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  • Results of the Tax Cuts are In: Reduced Opportunity Costs and Increased Tax Savings
    Posted in In The News on April 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    USA Business Radio There has been a great deal of discussion about the pros and cons of the tax cuts of 2018. Finally, this year is the first in which Americans filed their tax returns since implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and the results are becoming clear. Under this tax code, the standard deduction was approximately doubled and income tax rates were lowered across the board, positively impacting every group. The Child Tax Credit was doubled and made available to more families; th... Read more

  • Leading House Republican Makes Case for “Opportunity Zones”
    Posted in In The News on April 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, Your Taxes

    USA Daily Post Today, the leading Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) weighed in after the Treasury Department released additional proposed regulations regarding “Opportunity Zones,” a provision of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Brady was a leading architect and champion of that act. “Since the GOP Tax Cuts were signed into law, this economy continues to soar across every corner of our country. More folks are working, paychecks are growing, and communities left behind... Read more

  • A Battle Brews Over Texas Central Rail’s Efforts to Reopen Federal Proceedings
    Posted in In The News on April 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    USA Daily Post In a letter to Chairman of the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB), Ann Begeman, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) and Congressman Ron Wright (TX-06) voice strong opposition to Texas Central Rail’s (TCR) petition to reopen proceedings regarding the STB authority over the High-Speed Rail project between Houston and Dallas. “While I support infrastructure improvements that address the dynamic growth of Texas, I remain opposed to the Texas High Speed Rail as currently proposed as i... Read more

  • Trump’s New Executive Orders Promote Energy, Receives Praise from Senior Republican
    Posted in In The News on April 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    USA Daily Chronicle This week, Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to President Trump signing two executive orders in Texas to streamline Federal Processes surrounding energy infrastructure development: “Texas is growing, and we need to ensure that our energy infrastructure is keeping up with our expansion. These executive orders to remove burdensome red-tape and improve energy infrastructure will create more jobs for hard-working Texans, provide affordabl... Read more

  • Sanders Calls for End of Private Health Care, This Leading Republican Fires Back
    Posted in In The News on April 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    USA Business Radio Recently the leading Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) revamped “Medicare for All” plan: “Today’s standard bearer for the Democrat party renewed his demand to deny families the good health care plans they receive at work while jeopardizing the Medicare seniors enjoy today – and dozens of Democrats are eagerly lining up to join him for this dangerous socialist experimen... Read more

  • US House Pursues Bipartisan Approach on Prescription Prices
    Posted in In The News on April 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    USA Daily Post Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) is leading the charge among members of the US House of Representatives in pursuit of sweeping legislation to address the problem of outrageous drug problems. He is the ranking Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee. In an opening statement earlier this morning, Brady told members of the media including USA Daily Post: “Nine years after the Affordable Care Act was signed into law, health care still remains the number one concern of Americans across... Read more

  • House Passage of New Legislation is First Step in Serious IRS Reform and Redesign
    Posted in In The News on April 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    The Daily Blaze Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the House passed the Taxpayer First Act, bipartisan legislation to redesign the Internal Revenue Service for the first time in over two decades: “With a new tax code, it is time for a new tax administrator. I applaud the House for passing the Taxpayer First Act – a bold step to redesign the IRS to be an agency with one singular mission: putting taxpayers first... Read more

  • The Brady Briefing: “A Dangerous Precedent,” Abortion Survival Protection, ICE, IRS Reform, and More
    Posted in In The News on April 8, 2019 | Preview rr

    USA Daily Times Since day one, Democrats in Congress have been rushing to impeachment. After Robert Mueller reported there was no collusion between Russia and President Trump’s campaign, they immediately jumped to their next fishing expedition – President Trump’s tax returns. The request from the Democratic Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal is an abuse of his authority. It could set a dangerous precedent that weaponizes our tax code and endangers privacy rights. If Congress has the ... Read more

  • Cong. Brady on the Army Corps of Engineers Post-Harvey Efforts
    Posted in In The News on April 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    The Times USA This week, Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) hosted members of the Army Corps of Engineers Galveston in his Washington, D.C. office to get an update on recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey and talk about ongoing local projects. Colonel Lars Zetterstrom provided details on the work being done to rebuild and to prevent similar results from future storms. Accompanying Colonel Zetterstrom were Colonel Timothy Vail, Operations Division Chief Joe Hrametz, and Deputy Chief Project Manageme... Read more

  • Are Congressional Democrats Trying to “Weaponize” the US Tax Code?
    Posted in In The News on April 3, 2019 | Preview rr

    USA Daily Post The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) sent the following letter to Treasury Security Steven Mnuchin after House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) requested six years of the President’s tax returns. Rep. Brady wrote to Secretary Mnuchin: “Weaponizing our nation’s tax code by targeting political foes sets a dangerous precedent and weakens Americans’ privacy rights. As you know, by law all Americans have a fundamental right to... Read more