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  • Brady: Inflation Raging for Business, Too
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2022 | Preview rr

    Wholesale prices for businesses jumped 11.3 percent from the previous year, according to a new Producer Price Index (PPI) report from the Department of Labor. Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement: “This is another dose of bad news. Inflation is raging for Main Street businesses, and that means higher prices ahead for consumers. With seven straight months of double-digit inflation in wholesale prices, this translates into higher prices and no rel... Read more

  • Brady: Inflation Rages One Year After Biden ‘Stimulus’ Checks
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2022 | Preview rr

    After the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its June Consumer Price Index reporting consumer prices are 9.1 percent higher than the year previous, and showing real wages have dropped nearly 4.8 percent since President Biden took office, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement: “One year ago this week President Biden’s reckless stimulus checks began flooding the economy, and we are seeing the result: Inflation is raging and getting worse, forcing ... Read more

  • Brady: June Jobs Report’s Red Flags for Economy: Shrinking Workforce Continues
    Posted in Press Releases on July 8, 2022 | Preview rr

    Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement on the Bureau of Labor Statistics June jobs report: "Red flags abound in the June jobs report with the worker shortage persisting, layoffs rising, and employment shrinking two of last three months, fueling inflation, empty shelves, and hurting the economy. "Small businesses are struggling and American families have been wiping out their savings just to keep up with rising prices in President Biden's cruel econom... Read more

  • Brady: All Allegations of IRS Political Targeting Should Be Investigated
    Posted in Press Releases on July 7, 2022 | Preview rr

    Following a New York Times report that implied former top FBI officials James B. Comey and Andrew G. McCabe were inappropriately selected for an IRS research audit, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement: “As we learned from the repeated targeting of conservative groups and the dangerous leaking of private tax returns under the Obama and Biden Administrations, the IRS should never be used as a weapon against political opponents. “Commissioner Rett... Read more

  • Brady: States Must Protect Lives of Unborn with SCOTUS Ruling
    Posted in Press Releases on June 24, 2022 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - After the Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement: “History will show that on the greatest human rights issue of our time, the Supreme Court got it right — by protecting human life. Today’s ruling is a monumental step towards upholding the sanctity of life and protecting the rights of the unborn. By overturning Roe v. Wade, the Court has rightfully returned the power to saf... Read more

  • Brady: Texas Supreme Court Deals Blow to Property Rights; Decision Won't Save "Zombie" Train
    Posted in Press Releases on June 24, 2022 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement after the Supreme Court of Texas upheld eminent domain authority for Texas Central's controversial high-speed rail project. “This is a hard punch to Texas landowners and their property rights. But as to the insolvent high-speed rail project, this decision is inconsequential. With no funding, staff, board or permits to construct, Texas Central is basically a zombie train at this point – and this ruling won’... Read more

  • Gun Control Bill Rejects Extreme Demands, But “Red Flag” Laws Raise Constitutional Concerns
    Posted in Press Releases on June 24, 2022 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) made the following statement after voting against the Senate gun control bill that raises Constitutional concerns. “To be fair, this bill does include some ideas I support including more mental health funding to help prevent mass shootings, resources to make our schools safer, and harsher criminal penalties on “straw purchasers” who buy guns for criminals. It also rejects extreme gun control laws demanded by Democrats that fail to reduce ... Read more

  • Brady Announces 2022 Military Academy Appointees
    Posted in Press Releases on June 16, 2022 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) is pleased to announce the outstanding students from the 8th Congressional District of Texas who have accepted appointments to attend U.S. military service academies after being nominated by his office. Earlier this month, Congressman Brady hosted his annual Military Academy Send-off Breakfast to honor the 18 students from TX-08 who will attend a Military Service Academy or Academy Preparatory School this fall. Rep. Brady congratulated each stud... Read more

  • Brady: Under President Biden, Working Women Haven’t Faced an Economy This Bad in Decades
    Posted in Press Releases on June 15, 2022 | Preview rr

    Under President Biden, workers and families are suffering from a dangerous baby formula shortage, raging inflation, and shrinking family budgets. In opening remarks for a full Committee hearing, Republican Leader on the Ways and Means Committee Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) outlined solutions to address the worker shortage and inflation for a stronger economy. READ: LETTER: Under President Biden, Working Women Haven’t Had It This Bad in Decades CLICK HERE to watch Rep. Brady’s remarks. Rep. Brady’s fu... Read more

  • Brady: A Long Hot Summer of Biden-Flation Has Begun
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2022 | Preview rr

    Wholesale prices for businesses jumped 10.8 percent from the previous year, according to a new Producer Price Index (PPI) report from the Department of Labor. Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement: “This is more bad news for consumers. "For six months in a row, Main Street businesses have been hit by double-digit inflation – and that means higher prices ahead for families as businesses are forced to pass the increases along in this cruel Biden ec... Read more