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Brady Statement on Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Staff Director Emily Murry’s Departure from the Committee

October 19, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) announced today Health Subcommittee Staff Director Emily Murry will be departing the Committee staff. Upon making this announcement, Chairman Brady released the following statement: “For over a decade, Emily has served the people’s House with distinction. Emily ...

Brady Statement on Proposed Opportunity Zones Regulations

October 19, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement after the Treasury Department released proposed regulations concerning “Opportunity Zones,” a provision of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “The new Opportunity Zone provision is an important part of tax reform, ...

Celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 19, 2018 — Blog

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a tradition with roots tracing back to 1945. The Committee on Ways and Means is proud to be a leader in addressing the barriers that can keep individuals with disabilities from returning to the workforce.  But significant challenges remain.  For example, while about 40 percent of Social Security Disability Insurance (DI) beneficiaries ...

Brady, Reichert Statements on USTR’s Intent to Enter Negotiations with EU, Japan, UK

October 16, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Dave Reichert (R-WA) released the following statements after United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer, pursuant to the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) Act, sent ...

Chairman Brady Announces Senior Staff Change for Ways and Means

October 15, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) announced a change to his senior staff team for the Committee, naming Rob Damschen as Communications Director. Upon making this announcement, Chairman Brady said: “Rob is a respected professional who brings a high level of communications expertise to an ...

What They’re Saying: Support for Bold Welfare Reform

October 15, 2018 — Blog

With the number of job openings remaining at a high of 6.9 million, the Jobs and Opportunity with Benefits and Services (JOBS) for Success Act (H.R. 5861) is more important than ever. This bill, led by Ways and Means Human Resources Subcommittee Chairman Adrian Smith (R-NE), refocuses ...