Press Releases

W&M Introduces Welfare Reform Legislation: JOBS for Success Act

May 17, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Human Resources Subcommittee Chairman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the “Jobs and Opportunity with Benefits and Services (JOBS) for Success Act” (H.R. 5861).   Upon release of the JOBS for Success Act, Chairman Brady said: “Thanks ...

Brady Applauds Conclusion of Litigation to Protect House Spending Power

May 16, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement regarding conclusion of the case of United States House of Representatives v. Alex M. Azar II (originally known as House v. Burwell). It preserves a lower court ruling that found the Obama administration did not have the authority to make ...

Rep. Brad Wenstrup Recommended to Serve on the Ways and Means Committee

May 16, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) today released the following statement after the House Steering Committee recommended Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) to serve on the Ways and Means Committee: “Dr. Wenstrup is an excellent choice to join our Committee. A decorated war veteran, small business owner, and ...

Brady Applauds Introduction of Securing the International Mail Against Opioids Act of 2018

May 15, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. -- Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after Rep. Mike Bishop (R-MI) and Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) introduced the Securing the International Mail Against Opioids Act of 2018 (H.R. 5788). The Committee will mark up this legislation on Wednesday, May 16, at 2:00 PM in room 1100 of the Longworth House ...

Brady, Reichert Statements on WTO Airbus Dispute Ruling

May 15, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement after the World Trade Organization (WTO) released a report finding that the European Union (EU) violated WTO rules in providing illegal subsidies to Airbus worth billions of dollars. “I applaud the Trump administration and USTR's ...

Markup of Bills to Combat the Opioid Crisis

May 14, 2018 — Markup

What: Full Committee on Ways and Means Markup Where: 1100 Longworth House Office Building When: Wednesday, May 16, 2 PM Bills being marked up:  H.R. 5774, “Combatting Opioid Abuse for Care in Hospitals (COACH) ...

Committee Releases Bipartisan Proposals to Combat Opioid Crisis 

May 11, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA), along with Subcommittee on Health Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Ranking Member Sandy Levin (D-MI), released legislative proposals to help combat the opioid crisis. More than three out of five drug overdoses involves an opioid. Overdose deaths ...