Press Releases

Brady Statement on the Administration’s Departure From Medicare Experiment

December 16, 2016 — Press Releases

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement regarding the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation’s (CMMI) decision to abandon its Medicare Part B Drug Payment Model: “For months, members of Congress on both sides of the aisle voiced strong opposition to this misguided Medicare experiment because it would ...

Brady Stands Up for U.S. Agriculture in WTO Enforcement Action Against China

December 15, 2016 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement that the United States is bringing a World Trade Organization (WTO) enforcement action against China for breaching its tariff-rate quota (TRQ) commitments for rice, wheat, and corn. This enforcement action is the companion case to the ...

Brady Praises Life-Saving Policies Signed Into Law

December 13, 2016 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after President Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act into law: "Today is a good day for so many Americans who ...

Brady Praises Passage of Bill to Strengthen Enforcement of U.S. Trade Laws

December 12, 2016 — Press Releases

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) today released the following statement praising the House and Senate for passing the Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2016. This bipartisan legislation, sponsored by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX), allows U.S. Customs and Border Protection ...

Brady Statement on Departure of Senior Advisor Lori Harju

December 12, 2016 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) congratulated Lori Harju on her retirement from Capitol Hill. Lori currently serves as Senior Advisor to Chairman Brady on the Ways and Means Committee and previously served as the long-time Chief of Staff of the Chairman’s personal congressional office. “I have ...

Brady Announces Release of the 2016 Ways and Means Green Book

December 07, 2016 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) announced the release of the 2016 version of the Ways and Means Green Book, which is officially titled “Background Material and Data on the Programs within the Jurisdiction of the Committee on Ways and Means.” This document, prepared by the Congressional Research ...

Brady Statement on Environmental Goods Agreement Negotiations

December 06, 2016 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement regarding recent news that participating countries would be unable to conclude the Environmental Goods Agreement negotiations this year. This decision came after efforts by participants to close the few remaining gaps during what had been planned as the concluding ...