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NEW VIDEO SERIES: #TaxReformTuesday Featuring Rep. Peter Roskam

February 07, 2017 — Blog

Today, Ways and Means Republicans are launching a new video series entitled “Tax Reform Tuesday.” Each Tuesday, we will release a new video from one of our Members discussing how our pro-growth tax reform Blueprint will improve the lives of people in their communities and ...

Delivering Americans a 21st Century Health Care “Backpack”

February 02, 2017 — Blog

Before Obamacare was signed into law, the Joint Economic Committee—led by Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and then-Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS)—released an infographic illustrating how the 2,000-page bill would turn the nation's health care system into a tangled web of ...

Johnson Acts to Protect Constitutional Rights of Law-Abiding Citizens

January 30, 2017 — Blog

After eight years of governing by regulation and disregarding the Constitution, it’s no surprise that one of the Obama Administration’s final acts in office was to infringe upon the Constitutional rights of law-abiding citizens. That’s exactly what the Social Security Administration (SSA) did in December 2016, when the agency stepped outside the scope of its mission to finalize a rule that ...

Brady at U.S. Chamber: ‘No more tax advantages for foreign-made products or services’

January 24, 2017 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a speech to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) took a strong stand in support of ending the “Made in America” tax on U.S. exports. This bold provision of the House Republican tax reform Blueprint, as Brady explained, will be a “game changer” for American businesses and the U.S. economy as a ...

Relief is on the Way

January 18, 2017 — Blog

In advance of President-elect Trump’s Inauguration on Friday, the House of Representatives last week laid the foundation for fulfilling one of our biggest promises to the American people: repealing Obamacare, formally known as the Affordable Care Act. Despite its name, this ...

To Compete and Win Worldwide, We Must End the “Made in America” Export Tax

January 18, 2017 — Blog

Today, more than 160 countries around the world use some sort of “border adjustable” tax. The United States is not one of them. As shown on the map below, we are one of very few countries worldwide that still taxes the sale of our own exports. Why does this matter? Because this completely backwards feature of our current tax code gives foreign-made products a ...