Legislation

Rep. Brady, Senator Daines Reintroduce Welfare Reform Bill 

July 19, 2021 — Legislation

House Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) and U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) today reintroduced the “Jobs and Opportunity with Benefits and Services for Success Act” or “JOBS for Success Act,” to help low-income families find work by providing job training and other resources to help parents secure good-paying jobs. “We should be building on the success ...

New Bill: Republicans Act Against Unchecked Unemployment Fraud

May 19, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX), alongside House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Republican Leader of the Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN), Rep. Michelle Steel (R-CA), and 13 other Ways and Means Republicans, introduced the Combatting COVID Unemployment Fraud Act of 2021 (H.R. ...

Jenkins, Lewis Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Redesign the IRS

March 26, 2018 — Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) and Ranking Member John Lewis (D-GA) released a discussion draft entitled “The Taxpayer First Act.” This bipartisan legislation will propose ways to redesign the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for the first time since 1998. Chairman Jenkins said:

SIGNED INTO LAW: Relief for Hurricane Victims is On the Way

September 29, 2017 — Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, President Trump signed into law the Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017 (H.R.3823), House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady’s (R-TX) legislation to deliver targeted tax relief to the victims of Hurricanes ...

Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act of 2015

March 15, 2016 — Legislation

The Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act of 2015 (H.R. 711), introduced by Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA), reforms the Social Security Act by replacing an unfair formula for calculating benefits – known as the Windfall Elimination Provision — with a new, fairer formula that treats teachers, police officers, firefighters, and other ...