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ICYMI: Subcommittee Examines Social Security’s IT

October 02, 2018 — Blog

Last week, the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security, chaired by Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX), held a hearing entitled “The State of Social Security’s Information Technology.” This hearing was a chance for the Subcommittee to examine the information technology ...

Chairman Johnson, American Hero, Gavels Final Hearing as Subcommittee Chair

September 27, 2018 — Blog

Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX), the longtime Chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security who is retiring at the end of the 115th Congress, today chaired his last Subcommittee hearing. Chairman Johnson gaveled in the hearing in Rayburn 2020, a hearing room that in 2016 was renamed by the House of Representatives as the “Sam Johnson Room”, in an event attended by Speaker ...

Strengthening Online Security While Ensuring Taxpayer Access

September 27, 2018 — Blog

The Oversight Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS), held a hearing yesterday entitled the “IRS Taxpayer Authentication: Strengthening Security While Ensuring Access.” This hearing focused on how the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) verifies the ...

Cutting Red Tape in Medicare to Help All Communities

September 24, 2018 — Blog

In pursuit of moving to a value-based, patient-centered, and highly coordinated health care system, the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL), in July 2017 began the “Medicare Red Tape Relief Project.” Through ...

What They’re Saying: Support Grows for Tax Reform 2.0

September 19, 2018 — Blog

Last week the House Ways and Means Committee chaired by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) approved Tax Reform 2.0, a package of three bills that will lock in the individual and small business tax cuts from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, help families save more and earlier for retirement, and spur innovation here in ...

COMMITTEE PASSED: Tax Reform 2.0

September 14, 2018 — Blog

The House Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), yesterday approved Tax Reform 2.0: three pro-growth bills that build on the economic successes of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the first major overhaul of America’s tax code in over three decades that was signed into law late last ...