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If CBO is Right, Democrats Should Prioritize Jobs and Crushing Covid

February 25, 2021 — Blog

The Takeaway: President Biden and congressional Democrats should prioritize our economic recovery by focusing on helping workers and families get back to work and crushing the virus. The “stronger” than expected projections in CBO’s latest report show we can do both—otherwise those groups who are historically at an economic disadvantage will fall behind. Key ...

Brady Introduces U.S. Trade Rep-Nominee Katherine Tai at Senate Hearing

February 25, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON--Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX-08) introduced Katherine Tai, a longtime trade counsel for the Committee on Ways and Means, as the nominee for U.S. Trade Representative before the Senate Committee on Finance. His remarks, paired with Ways and Means Chairman Richie Neal (D-MA), emphasized bipartisan support for Tai's nomination based on her qualifications and the ...

Bipartisan W&M Committee Leaders Ask IRS to Assist Victims of Identity Theft

February 24, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC—House Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX), Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), Oversight Subcommittee Republican Leader Mike Kelly (R-PA), Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Republican Leader Jackie Walorski (R-IN), and Worker and Family Support Subcommittee ...

WSJ Blasts Dems’ $1.9T Bill as a Non-Covid Spending Blowout

February 22, 2021 — Blog

Yet another major newspaper has criticized the Democrats’ $1.9 trillion spending bill that neither prioritizes crushing the virus nor creates jobs. As the Wall Street Journal writes, “most of the blowout is a list of longtime Democratic spending priorities flying under the ...

Brady, Nunes, Reed Call for Investigation Into New York Nursing Home Deaths, Data Cover-Up

February 22, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) sent a letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) calling for an immediate hearing to investigate New York nursing home deaths. The letter was joined by Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Devin Nunes (R-CA) and Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY). In New York, New York Governor Andrew ...

Washington Post: Democrats Are Not Targeting Covid Relief Bill

February 19, 2021 — Blog

Democrats are failing to target their covid relief bill to help those who need it, according to an editorial by The Washington Post. The newspaper's editorial board urges Democrats to provide relief "on the widest bipartisan basis possible," writing "this particular bit of sausage-making ...