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Worker and Family Support

Brady Statement on Passing of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski

August 03, 2022 — Blog

Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement on the tragic passing of Ways and Means Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Republican Leader Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN): “God took a special angel home today. Congresswoman Jackie Walorski was a happy Hoosier who would light up the room with her joy, ...

Brady: Schumer-Manchin Tax Increases Do Nothing for Raging Inflation

July 29, 2022 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

After the Federal Reserve’s preferred measure of inflation, the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index, hit a 40-year high of 6.8 percent from the year previous, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement: “President Biden turned our ...

Fact Check: Treasury in Denial About Shrinking Biden Economy

July 25, 2022 — Bidenflation

With a recession looming – and Americans feeling like they’re already in one – the Biden Administration is in denial about our struggling economy. Below are recent claims by Treasury’s top official to the press downplaying President Biden’s economic failures. CLAIM: President Biden succeeded in putting back to work those who had lost ...

Senate Introduces Companion to “Chase COVID Unemployment Fraud Act”

July 14, 2022 — Blog

With unemployment fraud leaving taxpayers on the hook for an estimated $163 billion – or up to $400 billion – and only a little over $4 billion recovered, Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID) and Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH), Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and 13 Senate Republican cosponsors

J. Smith: Americans Are Suffering Under Biden’s Secret Spending — All Part of His Many Executive Orders

July 13, 2022 — Bidenflation

Americans are struggling, as they learn that President Biden’s economy is a cruel economy. In an op-ed for Fox News, Republican Leader of the House Committee on Budget and member of Ways and Means Jason Smith (R-MO) catalogs President Biden’s reckless spending over 16 months, citing CBO’s estimate that he has charged American taxpayers $532 billion through executive actions ...

Brady: June Jobs Report’s Red Flags for Economy: Shrinking Workforce Continues

July 08, 2022 — Bidenflation

Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement on the Bureau of Labor Statistics June jobs report: "Red flags abound in the June jobs report with the worker shortage persisting, layoffs rising, and employment shrinking two of last three months, fueling inflation, empty shelves, and hurting the economy.