Press Releases

Camp, Brady Welcome Tentative Procurement Deal with Canada

February 05, 2010 — Press Releases

Washington,DC - Ways and Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) and Trade SubcommitteeRanking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statements today after atentative agreement with Canada was reached on procurement.  Ranking Member Campcommented:  “The Democrats’ poorly written ‘Buy American’ provisions haveactually been selling out ...

Camp, Brady Express Frustration with U.S. Auto Market Access in Japan

February 04, 2010 — Press Releases

Washington,DC - Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member KevinBrady (R-TX) today sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, sharingthe Administration’s disappointment regarding Japan’s decision to use anartificial measure of fuel economy to limit U.S. participation in the ...

Camp Statement on Obama’s $46 Trillion Budget

February 01, 2010 — Press Releases

Ways and Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) today issued the following statement reacting to the President’s FY2011 budget which calls for $46 trillion in spending over the next decade:"This budget features too many new taxes, too much new spending and too much new debt, all of which will discourage hiring and further reduce Americans’ job security. While I am glad to ...

Camp Statement on President Obama’s Jobs Plan Outlined at Meeting with House Republicans

January 29, 2010 — Press Releases

Ways and Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) today issued the following statement reacting to the President’s jobs plan as outlined in his remarks to House Republicans:“The waste and focus on government spending in the Democrats' $1 trillion stimulus did nothing to prevent a record 12 million Americans from receiving unemployment checks instead of ...

Camp, Brady Response to President Obama’s Statements on Exports in the State of the Union

January 28, 2010 — Press Releases

Washington DC- Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX) today released to the following statements in response to President Obama’s call for increasing exports of American goods: Rep. Camp statement: “As for trade, actions speak louder than words.  Over the past year, this Administration and Democrats in Congress ...

Camp Reaction to President’s State of the Union

January 27, 2010 — Press Releases

Ways and Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) issued the following statement in reaction to the President’s State of the Union:“Americans aren’t looking for another good speech; they are looking fora good job.  Unfortunately, tonight we got another speech instead of aconcrete plan that will create jobs.  When you add the tax increasesthat are expected to be in the ...

Republican Leaders Urge President and Democrats to Forgo Backroom Deals in Health Care

January 27, 2010 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. - Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI), along with House Republican Leaders, Ranking Members of Energy & Commerce and Education & Labor, and Rep. Buchanan (R-FL) today sent a letter to President Obama asking that he ensure that any further health care negotiations be transparent and televised on C-SPAN as he promised, rather than conducted behind closed doors between ...

Camp Statement on President’s Proposals for Middle Class Americans

January 25, 2010 — Press Releases

Washington, DC – Ways and Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) today released the following statement in reaction to the President’s announced middle-class agenda:“What will help middle-class families most is creating jobs and reducing the unemployment rate, but these proposals won’t do either. Moreover, if these proposals are coupled with higher taxes or more mandates ...