Press Releases

Brady Statement on Retirement Security Executive Order

August 31, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order to help Americans to increase their retirement savings:  “Today’s action by President Trump highlights the need for reforms that enhance the retirement security of families and ...

Brady, Reichert Statements on Commerce Announcement Regarding Section 232 Product Exclusion Process

August 30, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Commerce announced improvements to the section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs product exclusion process: “I welcome President Trump and Secretary Ross’s announcement of several important improvements to the Commerce ...

Brady Statement on U.S.-Mexico Progress on Trade

August 27, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. -- Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after President Donald Trump and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced that the United States and Mexico have resolved bilateral issues with respect to their trade negotiations: “A modernized and ...

Brady Statement on State Schemes to Circumvent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

August 23, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. -- Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Treasury issued proposed rules preventing states' efforts to use charitable contributions as an end-run around the cap the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act placed on the state and local tax (SALT) deduction:

Brady, Roskam Release Medicare Red Tape Relief Report

August 15, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL), released a report discussing how lawmakers and the Administration can cut excessive red tape and regulatory burdens in the ...

Brady, Roskam Statements on CMS IPPS/LTCH Rule

August 08, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a number of policies that will break down burdensome regulatory barriers in the Medicare program that get in the way of care for patients: “I applaud the ...

Brady Statement on Medicare Advantage and Part B Drug Pricing Proposal

August 08, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement regarding the announcement by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide Medicare Advantage plans additional tools to negotiate lower Medicare Part B drug costs:   “This announcement from CMS reinforces our ...

Brady Statement on Treasury Regulation Regarding Pass-Through Businesses

August 08, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service issued proposed regulations regarding the new 20 percent pass-through business deduction made law as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “I applaud ...

Brady Statement on STLD Health Plans Rule

August 07, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement regarding a final rule issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This move reverses an Obama Administration regulation and will now allow people to enroll in short-term, limited-duration (STLD) health plans for almost a full year and permits the renewal or ...

Brady Statement on GAO Withholding Report

August 03, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement regarding the recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) finding the majority of taxpayers will receive a tax refund when filing their taxes next year: “The stories purporting to cite the GAO report and claiming that people ...