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It’s Time to End the Uncompetitive Tax on “Made in the USA” Products

November 23, 2016 — Blog

In June, House Republicans unveiled our "Better Way” Blueprint for tax reform that will improve the lives of all Americans and help our country win around the world. This bold Blueprint delivers a 21st century tax code built for growth—the growth of families’ paychecks, the growth of American businesses, and the growth of our ...

Congressional Leaders Rename Hearing Room to Honor Sam Johnson

November 15, 2016 — Blog

Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) hosted a reception in honor of Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson's (R-TX) tremendous service to America. Attendees celebrated Chairman Johnson’s decades of service in Congress and in the U.S. Air Force, including almost seven years as a POW during the Vietnam War. At the reception, Speaker Paul Ryan ...

In Their Own Words: Retired Teachers, Police Officers, and Other Workers Explain How the Unfair WEP Impacts Their Social Security Benefits

October 27, 2016 — Blog

Today, some workers do not receive the Social Security benefits they have earned when they reach retirement. It’s because of the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP)—a well-intended but flawed policy that treats some workers, like teachers, firefighters, and police officers, differently than other workers. Ways and Means Committee ...

Three Years In, Obamacare Exchanges Near Collapse

October 19, 2016 — Blog

Since the Obamacare exchanges opened for business on October 1, 2013, they have struggled to deliver quality, affordable health insurance options to Americans. Despite the ongoing news coverage highlighting Obamacare’s failures, President Obama is expected to make the case for his health ...

#TBT: Good News for Team USA

September 29, 2016 — Blog

Team USA Olympians and Paralympians are visiting Washington today to celebrate their success at the 2016 Rio Games. The two teams, who earned a combined 236 medals this year, will be greeted with some good news: Congress is working to make sure athletes do not face a tax bill for their success.