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Brady: Top Priority is To Get People Back to Work

December 28, 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 during debate of the CASH Act: Remarks As Prepared for Delivery:  "Since last fall, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Washington Democrats refused to accept a bipartisan COVID relief bill, insisting on more than $3 ...

Brady: President Trump puts Americans first with relief and reforms

December 28, 2020 — Coronavirus Bulletin

WASHINGTON--Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX-08) released the following statement on the President's signing of the coronavirus relief package along with the annual spending bill. "After months of Speaker Pelosi stalling Covid relief ahead of the election, I applaud President Trump's decision to sign this long-overdue relief. This bipartisan bill will succeed in protecting ...

Over $20K for Families Since April Under Trump’s Leadership

December 23, 2020 — Blog

With an average family of four receiving over $20,000 in direct aid, on top of billions in dollars for relief, President Trump and Congressional Republicans were able to deliver for families and small businesses in the year-end COVID-19 relief and additional spending package.

THREE YEARS OF THE TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT

December 22, 2020 — Blog

December 22, 2017. After the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1 – The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the legislation was signed into law by the President. This was the first rewrite of our nation’s tax code in over 31 years. The goal? To change the trajectory of the economy. To grow jobs, raise paychecks, and make America the most competitive economy in the world. Here is what ...

Neal, Brady: This Bipartisan Agreement Provides Critical Support for American Workers

December 21, 2020 — Coronavirus Bulletin

WASHINGTON—Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) and the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the House passed a year-end funding and COVID relief package: “This bipartisan agreement provides critical support for American workers, families, and small ...

Strong Support for Our Local Doctors in Year-End Package

December 21, 2020 — Blog

Bans Surprise Medical Bills and Creates a Fair Dispute Resolution Process. Protects patients from surprise medical bills while rejecting price setting schemes and attempts to limit providers’ access to arbitration. Explicitly bans the arbiter from considering ...

House Republican Wins in Year-End Package

December 21, 2020 — Blog

House Republicans advanced a number of provisions and reforms that empower Americans: BIG Wins for Patients with Ban on Surprise Medical Bills. When patients visit the ER or have a scheduled medical procedure, they will no longer receive surprise bills. And, for the ...

Q&A: Economic Impact Payments

December 21, 2020 — Blog

The bill includes a second round of Economic Impact Payments for Americans. This post answers some frequently asked questions about these new checks. For information regarding the previous round of Economic Impact Payments please click here. How will these new payments work? ...

Stopping Payments to Dead People

December 21, 2020 — Blog

This is a joint document provided by the Committees on Ways and Means and Oversight and Government Reform.  Topline: In order to stop payments to dead people, this legislation will remove hurdles to reducing improper payments. Background: The Social Security Administration (SSA) collects death information in order to accurately administer its ...