Press Releases

Republicans Provided Major Student Loan Relief in CARES

May 19, 2020 — Blog

Democrats’ partisan $3 trillion bill put before the House last week ignored the massive support for student loan relief achieved by Republicans in the CARES Act. Republicans support helping students and recent graduates nationwide ease student loan burdens and providing financial assistance during this cash-flow crisis. Here’s what ...

Have Questions About Economic Impact Payments? The IRS Is Eager To Take Your Call.

May 19, 2020 — Blog

Key points: -The IRS started adding thousands of employees to take calls and answer questions regarding “Economic Impact Payments.” -This new effort will help Americans who may have questions get answers quickly. Details: As part of the CARES Act, most Americans received payments of up to $1,200 from the IRS. This was cash assistance to give families a ...

Good News: Local Governments Can Now Receive More Cash from Federal Reserve

May 18, 2020 — Blog

Key points: -The Federal Reserve today opened up their Municipal Liquidity Facility program. -This is an open program that any qualifying state or local government can apply to using an online form to receive cash assistance from the Nation’s federal bank. Details: President Trump and Congress acted at unprecedented speed to provide financial assistance ...

As State Governments Hold on to Coronavirus Funds, Speaker Pelosi Wants Another $1.5 Trillion for State Bailouts

May 15, 2020 — Blog

Congress has provided major support for state and local governments with over $760 billion in aid and the Federal Reserve’s $500 billion lending facility. Yet before this aid has been completely distributed—or evaluated—Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats want to throw more than $1.5 trillion more at state governments. Americans Support Coronavirus Relief, Not Bailouts for State ...

Brady: “This bill guarantees a prolonged recession.”

May 15, 2020 — Blog

WASHINGTON — The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered the following remarks on the House floor in opposition to Speaker Pelosi's $3 trillion "Careless" Act. Remarks as prepared for delivery:  "What are we doing here? "Our nation is ...

As Democrats Prioritize Millionaires, President Continues Push Toward Cure

May 15, 2020 — Blog

Key Points: -The President announced “Operation Warp Speed” today. This is a new initiative to “accelerate the development, manufacturing, and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics (medical countermeasures).” -The Operation seeks to have “substantial quantities of a safe and effective vaccine” against COVID-19 by January 2021. The ...