Press Releases

Brady Statement on GDP Report for 1st Quarter 2017

April 28, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement after the Bureau of Economic Analysis released its report on GDP in the first quarter of 2017.  “This report underscores the urgent need for ...

Ryan, McConnell, Brady, Hatch Statement on Administration’s Tax Plan

April 26, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following today’s tax reform announcement by the Trump Administration, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas), and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) issued the following joint statement: “The ...

Brady Statement on Executive Order to Review Burdensome Tax Regulations

April 21, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) today released the following statement after President Trump signed an Executive Order calling for Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to review burdensome tax regulations: “Every week, President Trump delivers on his promise to eliminate excessive Washington red tape ...

Brady Statement on Trade Executive Action to Investigate Steel Imports

April 20, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) today released the following statement after President Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum calling for the Commerce Department to use its Section 232 authority to investigate the national security implications of U.S. steel imports: “I welcome President ...

Buchanan Announces Hearing on the 2017 Tax Filing Season

April 19, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Vern Buchanan (R-FL) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the 2017 tax filing season. The hearing, entitled “Examining the 2017 Tax Filing Season,” will take place on Wednesday, April 26, at 2:00 PM in room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building. At the ...

Johnson Announces Hearing on Stopping Disability Fraud

April 19, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing, entitled “Stopping Disability Fraud: Risk, Prevention, and Detection,” on Wednesday, April 26, at 10:00 AM in room 2020 of the Rayburn House Office Building. At the hearing, Members will discuss the ...

Brady, Roskam Urge DOJ to Take “Fresh Look” at Evidence of Lois Lerner’s Criminal Acts Against American Taxpayers

April 12, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Tax Policy Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling on the Department of Justice to review evidence that Lois Lerner, the former IRS Exempt Organizations Division Director under the Obama Administration, broke ...

Brady Statement on March 2017 Jobs Report

April 07, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the Department of Labor’s March 2017 jobs report: “It’s clear there is a lot of work to do to strengthen our economy, and it starts with overhauling our ...