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  • ICYMI: Congressman Brady on the Sam Malone Show
    Posted in In The News on August 14, 2020 | Preview rr

    ICYMI: Congressman Kevin Brady joined the Sam Malone Show on AM 1070 The Answer, where he discussed the next round of stimulus negotiations, President Trump’s recent Executive Orders, Biden’s VP pick Kamala Harris, and how a Biden Presidency would hurt the economy. Click here or above to listen to the full interview. On the next stimulus negotiations: "The truth is the Democrat’s bill – what does marijuana banking, early release of criminals etc. what does that have to do with getting people bac... Read more

  • Brady in National Review: Next Package Should Prioritize Growth & Medical Independence from China
    Posted in In The News on August 3, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, COVID-19

    CLICK HERE to read the full op-ed. Following the largest emergency aid package in American history, Congress is working to craft a smaller, more targeted follow-on package to help accelerate a return to healthy lives and a healthy economy. The May and June monthly jobs reports smashed expectations, but the U.S. faces immediate economic headwinds from COVID flare-ups, extended lockdowns by Democratic governors and mayors, looting and violence in major cities, and uncertainty about the economic re... Read more

  • ICYMI: Congressman Brady on KTRH
    Posted in In The News on July 24, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, Spending Reform, COVID-19

    ICYMI: Congressman Kevin Brady joined KTRH news to discuss the next round of stimulus legislation, his actions to make sure Congressional funding gets to local communities, the President's efforts to uphold law and order, and the importance of wearing masks. Click here or above to listen to the full interview. On the next stimulus package: “It’s important Congress does not go on a huge spending spree. The truth is we’ve already spent over three trillion dollars, much of which hasn’t yet been spe... Read more

  • MUST READ: Brady says hospitals remain ‘over prepared’ as COVID-19 surge continues
    Posted in In The News on July 9, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: COVID-19

    The Conroe Courier By Catherine Dominguez July 8, 2020. CLICK HERE to read the full article. U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady addressed hospital capacity amid the COVID-19 pandemic Wednesday calling the health care system “over prepared” as the spike in cases continues. While numbers originally leveled off as Gov. Greg Abbott rolled out his phased plan to reopen the state, Brady said the Houston region is and continues to see a “flare up.” Abbott has since put a hold on his reopen plan. “It’s impor... Read more

  • Brady on Squawk Box Discussing Reopening Economy, Return-to-Work Bonus
    Posted in In The News on July 6, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, COVID-19

    House Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) joined CNBC’s “Squawk Box” to talk about last week’s encouraging jobs report, how we can continue to support local businesses, and helping workers return to work safely. Key excerpts: “We are fortunate that the reopening states have some of the lowest COVID fatalities per person. Of the top ten states, the safest rates are in Texas, California, Florida, Georgia and Arizona. The deadliest COVID rates are in the lockdown states; New York, ... Read more

  • ?Paycheck Protection Program Deadline Extended
    Posted in In The News on July 6, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, COVID-19

    Important update for small businesses: the deadline to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has been extended. Starting today, July 6th, small businesses can once again apply for loans through the PPP.The new deadline to apply for a Paycheck Protection Program loan is August 8, 2020.Already, more than 4.8 million PPP applications have been approved for a total of more than $521 billion in relief loans. WATCH: Congressman Brady explains why the Paycheck Protection Program is crucial t... Read more

  • Congressman Brady on Houston Newsmakers
    Posted in In The News on June 30, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, COVID-19

    Congressman Kevin Brady joined KPRC's Khambrel Marshall on Houston Newsmakers to discuss Texas' response to COVID-19, the need to get unemployed American back to work, and what Republicans are doing to enact meaningful police reforms. Click here or above to watch to the full interview. On Texas’ Smart Response to COVID-19: I think we really have to refocus on what we know works – like social distancing, personal hygiene, self-monitoring, and the masks that helps protect others. We’ve been reall... Read more

  • Congressman Brady on the Sam Malone Show
    Posted in In The News on June 2, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, COVID-19

    Today, Congressman Kevin Brady joined the Sam Malone Show to discuss the right to peacefully protest, how Texas is recovering from COVID-19, and new legislation he introduced to ensure rural communities get the federal funding they need. Click here or above to listen to the full interview. On the death of George Floyd, and the need for Americans to protest peacefully: "It does make you angry, watching that video. I mean, there is a lot of pain… but boy I just don’t think the violence makes that ... Read more

  • Brady Intros Bill Demanding States Allow Small Cities and Rural Governments to Receive COVID-19 Relief Funds
    Posted in In The News on June 1, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: COVID-19

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) introduced legislation demanding states do as Congress intended: Stop hoarding federal Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) and distribute the money to those rural communities and smaller cities and towns that need it most. Upon introduction of the legislation, Rep. Brady released the following statement: “Congress was clear: relief funds given to states in the CARES Act were intended to be shared wit... Read more

  • Brady Discusses Return to Work Bonus Proposal on Squawk Box
    Posted in In The News on May 29, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, COVID-19

    House Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) joined CNBC’s “Squawk Box” to talk about how we help Americans get back to work through a “return to work” bonus. Key excerpts: “We think the focus ought to be making sure these 40 million Americans aren’t permanently unemployed. One of the keys is to get them back to work in a safe, healthy environment. We think a return to work bonus – that allows workers to keep $1,200, two weeks of their unemployment – for taking that job that they ju... Read more