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Promises Kept: Simple, Fair “Postcard” Filing System

June 29, 2018 — Blog

Today, the Treasury Department released the new 1040 form that families and individuals will use when filing their taxes next spring.  This updated, simpler form reflects the pro-growth changes Republicans made to our tax code last year.

ICYMI: House passed over 70 bills that target opioid crisis

June 26, 2018 — Blog

The House Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), has been active in pushing legislation to combat and solve the opioid crisis. Over the last two weeks, the House successfully passed over 70 bills – a number of which were sponsored by Ways and Means Members – focused on this issue.   [video width="1200" height="600" ...

ICYMI: Tom Ridge op-ed: How to stop the opioid crisis

June 26, 2018 — Blog

Note: “Last week, the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives came to an agreement on the Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention (STOP) Act, legislation by Michigan’s own Congressman Mike Bishop designed to close a major security loophole in the global postal system that has fueled the opioid epidemic. And the House just passed the bill, bringing us one step closer ...

ICYMI: Committee Passed Series of Meaningful Health, Oversight, Social Security, Tax Bills

June 22, 2018 — Blog

Yesterday, the House Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), passed a series of bipartisan bills focused on developing a more transparent and efficient health care system, increasing accountability at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), improving service at the Social Security Administration (SSA), and improving the tax rules affecting water infrastructure investment. ...