Opening Statements

Brady Opening Statement at Legislative Hearing on the Social Security 2100 Act

July 25, 2019 — In Case You Missed It...

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at a Legislative Hearing on the Social Security 2100 Act. According to the chief actuary of the Social Security Administration, this plan is expected to cost ...

Brady Opening Statement at Full Committee Markup of Health Legislation

June 26, 2019 — In Case You Missed It...

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at a Full Committee Markup of Health Legislation. CLICK HERE to watch the markup. Remarks as prepared for delivery: "Thank ...

Smith Opening Statement at Members’ Day Hearing Focused on the Recent Changes Made to the Federal Tax Treatment of State and Local Taxes

June 25, 2019 — In Case You Missed It...

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee Adrian Smith (R-NE) delivered the following opening statement at a Subcommittee Members’ Day Hearing Focused on the Recent Changes Made to the Federal Tax Treatment of State and Local Taxes. CLICK ...

Rep. Smith: ‘Largest benefits of SALT repeal would go to the highest earners’

June 25, 2019 — In Case You Missed It...

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee Adrian Smith (R-NE) delivered the following opening statement at a Subcommittee Hearing on How Recent Limitations to the SALT Deduction Harm Communities, Schools, First Responders, and Housing Values. Before the start of today’s hearing, Rep. Smith and Rep. Kevin Brady ...

Buchanan Opening Statement at Hearing on Mexico’s Labor Reform: Opportunities and Challenges for an Improved NAFTA

June 25, 2019 — In Case You Missed It...

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Vern Buchanan (R-FL) delivered the following opening statement at a Subcommittee Hearing on Mexico’s Labor Reform: Opportunities and Challenges for an Improved NAFTA. Before the start of today’s hearing, Rep. Buchanan and Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), the top Republican on the Committee, sent ...

Brady Opening Statement at Full Committee Markup of Tax Legislation

June 20, 2019 — In Case You Missed It...

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at a Full Committee Markup of Tax Legislation. CLICK HERE to watch the markup. Remarks as prepared for delivery: "Thank you, Chairman ...

Brady Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing on The 2019 Trade Policy Agenda

June 19, 2019 — In Case You Missed It...

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at a Full Committee Hearing on The 2019 Trade Policy Agenda: Negotiations with China, Japan, the EU, and UK; new NAFTA/USMCA; U.S. Participation in the WTO; and other matters. Before the start of today’s hearing, Rep. Brady and the top Republican ...

Brady Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing on Pathways to Universal Health Coverage

June 12, 2019 — In Case You Missed It...

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at a Full Committee Hearing on Pathways to Universal Health Coverage. Before the start of today’s hearing, Rep. Brady and the top Republican on the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Devin Nunes (R-CA) sent a