ICYMI: W&M Advances Bills to Combat Opioid Crisis

May 18, 2018 — Blog

The House Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), approved multiple bills this week to combat the opioid crisis. These important measures will now advance to the full House of Representatives for consideration. Over 60 percent of drug overdoses involve an opioid. Overdose deaths from opioids, including prescription opioids, have increased fivefold since 1999. More than 42 ...

Subcommittee Examines Future of the Social Security Number

May 17, 2018 — Blog

The Social Security Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX), held a hearing entitled “Securing Americans’ Identities: The Future of the Social Security Number.” The Social Security Administration (SSA) originally created the Social Security number ...