Press Releases

Ways and Means Members Ask for IRS Tax Day Technical Failure Explanation

April 24, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS), Oversight Subcommittee Ranking Member John Lewis (D-GA), Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA), and Members of the Subcommittee sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requesting Acting Commissioner David Kautter provide answers to a series of questions regarding the agency’s systems crash ...

Chairman Brady Announces Gary Andres as Committee Staff Director

April 23, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) announced Gary Andres as the new Majority Staff Director of the Ways and Means Committee: “I am thrilled to announce Gary Andres as the new staff director of the Committee. Gary is a seasoned public policy expert with decades of experience at the White House, on Capitol Hill, and in the ...

Chairman Roskam Announces Hearing on Identifying Innovative Practices and Technology in Health Care

April 19, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “Identifying Innovative Practices and Technology in Health Care.” The hearing will focus on innovative practices and technologies used in the private sector that are disrupting the broken status quo in the health ...

Brady, Jenkins Applaud House Passage of Bills to Redesign IRS

April 18, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday and today, the House passed multiple bills to redesign the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for the first time in over two decades. Upon passage of these bills, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement: “A new tax code calls for a new tax administrator, and we have ...

Chairman Reichert Announces Hearing on the Opioid Crisis: Stopping the Flow of Synthetic Opioids in the International Mail System

April 18, 2018 — Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman David Reichert (R-WA) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “The Opioid Crisis:  Stopping the Flow of Synthetic Opioids in the International Mail System.” The hearing will focus on efforts to improve the detection of synthetic opioids in the international mail system and ...

Subcommittee Chairman Smith Announces Hearing on “Jobs and Opportunity: Employer Perspectives on the Jobs Gap”

April 18, 2018 — Hearing Advisory

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Human Resources Subcommittee Chairman Adrian Smith (R-NE) announced today a hearing on “Jobs and Opportunity: Employer Perspectives on the Jobs Gap.” The hearing will take place on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 in 1100 Longworth House Office Building at 11:30 AM. This is the third in a series of hearings the Committee ...

Brady Applauds House Passage of Bipartisan Bills to Protect Children from Identity Theft

April 17, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passed by unanimous consent H.R. 1512, the Social Security Child Protection Act, and passed 420 – 1 H.R. 5192, the Protecting Children from Identity Theft Act. These bipartisan bills, sponsored by Ways and Means Members Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-TX) and Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) respectively, take important ...

TOMORROW: Chairman Brady to Appear on CNBC and Fox News

April 16, 2018 — Media Advisory

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, April 17, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) will discuss Tax Day and how this is the last time Americans have to file under the old, broken tax code. Chairman Brady will also discuss the need for a new IRS and the ...