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ICYMI – WSJ Editorial Board: The GOP’s Clean Bills of Health Savings

July 31, 2018 — In Case You Missed It...

Wall Street Journal The GOP’s Clean Bills of Health Savings By The Editorial Board July 29, 2018 The Senate plans to stay in Washington for August this year, and here’s an idea to keep busy: Pass some House health-care reforms that are modest improvements even Democrats should like. The House last week passed a set of bills that included changes in ...

Tax Facts Tuesday: 4.1%

July 31, 2018 — Blog

  Here’s the news: Last Friday, the Bureau of Economic Analysis released its report on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the ...

ICYMI: Tax Cuts Bust ‘Secular Stagnation’

July 30, 2018 — Blog

Key Takeaway: "The revenue trend shows that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was fiscally conservative as a tax cut but economically powerful as tax reform, as accelerating growth appears likely to cover its cost and more. Even better news is that the public revenue windfall comes not as a drag on growth but as a slice of larger gains. The CBO’s April revision projected ...

Brady Statement on HHS, CMS Proposals to Combat Opioid Crisis

July 27, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Ways and Means Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a regulatory proposal which includes policies to combat ...

Brady Statement on GDP Report for 2nd Quarter of 2018

July 27, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement after the Bureau of Economic Analysis released its report on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the second quarter of 2018: “Congressional Republicans and President Trump promised to change the economic course of the country. ...

Johnson, Larson Lead Bipartisan Letter to SSA Calling for Halt to Changes to Disability Appeals Process

July 26, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Subcommittee Ranking Member John Larson (D-CT) led every Member of their Subcommittee in a letter to Social Security Administration (SSA) Acting Commissioner Nancy Berryhill stating SSA should not proceed with plans to reinstate the reconsideration level of appeal in ten ...