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  • HOUSE PASSED: IRS Redesign
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC - Yesterday and today, the House passed multiple bills to redesign the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for the first time in over two decades. U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement: "A new tax code calls for a new tax administrator, and we have worked together so that the IRS can be transformed into an agency with a singular mission: 'taxpayer first.' With this package, we are taking a monumental step ... Read more

  • Out With the Old, In With the New
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today is Tax Day. Today is the last time you, your family, and your business will have to file taxes under the 32-year-old complicated tax code. Starting next year, you will be able to file under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which means more money in your pocket – all without the frustration and confusion of our current tax code. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) joined House Republican Leadership at a weekly press briefing to discuss Tax Day and the nee... Read more

  • Brady on Failed Passage of the Balanced Budget Amendment
    Posted in Press Releases on April 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Spending Reform

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement after the House failed to approve H.J.Res.2 – Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States: “One thing has been clear for years: Washington does not have a revenue problem, it has a spending problem. Raising taxes on hardworking Americans as Democrats are seeking to do is not going to solve our out-of-control debt—a Balanced Budget Amendment, on the other hand, would have ... Read more

  • American Conservative Union Recognizes Brady for Upholding Conservative Values in Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) has been honored with the "Award for Conservative Achievement" from the American Conservative Union (ACU), the nation's original grassroots conservative organization. The award salutes conservative leadership and reflects Congressman Brady's work in Congress to uphold conservative principles. "Chairman Brady deserves great credit leading the effort to pass tax reform through Congress. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the most far-reaching corporate ta... Read more

  • Olive Oil and Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    THE WOODLANDS, TX - Today, U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) visited local olive oil bar, The Oilerie in The Woodlands. Brady met with store owners, Greg and Jo Anna Zachary, to hear first-hand how tax reform positively impacted their business. CLICK HERE or below to watch video. “Because of tax reform, we are now going to be able to hire more people and expand faster into the Houston market. The increased confidence people have in the economy is really increasing our sales. This quarter has ... Read more

  • U.S. Chamber Recognizes Brady with Spirit of Enterprise Award
    Posted in Press Releases on March 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce honored Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) with its annual Spirit of Enterprise Award, given in recognition of Brady's support for pro-growth policies in the first session of the 115th Congress. “It’s a good time to be doing business in America, thanks to a slate of legislative accomplishments that laid the groundwork for more economic growth and job creation,” said Thomas J. Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “These effo... Read more

  • BRADY STATEMENT: Rex Tillerson
    Posted in Press Releases on March 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement in response to the announcement of Rex Tillerson's departure as Secretary of State: “We can all be proud of Rex Tillerson and his steady, thoughtful leadership as Secretary of State. A native of Huntsville, Texas, in my congressional district, he represents our country with the diplomacy and strength of a true Texan and a great American. His service is so appreciated and I wish him and his wife, Renda, all the best... Read more

  • Don't take our word for it...
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The benefits of tax reform can be seen from coast to coast with over 400 companies providing bonuses, raises, or other positive investments into their workers. More importantly, Texas is experiencing economic growth, from small businesses like female-owned engineering company, Leak Sealers, to larger companies like AT&T and Exxon Mobil. “Texas is a big winner because of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. It will create 81,000 new good paying jobs in our state alone….This historic tax ... Read more

  • Brady Helps Secure Extended Comment Period for Texas High Speed Rail Debate
    Posted in Press Releases on February 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) recently announced they will extend the comment period to March 9th, 2018 - an additional 17 days - for the Dallas to Houston High-Speed Rail Draft Environmental Impact Statement. This announcement follows Congressman Brady’s official request to the FRA to extend the comment period. U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady released the following statement: While an additional seventeen days is helpful, this is the first High Speed Rail project in ... Read more

  • Brady Has U.S. Military’s Back “Because They Have Ours”
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) strongly supported passage of a two-year federal budget that makes a massive leap in rebuilding America’s armed forces while delivering almost $90 billion in disaster relief for Texas and all American families and communities hard hit by Hurricane Harvey and other major disasters in 2017. The bill includes more tax cuts, crucial help to eliminate the backlog of veterans cases, and funding for community health centers. The bill also slashed ... Read more