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Brady Statement on U.S.-Japan Trade Announcement

September 26, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced their intention to enter into negotiations for a bilateral trade agreement between the United States and Japan: “I enthusiastically welcome the ...

Chairman Brady Speaks in Support of Tax Reform 2.0 Before the House Rules Committee

September 26, 2018 — Opening Statements

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at the House Rules Committee hearing on Tax Reform 2.0. Remarks as Prepared for Delivery: "Good afternoon, Chairman Sessions, Ranking Member McGovern, and Members of the Rules Committee.  It is an honor to testify before you ...

Bipartisan Committee Leaders Announce Opioid Legislation Agreement

September 25, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bipartisan leaders from committees of jurisdiction in both the House and Senate today announced an agreement on sweeping legislation to combat the opioid crisis. In June, the House passed H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act by a vote of 396-14. On September 17th, the Senate passed the Opioid Crisis Response Act of ...

Brady, Reichert Statements on KORUS Agreement

September 24, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Dave Reichert (R-WA) released the following statements regarding the agreement signed today by President Trump and South Korean President Moon to update the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS). Chairman Brady said: “I am pleased ...

Cutting Red Tape in Medicare to Help All Communities

September 24, 2018 — Blog

In pursuit of moving to a value-based, patient-centered, and highly coordinated health care system, the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL), in July 2017 began the “Medicare Red Tape Relief Project.” Through this ...

Johnson Announces Hearing on the State of Social Security’s Information Technology

September 20, 2018 — Hearing Advisory

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled, “The State of Social Security’s Information Technology,” on Thursday, September 27 at 11:00 AM in room 2020 of the Rayburn House Office Building. At the hearing, Members will discuss the ...

Brady Calls on IRS to Update Virtual Currencies Guidance

September 19, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) led a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) calling on the agency to issue more robust guidance for taxpayers regarding virtual currencies. This letter follows a

What They’re Saying: Support Grows for Tax Reform 2.0

September 19, 2018 — Blog

Last week the House Ways and Means Committee chaired by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) approved Tax Reform 2.0, a package of three bills that will lock in the individual and small business tax cuts from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, help families save more and earlier for retirement, and spur innovation here in America ...