April 14th, 2017
Wednesday, Tax Policy Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) and I sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling on the Department of Justice to review evidence that Lois Lerner, the former IRS Exempt...
March 24th, 2017
The Affordable Care Act – also known as Obamacare – has been one failed promise after another. The fact is, this law has hurt far more Americans than it has helped.
March 3rd, 2017
In his Joint Address this week, President Trump called for bold tax reform that will allow our country to “compete and thrive anywhere and with anyone.” That’s why House Republicans are going bold on tax reform in 2017.
January 10th, 2017
Last week, the U.S. House passed H.R. 21, the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017, a bill designed to provide greater congressional oversight of burdensome regulations issued during the final days of a president’s term.
December 21st, 2016
Our bold Blueprint for tax reform takes historic action to unleash job creation and economic growth in America. One of the most pro-growth features is that we’re finally going to end the self-imposed “Made in America” tax on...
October 21st, 2016
As long as terrorists and criminals use 21st Century technology to do us harm, relying on 20th Century technology to stop them just won’t cut it.
September 16th, 2016
The stunning White House ransom payments to Iran controversy just gets worse. It turns out payments to the world’s worst state sponsor of terrorism wasn’t $400 million but a whopping $1.7 billion.
August 30th, 2016
Twenty years ago, Republicans successfully concluded a multi-year, national effort to reform America’s cash welfare program. The reform was based on one simple idea: the best way to change lives and help people out of...
July 14th, 2016
No American should be discriminated against for their pro-life stance or be forced to participate in the brutal act of abortion. Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 304, the Conscience Protection Act.
April 27th, 2016
Last week’s flooding was devastating for many families in the Houston area. Our emergency responders and local officials deserve thanks for responding quickly to save the lives of those stranded by high waters. Local...
April 12th, 2017
This week is the worst week of the year for many Americans. It is the annual hassle to find the documents and paperwork to file your IRS tax return – this year due by Tuesday, April 18.
March 8th, 2017
This morning I delivered the following opening statement at a Full Committee markup of Budget Reconciliation Recommendations to Repeal and Replace Obamacare.
January 25th, 2017
This week the House passed Kari's Law Act 2017 (H.R. 582). This legislation is designed to prevent another tragedy by requiring all Multi-Line Telephone Systems (MLTS) to have a default setting that allows people to directly...
December 22nd, 2016
The House Ways and Means Committee today released new information in an addendum to a joint report, “Joint Congressional Investigative Report into the Source of Funding for the ACA’s Cost Sharing Reduction Program,” released...
October 27th, 2016
This is not Washington's tax code, it belongs to the American people. Taxpayers ought to have a real say in the way you are taxed. We invite you to view this video, come to our website to learn more about our "Built for...
September 29th, 2016
Oh boy, it’s budget time. Media outlets, special interest groups and yes, even politicians who know better, love confusing the public about the year-end budget battles in Washington.Here’s a primer so you can tell the facts...
September 9th, 2016
After four years of White House delay in implementing a 2012 law allowing states to drug test applicants for federal unemployment payments, today House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady of Texas introduced H.R.
August 4th, 2016
The Zika virus has now spread to America along with its risk of death and birth defects. Coastal Texas “is at equal risk to Florida” says experts at Texas Children’s Hospital.
May 11th, 2016
Montgomery and San Jacinto Counties have been added to a Presidential Disaster Declaration for what has been called the Tax Day Flood.
April 12th, 2016
Today, I released the following statement on House passage of S. 2512, adding Zika Virus to the FDA Priority Review Voucher Program Act which places the disease on an incentive program to develop products for treatment.