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Smith: Latest Inflation Report an Indictment of the Welfare for the Wealthy Spending Agenda in Biden’s 2024 Budget

March 14, 2023 — Bidenflation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08) issued the following statement after the Consumer Price Index showed inflation rising 6.0 percent from the previous year -- matching a pre-pandemic high of 30 years -- with prices having risen 14.8 percent since the President took the oath of office: “President Biden can’t ...

Six Breaking News Items from Secretary Yellen’s Testimony Before the Ways and Means Committee

March 10, 2023 — Blog

While testifying before the Ways and Means Committee on Friday, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen made a number of remarks that were newsworthy, ranging from how IRS audits will impact the middle class, to her refusal to share details about who will really pay President Biden’s proposed tax hikes. Here are six key moments. Secretary Yellen committed to make public the ...

In the Heartland, Ways and Means Committee Listens to Working Americans’ Struggles in Biden Economy

March 08, 2023 — Press Releases

YUKON, OK - Two days before President Biden releases his budget to the American people, the Ways and Means Committee held its second field hearing in Yukon, Oklahoma to hear directly from working Americans about the state of the American economy in the heartland. Working Oklahomans told the committee they want Congress to focus on lowering taxes to fight inflation, promote ...

What They Are Saying: Appalachian Workers Share Struggles During Hearing on Biden Economy

February 09, 2023 — Press Releases

​WASHINGTON, DC - Rising energy prices, the cost of living crisis, and generous government benefits fueling a labor shortage are the major challenges facing workers and local business owners who testified before the first hearing of the House Committee on Ways and Means held in Petersburg, West Virginia. Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08) convened the hearing Monday on the state of the ...

Chairman Smith Opening Statement – State of the American Economy: Appalachia

February 05, 2023 — Op-eds and Speeches

PETERSBURG, WV - Today, at the first hearing of the Ways and Means Committee under a new Republican majority, Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08) spoke about how the Committee and Congress must put the interests of American workers first by hearing directly from Americans about their struggles and their ideas to improve the lives and livelihoods of their families and communities ...

Chairman Smith Opening Statement: 118th Congress Organizational Meeting

January 31, 2023 — Op-eds and Speeches

WASHINGTON, DC – At the Organizing Meeting for the House Committee on Ways and Means, Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08) laid out the agenda for the 118th Congress, including tax relief for middle-class families, fighting the inflation hitting family budgets, ending the labor shortage crushing small businesses, promoting trade policies that open markets to American ...