Press Releases

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 ...

NOW LAW: Johnson, Larson Bill to Strengthen Social Security’s Representative Payee Program

April 13, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Trump signed into law the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2018 (H.R. 4547). Introduced by Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Ranking Member John Larson (D-CT), this bipartisan legislation will modernize the representative payee program so that it will ...

Brady Statement on Announcement of President Trump’s Intent to Nominate Andrew Saul to be Commissioner of Social Security

April 13, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s announcement of his intent to nominate Andrew M. Saul to be Commissioner of Social Security:  “After nearly five and a half years without a Senate-confirmed Commissioner, I am pleased to see ...

Brady Statement on Balanced Budget Amendment

April 12, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the House failed to approve H.J.Res.2 – Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States: