Press Releases

Brady Statement in Opposition to Russia Sanctions Disapproval Resolution

January 17, 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 voting against the disapproval resolution on Russia sanctions: “The strongest Russia sanctions are the smart ones.  Adjusting sanctions on companies that help us punish and isolate Russian bad actors ...

Brady Applauds Action to Strengthen Identity Protections for Medicare Beneficiaries

January 16, 2019 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the agency has, three months ahead of schedule, completed the removal of Social Security numbers from Medicare cards. Upon CMS’s announcement, top Republican on the Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement: “I ...

Brady Announces Ways and Means Republican Subcommittee Leaders for 116th Congress

January 16, 2019 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX) today released the following statement as he announced the Subcommittee Ranking Members and Subcommittee assignments for Republican Members of the Committee for the 116th Congress: “Hardworking Americans who were left behind during the previous administration ...

Three Republicans Recommended to Serve on Ways and Means Committee

January 15, 2019 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the House Steering Committee recommended Reps. Jodey Arrington (R-TX), Drew Ferguson (R-GA), and Ron Estes (R-KS) to serve on the Ways and Means Committee: “These three distinguished Members are fantastic choices ...

Brady Statement on House-Passed Extension of TANF

January 14, 2019 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the House unanimously passed H.R. 430, the TANF Extension Act of 2019:  “Today’s passage of this extension of the TANF program is the first ...

Brady Statement on December 2018 Jobs Report

January 04, 2019 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the Labor Department’s December 2018 jobs report: “This is the 12th jobs report following the historic rewrite of our nation’s tax code, and the trend remains the same: strong growth for America.  This is what ...

Brady Announces Senior Staff Changes for Ways and Means

January 02, 2019 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) announced Ways and Means Chief Tax Counsel and Tax Policy Subcommittee Staff Director Barbara Angus will be departing the Committee staff. With Angus’s departure, Randell J. Gartin, current Ways and Means Tax Counsel, will now serve as Ways and Means Republican Chief ...

Brady Releases Discussion Draft of TCJA Technical Corrections

January 02, 2019 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after publishing a discussion draft of the Tax Technical and Clerical Corrections Act: “Following the successful and historic rewrite of our federal tax code, the technical corrections process ensures that the ...

Brady Statement on House Passage of Year-End Tax Package

December 20, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the House passed a year-end tax package that includes tax relief for communities hit by natural disasters, permanent solutions to two temporary tax policies, retirement and savings provisions, relief from multiple Obamacare taxes, bipartisan IRS reform, ...