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Chairman Boustany Opening Statement: Examining the OECD Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project

December 01, 2015 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, House Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee Chairman Charles Boustany (R-LA) delivered the following opening statement during a hearing on the final recommendations recently issued by the OECD on their Base Erosion and Profits Shifting (BEPS) project. "Good Morning. This hearing is called to order.  You might remember this Subcommittee was ...

Chairman Brady Calls for Tax Reform to Tackle Inversions

November 19, 2015 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to a notice from the U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on measures to curtail corporate tax inversions. “Inversions are a serious problem that need to be addressed, but even Secretary Lew acknowledges that the only real ...

Chairman Brady Announces Republican Subcommittee Chairs, Members

November 18, 2015 — Press Releases

Washington, DC — Today Kevin Brady, chairman of the Ways and Means Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, announced the selection of new subcommittee chairs and subcommittee assignments for Republican Members of the committee. The new assignments were necessitated by the election of former committee chairman Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House, Brady’s selection to ...

Chairman Brady Lays out Vision for Ways and Means Committee

November 18, 2015 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, DC — Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered the following remarks today laying out his vision for the committee as it looks to advance Speaker Ryan’s pro-growth agenda throughout the rest of the 114th Congress. "Let me start by saying it is truly an honor to chair this committee.  And it is even more of an honor to be passed the gavel ...

Bipartisan House Members Outline Legislative Principles to Ensure Retirement Advisors Protect Clients’ Best Interests

November 05, 2015 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, DC — Republican and Democratic lawmakers today outlined a series of legislative principles that will help strengthen the retirement security of working families and ensure retirement advisors protects their clients’ best interests. The congressional effort is taking place as bipartisan concerns grow over a regulatory proposal by the Department of Labor that many individuals fear ...

House Passes Bill to Eliminate Threat of Default

October 21, 2015 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 692, the Default Prevention Act. “With this bill, we’ve taken default off the table. We know full well the consequences of missing a debt payment. That’s precisely why we’ve passed this bill: to make sure ...

Ryan Responds to OECD BEPS Proposal

October 05, 2015 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released long-awaited recommendations under its Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project to address 

Ways and Means Passes Reconciliation Bill to Dismantle Obamacare

September 29, 2015 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the House Ways and Means Committee passed reconciliation legislation to repeal five core parts of Obamacare: the individual mandate, the employer mandate, the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), the medical device tax, and the “Cadillac tax.” Upon passage, Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement. "This bill is a big step toward ...

Putting It on His Desk: Obamacare and Reconciliation

September 29, 2015 — Blog

Republicans have long fought to put a bill to dismantle Obamacare on the president’s desk, and now we have that chance. Reconciliation provides us our best opportunity to get an Obamacare repeal bill past the Senate—and to the president.  This week, three House ...