Press Releases

Brady Statement on January Jobs Report

February 03, 2017 — Press Releases

Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the Department of Labor’s January 2017 jobs report: “Today's jobs report is good news. Our economy is gaining some ground—but we have a lot of work ahead of us to get our economy running at full speed. House Republicans have proposed bold solutions to ...

Passed in the House: Johnson Resolution Protecting 2nd Amendment Rights

February 02, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) today released the following statements after the House voted to pass a resolution undoing an Obama Administration regulation that prohibits certain Americans who receive Social Security disability benefits from exercising their 2nd ...

Brady Statement on White House Trade Meeting

February 02, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) today released the following statement after a meeting at the White House with President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and the leaders of the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees: “I enjoyed meeting with President Trump and Vice President Pence ...

Brady & Tiberi Encouraged by CMS Proposal to Strengthen Medicare Advantage & Part D Programs

February 02, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Health Subcommittee Chairman Pat Tiberi (R-OH) issued the following statements after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) yesterday released its annual 60-day advance notice and draft Call Letter proposing new rates and policies for Medicare Advantage and Part D programs:

Johnson and Buchanan Announce Joint Hearing on Social Security’s Representative Payee Program

January 31, 2017 — Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Vern Buchanan (R-FL) today announced that the Subcommittees will hold a two-part joint hearing series on Social Security’s representative payee program, which helps certain individuals manage their benefits if the Social Security Administration ...

Brady Statement on 4th Quarter GDP Report

January 27, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement after the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released its report on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the fourth quarter of 2016. “Today’s GDP report rounds out another year of disappointingly slow economic growth. As a result ...