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Brady Statement Following Bipartisan Meeting with Ambassador Lighthizer

June 07, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the Ways & Means Committee met on a bipartisan basis with United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to discuss recent trade developments: “We had a good dialogue with Ambassador Lighthizer about the ...

Brady Statement on Tax Reform and Social Security

June 06, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement on tax reform’s implications on Social Security: “The Social Security Trustees Report used an outdated economic forecast—creating the mistaken impression that we have weaker growth outlook in 2018 than we did last year. By any ...

WSJ Editorial Board: The GOP’s Welfare to Work Pitch

June 06, 2018 — Blog

Wall Street Journal The GOP’s Welfare to Work Pitch By WSJ Editorial Board June 5, 2018 The low U.S. labor force participation rate has several causes, but a major one is the disincentive to work created by government programs. The Republican Party’s growth wing ...

Chairmen Brady, Johnson, Roskam Respond to the 2018 Social Security and Medicare Trustees Reports

June 05, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Board of Trustees for the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds released their annual reports on the financial health of these important programs. This year’s reports found that: The Medicare hospital program will not be able to pay full benefits in 2026. Social Security’s combined Trust Funds will not be able to pay full ...