Coronavirus Bulletin

Brady: Democrats’ Partisan Bill Doesn’t Focus on Virus or Jobs

February 08, 2021 — Coronavirus Bulletin

WASHINGTON -- The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after Committee Democrats announced they will debate multiple bills this week that compromise part of President Biden's COVID-19 relief "plan": “Our focus should be on crushing the virus and rebuilding our economy. Unfortunately, the bill ...

Bipartisan Consensus: Biden’s Stimulus Proposal Needs More Targeting

February 05, 2021 — Blog

Despite an unprecedented push for a $1.9 trillion bill on purely partisan grounds, the bipartisan consensus is that the Biden administration’s proposal needs to be better targeted to those who actually need it. 99 Senators Called for Targeting Checks Only to Struggling Families Under House Democrats’ spending plan, some families making more than $300,000 could receive stimulus ...

Brady: We Support Wage AND Job Increases for All

January 26, 2021 — Coronavirus Bulletin

THE WOODLANDS--The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after reports surfaced that Democrats are considering tax hikes to force another new federal mandate that would hurt struggling small businesses and ...

Brady: Biden Plan ‘Does Nothing to Save Main Street’

January 14, 2021 — Coronavirus Bulletin

WASHINGTON-- Tonight, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after President-elect Joseph R. Biden released his proposal for an additional COVID-19 stimulus package: “Here we go again. True to form and his signature failed ‘stimulus,' President-Elect Biden launches yet another economic ...

Economic Impact Payments are on the Way: What You Need to Know

January 08, 2021 — Blog

Last week, the IRS began sending a second round of Economic Impact Payments via direct deposit, paper checks, and EIP debit cards. The payment amounts are $600 per adult and $600 for eligible dependents. The IRS has issued 113 million payments by direct deposit and 34 million payments by paper check or debit card. Americans should see direct deposit payments in their accounts in the coming days ...

Brady: Top Priority is To Get People Back to Work

December 28, 2020 — Blog

WASHINGTON -- The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor during debate of the CASH Act: Remarks As Prepared for Delivery:  "Since last fall, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Washington Democrats refused to accept a bipartisan COVID relief bill, insisting on more than $3 ...

Brady: President Trump puts Americans first with relief and reforms

December 28, 2020 — Coronavirus Bulletin

WASHINGTON--Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX-08) released the following statement on the President's signing of the coronavirus relief package along with the annual spending bill. "After months of Speaker Pelosi stalling Covid relief ahead of the election, I applaud President Trump's decision to sign this long-overdue relief. This bipartisan bill will succeed in protecting ...