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W&M Works to Keep America the Leader in Digital Trade

July 13, 2016 — Blog

Today, the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA), held a hearing to discuss the importance of breaking down barriers to digital trade, giving U.S. companies and their employees the ability to compete and succeed around the world. Digital trade allows U.S. companies to sell digital products and to expand their sales of traditional products and services in the ...

Ways and Means Stands Up for Most Vulnerable Patients

July 12, 2016 — Blog

Tomorrow, the Committee will vote to advance two bipartisan bills that will help improve the quality of health care for some of the nation's most vulnerable patients. The Committee will first consider legislation to increase choices and expand access to quality care for patients with ...

W&M Members Highlight the Rising Cost of Obamacare

July 12, 2016 — Blog

Today, the Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), held a hearing on the rising cost of health care premiums under the Affordable Care Act. Members and witnesses discussed how the law's top-down, one-size-fits-all mandates and regulations have driven up premiums and out-of-pocket costs while limiting access to the care patients need and deserve. As

Ways and Means Takes Action to Support Rural Hospitals & Hold IRS Accountable to Taxpayers

July 07, 2016 — Blog

Today the Ways and Means Committee unanimously passed two bills to protect Americans from Washington overreach. The Continuing Access to Hospitals Act of 2016 (H.R. 5613), authored by Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS), will protect access to high-quality health care in rural communities by providing needed regulatory relief to Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). As Rep. Jenkins ...

A Tax Plan for the American People: What They’re Saying

June 24, 2016 — Blog

Earlier today House Republicans, led by Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), rolled out our vision for a 21st century tax system that's built for growth. At a press conference unveiling "A Better Way for Tax Reform" with Speaker Ryan (R-WI) and Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), Chairman Brady explained that this plan is the beginning of the conversation – not the end. That's ...