Roundtable

ADVISORY: Republican Meeting: “Building on Welfare Reform’s Success in Lifting Americans Out of Poverty – Rather Than Move Backward”

July 15, 2021 — Blog

In recognition of the 25th anniversary of successful bipartisan welfare reform in 1996 that created Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN), Republican Leader for the Worker and Family Support Subcommittee, will host a virtual roundtable titled "Building on Welfare Reform's Success in Lifting ...

Democrats’ Supercharged Death Tax Targets Family-Owned Businesses and Farms, Costing 1 Million Jobs

June 29, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), and top Republican on the Ways and Means Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE), hosted a meeting on Tuesday examining the Biden Administration’s proposal to create a second death tax -- by repealing so-called “stepped-up basis” -- that will harm America’s family farms, ranches, and ...

America’s Main Street Businesses and Workers Need Bipartisan Renewal of Trade Bills

June 23, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Top Republican on the Ways and Means Committee Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Republican Leader of the Trade Subcommittee Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL) hosted a Republican Meeting with small businesses owners and manufacturers who are suffering because of the expiration of GSP and MTB – two job-creating trade programs.   Despite a long tradition of bipartisan support, ...

New Bill Helps Small Businesses Suffering Under Democrats’ Trade Moratorium

June 22, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) and top Republican for the Trade Subcommittee Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL) introduced the bipartisan Trade Preferences and American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act to build upon the success of USMCA and renew trade programs to protect U.S. workers and small businesses. This legislation improves and ...

Unchecked Unemployment Insurance: Taxpayers Are on the Hook for $60 Billion (and Counting) in Fraud 

May 10, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Democrats’ expanded unemployment benefits are subjecting the American people to rampant fraud, according to experts at a public Ways and Means panel hosted by Republican Leader for the Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support, Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN).   Rep. Walorski introduced the panel by saying: “Generous unemployment benefits put in place by the CARES ...