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  • Brady Votes to Protect National Security, Stand Up to Terrorists
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2020 | Preview rr

    Conroe, TX - Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement after voting against H.Con.Res 3, a partisan resolution that emboldens Iran and jeopardizes America and our allies abroad: “The President has the legal and constitutional authority to eliminate a terrorist who has taken the lives of hundreds of Americans, and who was planning imminent attacks on countless more. "This toothless resolution is nothing more than a dangerous, politically motivated messaging bill that... Read more

  • Brady Applauds Senate Finance Approval of USMCA
    Posted in Press Releases on January 7, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the Senate Finance Committee approved the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): “The Senate Finance Committee’s strong vote in favor of advancing USMCA to the Senate floor is a significant milestone. This new trade deal ensures America will continue to improve American lives and provide new jobs and growth. I commend Chairman Grassley for his lea... Read more

  • Brady, Walden, Foxx Statement on Affordable Care Act Court Ruling
    Posted in Press Releases on December 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX), Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR), and Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) released the following statement after the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate is unconstitutional: “This is no surprise. Republicans warned Democrats the ACA, written in secret and rushed through Congress... Read more

  • Brady Statement on Year-End Tax Package: 'This annual temporary tax circus needs to end'
    Posted in Press Releases on December 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement regarding the year-end tax package: “Regrettably, business as usual prevailed in our efforts to reform these supposedly temporary, annual tax policy changes. The fight is not over – the focus turns to 2020. This annual temporary tax circus needs to end. “Taxpayers deserve certainty, not midnight brinksmanship and short-term patches. I’m hopeful we can continue to w... Read more

  • Brady Leads Bipartisan Effort to Support Rural Schools and Communities
    Posted in Press Releases on December 11, 2019 | Preview rr

    Conroe, TX - Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement after sending a letter to Congressional Leadership urging them to reauthorize the Secure Rural Schools and Communities (SRS) program: "There are approximately 675,000 acres of the National Forest System in Texas, and the Eighth Congressional District alone is home to both the Sam Houston and Davy Crockett National Forests. Unfortunately, because of the decrease in timber revenue, the rural communities built arou... Read more

  • Brady and Neal Announce Agreement on Surprise Billing
    Posted in Press Releases on December 11, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC–Today, the top Republican on the Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) announced that they have reached anagreementon a strategy for the Committee to pursue in addressing the nation’s surprise medical billing crisis. The members’ plan puts patients first, requiring enhanced consumer protections, transparency, and explanations of benefits. The Ways and Means approach respects the private market dynamics between ins... Read more

  • Brady, Walden, Foxx, Collins Push Bipartisan Plan to Lower Drug Costs
    Posted in Press Releases on December 11, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX), Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR), Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC), and Judiciary Committee Republican Leader Doug Collins (R-GA) slammed Speaker Pelosi for politicizing the drug pricing debate in Congress and not supporting bipartisan solutions to lower drug costs for Americans without limiting access to cures. "Americans pay too much for prescrip... Read more

  • Brady, Buchanan Statements on USMCA Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on December 10, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC–Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) and the top Republican on the Trade Subcommittee Vern Buchanan (R-FL) released the following statements after President Trump and Congress reached an agreement on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): “President Trump and Amb. Lighthizer have fought hard and delivered on their promise for a pro-growth and modern trade pact with our North American neighbors, after much delay by Democrat... Read more

  • Brady, Walden, Foxx, Collins Introduce Legislation to Lower Drug Costs
    Posted in Press Releases on December 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX), Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR), Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC), and Judiciary Committee Republican Leader Doug Collins (R-GA) today released legislation - the Lower Costs, More Cures Act (H.R. 19) - to lower drug costs for Americans without limiting access to cures. "Americans pay too much for prescription drugs and it's not right - Congress ne... Read more

  • Congressman Brady Leads Bipartisan Texas Delegation Members to Call for Immediate Passage of USMCA
    Posted in Press Releases on December 5, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC -Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) joined Congressmen Henry Cuellar(TX-28)and Jodey Arrington (TX-19) to lead a bipartisan group of Texas representatives outside the U.S. Capitol to emphasize the importance of trade to the state of Texas and to call for the immediate passage of the United States – Mexico – Canada agreement (USMCA). Joining Congressmen Brady and Cuellar were Representatives Gohmert (TX-1), Crenshaw (TX-2), Taylor (TX-3), Wright (TX-6), Conaway (TX-11), Grange... Read more