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  • House Ways and Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady On Tax reform
    Posted in In The News on July 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    By Hugh Hewitt House Ways and Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady joined me this morning to discuss status of tax reform legislation: CLICK HERE to listen to the interview. Transcript: HH: Joined now by Congressman Kevin Brady, the chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, a great Texan, and welcome, Chairman Brady, good to talk to you as always. KB: Hey, good morning, Hugh, how are you doing? HH: I’m great. It turns out we have a friend in Marty Sherman. I did not know that until l... Read more

  • Conroe ISD holds 11th Annual Student Leadership Academy
    Posted in In The News on July 10, 2017 | Preview rr

    By Gabrielle Dufrene, TWHS senior/EfTA intern Conroe ISD recently held its 11th Annual Student Leadership Academy at the Deane L. Sadler Administration Building. An array of notable guests, including retired NFL Player Gerald Irons, the Honorable Judge Kathleen Hamilton and Congressman Kevin Brady, spoke at the four-day conference for 60 eighth-grade students from Irons, Knox, McCullough, Moorhead, Peet, Washington and York Junior High Schools. Throughout the week, students participated in numer... Read more

  • Brady: Tax Reform, Including Border Adjustment Tax, Will Pass This Year
    Posted in In The News on July 10, 2017 | Preview rr
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    The Woodlands’ congressman says border adjustment is needed to make American companies more competitive globally and protect manufacturing jobs. Critics argue it will hurt American consumers and retailers by driving up the cost of imports. Andrew Schneider | Posted on July 10, 2017, 9:00 AM (Last Updated: July 10, 2017, 10:24 AM) Congressman Kevin Brady (R-The Woodlands) says he still aims to pass tax reform this year, even as Congress remains bogged down in the health care fight. The House Ways... Read more

  • Senior House Republican on June Jobs Report
    Posted in In The News on July 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    By USDR. Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the Department of Labor’s June 2017 jobs report: “This new report shows positive gains: job creation came in higher than expected and the labor force grew. While I appreciate these clear signs of improvement, we have a lot more work to do to make it easier for all Americans to earn higher wages, find good-paying jobs, and get ahead. “With President Trump in the White House, ... Read more

  • Mainstream Media Can't Avoid June's Good Economic News
    Posted in In The News on July 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Cortney O'Brien The economy is in pretty good shape, according to last month's labor statistics. Heck, the numbers even exceeded analysts' expectations. The U.S. economy added 220,000 jobs in June, the best showing since February and well above analysts' expectations of 174,000. The Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics also said the number of employed Americans -- which set records in February, March and April -- set another record in June, at 153,168,000 employed. And the number of Ame... Read more

  • U.S. Job Growth Picks Up the Pace, but Wages Lag Behind
    Posted in In The News on July 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    By PATRICIA COHEN Employers added an impressive 222,000 jobs in June, the government reported on Friday. Although the jobless rate ticked up slightly to 4.4 percent, it was because some people who had dropped out of the labor force were lured back. But the hunger for workers and mounting complaints of labor shortages have raised a vexing question: Why isn’t the heightened demand for workers driving up pay? The Federal Reserve pointed to that conundrum in the updated report on the American econom... Read more

  • U.S. Rep Kevin Brady Issues Statement On Latest Jobs Report
    Posted in In The News on July 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Newest report indiates positive gains in job growth, job creation: Brady By Bryan Kirk (Patch Staff) - Updated July 7, 2017 1:55 pm ET WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the Department of Labor’s June 2017 jobs report: “This new report shows positive gains: job creation came in higher than expected and the labor force grew. While I appreciate these clear signs of improvement, we have a lot more wor... Read more

  • Brady Briefing: Big Wins for Religious Freedom, National Security and Property Rights
    Posted in In The News on July 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    By U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady, R - The Woodlands President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Justice Neil Gorsuch, made his presence known as the Supreme Court handed down two decisive rulings that strengthened religious freedom and national security – two Trump administration priorities. The state of Missouri had denied available public funds for playground improvement to Trinity Lutheran Church, solely on the basis that it is a religious institution. The Supreme Court ruled that Missouri violat... Read more

  • Brady tours new Methodist hospital
    Posted in In The News on July 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Kevin Brady joined Debbie Sukin, regional senior vice president and CEO of Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital, and other hospital leaders for a tour of the new facility, located at the southeast corner of Interstate 45 and Texas 242, Saturday. The congressman experienced a firsthand look at the technology that is unique to Houston Methodist The Woodlands, including a 384 slice CT that can scan the entire body in less than 15 seconds. He also learned about the hospital's hybrid ... Read more

  • Congressman Kevin Brady: We Want Tax Reform that Helps The Middle Class
    Posted in In The News on June 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) joined Brian Kilmeade to discuss the healthcare bill currently on the Senate floor. The Congressman was frank when talking about the current state of healthcare in the United States, "The truth is Obama-Care is failing." He goes on to say that this bill will create over a trillion dollars in tax cuts and would be the first reform of Medicaid since its inception. While from the outside it may seem that everyone in Washing... Read more