Press Releases

Brady Statement on 3rd Quarter GDP Report

October 28, 2016 — 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 third quarter of 2016.  “I’m glad to see that our ...

Brady, Roskam, Tiberi Letter Warns CMS & Maryland CO-OP: Converting to For-Profit Company Violates Law, Loan Agreements

October 27, 2016 — Correspondence

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL), and Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Pat Tiberi (R-OH) today sent letters to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Evergreen Health—Maryland’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) CO-OP—regarding ...

Brady, Hatch Release White Paper Analyzing Obamacare Income Eligibility Verification

October 26, 2016 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following the Administration's release of Obamacare's 2017 benchmark premium increases, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) today released a Majority Staff White Paper detailing a number of issues plaguing the law's income eligibility verification process. The process, which is ...

Brady, Reichert Praise Victory for American Aerospace Manufacturers and Workers in WTO Dispute Against China

October 18, 2016 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Dave Reichert (R-WA) issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement from the United States Trade Representative that China has ended discriminatory tax exemptions for certain Chinese-produced aircraft. China's decision came after the United States ...

Bipartisan Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce Leaders Comment on Final MACRA Rule

October 14, 2016 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI), Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), and Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today applauded the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) announcement regarding the final rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act ...

Brady, Levin, Reichert, and Rangel Announce Kick Off of New Process to Deliver Tariff Relief to American Businesses

October 14, 2016 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI), Trade Subcommittee Chairman Dave Reichert (R-WA), and Subcommittee Ranking Member Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) invited American businesses to apply for temporary duty suspensions and reductions at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). In a letter to their ...

Brady Statement in Response to Final Section 385 Regulations

October 13, 2016 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the Treasury Department published final “Section 385” rules. “American businesses and Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle have repeatedly asked the Administration to slow down and do the work necessary to ensure that final regulations under ...

Brady Statement on September Jobs Report

October 07, 2016 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the Department of Labor’s September 2016 jobs report: “While some in Washington believe today’s underwhelming report is as good as it gets, House Republicans understand that our ...

W&M GOP to Treasury, OMB: Do Not Finalize Section 385 Regulations in Haste

October 05, 2016 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Republican Members of the House Ways and Means Committee wrote to Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Shaun Donovan reiterating their concern about the Obama Administration’s plans to move forward to finalize Section 385 regulations without providing an opportunity for the dialogue with stakeholders that ...