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  • Texas Republicans File Amicus Brief On Rescission of Texas’ Medicaid Waiver
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - On Friday, Reps. Kevin Brady (TX-8), Jodey Arrington (TX-19), Michael Burgess (TX-26), and Dan Crenshaw (TX-2) led the entire Texas Republican delegation in filing an Amicus Brief in support of the State of Texas’ lawsuit against the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS’s unprecedented action to rescind the extension of Texas’s Medicaid 1115 Waiver, leaving the future of healthcare for Texas’s most vulnerable in jeopardy. “We can’t have the Biden Administratio... Read more

  • Brady Disappointed in Texas Supreme Court's Decision to Side with Texas Central Railroad
    Posted in Press Releases on June 21, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: High Speed Rail

    Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement after the Texas Supreme Court declined on Friday to hear the case against Texas Central Railroad's proposed high-speed rail project: “I am disappointed by the Texas Supreme Court’s decision. By freeing up Texas Central to use eminent domain authority, the Court is neglecting to protect the liberties of Texas landowners whose farms, ranches and homes sit along the proposed route. Many questions still remain on the feasibility... Read more

  • Bipartisan Letter Calls for Renewed Adoptions Between the U.S. and China
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2021 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Brady (TX-08) and 160 Members of Congress sent a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken asking for the State Department to prioritize discussions of intercountry adoption between the Unites State and China, which was paused due to COVID-19. “We write to you today concerning the plight of Chinese children waiting to be united with their adoptive American families and respectfully request that you raise this matter with the highest levels of the Chinese government,” they wr... Read more

  • Brady: "This term, my 13th, will be the last."
    Posted in Press Releases on April 14, 2021 | Preview rr

    “I have an announcement. And I can’t think of a better place to make it than right here at The Chamber I led, in the community I live, and to business and community leaders I admire and consider friends. I am retiring as your Congressman. This term, my 13th, will be the last. I set out to give my constituents the representation you deserve, the effectiveness you want and the economic freedom you need. I hope I delivered. It’s a remarkable privilege to work for you in the U.S. House of Representat... Read more

  • Brady Leads Bipartisan Bill to Unlock America's Energy Potential
    Posted in Press Releases on February 25, 2021 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX) introduced the More Energy More Jobs Act, legislation that will empower U.S. governors to formally nominate land for offshore oil and gas development and require at least two area-wide lease sales annually in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico. Congressman Kevin Brady, who as Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee negotiated an end to the 40-year ban on selling U.S. crude oil overseas, released a statement upon introducti... Read more

  • Brady Remembers Rep. Ron Wright, Proud Texan and Dedicated Public Servant
    Posted in Press Releases on February 8, 2021 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement on the passing of Rep. Ron Wright (TX-06): "I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of my friend and colleague Rep. Ron Wright. Throughout his battle with cancer, and more recently COVID-19, Ron remained a steadfast representative for his constituents and always put service above self. Despite his health challenges, his good spirits never faltered and he remained an active member of the Republican Conference and the Fore... Read more

  • Texas Ag Task Force Leaders Named
    Posted in Press Releases on February 5, 2021 | Preview rr

    Leaders of the Texas Ag Task Force were announced today by the Lone Star State’s Republican Congressional delegation, the largest GOP delegation in Congress. New House Agriculture Committee member Rep. Michael Cloud and former Ag Committee Texan Jodey Arrington, along with lawmakers August Pfluger, Ronny Jackson and Tony Gonzales will co-chair the task force. Task Force members include Representatives Michael Burgess, Louie Gohmert, Chip Roy, Pete Sessions, Roger Williams, and Beth Van Duyne. “... Read more

  • Brady Statement on Impeachment
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2021 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement: "Those calling for impeachment or invoking the 25th Amendment in response to President Trump’s rhetoric this week are themselves engaging in intemperate and inflammatory language and calling for action that is equally irresponsible and could well incite further violence. They are placing a desire for vengeance above the best interests of the country. President-elect Joe Biden is right to reject calls to go down this dangero... Read more

  • The Constitution and Conservative Principles Guide Me
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2021 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement: "I am proud to have worked side-by-side with President Trump to enact historic tax reform, free and fair trade with Mexico and Canada, the repeal of the ObamaCare mandate and taxes, a ban on surprise medical bills, and the first reform of the IRS in two decades. His policy achievements have lifted working families across America. "Distrust in America’s election system has been growing for two decades and is only growing wor... Read more

  • Brady: President Trump puts Americans first with relief and reforms
    Posted in Press Releases on December 28, 2020 | Preview rr

    Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX-08) released the following statement on the President's signing of the coronavirus relief package along with the annual spending bill: "After months of Speaker Pelosi stalling Covid relief ahead of the election, I applaud President Trump's decision to sign this long-overdue relief. This bipartisan bill will succeed in protecting both lives and livelihoods, with more money for small businesses through the Paycheck Protection Program, hundreds of ... Read more