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  • Brady, Neal Introduce Legislation to Improve and Expand Medicare
    Posted in Press Releases on June 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC –Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) introduced theBeneficiary Education Tools Telehealth Extender Reauthorization (BETTER) Act of 2019, legislation that will improve the quality of and access to services for Medicare beneficiaries. “It is criticalour seniors always have access to quality and affordable care,” saidRep. Brady. “By extending these Medicare provisions and increasing access t... Read more

  • Brady Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing on The 2019 Trade Policy Agenda
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 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 Full Committee Hearing on The 2019 Trade Policy Agenda: Negotiations with China, Japan, the EU, and UK; new NAFTA/USMCA; U.S. Participation in the WTO; and other matters. Before the start of today’s hearing, Rep. Brady and the top Republican on the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Vern Buchanan (R-FL) sent aletterto Ways and Means Chairman Richard E. Neal ... Read more

  • Brady, Neal Laud Senate Passage of Historic IRS Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Retirement Security

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) released the following statement after the Senate passed the Taxpayer First Act, bipartisan legislation to redesign the Internal Revenue Service for the first time in over two decades: “After years of good-faith, bipartisan work, our IRS reforms are finally going to become law. In this historic legislation, we focused on putting taxpay... Read more

  • We Need Reform, Not Rhetoric
    Posted in Press Releases on June 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 6, The American Dream and Promise Act: "After abandoning Dreamers multiple times, House Democrats continue to politicize immigration reform rather than work on bipartisan solutions to address the border crisis. “H.R. 6 is a bill that fails to live up to its optimistic title. Instead of addressing the multi-faceted immigration problem that we’re facing, H.R. 6 offers unregulated ac... Read more

  • Brady Responds to Recent Trade Developments
    Posted in Press Releases on May 31, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – The President announced last night his intention to implement tariffs on all imports from Mexico. Brady On Tariff Announcement In response to the President’s announcement, Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee, said: “The President has made it clear that Mexico must do more to stop this crisis at the border which seemingly has no end, and he is serious about taking whatever actions are necessary to find a real lasting solution. “Mexi... Read more

  • Grapeland High School graduate joins Congressman Brady's DC office as legislative fellow
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    LegislativefellowJessica Wyers Click here for hi-resolution photo GRAPELAND, TX - Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) announced today that Jessica Wyers, a former resident of Grapeland, Texas, began a new legislative fellowship in his Washington, DC office. “I look forward to having Jessica in my office the next few months,” said Congressman Brady. “Her experience in public education and her academic work in media and public policy will provide an interesting perspective. We’re glad to have her on ... Read more

  • Brady announces Congressional Art Competition winner
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2019 | Preview rr

    Brady announces Congressional Art Competition winner For Immediate Release - May 23, 2019 SHANA TEEHAN ISABELLE GWOZDZ (202) 225-4901 Conroe, TX – Today, Congressman Kevin Brady announced the winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition. Jake Hall, a senior at Magnolia West High School, was selected for his piece, “The Final Journey”. His work, as well as the other winning pieces from each congressional district, will be displayed in the halls of the United States Capitol Building for a yea... Read more

  • HOUSE PASSED: Bipartisan Legislation to Help Workers Save More for Retirement
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. — Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1994, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019. This package builds on Republican reforms that passed the House twice in the 115th Congress. The SECURE Act, led by Ways and Means Committee Members Kevin Brady (R-TX), Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA), Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), and Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI), was approved out of the Ways and Means Committee unanimously. The bipartisan package passed the... Read more

  • Brady Supports Individual Freedom
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement on H.R. 5, The Equality Act. “I am dedicated to ensuring that all Americans – including those in the LGBTQ community – can work and live without fear of discrimination. I am for equal rights, not special rights; unfortunately, this bill would create greater inequality, undermine the fundamental rights and religious liberty of Texans, and penalize individuals for their personal views.” Read more

  • Brady Stands Against Anti-Semitism
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement after signing the discharge petition on H.R. 336, the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019: “The BDS movement wages economic war against our friend and ally Israel, as well as all people of Jewish faith. The recent anti-Semitic and anti-Israel rhetoric coming from some of my Democratic colleagues is not just hateful – it’s inexcusable. We will not stand by while elected officials... Read more