UPDATES

Summary of Camp-Cantor Substitute to H.R. 1

January 28, 2009 — Talking Points

Immediate Tax Relief and Assistance for Working Families:• Rate Reductions and AMT Relief:  Lowers, for 2009 and 2010, the bottom two income tax brackets from 10% to 5% and from 15% to 10%, respectively.  This will reduce the income taxes of every American who pays income taxes and will provide a maximum family benefit of almost $3,400 each year.  The substitute also ...

The Democrats’ Definition of Bipartisanship?

January 23, 2009 — Facts Are Stubborn Things

Outside of the White House today, Speak Pelosi claimed that Republican voices have been heard in the  discussion of the House Democrat's trillion-dollar spending bill. Majority Leader Hoyer went as far as to say, “This week, the Appropriations, Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce Committees held markups on the American Recovery and Reinvestment ...

Camp Opening Statement: Markup of H.R. 598 – Economic Stimulus Bill

January 22, 2009 — Opening Statements

OPENING STATEMENT OF RANKING MEMBER DAVE CAMPMARKUP OF H.R. 598 – ECONOMIC STIMULUS BILLJANUARY 22, 2009(REMARKS AS PREPARED)Mr. Chairman, Families all across this nation are rightly worried about what tomorrow will bring.  Our economy is in a recession; the credit markets remain seized up; and additional ...

Camp & Brady Applaud Entry into Force of U.S. – Peru Trade Promotion Agreement

January 16, 2009 — Press Releases

Washington D.C. – Ways & Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI)and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued thefollowing statement today upon the announcement that the U.S. – PeruTrade Promotion Agreement will today enter into effect:  Ways & Means Committee Ranking Member Dave Camp (MI-4): “This is acrucial time for our nation, and opening up new ...

Herger Responds to Health Provisions in Stimulus Package

January 16, 2009 — Press Releases

Washington D.C. – Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Wally Herger(R-CA) issued the following statement today after Democrats’ released asummary of health care provisions in the proposed stimulus bill:“Chairman Rangel’s summary of the health care provisions included inthe stimulus bill is, unfortunately, in line with the House Democrats’theory that we can borrow and spend our ...