers. Under the leadership of Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL), the committee has put the spotlight on mismanagement and abuse. From ...

Getting Things Done: Patient-Centered Health Care

June 30, 2015

Six months into this Congress, the Ways and Means Committee has built up a strong record of success. Earlier, we detailed the victories in expanding American trade. Not to be outdone, our Health Subcommittee, led by Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), has been racking up wins at an impressive ...

Getting Things Done: Expanding American Trade

June 30, 2015

Since the start of this Congress, the House Ways and Means Committee has been advancing an agenda to move America forward. From historic Medicare reforms to pro-growth tax measures to extensive research into the barriers facing people out of work, the committee has been focused on creating a healthier American economy. And it’s been getting things done. So, with six months behind ...

Ryan Statement Upon Enactment of TPA

June 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC — House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement after President Obama signed into law legislation reauthorizing trade promotion authority (TPA) as well as a bill extending trade preferences programs and