Ways and Means Members Examine 2016 Social Security Trustees Report

June 22, 2016 — Blog

Today, the Social Security Subcommittee held a hearing, chaired by Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX) to examine the 2016 Social Security Trustees Report. This annual report – released 82 days late – reviews the financial health of the Social Security program, a vital source of ...

Ways and Means Advances 7 Bills to Improve Access to Health Care, Provide Targeted Relief from Obamacare

June 15, 2016 — Blog

Today, the House Ways and Means Committee passed seven commonsense proposals that will help increase health care flexibility and choice for all Americans. As Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) said: "These bills are another demonstration of our commitment to identifying and advancing member-driven solutions that provide Americans more access, better choices, ...

Ways and Means Approves Bill to Improve Child Welfare Programs

June 15, 2016 — Blog

Today, Members of the Ways and Means Committee unanimously approved the Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016 (H.R. 5456) introduced by Human Resources Subcommittee Chairman Vern Buchanan (R-FL). The bipartisan, bicameral legislation strengthens ...

Obama’s Social Security Plan Doesn’t Add Up

June 02, 2016 — Blog

In a campaign-style speech yesterday in Indiana, President Obama talked about the need to strengthen Social Security. This call for “action” comes despite the fact that the only thing this Administration has done for Social Security in the last seven years is allow the program’s red ink to balloon from $5.3 trillion to $10.7 trillion. And this number will probably grow when the

#TBT: Many Perspectives, One Priority

June 02, 2016 — Blog

At a recent Tax Policy Subcommittee Hearing Chairman Charles Boustany (R-LA) asked witnesses to lay out their visions for pro-growth tax reform that will create a more competitive America. Watch below to hear their perspectives: