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  • Brady Statement on USMCA Meetings in Mexico City with Senior Mexican Officials
    Posted in Press Releases on August 15, 2019 | Preview rr

    Brady Statement on USMCA Meetings in Mexico City with Senior Mexican Officials AUGUST 16, 2019 - PRESS RELEASE FROM COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS Rob Damschen Jesse Solis (202) 226-4774 Mexico City, Mexico–This week, Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee, and Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) met with top Mexican government officials to discuss the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Rep. Brady released the following statement upon completion of the ... Read more

  • Brady, Braun Introduce Bill to Cap Federal Spending, Right-size the Government, Grow the Economy, and Balance the Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Spending Reform

    Washington, D.C. - This week, Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) introduced the Maximizing America’s Prosperity (MAP) Act: “Washington doesn’t have a revenue problem, it has a spending problem; and the best way for Congress to approach this issue is by committing to smarter federal spending caps," said Congressman Brady. "I introduced the MAP Act to put America’s budget back on a path to sustainable financial solvency. It is my hope that Congress can come together to pa... Read more

  • Brady Opening Statement at Legislative Hearing on the Social Security 2100 Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at a Legislative Hearing on the Social Security 2100 Act. According to the chief actuary of the Social Security Administration, this plan is expected to cost nearly $19 trillion. And the nonpartisan Joint Committee on Taxation estimates that this plan will subject workers with poverty-level earnings to a tax hike of nearly 1,000% over the next decade, as well f... Read more

  • Brady Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Ensure Equal Treatment of Public Servants in Social Security Benefits
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) introduced H.R. 3934, the “Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act of 2019.” This legislation permanently repeals the windfall elimination provision (WEP) and transitions to a fair formula that treats our teachers, firefighters, and police officers just like everyone else. Upon introduction of this legislation, the Texan lawmaker released the following statement: “For years, lawmakers on both sid... Read more

  • Brady: "The Time is Now to Stand Against Anti-Semitism"
    Posted in Press Releases on July 23, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 1837, United States-Israel Cooperation Enhancement and Regional Security Act and H.Res. 246, Opposing efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement: “As a proud co-sponsor of both H.R. 1837 and H.Res 246, I’m pleased the House was able to come together in a bipartisan manner and pass these importa... Read more

  • Democrats Threaten Nearly 4 Million Jobs, Many of Them Women, with Minimum Wage Mandate
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Kevin Brady released the following statement after voting against H.R. 582, the Raise the Wage Act, which passed the House of Representatives 231-199: “The Democrat minimum wage mandate threatens the jobs of nearly four million American workers – many of whom are minorities, women, and those without high school diplomas. “Thanks to Republican-led tax reform, the economy is booming in ways we haven’t seen in decades. This mandate will stop our growing economy... Read more

  • Brady on National Defense Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2020: "For the past 58 years, the National Defense Authorization Act has been a bipartisan bill that fulfills Congress’ most important constitutional duty: provide for the common defense. Unfortunately, this year, House Democrats have let their political agenda hinder our ability to work together to keep the American people safe. "The propose... Read more

  • Brady Statement on White House Action to Promote Kidney Health
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order focused on advancing American kidney health: “I applaud the Administration’s initiative on Advancing American Kidney Health and its goal to reduce the number of patients with end-stage renal disease by 2030. As President Trump discussed today, there are over 100,000 Americans receiving dialysis each year, ... Read more

  • Brady Introduces Resolution Restoring the Voice of the People Against Partisan Law Suit for Trump’s Tax Returns
    Posted in Press Releases on July 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after introducing a resolution in response to House Democrats’ partisan law suit to compel President Trump to turn over his tax returns: “We will not stand idly by as House Democrat Leadership seeks to undermine our democratic process by replacing the voice of the People with the voice of the few in Washington, D.C. “This resolution preserves the integrity of the... Read more

  • Brady Calls on Texas Democrats to "Stand Up For Our State"
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) joined a group of Texas Republicans on the steps of the U.S. Capitol to demand Congress address the ongoing crisis at our southern border. Click here or above to watch the remarks. On the crisis at the border: "In all my years in Congress, I don’t think I've ever seen anything quite as inhumane and cruel as what we are seeing from House Democrats today. They are determined to deny humanitarian aid to these migrant families on the border a... Read more