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  • Brady: Gov. Abbott Opened a “Big Can of Common Sense” on How to Reopen Economy Safely
    Posted in In The News on May 6, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, COVID-19

    The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) joined Brian Kilmeade on FOX News Radio to talk about COVID – 19 and the steps Texas is taking to safely reopen while keeping maximum pressure on the virus, stating that Governor Abbott “opened a big can of common sense on how you reopen these businesses.” CLICK HERE to listen to the full interview. On reopening Texas: “Texas is reopening safely. We are the second largest state for population in the country, but just nin... Read more

  • Brady Talks GDP Report on Fox Business
    Posted in In The News on April 29, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, COVID-19

    On today's report: “These numbers today are a bit heartbreaking from the standpoint of the virus that turned the strongest, most competitive economy in the world in January and February on its head. But it also tells us how important it is for us to reopen safely, as health conditions permit." "From that standpoint, I think Congress ought to be looking at what more do we need to do, as we keep maximum pressure on the virus, to reopen in a way that’s safe and healthy for their workers and for the... Read more

  • Brady on Breitbart News Sunday: We Must Reopen Our Economy in a “Smart” Way to Help Workers
    Posted in In The News on April 28, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, COVID-19

    CLICK HERE to listen to the full interview. Key excerpts: “In many regions, not all, but in many we’re seeing a flattening of that curve. Governors, some, are starting to reopen their economy and they’re doing it the right way, applying full pressure on the virus but allowing businesses to reopen safely and in a healthy way for their workers and their customers.” “I think that’s crucial to do both, I don’t think it’s a choice. We often hear from liberals that it’s our livelihoods or our lives, ... Read more

  • Congressman Brady on KTRH
    Posted in In The News on April 16, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, COVID-19

    Today, Congressman Kevin Brady joined KTRH news to discuss the next round of stimulus legislation, how thePaycheck Protection Program is supporting Texas workers, and how Texas is correctly addressing a spike in cases. Click here or above to listen to the full interview. On the next stimulus package: “This time I don’t see trillions of dollars in new spending here. It’s about what we do to keep the pressure on the virus, to keep accelerating those vaccines, and to help people return to their li... Read more

  • Brady on NBC: Congress need to replenish PPP funds now.
    Posted in In The News on April 16, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, COVID-19

    House Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) joined NBC to talk about the importance of replenishing the Paycheck Protection Program in order to support America’s small businesses and their workers. The Small Business Administration announced this morning that, in the wake of Democrats continued delay, the PPP has now run out of money: Why Congress must continue to support small businesses: “There is a lot more work to do, including the need to replenish these funds. ...Congress rea... Read more

  • Brady on Fox & Friends: "Our small businesses can't wait."
    Posted in In The News on April 9, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, COVID-19

    House Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) joined Fox and Friends to talk about the need to approve the President’s call for $251 billion more for the Paycheck Protection Program to help America’s small businesses: On helping small businesses: “The focus right now ought to be on our small businesses. More than half of American workers work in small businesses.” “The need is there, or we wouldn’t have literally hundreds of thousands of local businesses seeking those loans.” “The Tr... Read more

  • Brady: Our Economy is Going to Have a Strong Rebound
    Posted in In The News on April 6, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: COVID-19

    Yesterday, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) joined Greg Groogin on Fox 26 Houston to discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on the economy, and what we can expect moving forward. Click here or below to watch the full interview. On the economic impact of COVID-19: “There's no question the Coronavirus has hit us hard, doubly hard, both on healthcare and our economy. The jobless numbers are harsh and they're going to get tougher here over the next few weeks… but we came into this as the strongest econo... Read more

  • Brady Supports President’s Decision to Give Taxpayers the Option to Extend Tax Filings to July 15
    Posted in In The News on March 20, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    THE WOODLANDS, TX -- The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced President Trump’s decision to move the deadline for tax filing to July 15. Taxpayers can still file their taxes and seek a refund now. “I applaud the President and Secretary Mnuchin for extending further relief to families and businesses. This is smart and measured leadership in the face of the novel coronavirus. “Whil... Read more

  • Senior House Republican Praises Fed Action on Coronavirus
    Posted in In The News on March 4, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: COVID-19

    The Daily Blaze The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the Federal Reserve announced its decision to lower interest rates: “I appreciate the Fed’s action to safeguard the gains we’ve made in the face of challenges, and urge my fellow Democrats to reconsider their plans to raise taxes. America’s economy is more resilient thanks to the pro-growth economic reforms put in place by President Trump and congressional Republican... Read more

  • 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