Correspondence

Republican Committee Leaders Introduce the Lower Costs, More Cures Act

April 21, 2021 — Correspondence

Washington D.C.-- Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX), Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), and Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) today released legislation – the Lower Costs, More Cures Act – to lower drug costs for Americans without limiting access to cures. The ...

Republican Leaders Press Biden Administration for Answers on How Ongoing Border Crisis is Impacting American Foster Children

April 16, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC – Republican Ways and Means leaders wrote to request that the Department of Health and Human Services’ Inspector General investigate the extent to which children in the U.S. foster care system are being impacted by the need for placements for unaccompanied children. With over 18,800 migrant children crossing the southern border in March of this year, the Office of Refugee ...

Republicans to Biden: Promote & Protect Trade Policies That Support American Jobs, Medical Innovation, and Successful Distribution of Vaccines Worldwide

April 14, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC – As the world races to develop and distribute new vaccines and treatments against COVID-19, some members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) are attempting to undermine intellectual property (IP) policies that are vital to swift medical innovation, successful distribution of COVID-19 medical treatments and vaccines worldwide, and a robust American workforce. This week, House ...

Republican Leaders: Washington Shouldn’t Veto State Tax Cuts

March 17, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Republican leaders sent a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen highlighting the urgent need for guidance and requesting clarification from the Treasury Department on questions pertaining to the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery and Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds included in the American Rescue Plan (ARP). The letter was led by top Republican ...

Republican Leaders Request Hearing on Unemployment Insurance Fraud

March 15, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC – With new reports of unemployment insurance fraud surfacing daily, Republican Ways and Means leaders requested their House Democrat counterparts to hold a joint hearing to investigate the extent of fraud in CARES Act unemployment programs. The letter was signed by Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX), Ways and Means Worker and Family Support Subcommittee ...

Republican Leaders Renew Request for Hearing on New York Nursing Home Deaths, Data Cover-Up

March 05, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC – With new revelations that political aides to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo deliberately interfered with state public health officials in order to mask the true magnitude of COVID-19 nursing home deaths in the state, Republican Congressional leaders urged their House Democrat counterparts to hold a joint hearing regarding the undercounting of COVID-19 deaths in New York nursing ...

Brady, Roskam, Tiberi Letter Warns CMS & Maryland CO-OP: Converting to For-Profit Company Violates Law, Loan Agreements

October 27, 2016 — Correspondence

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL), and Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Pat Tiberi (R-OH) today sent letters to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Evergreen Health—Maryland’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) CO-OP—regarding ...