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Chairman Johnson Announces Hearing on Social Security’s Solvency Challenge: Status of the Social Security Trust Funds

July 07, 2017 — Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “Social Security’s Solvency Challenge: Status of the Social Security Trust Funds” on Friday, July 14, at 10:00 AM in room 2020 of the Rayburn House Office Building. At the hearing, Members ...

Brady Statement on June 2017 Jobs Report 

July 07, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the Department of Labor’s June 2017 jobs report:  “This new report shows positive gains: job creation came in higher than expected and the labor force grew. While I appreciate these clear signs of ...

Roskam Announces Tax Policy Subcommittee Hearing on How Tax Reform Will Help America’s Small Businesses Grow and Create New Jobs

July 06, 2017 — Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing on how tax reform will help America’s small businesses grow and create new jobs. The hearing will take place on Thursday, July 13, in room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building at 10:00 AM. Upon ...

Ways and Means Presses SSA, IRS, and States to Improve Oversight of Payroll Tax Collection and Compliance for State and Local Governments

June 30, 2017 — Blog

The Ways and Means Social Security and Oversight Subcommittees – chaired by Reps. Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Vern Buchanan (R-FL) – yesterday held a hearing examining how Social Security works for the nearly three-quarters of state and local workers who participate in the program. Specifically, Members examined the roles that the Social Security Administration (SSA), the Internal Revenue Service ...

Johnson and Buchanan Opening Statements at a Joint Subcommittee Hearing on the Complexities and Challenges of Social Security Coverage and Payroll Tax Compliance for State and Local Governments

June 29, 2017 — Opening Statements

WASHINGTON, D.C. - House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Vern Buchanan (R-FL) today delivered the following opening statements at a joint hearing of the Social Security and Oversight Subcommittees on the

#TaxReformTuesday: Rep. Jim Renacci

June 27, 2017 — Blog

In this week’s #TaxReformTuesday, Rep. Jim Renacci (R-OH) discusses how the United States’ high corporate tax rate leads to lower paychecks for hardworking Americans. He also makes the case for pro-growth tax reform that delivers a lower corporate tax rate and empowers ...