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House Votes to Send the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to President Trump’s Desk

December 20, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives voted to give its final approval of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, officially sending this historic tax reform legislation to President Trump’s desk. Upon passage, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement: “With today’s vote, the House ...

Chairman Brady Speaks in Support of the Conference Report for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act at a Hearing Before the House Rules Committee

December 18, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) today delivered the following opening statement at the House Rules Committee hearing on the Conference Report for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Remarks as prepared for delivery: "Chairman Sessions, Ranking Member Slaughter, Members of the ...

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Moves Forward to House and Senate Floor for Full Vote

December 15, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, members of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) House-Senate Conference Committee signed the conference report for this legislation and Conference Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) filed the conference report in the House. The bill will now move forward to be voted on next week by the entire House of Representatives and ...

Ways and Means Republicans Take Action to Deliver Relief from Obamacare Taxes

December 12, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the Ways and Means Committee today introduced several bills to deliver immediate, targeted relief from Obamacare taxes that will be in effect in 2018. Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement after the Members introduced their legislation: “Obamacare’s failures are ...

Brady Announces Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Conference Meeting

December 08, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) announced that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) House-Senate Conference will hold an open meeting on Wednesday, December 13th. “The House and the Senate are working together now on a ...

Brady Statement on November 2017 Jobs Report

December 08, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the Labor Department’s November 2017 jobs report:  “This report shows another month of steady, positive job creation. Businesses are growing, more Americans are finding jobs, and our economy is ...

Johnson and Larson Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Social Security’s Representative Payee Program

December 05, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Ranking Member John Larson (D-CT) introduced the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2017 (H.R. 4547), bipartisan legislation to improve and strengthen the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) representative payee program. The ...