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Brady Statement on Pakistan/Afghanistan Recovery Opportunity Zones Bill

June 10, 2009 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Brady, Ranking Member of the House Ways & Means Trade Subcommittee, issued the following statement regarding the Pakistan Enduring Assistance and Cooperation Enhancement Act (H.R. 1886): “While I commend the idea of encouraging trade and investment in the volatile Pakistan-Afghanistan region, I have ...

Opening Statement of Ranking Member John Linder (R-GA) Ways and Means Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support Hearing on Proposals to Provide Federal Funding for Early Childhood Home Visitation Programs

June 09, 2009 — Opening Statements

(Remarks as Prepared)Today’s hearing offers a timely reminder of the difference between the fantasyland of Washington, D.C. and the reality of the rest of America. Here in fantasyland, we’ll discuss adding one more multi-billion dollar entitlement program.  This would be on top of ...

Top Republicans Ask Chairmen For Health Reform Hearings

June 09, 2009 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON – The three top Republican members of the House Education and Labor, Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means committees today asked the respective chairmen to hold bipartisan hearings on the health care reform legislation from which Democrats have excluded their Republican counterparts.U.S. Reps. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon, R-Calif., ranking member of Education ...

MedPAC Data Calls into Question Adequacy of Government-Run Plans

June 08, 2009 — The Prescription Pad

Ways and Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) today highlighted data from a 2008 Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) report showing more than 90 percent of seniors enrolled in the government-run Medicare program are enrolled in additional health care coverage.“Supporters of government-run health ...

CBO Confirms: Every American Will Pay Democrats’ Energy Taxes, “Relief” Offered Only to Families Making Under $42,000 and Individuals Earning Under $23,000

June 08, 2009 — Press Releases

Washington, DC – Ways and Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) today issued the following statement and highlighted facts from a non-partisan Congressional Budget Office analysis of H.R. 2454, the Democrat legislation designed to increase energy prices in the United States.  “The facts are plain and clear: Democrats in Congress are breaking the President’s pledge not to raise ...