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Chairman Smith Blasts Hollow IRS “Plan” that Fails to Provide Details on How Their $80 Billion Raise Will be Spent

April 06, 2023 — 'Inflation Reduction Act'

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Thursday, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08) issued the following statement in response to the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) newly released “plan” that was supposed to inform Congress and the American people how the IRS will spend the $80 billion Democrats gave the agency in the ...

Ways and Means Chair Smith, Education and the Workforce Chair Foxx, Speaker McCarthy, and Republican Members of the California Delegation Call on President Biden to Abandon Nomination of Julie Su as Labor Secretary

April 06, 2023 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC – American workers and businesses will face more regulation, mismanagement, and waste from Washington should the Senate confirm Julie Su as Labor Secretary, warned House Republicans today. In a letter to President Biden, Ways and Means ...

Chairman Smith: Bad News for Seniors Lurks Between the Lines of Medicare and Social Security Trust Fund Reports

April 01, 2023 — Blog

Washington, D.C. – House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08) pointed to the negative impacts of Democrats’ reckless spending in a statement about the 2023 Medicare & Social Security Trustees Reports: “Thanks to President Biden’s economic failures, seniors’ hard-earned benefits are further under threat. Social Security’s combined ...

Biden Admin Rewards Foreign Countries with Access to American Taxpayer-Funded EV Credits

March 31, 2023 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC – As part of its “welfare for the wealthy” agenda that will shower high earners and corporations with taxpayer handouts, the Biden Administration unveiled a regulatory proposal Friday on critical mineral and battery component requirements for the $7,500 electric vehicle tax credit in the so-called Inflation Reduction Act. The proposal fails to counter China’s ...

Chairman Smith: Biden’s Hidden Tax on All Americans Continues

March 31, 2023 — Bidenflation

WASHINGTON, DC – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08) released the following statement on February’s personal consumption expenditures (PCE) report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)--the Federal Reserve’s preferred measure of inflation–that shows prices remain 5 percent higher than one year ago:

Top Poverty Experts Highlight Importance of Work Requirements During Ways and Means Subcommittee Hearing

March 31, 2023 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, the House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Work and Welfare held a hearing to discuss the United States’ broken welfare system, specifically looking at the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and ways to provide more opportunities for individuals to experience the dignity of work and build a more prosperous future ...