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Brady: Working Families Deserve Access to Paid Leave and Child Care Tailored to Their Needs, Not Washington’s

April 21, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON -- Ahead of the full committee hearing on paid leave and child care, Republican Ways and Means Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) sent a letter to Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) recognizing the challenges families are facing in the labor force and outlining his intent to work across the aisle to support working families. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Families were the biggest winners ...

Brady: Biden Tax Hikes Send U.S. Jobs Overseas, Negating Infrastructure Gains

April 06, 2021 — Blog

Under Democrats' tax scheme, it's better to be a foreign company than an American one. President Biden's tax hikes threaten to push Americans' jobs overseas, and would negate any possible long-term economic benefit of infrastructure spending. They also reverse Americans' historic gains in jobs, wages, and growth, achieved thanks to ...

Brady Introduces Return to Work Bonus Legislation

March 26, 2021 — Blog

Washington, D.C. – Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX), with 14 original Republican cosponsors, introduced the Reopening America by Supporting Workers and Businesses Act of 2021. This bill will help local businesses rebuild their workforce quickly by turning enhanced unemployment benefits into a back-to-work bonus that ...

Probe into Missing Nursing Home COVID Death Data Focuses on NY, PA, and Other States

March 25, 2021 — Blog

After crucial HHS briefing, Ways & Means Members seek disclosure of specific data WASHINGTON—New York and Pennsylvania are under increased congressional scrutiny for their handling of nursing home death data following a Health and Human Services (HHS) briefing to congressional staff on the collection of nursing home data and COVID-19, and whether ...