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Roskam, Burgess Statements on CMS Proposal Regarding Medicare Advantage Program

March 15, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) and House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chairman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) issued the following statements after leading a letter, along with 42 Republican Members of both Committees, to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and the Centers for ...

The Need for IRS Reform: Taxpayers Deserve an Independent Review of Tax Disputes

March 15, 2018 — Blog

With a new tax code that puts taxpayers and local job creators first, it is important to refocus the IRS to do the same. Our tax system relies heavily on voluntary compliance, and the vast majority of taxes are paid each year with minimal interaction with the IRS.  However, when taxpayers encounter a discrepancy, they should be able to resolve it. Unfortunately, the current process for ...

Chairman Roskam Announces Hearing on The Implementation of MACRA’s Physician Payment Policies

March 14, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) today announced that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing on “The Implementation of MACRA’s Physician Payment Policies.” MACRA is the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015. This hearing will take place on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 in 1100 Longworth ...

Brady Statement on Selection of Kudlow to Lead NEC

March 14, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after Larry Kudlow was selected as the next Director of the National Economic Council: “I congratulate Larry Kudlow for being selected to serve the President in this very important role. A friend and a champion for free markets, Larry ...

Brady Announces Hearing with Commerce Secretary Ross on Trade Actions

March 14, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) announced today that the Committee will hold a hearing on recent trade actions, particularly the section 232 determinations on steel and aluminum. The hearing will take place on Thursday, March 22, 2018 in 1100 Longworth House Office Building, beginning at 9:00 AM. Secretary of ...

Brady Announces USTR Lighthizer’s Upcoming Testimony at Ways & Means Hearing on the President’s Trade Policy Agenda

March 14, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) today announced a full Committee hearing on the President’s trade agenda. The hearing will take place on Wednesday, March 21, at 10:00 AM in room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building. United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer will be the sole witness. Upon ...

Brady Applauds Administration’s Trade Actions Toward India

March 14, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in support of the Administration’s decision to challenge through the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) dispute settlement system India’s prohibited subsidies to five sectors (including its steel industry): “The ...

Brady Statement on Ensuring Tax Cuts Help Farmers, Ranchers

March 13, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement regarding a bicameral solution being reached regarding Section 199A of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act allows a first-ever 20% deduction for pass-through business income. This incredibly important ...