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Brady Statement on August 2019 Jobs Report

September 06, 2019 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the Labor Department’s August 2019 jobs report: “This is an economy where the American worker is in charge.  Paychecks continue to grow and more and more people, who for too long have been stuck on ...

Brady Speaks at Rice University on USMCA and the Freedom to Trade

September 05, 2019 — Op-eds and Speeches

Houston, TX -- Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) spoke at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy to discuss the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and the future of trade. Remarks as prepared for delivery:  "Thank you, Director Payan, for the kind ...

Spending, Not Tax Cuts, Driving National Deficits

August 22, 2019 — Blog

Without evidence, Bloomberg news claimed that the “2017 tax overhaul . . . is hurtling the budget deficit toward $1 trillion territory.”  The financial news site went on to say that the “law largely rewarded the wealthy and corporations.” It takes a lot of courage to make two grossly ...

Another Democrat Pledges to Take Away Your Money

August 14, 2019 — Blog

The Economy: Following President Trump signing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law, the U.S. economy continues to defy expectations. Paychecks are up 3.2 percent – the 12th straight month where year-over-year wages gains clocked in above 3 percent. Unemployment is at 3.7 percent – a near 50-year low. Small business optimism ...

A Bipartisan Agreement: It’s Time to Pass USMCA

August 13, 2019 — Blog

Today, wages are rising, small businesses are optimistic, and the U.S. economy continues to add jobs at a healthy pace. Under our new tax code, folks have more money in their pockets to spend on what they see fit, and local businesses are expanding like never before.  And to maintain our strong economy, it is not enough to simply buy American – our businesses must also be able to sell ...

Brady Statement on Marchant’s Announcement to Retire

August 05, 2019 — Press Releases

The Woodlands, TX – The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-TX) announced his decision to retire at the end of the 116th Congress: “I’ve had the privilege of serving with Kenny Marchant both in the Texas House and the U.S. House.  ...

‘The 99% Get a Bigger Raise’

July 31, 2019 — Blog

Wall Street Journal The 99% Get a Bigger Raise By Editorial Board July 30, 2019 New data show much faster growth in wages and incomes. Political discourse nowadays is enough to depress anyone, and the media don’t help by ...