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  • Brady Bill Blocks Obama-era Regulation
    Posted in Press Releases on February 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the U.S. House passed Congressman Kevin Brady’s legislation to stop an Obama-era Labor Department regulation on unemployment insurance benefits. U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) issued the following statement: The American people are sick and tired of unaccountable federal bureaucrats abusing their authority to undercut the will of Congress and the American people. This legislation places a check on blatant executive overreach that all but prohibits states from impl... Read more

  • Veterans Come First on Capitol Hill
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. House of Representatives passed a set of bills designed to improve support for Veterans and their employers. Following their passage, U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) issued the following statement: These bills reflect our continued commitment to veterans and the people who support them. This House and President Trump are dedicated to finding new ways to ensure veterans have the assistance they need and to honor those who put our veterans first. BACKGROUND - Bi... Read more

  • Brady on New Iran Sanctions
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement on President Trump's decision to impose new sanctions on Iran. Iran's latest ballistic missile test was a deliberate and alarming act. I support President Trump's swift action to impose sanctions and hold Iran accountable. As Iran continues to challenge us, and our ally Israel, with their missile program, America must respond with a loud and clear message that there will be consequences. New sanctions are a start in putting mu... Read more

  • Gorsuch is a Strong Choice for Supreme Court
    Posted in Press Releases on January 31, 2017 | Preview rr

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  • Brady Says NO to Tax Funded Abortions
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

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  • Kari’s Law will make 9-1-1 Work for Everyone
    Posted in Press Releases on January 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Kari’s Law will make 9-1-1 Work for Everyone WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House passed Kari's Law Act 2017 (H.R. 582). This Brady sponsored legislation is designed to prevent another tragedy by requiring all Multi-Line Telephone Systems (MLTS) to have a default setting that allows people to directly dial 9-1-1, without the need for additional digits or prefix. U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement: I am honored to support this bill, in memory of Kari Hunt, so tha... Read more

  • House Fires Down Obama's Midnight Rules
    Posted in Press Releases on January 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the U.S. House passed H.R. 21, the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017, a bill designed to provide greater congressional oversight of burdensome regulations issued during the final days of a president’s term. U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady released the following statement: “This bill gives Congress the power to stop the rush of midnight regulations by the Obama administration, which can reach into a third term without any accountability. I encourage the Senate to act on thi... Read more

  • Protecting Our Borders
    Posted in Press Releases on December 7, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2016. This bipartisan legislation authorizes the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to negotiate alternative financing arrangements for certain services and the construction and maintenance of infrastructure at land ports of entry. U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady released the following statement: “The bill is a solution to help Customs and Border Protection enforce our trade laws, ... Read more

  • Safeguarding America
    Posted in Press Releases on December 2, 2016 | Preview rr

    Safeguarding America For Immediate Release December 2, 2016 Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. House of Representatives passed the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which funds our troops and helps keep Americans safe. The 2017 NDAA provides a firm foundation from which the Trump administration can start restoring our Armed Forces, support our troops and protect our homeland. U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) issued the following statement: “Fully funding the men and women who sacri... Read more

  • Brady Gavels into Second Year as Chair
    Posted in Press Releases on December 2, 2016 | Preview rr

    Brady Gavels into Second Year as Chair Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) was unanimously re-elected to serve as Chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee for the 115th Congress. Chairman Brady issued the following statement: “I’m honored and thrilled to be re-elected to serve as Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee. Most importantly, as Chairman I can lead and shape major policies that can help improve the lives of all Texans, issues I have worked a lifetime o... Read more