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  • When Farmers Succeed, America Succeeds
    Posted in In The News on May 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes, Trade

    By: Chairman Kevin Brady Editor's Note: Farm Policy Facts is pleased to publish a guest editorial from U.S. Representative Kevin Brady, the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, that highlights the policies his committee is working on to help our agricultural producers succeed. Farmers today face a number of challenges that drive up production costs and affect U.S. competitiveness in the global market. We applaud the hard work of lawmakers like Chairman Brady and others who work on beh... Read more

  • Tax Reform Urgent, Business Leaders Testify on Capitol Hill
    Posted in In The News on May 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — One of the most prevalent tax reform messages that came out of five business leaders testifying on Capitol Hill Thursday was the absolute urgency of passing tax legislation for not only their companies and owners, but their employees, quality jobs, the American economy and U.S. businesses’ ability to compete internationally. The House Ways and Means Committee hearing on tax reform opened with Chairman Kevin Brady’s statement which focused on growing the American economy with j... Read more

  • It's Time for Pro-Growth Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) spoke at a press conference on the urgent need for tax reform that will create jobs, increase paychecks, and grow America’s economy. Tomorrow, the Ways and Means Committee, which Congressman Brady Chairs, will have a major hearing on tax reform. CLICK HERE or the image above to watch video. Congressman Brady’s remarks on tax reform: “For the first time in 30 years, the House, the White House, and the Senate are all now committed to l... Read more

  • Keeping the Promise: Trump Releases Tax Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Historic, bold tax reform is what Texans have waited years for and today they have a White House, the House and the Senate all moving in the same direction. Following the Trump Administration's tax reform announcement, U.S. Congressman Brady, the House Ways & Means Committee Chairman joined House Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch in releasing the following joint statement: The principles outlined by the ... Read more

  • Brady: Inspired by trip to Reagan Ranch
    Posted in In The News on April 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    As chairman of the tax-writing House Ways & Means Committee, I continue to be inspired by President Reagan's 1985 national address to the American people as he challenged them to join him in boldly reforming the broken, complex tax code. Read more

  • Rep. Brady on Tax Reform: 'We're going to get this done this year'
    Posted in In The News on April 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    Kai Ryssdal April 24th, 2017 For this week at least, shove the GOP health care plan to the back of your mind. Come Friday night, the government is facing a shutdown should it fail to pass a bill to fund itself. And on Wednesday, the president is scheduled to announce his plan for tax reform. Rep. Kevin Brady, a Republican from Texas, is the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal spoke with Brady about the coming week. The following is an edited transcript of... Read more

  • What Pro-Growth Tax Reform Means for Workers and Families
    Posted in In The News on April 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    With another stressful Tax Day behind us, House Republicans are continuing to move full steam ahead on our plan to completely overhaul America’s broken tax code. We are taking historic action to unleash historic growth—of jobs, wages, and our economy—that vaults America back into the lead pack among our global competitors. Our Tax Reform Blueprint will dramatically lower tax rates for workers, families, and job creators; eliminate special interest loopholes; repeal uncompetitive taxes like the “... Read more

  • Watch as Congressman Brady and District 8 Take on a Broken Tax Code
    Posted in Press Releases on April 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady has been all over District Eight talking to constituents about tax reform creating a simpler tax code for all Americans, and how the House Republican plan will make "Made in Texas" products more competitive globally. In case you missed it, the Ways and Means Committee released the following video: WATCH: Click below to watch video, or click HERE BACKGROUND: House Republicans tax reform focuses on three crucial goals: growing our economy, simplifyin... Read more

  • Brady Urges DOJ to Take “Fresh Look” at Evidence of Lois Lerner’s Criminal Acts Against American Taxpayers
    Posted in Press Releases on April 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) and Tax Policy Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling on the Department of Justice to review evidence that Lois Lerner, the former IRS Exempt Organizations Division Director under the Obama Administration, broke the law to target Americans for their political beliefs. Despite clear evidence of criminal misconduct and a Committee referral to the Department of Justice for criminal p... Read more

  • Congressman Kevin Brady Calls for End of “Made in America” Tax
    Posted in In The News on April 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    By USDR. Yesterday, the Tax Foundation released new state-by-state figures showing that the House tax reform Blueprint would create roughly 1.7 million new full time American jobs, including more than 140,000 in Texas. As Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) explains in an op-ed this morning for the Orlando Sentinel, incorporating “border adjustability” as part of pro-growth tax reform – a move that will finally end the “Made in America” tax – is essential to job creation, higher wages, an... Read more