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  • What Pro-Growth Tax Reform Means for Workers and Families
    Posted in In The News on April 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    With another stressful Tax Day behind us, House Republicans are continuing to move full steam ahead on our plan to completely overhaul America’s broken tax code. We are taking historic action to unleash historic growth—of jobs, wages, and our economy—that vaults America back into the lead pack among our global competitors. Our Tax Reform Blueprint will dramatically lower tax rates for workers, families, and job creators; eliminate special interest loopholes; repeal uncompetitive taxes like the “... Read more

  • Congressman Kevin Brady Calls for End of “Made in America” Tax
    Posted in In The News on April 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    By USDR. Yesterday, the Tax Foundation released new state-by-state figures showing that the House tax reform Blueprint would create roughly 1.7 million new full time American jobs, including more than 140,000 in Texas. As Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) explains in an op-ed this morning for the Orlando Sentinel, incorporating “border adjustability” as part of pro-growth tax reform – a move that will finally end the “Made in America” tax – is essential to job creation, higher wages, an... Read more

  • House Leader Calls for DOJ to Take “Fresh Look” at Lois Lerner
    Posted in In The News on April 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    By USABR: Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Tax Policy Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling on the Department of Justice to review evidence that Lois Lerner, the former IRS Exempt Organizations Division Director under the Obama Administration, broke the law to target Americans for their political beliefs. Despite clear evidence of criminal misconduct and a Committee referral to the Department of Justice fo... Read more

  • Opinion: U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady Discusses Tax Day and More
    Posted in In The News on April 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    Written By: Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) "This week is the worst week of the year for many Americans. It is the annual hassle to find the documents and paperwork to file your IRS tax return – this year due by Tuesday, April 18. It takes Americans 8.9 billion – that’s billion, not million – hours to comply with IRS paperwork according to the Office of Information & Regulatory Affairs. This is the same as having 4.3 million full-time workers doing nothing all year but gathering tax return paper... Read more

  • WBAP: Rep. Kevin Brady on WBAP with Chris Salcedo
    Posted in In The News on April 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    CLICK HERE to listen to U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady discuss tax reform and health care reform with Chris Salcedo. Read more

  • GOP calls for IRS Commissioner Koskinen to be fired
    Posted in In The News on April 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity for pro-growth tax reform, and we need a willing partner at the IRS to implement it. That partner is not John Koskinen. Read more

  • TFB members take on Washington, D.C.
    Posted in In The News on April 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    TEXAS - The voices of Texas farmers, ranchers and small business owners are being heard in Washington, D.C. A group of Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) members from across the state traveled to our nation’s capital this week to urge their respective lawmakers to consider Texas agriculture throughout the legislative session. “We hear it from the Congressmen themselves and we hear it from our U.S. senators that they want to talk to their constituents. They want to talk to people who are actually doing the ... Read more

  • Trump Signs Cruz-Brady bill to expand drug testing of unemployment benefit applicants
    Posted in In The News on March 31, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday signed legislation backed by two Texas Republicans that will allow states to expand the pool of applicants for unemployment benefits who can be drug tested. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and Rep. Kevin Brady of The Woodlands, nullifies a Labor Department rule that went into effect in September limiting drug tests to applicants who had a job that does regular drug screenings. “Under the previous administration, the Department of Labor ... Read more

  • CEO Makes the Case for Ending the "Made in America" Tax in the New York Times
    Posted in In The News on March 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    Opinion Page: New York Times Read more

  • Trump threatens to leave ObamaCare in place if repeal bill fails
    Posted in In The News on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Trump threatens to leave ObamaCare in place if repeal bill fails Author: Scott Wong President Trump warned House Republicans on Thursday that he will leave ObamaCare in place unless they approve legislation to repeal and replace it. Trump officials meeting with the House GOP conference said Trump is done negotiating over the legislation, which was set to come up for a vote Thursday but was delayed. Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, a former member of the House Freedom Caucus that has been negotiati... Read more