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  • Leaders in House and Senate Discuss Senate Finance Committee Approval of USMCA
    Posted in In The News on January 10, 2020 | Preview rr

    USA Daily Chronicles Recently, the leading Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the Senate Finance Committee approved the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): “The Senate Finance Committee’s strong vote in favor of advancing USMCA to the Senate floor is a significant milestone. This new trade deal ensures America will continue to improve American lives and provide new jobs and growth. I commend Chairman Grassley ... Read more

  • Brady, Walden, Foxx, Collins Push Bipartisan Plan to Lower Drug Costs
    Posted in In The News on January 2, 2020 | Preview rr

    The Times USA The GOP leader of the House Ways and Means Committee, Kevin Brady (R-TX), Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR), Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC), and Judiciary Committee Republican Leader Doug Collins (R-GA) slammed Speaker Pelosi for politicizing the drug pricing debate in Congress and not supporting bipartisan solutions to lower drug costs for Americans without limiting access to cures. “Americans pay too much for ... Read more

  • Senior Republican Discusses WTO Resolution and USMCA Implementing Legislation
    Posted in In The News on December 19, 2019 | Preview rr

    USA Daily Chronicles The leading Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at a Full Committee Markup of WTO Resolution and USMCA Implementing Legislation. Remarks as prepared for delivery: “Thank you, Chairman Neal. “It goes without question, USMCA is a sorely needed modernization of NAFTA. It has been over 25 years since we updated our trading relationship with Mexico and Canada, and a lot has changed since then. “We didn’t ha... Read more

  • Democrat and GOP Ways and Means Leaders Announce Agreement on Surprise Billing
    Posted in In The News on December 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    USA Daily Chronicles Recently the lead Republican on the Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) announced that they have reached an agreement on a strategy for the Committee to pursue in addressing the nation’s surprise medical billing crisis. The members’ plan puts patients first, requiring enhanced consumer protections, transparency, and explanations of benefits. The Ways and Means approach respects the private market dynamics b... Read more

  • Senior Republican Speaks in Opposition to Partisan Drug Pricing Bill Before the House Rules Committee
    Posted in In The News on December 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    The Times USA Last Week, the leading Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered the following remarks at the House Rules Committee hearing on H.R. 3, Speaker Pelosi’s Fewer Cures Act. Remarks as Prepared for Delivery: “Thank you, Chairman McGovern and Ranking Member Cole. “At the start of this year, Speaker Pelosi pledged to us and to the American people ‘that this Congress will be transparent, bipartisan and unifying.’ “Yet I come here today, before this histo... Read more

  • Senior Republican Leads Effort to Support Rural Schools and Communities
    Posted in In The News on December 16, 2019 | Preview rr

    USA Daily Chronicles Recently Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after sending a letter to Congressional Leadership urging them to reauthorize the Secure Rural Schools and Communities (SRS) program: “There are approximately 675,000 acres of the National Forest System in Texas, and the Eighth Congressional District alone is home to both the Sam Houston and Davy Crockett National Forests. Unfortunately, because of the decrease in timber revenue, the rural communities b... Read more

  • GOP Plan to Lower Drug Costs
    Posted in In The News on December 10, 2019 | Preview rr

    USA Daily Times Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX), Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR), Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC), and Judiciary Committee Republican Leader Doug Collins (R-GA) today released legislation – the Lower Costs, More Cures Act (H.R. 19) – to lower drug costs for Americans without limiting access to cures. “Americans pay too much for prescription drugs and it’s not right – Congress nee... Read more

  • Leading House Republicans Discuss USMCA Agreement
    Posted in In The News on December 10, 2019 | Preview rr

    USA Daily Chronicle Today, the leading Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) and the top Republican on the Trade Subcommittee Vern Buchanan (R-FL) released the following statements after President Trump and Congress reached an agreement on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): “President Trump and Amb. Lighthizer have fought hard and delivered on their promise for a pro-growth and modern trade pact with our North American neighbors, after much delay by ... Read more

  • BRADY BRIEFING: The Economy Continues to Smash Expectations
    Posted in In The News on December 10, 2019 | Preview rr

    USA Daily Times The Brady Briefing is a regular feature of USA Daily Times. By U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) The November Jobs report is out, and the U.S. economy continues to smash expectations. 266,000 jobs were added in November, and the unemployment rate remains at a 50-year low. Plus, the amount of jobs created in September and October were revised upward by 41,000. This is all part of the positive economic trend we’ve seen since the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Despite the s... Read more

  • Congressman Brady Leads Bipartisan Texas Delegation Members to Call for Immediate Passage of USMCA
    Posted in In The News on December 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    Recently Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) joined Congressmen Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and Jodey Arrington (TX-19) to lead a bipartisan group of Texas representatives outside the U.S. Capitol to emphasize the importance of trade to the state of Texas and to call for the immediate passage of the United States – Mexico – Canada agreement (USMCA). Joining Congressmen Brady and Cuellar were Representatives Gohmert (TX-1), Crenshaw (TX-2), Taylor (TX-3), Wright (TX-6), Conaway (TX-11), Granger (TX-12), We... Read more