Press Releases

Brady Statement on July 2018 Jobs Report

August 03, 2018 — 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 July 2018 jobs report: “Today’s report marks over 1.5 million jobs that have been created following Republican tax reform. This great news rounds out a week when we learned workers’ ...

Brady Statement on HHS, CMS Proposals to Combat Opioid Crisis

July 27, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Ways and Means Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a regulatory proposal which includes policies to combat ...

Brady Statement on GDP Report for 2nd Quarter of 2018

July 27, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement after the Bureau of Economic Analysis released its report on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the second quarter of 2018: “Congressional Republicans and President Trump promised to change the economic course of the country. ...

Johnson, Larson Lead Bipartisan Letter to SSA Calling for Halt to Changes to Disability Appeals Process

July 26, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Subcommittee Ranking Member John Larson (D-CT) led every Member of their Subcommittee in a letter to Social Security Administration (SSA) Acting Commissioner Nancy Berryhill stating SSA should not proceed with plans to reinstate the reconsideration level of appeal in ten ...

Brady, W&M Republicans Write to POTUS, Telling Him He Is Our Best Negotiator

July 26, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman Dave Reichert (R-WA) led 20 of their Republican Committee colleagues in a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging the President to meet directly with Chinese President Xi Jinping. This letter was delivered by Chairman Brady and Committee Republicans prior ...

Brady Statement Regarding U.S.-EU Trade

July 25, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady released the following statement regarding the announcement by President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker: "I congratulate the President for reaching a vitally important and timely agreement with EU Commission President Juncker to negotiate zero tariffs, ...

Brady Applauds House Passage of HSA Bills

July 25, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the House passed two bills sponsored by Committee Members to modernize and improve access to Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), increase choices, and lower premiums: “As Republicans continue to work towards comprehensive ...

Brady Statement on CMS Action Resuming Risk Adjustment Payments

July 24, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement regarding the final ruling issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) allowing them to resume Obamacare’s risk adjustment payments: