Press Releases

Brady Statement on Obamacare Ruling

December 15, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. -- House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after a federal judge in Texas ruled Obamacare is unconstitutional: "The decision is not surprising. The embarrassingly designed ACA was hastily written by Democrats behind closed ...

Ways and Means GOP Introduce Health Legislation: Focus on Rural Access, Efficiency

December 11, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Republican Members of the House Ways and Means Committee have introduced a series of health care bills. These initiatives aim to cut excessive red tape and administrative burdens, increase access to care in rural areas, and improve the integrity of the Medicare program. This effort is part of the Ways and Means

Brady Statement on Senate Confirmation of Muzinich to be Treasury Deputy Secretary

December 11, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Justin Muzinich to be Deputy Secretary for the U.S. Department of the Treasury: “I want to congratulate Justin on his successful confirmation to this important role at Treasury. As the ...

Urgent Disaster Relief Leads Tweaked Year-End Tax Relief Package

December 10, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after introduction of a retooled tax relief package that is led by crucial disaster tax relief, enhancements to retirement and savings accounts, relief from various ...

Brady Statement on November 2018 Jobs Report

December 07, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the Labor Department’s November 2018 jobs report:   “This is a solid report as we head into the holiday season, highlighting a year of growth for our country. Wages are rising at their fastest pace in a decade for our ...

Brady Encouraged by Administration Health Care Report

December 04, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the White House and the Department of Health and Human Services issued a report outlining policies to  increase choice and competition in health care: “I am encouraged by this report from President Trump and his Administration ...

Brady Applauds EU Abandonment of Tax Proposal on Digital Services

December 04, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the European Union abandoned proposed plans for a new tax on digital services: “The EU’s abandonment of their proposal for a new digital services tax is welcome news. As I have said in the past, introduction ...

Brady, Reichert Statements on Signing of USMCA

November 30, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman Dave Reichert (R-WA) released the following statements after the United States, Mexico, and Canada formally signed the new US-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Chairman Brady said: “A trilateral ...

Brady Announces Release of the 2018 Ways and Means Green Book

November 29, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) announced the release of the 2018 version of the Ways and Means Green Book. This publication’s official title is “Background Material and Data on the Programs within the Jurisdiction of the Committee on Ways and Means.” Prepared by the Congressional Research Service ...

Brady Announces Tax, Oversight Legislation

November 26, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) has released a tax and oversight package that includes the Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act of 2018 and the Taxpayer First Act of 2018.  This package includes retirement ...