Press Releases

Camp Applauds Creation of Bipartisan U.S.- South Korea Trade Agreement Working Group

June 30, 2010 — Press Releases

Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) applauded the efforts of fellow committee member Dave Reichert (R-WA) to launch a bipartisan U.S.- South Korea Trade Agreement working group.“Now that the President has announced a process to consider the U.S.- South Korea trade agreement,  Congress and the administration must work closely ...

Camp, Brady Statement on President’s Announcement on South Korea Trade Agreement

June 26, 2010 — Press Releases

Ways and Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX) today made the following statements in reaction to the President’s announcement concerning the pending US-South Korea Trade Promotion Agreement.CAMP: “ I welcome the news that the President is setting up a process to resolve the ...

Brady Statement on Russia’s Bid to Enter WTO

June 25, 2010 — Press Releases

Washington, DC - Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, today applauded the Administration for reaffirming its commitment to seek to resolve outstanding issues with Russia to pave the way for that country’s membership in the World Trade Organization and for negotiating the re-opening of the Russian market for ...

Camp Reaction to China Currency Announcement

June 19, 2010 — Press Releases

Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) issued the following statement in reaction to China's announcement that it would increase the flexibility of its exchange rate."China’s recent announcement on its currency is a welcome first step, but China must translate this ...

Camp to Offer Repeal of Democrats’ Requirement Forcing Americans to Buy Health Insurance

June 15, 2010 — Press Releases

Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) will offer a proposal on the House floor to repeal the requirement forcing Americans to buy government-approved health insurance (the “individual mandate”). “The American people have been speaking out in opposition to the Democrats’ health bill which forces them to choose between paying a ...

Camp Requests Information on IRS Outreach Efforts on Tanning Tax

June 11, 2010 — Press Releases

Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) today wrote to Douglas H. Shulman, the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), asking whether the IRS would engage in aggressive outreach to notify Americans affected by the health care law’s new tax on tanning services that takes effect on July 1st.Noting that the IRS recently sent ...

96 Percent of Jobs “Created” Will Disappear Within Weeks

June 04, 2010 — Press Releases

Washington, DC – Ways and Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) today released the statement below in reaction to the severely disappointing May jobs report.  The monthly data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that 96 percent of the jobs created in the country last month were a result of Census Bureau hiring –