Press Releases

Rep. Brady, Sen. Daines Introduce Welfare Reform Legislation

March 14, 2019 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) introduced H.R. 1753, the Jobs and Opportunity with Benefits and Services (JOBS) for Success Act.  This legislation is focused on reforming the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program – a federal welfare program that offers ...

February Jobs Report: Jobs Down, But Wages Up with Biggest Gains Since 2009

March 08, 2019 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the Labor Department’s February 2019 jobs report: “Jobs numbers were lower than expected, but wage growth just keeps getting better.  Wages are rising for workers at their fastest pace in a ...

Brady Laments France Digital Tax Proposal

March 06, 2019 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after France announced intentions to implement a digital tax aimed at technology companies: “My view has remained consistent: new taxes targeted at cross-border digital services directly target U.S. ...

Brady Lauds Strong Year of U.S. Economic Growth

February 28, 2019 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement after the Bureau of Economic Analysis released its report on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the fourth quarter of 2018: “Before tax reform, Democrats throughout Washington, D.C. told the American people that ...

Brady Applauds WTO Victory for U.S. Farmers Against Chinese Cheating

February 28, 2019 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the top Republican on the Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement after the United States won a dispute ruling against China at the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding Chinese agriculture subsidies: “I commend President Trump and USTR’s legal team for an important win in this ...

Brady: Democrat “Medicare for All” Proposal Would Kick 158 Million Workers Off Their Health Insurance

February 27, 2019 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after House Democrats released a bill stripping all hard-working Americans of their health care freedom: “Congress can’t even keep its doors open, now Democrats want to put Washington in absolute control of ...

Brady, Neal Statement on Bipartisan Commitment to Lower Drug Prices

February 12, 2019 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the top Republican on the Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) released the following statement ahead of a Full Committee Hearing on The Cost of Rising Prescription Drug Prices: “We agree that the time is now to take meaningful action to lower the ...

Tax Reform Keeps Delivering: Job Growth Marches On, Wages Hit 11-Year High

February 01, 2019 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the top Republican on the Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the Labor Department’s January 2019 jobs report: “While Democrats continue to debate how high they are willing to tax families, the GOP Tax Cuts keep paying real, measurable dividends for American ...

Brady Opening Statement at Hearing on Protecting Americans With Pre-Existing Conditions

January 29, 2019 — Opening Statements

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 Protecting Americans With Pre-Existing Conditions. 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