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What They Are Saying: Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act Continues Pro-Growth Record of GOP Tax Reform

January 23, 2024 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act locks in $600 billion in pro-growth, pro-worker tax policies from the 2017 GOP tax reform, including key research and development incentives, 100 percent immediate expensing for equipment and machinery, and more flexible interest deductibility. These important provisions ...

CMS Follows Ways and Means Lead in Improving Seniors’ Access to Care

January 22, 2024 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08) issued the following statement after the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) took action last week to streamline prior authorization processes. The agency’s decision follows action taken by Ways and Means Committee members in advancing legislation last summer to ...

Three Key Moments from Hearing on Supporting Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

January 20, 2024 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At the Ways and Means Work and Welfare Subcommittee hearing on supporting youth aging out of foster care, members heard testimony about the challenges foster youth in America face as they transition into adulthood and ways to improve federal child welfare programs. Every year, around 19,000 foster youth age out of the foster care ...

With Bipartisan Vote, Ways and Means Committee Approves Pro-Growth Tax Relief Package to Help Small Businesses, Promote American Competitiveness, and Support Working Families

January 19, 2024 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a bipartisan vote, the Ways and Means Committee approved legislation to help American job creators stay competitive, allow Main Street businesses to survive and grow, and give tax relief to working families struggling under the weight of elevated prices and interest rates. The Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act ...