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  • Brady: GDP Report Shows We Must Pursue a Pro-Growth Agenda That Keeps Workers Healthy
    Posted in Press Releases on July 30, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery

    Washington, D.C. — The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement after the Bureau of Economic Analysis released its report on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the second quarter of 2020: “Today’s GDP report showing a historic decline of 32.9% in GDP between April and June was expected, and underscores the importance of restoring a healthy economy and healthy lives. Congress should act on Ways and Means Republican proposals that drive st... Read more

  • Brady, Matsui Introduce the Continuing Access to In-Home IVIG Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 29, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) introduced a bill to extend and expand access to Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) treatment administered in the home for Medicare patients with primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDD). “It is critical that the most vulnerable Americans receive affordable and effective at-home care,” said Congressman Brady. “By extending this Medicare pilot program, we can help thousands of Americans with weakened imm... Read more

  • Brady: Taxpayer Dollars Shouldn't be Wasted on Partisan Policies
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Spending Reform

    CONROE, TX - Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 7608, the Democrats’ partisan appropriations package: “This package needlessly spends billions of dollars on partisan provisions that would reverse important pro-life protections, jeopardize our nation's security, and hinder our ability to produce American-made energy. “Right now, our taxpayer dollars should be wholly focused on defeating the novel Coronavirus and supporting American wo... Read more

  • Brady Statement on POTUS's Executive Order on Drug Pricing
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, Spending Reform, Your Taxes

    Washington, D.C. – The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after President Trump issued an executive order aimed at lowering drug prices: “I applaud President Trump for fighting to lower drug prices, and I believe the one-month delay on international pricing is an opportunity for the President to work with medical innovators to lower drug prices without harming innovation. In support of our shared goal of making drugs affordabl... Read more

  • Congressman Brady Announces Congressional Art Competition Winners
    Posted in Press Releases on July 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    CONROE, TX -Congressman Kevin Brady announced the winner of the2020 Congressional Art Competition. Darnise Young, a senior at Klein Oak High School, was selected for her piece, “Pensive & Brusque.” Her work, as well as the other winning pieces from each congressional district, will be displayed in the halls of the United States Capitol Building for a year. 1stplace winner Darnise Young “The Congressional Art Competition is a big highpoint of the year,” said Brady.“I am always impressed by the a... Read more

  • Ways and Means Republicans Unveil Pro-Growth Agenda For a Healthy American Economy
    Posted in Press Releases on July 23, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, Spending Reform, Your Taxes, COVID-19

    Washington, D.C. – Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee unveiled a series of bills today that are part of Republicans’ agenda for economic growth and increasing American innovation in U.S. medicines and cures as we continue to fight the novel coronavirus. “America can be the world leader in innovation if we focus on economic growth and making the U.S. medically independent. We have an agenda for a healthy American economy, and it starts with bringing manufacturing back to the United... Read more

  • Brady: Federal Ruling on Texas High Speed Rail Wrong; Fight Not Over
    Posted in Press Releases on July 16, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: High Speed Rail

    CONROE, TX -Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement after the Surface Transportation Board released a new ruling on Texas Central Railroad's (TCR) petition for exemption: “While I strongly disagree with this decision, the good news is this doesn’t give TCR eminent domain authority to seize property without landowners consent – and finally forces TCR to publicly disclose their shaky financial projections to the Surface Transportation Board in any future bid to gai... Read more

  • Brady: We’ve smashed expectations and are on the right track.
    Posted in Press Releases on July 2, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, COVID-19

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the Labor Department’s June jobs report: “Reopening the economy responsibly is vital to help Americans return to their lives. "With 4.8 million jobs added in June on top of the 2.7 million jobs added in May, we’ve smashed expectations and are on the right track. "States and local businesses can work together to achieve healthy lives and a healthy economy.... Read more

  • "Taxpayer resources should be focused on our public health crisis – not on private railroads."
    Posted in Press Releases on July 2, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: High Speed Rail

    CONROE, TX -Today, Congressman Kevin Brady spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives against a plan – backed by Texas Central Railroad and special interest groups– that would leave American taxpayers footing the bill for a private Texas project. Click here or above to watch the full remarks. Remarks: I want to thank the Ranking Member for his insistence that both parties work together to develop and fund infrastructure priorities in America. This is the way it ought to work. This issue... Read more

  • USMCA crucial for America's Economic Future
    Posted in Press Releases on July 1, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Trade

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement marking the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) Agreement’s entry into force: “The new USMCA is crucial to the economic future of America and Texas. "President Trump’s achievement in negotiating a modernized and effective trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, our largest trading partners, has opened more opportunities for American goods and services and created a more level pl... Read more