The Woodlands, TX – The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-TX) announced his decision to retire at the end of the 116th Congress:
“I’ve had the privilege of serving with Kenny Marchant both in the Texas House and the U.S. House. He is a deeply respected colleague on the Ways and Means Committee known for his intelligence, thoughtfulness, and effectiveness.
“Kenny played a key role in the historic passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, achieved stronger protections to combat Social Security identity theft fraud against children, and passed into law key solutions to America’s opioid crisis – among his many successes.
“I’m proud to call Kenny a dear friend. His retirement is well deserved and I know welcomed by his wonderful family. Our state and our nation owe him a great thanks for his years of selfless service.”