Ryan Statement on Second-Quarter GDP Report

July 30, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement on the second-quarter GDP report. "This latest report only confirms what we already knew: Our economy could be doing a lot better. That's why the Ways and Means Committee is working hard to fix our tax code and bring good-paying jobs back to our ...

Ryan Marks 50th Anniversary of Medicare

July 30, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC — House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement to mark the 50th anniversary of Medicare. "Medicare is more than a program; it’s a promise. It’s a commitment to all Americans that if you work hard, you’ll have the support you need when you retire. "For 50 years, Medicare has been ...

House Takes Step Toward Long-Term Highway Bill

July 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC — This afternoon, as part of the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act, the House voted to extend the authorization for our highways and transit program through October 29. The legislation also provides funding estimated to close the highway trust fund shortfall through December. Following House passage, House Ways and Means ...

Ways and Means Members Introduce Bills to Bring Clarity to Hospital Payment Systems

July 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI), Health Subcommittee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), Health Subcommittee member Kenny Marchant (R-TX), and Human Resources Subcommittee Chairman Charles Boustany (R-LA) introduced three bills that take the next steps in reforming Medicare’s payment systems. This legislation builds on the comments the committee received ...

Vets Bill Advances Two Committee Measures to Help Those Who Served

July 29, 2015

Later today, the House will vote on H.R. 3236, the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015. This bill demonstrates our continued commitment to helping our veterans, who have sacrificed so much for this nation. Also, this legislation incorporates two important veterans-related bills from the House Ways and Means Committee: the Hire More ...

Ryan Welcomes Boustany-Neal Innovation Box Discussion Draft

July 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, House Ways and Means Committee members Charles Boustany (R-LA) and Richard Neal (D-MA) released a bipartisan discussion draft for an “innovation box”—a special lower tax rate on income derived from intellectual property. Such a proposal is likely to ...

The Innovation Box: What It Is and Why We Need It

July 29, 2015

To help keep research and development as well as high-paying jobs in America, Rep. Charles Boustany (R-LA) and Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA) today released a bipartisan discussion draft of an “innovation box”—or a special, lower tax rate for income derived from intellectual property. They are ...

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 ...

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Ryan Statement on Second-Quarter GDP Report

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement on the second-quarter GDP report. "This latest ...

July 30, 2015
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Ryan Marks 50th Anniversary of Medicare

WASHINGTON, DC — House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement to mark the 50th anniversary of Medicare. "Medicare is ...

July 30, 2015
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Ways and Means Members Introduce Bill to Reward Quality Care in Medicare Post-Acute Settings

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, members of the House Ways and Means Committee introduced a bill to strengthen the Medicare program by rewarding quality, innovation, and excellence in health care ...

July 29, 2015
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House Takes Step Toward Long-Term Highway Bill

WASHINGTON, DC — This afternoon, as part of the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act, the House voted to extend the authorization for our highways ...

July 29, 2015
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Ways and Means Members Introduce Bills to Bring Clarity to Hospital Payment Systems

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI), Health Subcommittee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), Health Subcommittee member Kenny Marchant (R-TX), and Human Resources ...

July 29, 2015
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Ryan Welcomes Boustany-Neal Innovation Box Discussion Draft

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, House Ways and Means Committee members Charles Boustany (R-LA) and Richard Neal (D-MA)

July 29, 2015
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House, Senate Make Significant Progress on Customs & Trade Enforcement Legislation

WASHINGTON, DC — Last month, the House passed the Trade ...

July 29, 2015
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Brady Opening Statement: Rural Health Disparities

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 ...

July 28, 2015