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ICYMI: Committee Approves Social Security, Tax Legislation

July 20, 2018 — Blog

The House Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), passed two bills this week aimed at enhancing online tools for Social Security beneficiaries seeking to get back to work as well as helping local newspapers continue to offer retirement savings plans for their workers. As Chairman Brady said in his opening remarks: “These two bills are ...

ICYMI: Walorski Leads 149 Colleagues in Bipartisan Letter to Ross Urging Against Section 232 Auto Tariffs

July 19, 2018 — Blog

Washington, D.C-  Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) led 17 other House Ways and Means Committee Members and over 140 bipartisan Members of Congress in a letter to Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross advising against imposing trade restrictions on imports of autos and auto parts through its investigation under Section 232. Rep. Walorski and the lawmakers wrote to Secretary ...

Farmers, Ranchers Stress Tariff Concerns to Subcommittee

July 19, 2018 — Blog

The House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA), held a hearing this week entitled “The Effects of Tariffs on U.S. Agriculture and Rural Communities.” This hearing was an opportunity for lawmakers to hear directly from farmers and ...

ICYMI: Committee Passes Legislation to Increase Health Care Choice for Americans

July 13, 2018 — Blog

This week, the House Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), passed 11 bills focused on increasing choice and lowering health care costs for Americans.   As Chairman Brady said:   “Today’s markup is all about giving Americans more affordable health care choices. Americans should have the ability to save and spend their health care ...

Conservative Groups Write in Support of HSA Legislation

July 12, 2018 — Blog

This week, the House Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), is voting on a series of bills aimed at expanding consumer-directed health care and lowering premiums. The legislation being voted on by the Committee does so by focusing on Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). By modernizing and expanding access to HSAs, families will be better able to plan and save for their health ...