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  • Brady Praises Passage Of Tax Reform Bill
    Posted in In The News on December 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congress delivers on promise to send tax reform bill to President Donald Trump by Christmas By Bryan Kirk, Patch Staff As promised, the long awaited GOP tax reform bill will be on President Donald Trump's by Christmas, after both houses approved the oft debated bill on Wednesday. U.S. Rep Kevin Brady, who chairs the House Ways and Means Committee, talked about the bill after the House approved the bill Tuesday. "Today, the House voted for the biggest tax reform package in a generation...simply,... Read more

  • Brady Praises Passage Of Tax Reform Bill
    Posted in In The News on December 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congress delivers on promise to send tax reform bill to President Donald Trump by Christmas By Bryan Kirk, Patch Staff As promised, the long awaited GOP tax reform bill will be on President Donald Trump's by Christmas, after both houses approved the oft debated bill on Wednesday. U.S. Rep Kevin Brady, who chairs the House Ways and Means Committee, talked about the bill after the House approved the bill Tuesday. "Today, the House voted for the biggest tax reform package in a generation...simply,... Read more

  • Political winners and losers from the Trump tax-cut bill
    Posted in In The News on December 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    By Niall Stanage The Republican tax plan won congressional approval on Wednesday and will soon be signed by President Trump. The law’s thicket of new provisions will affect families and businesses across the nation, in ways The Hill has previously reported upon. But, when it comes to the politics of the bill, who notched a victory and who took a hit? Winners President Trump Trump badly needed a win on tax reform after the ignominious failure of the attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Ca... Read more

  • Congress Passes Historic Tax Reform Bill
    Posted in In The News on December 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will make its way to President Donald Trump’s desk just ahead of Christmas, providing GOP lawmakers with their first major legislative win of the 115th Congress. Its passage comes after Republicans faced a procedural hiccup, forcing the House to vote on the measure a second time after provisions violating Senate procedural rules were dropped from the bill. The legislation passed the lower chamber in a 224-201 vote along party lines Wednesday afternoon, with 12 Republic... Read more

  • Heritage Expert on Congressional Passage of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    Posted in In The News on December 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    Heritage Foundation tax expert Adam Michel issued the following statement on passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. “Today Congress has passed the most significant tax reform in more than 30 years – this is a victory for American families and job creators. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will allow Americans to keep more of their hard-earned money and will allow their wages grow by as much as $4,000 per family by the end of the decade. It also simplifies taxpaying for the vast majority of Americans who... Read more

  • 'We're at the one-yard line': Kevin Brady on tax reform as it heads to Senate
    Posted in In The News on December 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) said he's at the one-yard line, close to scoring the biggest tax reform in more than 30 years, but it won't be a touchdown until the Senate votes later tonight. Brady, the Ways and Means Committee chairman and lead sponsor of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, celebrated the bill's victory as it passed through the House 227-203. "This is a historic day," Brady said. "The House voted for the biggest tax reform package. It's a game changer for familie... Read more

  • Brady: Tax reform for Christmas
    Posted in In The News on December 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    By U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady, Over 30 years have passed since the last overhaul of our nation's tax system. In that time, our tax code has become one of the most complicated, unfair and uncompetitive in the world. After years of work, dozens of hearings, hundreds of meetings with stakeholders and much debate, Congress will take the final step in delivering transformational tax reform legislation that charts a new course for our country. We will reaffirm for all of the families and Main Street busine... Read more

  • Christmas gift: Santa might be the man in the red suit with yellow hair thinning on top
    Posted in In The News on December 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    ANALYSIS/OPINION: Taxes may be the apple in only the taxman’s eye. Everybody else sees red. As Congress tinkers with the tax code, Americans have looked with skeptic’s eye at the process, suspicious that it’s just another carnival scheme to steal a larger chunk of their paychecks. We’ve all heard this carol before. Three decades ago, taxpayers anticipated alterations of tax law with similar apprehension and found themselves the better for it. It might happen again. Tax reform has been the holy g... Read more

  • Congressman Brady kneels with vets at Willis wreath ceremony, stands for military growth
    Posted in In The News on December 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    By Meagan Ellsworth A prayer, a Christmas wreath, and a small American flag honored a Vietnam veteran killed in action and now resting in the Willis cemetery on Saturday. It's for soldiers like the late Johnnie Carl Lawson--a 26-year-old Sam Houston State University sophomore from Willis--that the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 618, U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady, Justice of the Peace Wayne Mack, Gary Buckaloo of CS Ministries and the community came together at the American Legion Post to reflect on the ... Read more

  • Republicans are on the cusp of a historic victory for their tax-cut agenda. Politico
    Posted in In The News on December 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    By BERNIE BECKER For the large contingent of Washington supply-siders and tax-cutters, the sweeping tax overhaul that President Donald Trump is poised to sign into law this week has been a generation in coming — and the culmination of half a life’s work that started during Ronald Reagan’s 1980s. Grover Norquist, arguably the best-known anti-tax activist in the country, started Americans for Tax Reform at then-President Reagan’s request to help marshal support for the 1986 tax overhaul. He's been... Read more