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Chairman Smith Announces Ways & Means Initiatives to Hold China Accountable and Support U.S. Farmers and Workers

April 15, 2024 — Blog

Washington, D.C. – Lawmakers are taking aim at China, holding the Biden Administration accountable, and leveling the playing field for American farmers and workers with a new series of trade and tax policies led by members of the House Committee on Ways and Means. The suite of bills include a major reform of America’s largest trade program to ...

Six Key Hearing Moments – Expanding on the Success of the 2017 Trump Tax Cuts

April 12, 2024 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ahead of the expiration of key components of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in 2025, the Ways and Means Committee is examining pro-growth and pro-family policies to determine how best to build on its success. Under the 2017 Trump tax cuts, real median household income increased by $5,000 and real wages rose by 4.9 ...

In Chicago, Witnesses Highlight the Power of Work to Lift People Out of Poverty

April 12, 2024 — Blog

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – Inside the nation’s oldest faith-based homeless shelter, witnesses shared how work made possible their journey from poverty to self-sufficiency during a Ways and Means Subcommittee on Work and Welfare hearing on Tuesday. The hearing made Congressional history as the first hearing held in a homeless shelter by a House ...