Brady, Reichert Praise WTO Findings in Boeing Dispute

June 09, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Dave Reichert (R-WA) today issued the following statements praising today’s findings by a World Trade Organization (WTO) compliance panel regarding a longstanding dispute with the European Union over aircraft subsidies. The panel rejected 28 out of 29 of the European ...

W&M GOP Members Introduce Legislation to Extend Federal Home Visiting Program

June 08, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Human Resources Subcommittee Chairman Adrian Smith (R-NE) led Members of the Ways and Means Committee and Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chairman Michael Burgess (R-TX) in introducing legislation to extend funding for the federal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program, which is currently set ...

Committee Leaders Move to Overturn Flawed Fiduciary Rule, Strengthen Protections for Retirement Savers

June 08, 2017 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL), chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Tax Policy, today introduced the Affordable Retirement Advice for Savers Act (H.R. 2823). The legislation would protect access to affordable retirement advice by overturning the Obama ...

Bipartisan Members on W&M Health Panel Work to Make Medicare More Efficient For Patients and Taxpayers

June 07, 2017 — Blog

Today, the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-OH), held a hearing about how to improve the delivery and design of Medicare programs to better serve beneficiaries – especially elderly patients who are living in poverty or with a chronic illness. Members examined specific, targeted programs – such as Special Needs Plans (SNP) and ...

#TaxReformTuesday: Rep. Erik Paulsen

June 06, 2017 — Blog

In this week’s #TaxReformTuesday, Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN) discusses how pro-growth, permanent tax reform will help spur U.S. job creation and increase paychecks. CLICK the image above to watch. Here’s what Rep. Paulsen said:

Ways and Means Members Are Taking Action to Reform Our Nation’s Welfare System, Help Americans Escape Poverty

June 02, 2017 — Blog

Reforming our nation’s welfare programs lies at the heart of the Ways and Means Committee’s effort to help all Americans achieve their own success and move up the economic ladder. With over 43 million Americans still living in poverty, it’s clear we must move forward with commonsense reforms that deliver real results. The Human Resources Subcommittee is leading the way on the Committee’s ...