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Brady Welcomes Proposed Rule to Enhance Integrity of SNAP

July 23, 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 the United States Department of Agriculture proposed a new rule to repeal the broad-based categorical eligibility policy within the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), that involves taking advantage of state flexibility in ...

Ways and Means Committee Launches Rural and Underserved Communities Health Task Force

July 16, 2019 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Ways and Means Committee announced the creation of the “Rural and Underserved Communities Health Task Force.” A bipartisan group of four co-chairs will lead the new effort: Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH), Rep. Jodey Arrington (R-TX), Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-IL), and Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL). The task force will convene members and experts to discuss the ...

USMCA: Protecting America’s Workers

July 15, 2019 — Blog

The unemployment rate is at a near half-century low.  Wages are surging at their fastest pace in nearly a decade.  And we are seeing an historically high number of job openings, with over 7.3 million jobs available today. Simply put, it is a great time to be an American worker. Workers need Congress to continue this historic economic expansion.  This is why it is vital that we pass the new ...

Another Democrat TCJA Talking Point Debunked

July 12, 2019 — Blog

Taxes.  In 2017, Republicans cut them.  Income tax rates were lowered across the board, family-focused tax credits were drastically expanded, and local businesses are now armed with a competitive tax code that allows them to compete and win. Democrats falsely claimed that the GOP tax cuts only helped those at the top and corporations. Recent data from the Internal Revenue ...

Brady Supports Administration Investigation into French Digital Tax

July 10, 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 the United States Trade Representative announced that the Administration is launching an investigation under Section 301 in response to France’s steps toward implementing a new digital sales tax: “I ...

Brady Statement on White House Action to Promote Kidney Health

July 10, 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 President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order focused on advancing American kidney health: “I applaud the Administration’s initiative on Advancing American Kidney Health and its goal to reduce ...