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  • Trump Immigration Plan Is Pro-American
    Posted in The Brady Briefing on May 20, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment, Trade, Border Security

    I’ve been working hard to get a new free trade agreement with Canada and Mexico passed in Congress. In Texas, trade with Canada and Mexico supports 948,900 local jobs and totals $127 billion in exports, and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will help our state’s workers and economy thrive even more. President Trump’s recent move to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum is a victory, and with this crucial issue resolved, I hope my colleagues will come together to advance the USMCA. *... Read more

  • Leading House Republican Says Politicians Need to be Realistic on Climate Change Policies
    Posted in In The News on May 15, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment

    USA Business Radio The leading Republican on the powerful House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at a Full Committee Hearing on The Economic and Health Consequences of Climate Change. CLICK HERE to watch the hearing. Remarks as prepared for delivery: “Thank you, Chairman, for calling this hearing. “We believe that the key to successfully tackling climate change is American innovation. “Innovation is what made America the global energy leader, ... Read more

  • The Facts Are On Our Side
    Posted in The Brady Briefing on April 22, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment, Your Taxes

    Tax Day has come and gone, and the truth is that the vast majority of American taxpayers have benefited from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The Tax Policy Center reported that 91 percent of middle-class tax payers received a tax cut. H&R block reported that taxes are down by an average of 24.9 percent with the average refund up 1.4 percent. Plus, biweekly paychecks went up by $50. The facts are on our side, but despite tax reductions in every state and DC, the question remains—why did most American’... Read more

  • Delivering more tax relief for Christmas
    Posted in The Brady Briefing on December 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment, Your Taxes

    The Affordable Care Act was hastily written by Democrats behind closed doors and stuffed with special interest giveaways that drove up health care costs for millions of working Americans. It’s been a disaster since its partisan and unpopular inception, and this recent ruling on its unconstitutionality is not surprising. Should the courts uphold this decision both parties should start over, working together to make health care truly affordable, making sure patients can see local doctors and be tr... Read more

  • House Votes for Wildfire Protection
    Posted in Press Releases on November 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House passed bipartisan legislation that improves the health of our forests and reduces the risk of wildfires. Following passage of the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017 (H.R. 2936), U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady released the following statement: "When it comes to wildfire response and recovery, there is no time to waste. This legislation offers real solutions to create healthier, more resilient forests. I urge my colleagues in the Senate to move quickly on this ... Read more

  • Congressman Brady on Paris Climate Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on June 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement: "This withdrawal was inevitable the moment President Obama realized this extreme agreement could not gain approval even from his own Democratic Senate, so he went at it alone. This decision frees America to continue to reduce emissions and seek cleaner air on America's timetable using American technology and innovation without sacrif... Read more

  • Huntsman Corp. shows off research facility in The Woodlands
    Posted in In The News on October 25, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment

    http://www.yourconroenews.com/news/article/Huntsman-Corp-shows-off-research-facility-in-The-10326759.php By Bridget Balch, bridget.balch@chron.com Published 5:33 pm, Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Hidden neatly behind the trees of Technology Forest in The Woodlands, sitting on 17 acres, is the Huntsman Advanced Technology Center. At the 220,000-square-foot facility, scientists work to develop chemicals, which go into products that touch the average person's daily life in a variety of ways – from pers... Read more

  • KBTX: Want to go green? Mid-South Synergy's community solar project can help
    Posted in In The News on April 25, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment

    U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady was at Monday's ribbon cutting ceremony. He says, "Having it here in Bedias, in Grimes County, in the Brazos Valley, and again, it's the first project east of I-35, well that says a lot about the community." Read more

  • Monday Morning Memo Podcast for January 25, 2016
    Posted in Monday Morning Memo on January 25, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment, Border Security

    In this week’s Monday Morning Memo podcast, the Senate continues to fail to pass House bills on key issues like cracking down on Syrian and Iraqi refugees coming to the U.S. As the President chooses Tehran over Texas to implement the terrible Iran Nuclear Agreement that the House voted to stop and the Senate failed to action on, President Obama vetoes another common sense bill to stop EPA overreach. Read more

  • The Humble Observer: Brady Briefing: Protecting veterans and reining in the EPA
    Posted in In The News on August 18, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment, Health Care

    Only one other Republican House of Representatives in the past 30 years has enacted more legislation into law in its first seven months. So far in 2015, Congress has achieved the first significant Medicare reform in two decades, the most free market trade rules ever written and several key bills to help veterans obtain quality health care. Recently a new veterans bill signed into law repeals a key provision in the president’s Affordable Care Act. Now local businesses will no longer be penalized ... Read more