Press Releases

Rep. Buchanan: First Priority for Workers is Job-Creating Policies; TAA Reforms Needed

March 04, 2021 — Blog

Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL), Republican Leader of the Subcommittee on Trade for the House Committee on Ways and Means, kicked off Thursday's hearing on Trade Adjustment Assistance making several major points: Rep. Buchanan expressed disappointment that Congress allowed key programs to lapse at the end of last year. "Whereas TAA helps address problems when workers lose their jobs, GSP and ...

Rep. Nunes at Vaccine Hearing: Four Priorities to Build on Warp Speed Success

February 26, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON--Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), Republican Leader of the Subcommittee on Health for the Committee on Ways and Means, highlighted the remarkable success of the Trump Administration-led initiative to accelerate and facilitate the aggressive development and manufacturing of COVID-19 vaccines during Friday's hearing on "

If CBO is Right, Democrats Should Prioritize Jobs and Crushing Covid

February 25, 2021 — Blog

The Takeaway: President Biden and congressional Democrats should prioritize our economic recovery by focusing on helping workers and families get back to work and crushing the virus. The “stronger” than expected projections in CBO’s latest report show we can do both—otherwise those groups who are historically at an economic disadvantage will fall behind. Key ...

Brady Introduces U.S. Trade Rep-Nominee Katherine Tai at Senate Hearing

February 25, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON--Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX-08) introduced Katherine Tai, a longtime trade counsel for the Committee on Ways and Means, as the nominee for U.S. Trade Representative before the Senate Committee on Finance. His remarks, paired with Ways and Means Chairman Richie Neal (D-MA), emphasized bipartisan support for Tai's nomination based on her qualifications and the ...

Bipartisan W&M Committee Leaders Ask IRS to Assist Victims of Identity Theft

February 24, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC—House Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX), Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), Oversight Subcommittee Republican Leader Mike Kelly (R-PA), Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Republican Leader Jackie Walorski (R-IN), and Worker and Family Support Subcommittee ...