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  • LETTER: Brady, Ellzey Oppose Taxpayer-Subsidized Federal Funds for Controversial Texas Central High-Speed Rail Project
    Posted in Press Releases on October 14, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: High Speed Rail

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) and Congressman Jake Ellzey (TX-06) sent a letter to Secretary Pete Buttigieg of the Department of Transportation and Dr. Morteza Farajian of the Build America Bureau to express their concern about Texas Central Railroad’s (TCRR) intention to access $12 billion in federal loans for their high-speed rail (HSR) project from Dallas to Houston. “Texas Central Railroad has yet again reneged on their promise after vowing for years to not seek f... Read more

  • Congressman Brady Statement on the Attacks in Kabul
    Posted in Press Releases on August 26, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement on the attacks in Kabul: “The attacks in Kabul today are horrific, infuriating, and preventable. It did not have to be this way. My prayers go out to the loved ones of the brave U.S. service members who lost their lives protecting Americans and our allies. We as a nation owe these service members and all those who have paid the ultimate price our deepest gratitude. "President Biden is squarely to blame for... Read more

  • Brady Releases Video on COVID Vaccine Education
    Posted in Press Releases on August 17, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Yesterday, Congressman Kevin Brady participated in a virtual event titled "Building Cross-Community COVID-19 VaccineConfidence in Houston" hosted by the COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity Project. Click here or below to watch Rep. Brady's full remarks from the event. Transcript: Hi, I’m Congressman Kevin Brady from the great state of Texas. The COVID pandemic has tested us all in ways we've never imagined. Over 600,000 Americans have tragically lost their lives from this vi... Read more

  • Texas Republicans File Amicus Brief On Rescission of Texas’ Medicaid Waiver
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - On Friday, Reps. Kevin Brady (TX-8), Jodey Arrington (TX-19), Michael Burgess (TX-26), and Dan Crenshaw (TX-2) led the entire Texas Republican delegation in filing an Amicus Brief in support of the State of Texas’ lawsuit against the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS’s unprecedented action to rescind the extension of Texas’s Medicaid 1115 Waiver, leaving the future of healthcare for Texas’s most vulnerable in jeopardy. “We can’t have the Biden Administratio... Read more

  • Rep. Brady, Senator Daines Reintroduce Welfare Reform Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 21, 2021 | Preview rr

    House Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) and U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) today reintroduced the “Jobs and Opportunity with Benefits and Services for Success Act” or “JOBS for Success Act,” to help low-income families find work by providing job training and other resources to help parents secure good-paying jobs. “We should be building on the success of welfare reform, but instead, President Biden is using temporary emergency COVID relief as a backdoor to create permanent ne... Read more

  • Brady Opposes Democrats' Efforts to Repeal the Hyde Amendment
    Posted in Press Releases on July 20, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Yesterday, Congressman Kevin Brady spoke on the House floor to oppose Democrats' efforts to repeal the Hyde Amendment and break ranks with four decades of historic bipartisanship. Click here or above to watch Rep. Brady's full remarks. Remarks: Thank you, Madame Speaker. I rise today to strongly oppose Democrats’ cruel efforts to repeal the Hyde Amendment. My wife Cathy and I are proud parents because of two women in difficult situations who chose life and, through adoption, g... Read more

  • Brady Disappointed in Texas Supreme Court's Decision to Side with Texas Central Railroad
    Posted in Press Releases on June 21, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: High Speed Rail

    Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement after the Texas Supreme Court declined on Friday to hear the case against Texas Central Railroad's proposed high-speed rail project: “I am disappointed by the Texas Supreme Court’s decision. By freeing up Texas Central to use eminent domain authority, the Court is neglecting to protect the liberties of Texas landowners whose farms, ranches and homes sit along the proposed route. Many questions still remain on the feasibility... Read more

  • Congressman Brady Hosts Military Academy Send-off Breakfast
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2021 | Preview rr

    This weekend, Congressman Brady hosted his annual Military Academy Send-off Breakfast to celebrate the students in the Eighth Congressional District of Texas who will be attending a Military Service Academy or Prep School. This year, 18 outstanding young men and women will embark on the exciting and honorable journey of serving our country. Congressman Brady stands with 2021 Military Academy students “These students are the future leaders of the country,” said Congressman Brady. “The caliber of ... Read more

  • Bipartisan Letter Calls for Renewed Adoptions Between the U.S. and China
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2021 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Brady (TX-08) and 160 Members of Congress sent a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken asking for the State Department to prioritize discussions of intercountry adoption between the Unites State and China, which was paused due to COVID-19. “We write to you today concerning the plight of Chinese children waiting to be united with their adoptive American families and respectfully request that you raise this matter with the highest levels of the Chinese government,” they wr... Read more

  • Biden Tax Hikes Will Make Tax Day Harder for Workers, Families, Small Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2021 | Preview rr

    For the majority of Americans, today is Tax Day*. And for a third year in a row, Americans will again have an easier time filing their taxes thanks to Republicans’ Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Unfortunately, President Biden pledged to repeal the entirety of that law—creating tax filing headaches for millions of Americans and reversing the tax cuts that help workers, families, and small businesses. Biden’s list of potential tax increases would harm low- and middle-income workers, small businesses, and ... Read more