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Camp: Small Business Loans Won’t Offset Higher Taxes

March 16, 2009 — Press Releases

Washington D.C. - Dave Camp (R-MI), Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, today questioned the Obama administration’s contradictory approach of offering new loans to the nation’s small businesses just weeks after proposing massive new tax hikes on these employers.“The President’s budget imposes historic levels of new taxes on small businesses at a cost of ...

Opening Statement of John Linder (R-GA)

March 12, 2009 — Opening Statements

SUBCOMMITTEE ON INCOME SECURITY AND FAMILY SUPPORT HEARING ONGLOBAL WARMING AND LOW-INCOME FAMILIESMARCH 12, 2009[AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY]Chairman McDermott’s announcement for this hearing began with thisstatement:  “A major international assessment released in 2007highlighted the clear consensus in the ...

Ways & Means Republicans to Take Part in APEC Caucus News Conference

March 10, 2009 — Press Releases

The Congressional Caucus for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation willkick off the 111th Congress with a news conference on Wednesday. Ways& Means Members Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Wally Herger (R-CA), thecurrent and former Trade Subcommittee Ranking Members respectively,will participate in the news conference.  The APEC Caucus will be working with APEC officials and ...

Brady Comments on USTR-Designate Kirk’s Testimony

March 09, 2009 — Press Releases

Washington D.C. - The Ways & Means Trade Subcommittee RankingMember, U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX), comments on USTR-DesignateKirk’s Testimony to the Senate Finance Committee:“I applaud many of the key aspects of Mayor Kirk’s testimony and thePresident’s Trade Agenda, in particular, the acknowledgment thatcontinued trade is essential to our economic recovery and that ...

Camp, Boustany Call Elimination of Tax Debt Collection Program a Mistake

March 06, 2009 — Press Releases

Washington, DC -- Today, Ways & Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) and Oversight Subcommittee Ranking Member Charles Boustany (R-LA) issued the following statement on the IRS’ decision to end the use of private debt collection agencies in tracking down acknowledged tax debt that has not been paid.“Cutting programs that don’t work makes sense, but ...