Press Releases

Bipartisan, Bicameral Deal Reached to Expand and Improve TAA Benefits, Helping Workers Adjust to Trade

February 05, 2009 — Press Releases

The bipartisan, bicameral Trade and Globalization Adjustment Assistance Act of 2009 – reflecting agreement among Senators Baucus and Grassley and Congressmen Rangel and Camp – significantly expands existing TAA programs.  Among other things, it extends TAA to trade-affected services sector workers and workers affected by offshoring or outsourcing to ...

State by State Breakout of Job Creation Under the Republican Substitute to H.R. 1

February 05, 2009 — Press Releases

The attached table lists the number of jobs that could be created in each state under the House Republican substitute to H.R. 1.  These estimates are derived from the results of applying Dr. Christina Romer’s economic analysis to the House Republican substitute which shows that the substitute could create 6.2 million jobs over the next ...

Camp Statement on SCHIP

February 04, 2009 — Press Releases

Washington, DC - Ways & Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) issued the following statement today after passage of children’s healthcare legislation that is woefully flawed.  The legislation is a thinly-veiled attempt to push individuals onto government-run healthcare with a stealth funding mechanism that requires the program to be ...

GDP Data Reaffirms; Americans Need a Plan that Will Create Jobs Now

January 30, 2009 — Press Releases

Ways & Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) made the following statement on this morning’s GDP data:Washington D.C. - “This morning’s data simply reaffirm what Americans already know – our economy is hurting.  Congress can and should act to help American families and our economy through these difficult times.  Republicans have offered a plan ...

House Republican Economic Recovery Plan

January 28, 2009 — Press Releases

Washington, DC – Ways and Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) highlighted the House Republican Economic Recovery Plan today: Immediate Tax Relief for Working Families:Rather than a ...

Camp & Brady Applaud Entry into Force of U.S. – Peru Trade Promotion Agreement

January 16, 2009 — Press Releases

Washington D.C. – Ways & Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI)and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued thefollowing statement today upon the announcement that the U.S. – PeruTrade Promotion Agreement will today enter into effect:  Ways & Means Committee Ranking Member Dave Camp (MI-4): “This is acrucial time for our nation, and opening up new ...

Herger Responds to Health Provisions in Stimulus Package

January 16, 2009 — Press Releases

Washington D.C. – Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Wally Herger(R-CA) issued the following statement today after Democrats’ released asummary of health care provisions in the proposed stimulus bill:“Chairman Rangel’s summary of the health care provisions included inthe stimulus bill is, unfortunately, in line with the House Democrats’theory that we can borrow and spend our ...

Camp Congratulates New Additions to Ways & Means Subcommittees for 111th Congress

January 09, 2009 — Press Releases

Ways & Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) issued the following statement today after the subcommittee assignments were announced for the 111th Congress:"I congratulate the new additions to each of the subcommittees, " said Camp.  "The 111th Congress will take on a long to-do list of issues facing our country and the Ways and Means Subcommittees will play a central role in ...