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  • Brady: Taxpayer Dollars Shouldn't be Wasted on Partisan Policies
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Spending Reform

    CONROE, TX - Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 7608, the Democrats’ partisan appropriations package: “This package needlessly spends billions of dollars on partisan provisions that would reverse important pro-life protections, jeopardize our nation's security, and hinder our ability to produce American-made energy. “Right now, our taxpayer dollars should be wholly focused on defeating the novel Coronavirus and supporting American wo... Read more

  • Brady Statement on POTUS's Executive Order on Drug Pricing
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, Spending Reform, Your Taxes

    Washington, D.C. – The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after President Trump issued an executive order aimed at lowering drug prices: “I applaud President Trump for fighting to lower drug prices, and I believe the one-month delay on international pricing is an opportunity for the President to work with medical innovators to lower drug prices without harming innovation. In support of our shared goal of making drugs affordabl... Read more

  • ICYMI: Congressman Brady on KTRH
    Posted in In The News on July 24, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, Spending Reform, COVID-19

    ICYMI: Congressman Kevin Brady joined KTRH news to discuss the next round of stimulus legislation, his actions to make sure Congressional funding gets to local communities, the President's efforts to uphold law and order, and the importance of wearing masks. Click here or above to listen to the full interview. On the next stimulus package: “It’s important Congress does not go on a huge spending spree. The truth is we’ve already spent over three trillion dollars, much of which hasn’t yet been spe... Read more

  • Ways and Means Republicans Unveil Pro-Growth Agenda For a Healthy American Economy
    Posted in Press Releases on July 23, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, Spending Reform, Your Taxes, COVID-19

    Washington, D.C. – Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee unveiled a series of bills today that are part of Republicans’ agenda for economic growth and increasing American innovation in U.S. medicines and cures as we continue to fight the novel coronavirus. “America can be the world leader in innovation if we focus on economic growth and making the U.S. medically independent. We have an agenda for a healthy American economy, and it starts with bringing manufacturing back to the United... Read more

  • Brady: "This bill guarantees a prolonged recession."
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, Spending Reform, COVID-19

    WASHINGTON — The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered the following remarks on the House floor in opposition to Speaker Pelosi's $3 trillion "Careless" Act. Remarks as prepared for delivery: "What are we doing here? "Our nation is fighting a vicious battle for lives and jobs – yet Democrats waste time bringing a partisan, political, and dead bill to the House. "Never asking Republicans to work together. "It’s shameful. As one House Democrat who oppose... Read more

  • Telephone Town Hall – Ask an Expert
    Posted in Press Releases on May 5, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, Spending Reform, COVID-19

    Friends, Tomorrow, May 6th, I’ll be hosting a telephone town hall with policy experts from the Texas Workforce Commission, the U.S. Small Businesses Administration, and the Committee on Ways and Means. If you have COVID-19 related questions about unemployment benefits, Economic Impact Payments, small businesses loans and more, please join us tomorrow at 7:10 PM CT. To join, dial (866) 767-0657. To always stay informed on my upcoming town halls – and other important information – be sure to sign ... 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

  • Brady on Failed Passage of the Balanced Budget Amendment
    Posted in Press Releases on April 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Spending Reform

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement after the House failed to approve H.J.Res.2 – Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States: “One thing has been clear for years: Washington does not have a revenue problem, it has a spending problem. Raising taxes on hardworking Americans as Democrats are seeking to do is not going to solve our out-of-control debt—a Balanced Budget Amendment, on the other hand, would have ... Read more

  • Bloomberg: House Votes to Let Manufacturers Seek Lower Import Tariffs
    Posted in In The News on April 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Spending Reform

    The House voted to let U.S. manufacturers seek lower tariffs on some imported materials they use in their products -- a boost at a time when much of the congressional trade agenda is on hold. Read more

  • With Veto President Obama "Stands on Wrong Side of History"
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Spending Reform, Your Taxes, Health Care

    Washington, DC — Congressman Kevin Brady, (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the President’s veto of H.R. 3762 The Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015, which dismantles the key pillars of Obamacare and defunds Planned Parenthood for one year. The budget bill was developed by several committees, including the Ways & Means Committee chaired by Congressman Brady. “Today President Obama has chosen to stand on the wrong side of history. He insists on... Read more