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  • PASSED: Historic Legislation to Overhaul Nation’s Tax Code for 1st Time in 31 Years
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House took historic action to pass the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) - bold tax reform legislation that delivers major tax relief to Texans and all Americans. U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement: “This is a historic moment for the American people,” said Congressman Brady. “Today we give hope to middle-income families and Main Street job creators in Texas and across the country that a brighter future is on the horizon – a future whe... Read more

  • Big Win for Our Troops
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the final version of this year’s National Defense Authorization Act – better known as the NDAA. This bill funds critical defense priorities, including military readiness and a deserved pay raise for our troops. Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) issued the following statement after voting for the bill: "Today, I joined my colleagues in the House to vote for the largest military authorization we’ve seen in years. This means funding f... Read more

  • House Votes for Wildfire Protection
    Posted in Press Releases on November 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House passed bipartisan legislation that improves the health of our forests and reduces the risk of wildfires. Following passage of the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017 (H.R. 2936), U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady released the following statement: "When it comes to wildfire response and recovery, there is no time to waste. This legislation offers real solutions to create healthier, more resilient forests. I urge my colleagues in the Senate to move quickly on this ... Read more

  • BREAKING: House Passes the Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement after the House gave final approval to the FY 2018 Budget Resolution – which paves the way for historic pro-growth tax reform: “By passing this budget today, House Republicans just provided the legislative runway for pro-growth tax reform. Our successful vote will allow us to move forward quickly on delivering the first overhaul of America’s tax code in more than three decades. “On November 1, we will introduce o... Read more

  • Texas Delegation Secures $15 Billion in Disaster Funds in Emergency Funding Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - After a late night meeting with leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives, and consulting with Governor Abbott, members of the Texas delegation have identified nearly $15 billion of emergency funding for Texas to be included in the emergency disaster funding bill that passed the House this afternoon. In a telephone call with members of the Texas Delegation, Governor Abbott expressed his commitment to continuing to work with the Texas Congressional Delegation and Congression... Read more

  • House Passes Pro-life Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed key legislation long championed by U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady to end controversial late term abortions. Congressman Brady released the following statement: “Babies born in the sixth month or undergoing life-saving operations in utero are surviving and thriving. It’s time the law catches up to these amazing improvements in medical science. Whether you are pro-choice or strongly pro-life, as I am, there should be common ground th... Read more

  • Funding for Child Health Insurance Program
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Texas Health and Human Services Commission has estimated that they have enough funding for CHIP until February 2018. Congressman Brady (TX-08) released the following statement: "I am working with leaders in Congress to extend this important program and include improvements that continue our teaching centers and community health clinics in Texas and across the country. I am confident Congress will approve funding and hopeful Democrats will work with us to find common ground." B... Read more

  • Brady's Hurricane Relief Bill Becomes Law
    Posted in Press Releases on September 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, President Trump signed into law the Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017 (H.R. 3823), which includes Congressman Kevin Brady’s (TX-08) bill to deliver targeted tax relief to the victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. “I am so grateful for my colleagues support this week and for President Trump’s swift action to sign my critical legislation into law,” Brady said. “Families in my district, and throughout Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and... Read more

  • House Democrats Oppose Disaster Relief Package
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    House Democrats embodied the very worst of Washington, putting politics ahead of people. Read more

  • Hurricane Harvey Funding Bill Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the U.S. House passed an emergency funding bill to provide relief for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Congressman Brady (TX-08) released the following statement: "Today's vote shows that we stand together in the face of tragedy. I am pleased Congress moved so quickly to bring much-needed relief to our communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Over the coming weeks, we'll act to provide the relief that Texans need, not what Washington needs, in a way that is hel... Read more