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  • The Brady Briefing: Trump Economy’s Job Creation Continues to Defy Expectations
    Posted in In The News on May 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    USA Daily Times Joe Biden received a whopping four Pinocchio’s from The Washington Post for claiming that Republican tax cuts only went to corporations and the richest Americans. It’s more of the same Democratic narrative, peddling falsehoods about America’s booming economy. Released last week, the April jobs report crushed all expectations – 263,000 new jobs, the seventh straight month of wage growth, and the lowest unemployment level since 1969. How can Joe Biden and his party of economic deni... Read more

  • Tax Relief for America’s Gold Star Families Receives Bipartisan Support
    Posted in In The News on May 2, 2019 | Preview rr

    USA Daily Post Today, a bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation providing tax relief to children who have lost a parent serving in the military. Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), the leading Republican on the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement upon introduction of the bill: “For years, tax experts asked Congress to simplify the way children are taxed on their unearned income, and we worked to provide that help in our new tax code. “Military survivor ben... Read more

  • Are House Democrats Trying to Weaken America’s Historically Strong Economy
    Posted in In The News on May 2, 2019 | Preview rr

    USA Business Radio Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX), who is the leading Republican in the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement after voting in opposition of H.R. 9, The Climate Action Now Act. “We all agree that we need to find smarter ways to lower emissions and ensure clean air and water for future generations,” said Brady. “But these actions must take into consideration potential impacts on American jobs and the economy. “The potential fallout from the Paris A... Read more

  • House GOP Ready to Challenge Democrats on “Medicare for All”
    Posted in In The News on April 30, 2019 | Preview rr

    The Times USA Republicans are confident that they can win the “Medicare for All” debate. “Medicare for All” would be an enormous strain on the economy and would lead to serious increases in taxes. In addition, the United States is the leading innovator when it comes to health care, producing more technology and medications than any other country in the world. “Medicare for All” has the potential of undermining that position globally. House republicans clearly want to debate this subject and allo... Read more

  • Leading House Republican Applauds Reform to Medicare and Medicaid Services
    Posted in In The News on April 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    The Daily Blaze On April 23rd, 2019, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed a rule that would update Medicare payment policies for hospitals under the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and the Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System (PPS) for fiscal year 2020. There are policies in the rule that help to advance certain priorities of Ways and Means Committee Republicans, including: (1) improving health care, including rural health, and (2) promoting ... Read more

  • Americans Express Highest Confidence About Retirement Than Any Time in Almost Thirty Years
    Posted in In The News on April 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    The Times USA Following the GOP Tax Cuts, the U.S. economy continues to accelerate. With lower income tax rates across the board, workers and families now have more money to spend as they see fit. As a result, more Americans are buying homes, the stock market continues to topple records, and retail sales are rising. Dispelling notions from economic deniers that tax reform’s affects were merely a “sugar high,” among these steady gains, this strong economy is fueling American workers’ financial we... Read more

  • Entitlements Suffer Decades of Shortfalls, a Leading Republican Weighs In on the Issue
    Posted in In The News on April 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    USA Business Radio This week, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement regarding the 2019 Medicare Trustees Report and 2019 Social Security Trustees Report: “Following historic reforms to America’s tax code, this strong economy has strengthened these important programs, but today’s reports remind us of a fact we have known for far too long: Medicare is going broke and Social Security is not solvent. Congress must work together t... Read more

  • The Brady Briefing: Tax Reform Works, Energy Infrastructure Reform, and More
    Posted in In The News on April 22, 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) Tax Day has come and gone, and the truth is that the vast majority of American taxpayers have benefited from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The Tax Policy Center reported that 91 percent of middle-class tax payers received a tax cut. H&R block reported that taxes are down by an average of 24.9 percent with the average refund up 1.4 percent. Plus, biweekly paychecks went up by $50. The f... Read more

  • 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