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  • Brady Statement on White House Letter
    Posted in Press Releases on October 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    Conroe, TX -Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement on the White House’s letter to House Democrats in response to their sham impeachment process: “This is rigged. No president can allow themselves to be set up this way. "Democrats are arrogantly rushing through their partisan impeachment “process” in a desperate attempt to undue the 2016 election. “By shutting House Republicans out of the investigations and refusing to even hold a vote on the House floor, Democrat... Read more

  • Brady Urges President Trump to Approve Texas Disaster Declaration
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2019 | Preview rr

    Conroe, TX - Today, Congressman Kevin Brady released the following statement after sending a letter to President Trump requesting approval for Governor Greg Abbott’s disaster declaration in response to Tropical Storm Imelda: “I’m proud to join this bi-partisan group of Houston area Representatives in urging the President to promptly approve Governor Abbott’s request. Those in the Eighth Congressional District experienced first-hand the devastating effects of Imelda, and many of the same families... Read more

  • Brady, Cornyn Introduce Bill to Reauthorize Program to Support Child Welfare Cases
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) and U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced the Continuing of Useful Resources to States (COURTS) Act to reauthorize the State Court Improvement Program (CIP), which provides formula grants to state courts to help them improve their handling of child welfare cases. The bill reauthorizes CIP for five years. “Children who have faced abuse and neglect need our help. We must do everything in our power t... Read more

  • Brady: "We Should Fix the Root of the Immigration Problem"
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. -Today, Congressman Kevin Brady released the following statement after voting against partisan immigration legislation in the House of Representatives: "This week, I voted against two proposals from House democrats that exposed their unwillingness to address the root of the immigration problem: unsecure southern borders.Instead, they want to take American taxpayer money and use it to demoralize our law enforcement agents and prioritize illegal immigrants over US veterans –wastef... Read more

  • Brady Welcomes U.S.-Japan Trade Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 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 the United States and Japan announced that the two countries have reached an agreement on a trade deal: "This announcement is great news and I applaud President Trump and his team for their diligent work as the Administration further opens the Asia-Pacific market for U.S. farmers and ranchers and removes barriers to digital trade. I look forward to intensif... Read more

  • Brady: "Democrats are Creating a Constitutional Crisis for Pure Political Gain."
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement after Speaker Pelosi announced a controversial impeachment inquiry of President Trump opposed by most U.S. voters: “Democrats have a simple message for the American people: You don't matter. Our hatred for the President crushes your desire for Congress to work together to solve real problems. "Congressman Al Green of Houston sadly spilled the truth when he said, 'I’m concerned if we don’t impeach this pres... Read more

  • Brady: "American Energy Dominance Should be Celebrated"
    Posted in Press Releases on September 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Kevin Brady released the following statement after voting against anti-energy legislation in the House of Representatives: “In Texas, curtailing offshore drilling activities would negatively impact the hundreds of thousands in the Greater Houston area who work for the oil and gas industry and would have adverse, long term consequences on our state’s economic well-being. “Regulating offshore drilling practices will also threaten America’s national security by... Read more

  • Brady Statement on August 2019 Jobs Report
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery

    Washington, D.C. –The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the Labor Department’s August 2019 jobs report: “This is an economy where the American worker is in charge. Paychecks continue to grow and more and more people, who for too long have been stuck on the sidelines, are joining our unstoppable workforce – labor force participation rose and African American unemployment hit its lowest level ever. Congress need... Read more

  • 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