Press Releases

Camp, Brady Question Democrat Refusal to Study Impact on American Jobs of Not Passing the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement

June 18, 2009 — Press Releases

Today, Democrats voted against an amendment that would have directed the Department of Commerce to study the impact on American jobs of not passing the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement.  Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Dave Camp responded, “If Democrats really think that this agreement will cost us American jobs, then they should embrace an ...

Camp Statement on the GOP Health Care Plan

June 17, 2009 — Press Releases

Washington, DC - Ways and Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) issued the following statement today after outlining the House GOP plan for health care reform to ensure all Americans have access to affordable, high-quality care at a price our country can afford:"Americans want, deserve, and demand health care reform.  The GOP plan presented ...

Brady Statement on USTR Decision to Continue Anti-Counterfeiting Trade AgreementNegotiations to Protect U.S. IP Rights Abroad

June 12, 2009 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Brady, Ranking Member of the House Ways & Means Trade Subcommittee, issued the following statement in response to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) announcement that the United States will continue the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) negotiations:“I congratulate USTR for moving ...

Brady Statement on Pakistan/Afghanistan Recovery Opportunity Zones Bill

June 10, 2009 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Brady, Ranking Member of the House Ways & Means Trade Subcommittee, issued the following statement regarding the Pakistan Enduring Assistance and Cooperation Enhancement Act (H.R. 1886): “While I commend the idea of encouraging trade and investment in the volatile Pakistan-Afghanistan region, I have ...

Top Republicans Ask Chairmen For Health Reform Hearings

June 09, 2009 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON – The three top Republican members of the House Education and Labor, Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means committees today asked the respective chairmen to hold bipartisan hearings on the health care reform legislation from which Democrats have excluded their Republican counterparts.U.S. Reps. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon, R-Calif., ranking member of Education ...

CBO Confirms: Every American Will Pay Democrats’ Energy Taxes, “Relief” Offered Only to Families Making Under $42,000 and Individuals Earning Under $23,000

June 08, 2009 — Press Releases

Washington, DC – Ways and Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) today issued the following statement and highlighted facts from a non-partisan Congressional Budget Office analysis of H.R. 2454, the Democrat legislation designed to increase energy prices in the United States.  “The facts are plain and clear: Democrats in Congress are breaking the President’s pledge not to raise ...