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  • BRADY BRIEFING: April jobs report crushes expectations
    Posted in The Brady Briefing on May 6, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, Your Taxes

    Joe Biden received a whopping four Pinocchio’s from The Washington Post for claiming that Republican tax cuts only went to corporations and the richest Americans. It’s more of the same Democratic narrative, peddling falsehoods about America’s booming economy. Released last week, the April jobs report crushed all expectations - 263,000 new jobs, the seventh straight month of wage growth, and the lowest unemployment level since 1969. How can Joe Biden and his party of economic deniers continue to ... Read more

  • Leading House Republican Makes Case for “Opportunity Zones”
    Posted in In The News on April 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, Your Taxes

    USA Daily Post Today, the leading Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) weighed in after the Treasury Department released additional proposed regulations regarding “Opportunity Zones,” a provision of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Brady was a leading architect and champion of that act. “Since the GOP Tax Cuts were signed into law, this economy continues to soar across every corner of our country. More folks are working, paychecks are growing, and communities left behind... Read more

  • Tax Reform Is No ‘Sugar High’
    Posted in Opinion Editorials on March 27, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery

    Wall Street Journal By Kevin Brady and Lawrence B. Lindsey March 27, 2019 7:03 p.m. ET The current mantra from opponents of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is that the strong economic growth that followed is the result of a “sugar high.” Many now wrongly argue the U.S. is headed for a sharp economic slowdown, possibly even recession. These arguments reflect political and ideological wishful thinking, not a substantive analysis of what is happening in the economy. The nonpartisan Joint Committee o... Read more

  • 2019 Economic Outlook Conference Highlights the Path to Sustainable Growth
    Posted in In The News on February 8, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery

    Hello Woodlands THE WOODLANDS, TX – The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the 2019 Economic Outlook Conference on Friday, February 8, 2019 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center. The conference, which The Chamber will be hosting for the 33rd consecutive year, provided insights into the projected growth of the economy in Montgomery County and Texas. The theme of this year’s conference was “The Pathway to Sustainable Growth” with numerous speakers at the event. View... Read more

  • The Continued Job Growth — Tax Cut Connection
    Posted in In The News on February 1, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, Your Taxes

    USA Business Radio Today’s jobs report from the Department of Labor continues to point to a growing and robust economy: “Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 304,000 in January, compared with an average monthly gain of 223,000 in 2018. In January, employment grew in several industries, including leisure and hospitality, construction, health care, and transportation and warehousing. There were no discernible impacts of the partial federal government shutdown on the estimates of employme... Read more

  • Brady Receives 'Hero of Main Street' Award
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery

    Conroe, TX - U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX08) has been recognized as a “Hero of Main Street” by the National Retail Federation for consistently supporting public policy priorities important to the retail industry and its millions of small businesses. The awards were presented as small retailers across the country gathered in Washington for NRF’s Retail Advocates Summit. "I hear great news from retail businesses across my district - their sales are up, they're expanding operations, they're ... Read more

  • The Hill: Economy adds just 38K jobs in May
    Posted in In The News on June 3, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery

    House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) called the report "troubling news." "With job growth slowing, involuntary part-time work rising, and the labor force shrinking, this proves that our economy isn’t creating opportunity for all Americans,” Brady said. Read more

  • Monday Morning Memo Podcast for May 2, 2016
    Posted in In The News on May 2, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, Your Taxes, Health Care, Border Security

    In this week’s Monday Morning Memo podcast, the People's House is hard at work protecting your email privacy and solutions for our dismal economic recovery including help for American manufacturers. Read more

  • Rep. Brady on Larry Kudlow's Nationally syndicated radio show
    Posted in In The News on April 23, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, Your Taxes, Trade

    U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady joins former Reagan Budget guru Larry Kudlow on the radio to talk tax reform and economic freedom. Read more

  • Daily Caller: The Hill’s Top Tax Man Sees Reagan-Style Tax Reform On The Horizon
    Posted in In The News on April 18, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, Your Taxes

    He’s only been in his chair since November, and already Rep. Kevin Brady sees three reasons America is ripe for reform. Read more