Press Releases

W&M Republicans, Treasury Department Ready to Build on Success of Pro-Growth Tax Reform

February 16, 2018 — Press Releases

This week, the House Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), held a hearing with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to review President Trump’s budget proposals for fiscal year 2019. At Thursday’s hearing, Committee Members and Secretary Mnuchin discussed ways to build on the success of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in order to continue strengthening our economy as ...

Brady, Hatch Call on IRS to Immediately Implement IG Recommendations Following New Report

February 15, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. —House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) today called on Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Acting Commissioner David Kautter to immediately implement screening procedures to ensure employees with serious conduct issues are not receiving bonuses. Their letter comes following a recent ...

Ways and Means Republicans and HHS Committed to Working Together to Improve Nation’s Health Care, Welfare Systems

February 15, 2018 — Press Releases

Today, the House Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), held a hearing with Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar to review President Trump’s budget proposals for policies and programs under the Committee’s jurisdiction. Committee Members and Secretary Azar discussed how both Congress and the Administration can work together to improve our nation’s ...

Brady, Neal, Reichert, and Pascrell Urge Senate to Consider USTR Nominees

February 14, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA), Trade Subcommittee Chairman Dave Reichert (R-WA), and Ranking Member Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) and Members of the Ways and Means Committee urged Senate Leaders Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to bring to the Senate floor for consideration as soon ...

HOUSE PASSED: Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Tariff Relief, Cost Savings to the American People

February 13, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House voted 400-2 to pass H.R. 4979. This bipartisan legislation provides a three-year renewal of the Generalized System of Preferences program, a longstanding U.S. trade preference program that delivers tariff relief and cost savings to American businesses, workers, and consumers across the country. House Ways and Means Committee ...

Chairman Brady Statement on Bipartisan Trade Meeting with President Trump

February 13, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement today after attending a bipartisan trade meeting with President Trump and congressional leaders: “We had a constructive meeting with the President today. I emphasized that we support his efforts to hold China accountable for their ...

Brady Statement on Announcement of President’s Intent to Nominate Charles Rettig to be Commissioner of Internal Revenue Service

February 08, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) today released the following statement after President Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Charles Rettig to be Commissioner of Internal Revenue Service (IRS): “I am pleased to see President Trump moving forward with a new leader at the IRS who is focused on ...