Kevin Brady

  • Proposals to reform IRS are on the way

    In today’s Federal Newscast, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-Texas) says there will be a bill next month to begin restructuring the IRS.

  • Social Security reform for CSRS feds hits a roadblock

    Congress and members in the federal community are at a standstill over how to change the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) for federal employees and retirees in the Civil Service Retirement System. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady had a bill that would lessen the WEP penalty, but last-minute changes to the legislation derailed its official introduction to Congress.

  • Social Security boost for some feds

    Could you use another $77 per month in your Social Security benefit? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it could happen if Congress OKs a name change.

  • Lawmakers debate bills with serious implications for the IRS

    Four bills aimed at improving IRS accountability passed the House Ways and Means Committee, but not without strenuous objections.

  • Whack DC But Hit Denver & Houston

    With all this talk about furloughs and layoffs Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has a timely reminder for politicians: while their target may be waste, red tape and duplication in Washington, people hurt most by government cutbacks live, work and VOTE way outside the beltway.

  • Bill would make deficit commission proposals law

    Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) introduces legislation to cut the federal workforce by 10 percent and freeze federal pay for an additional year. The bill includes a host of suggestions to cut spending from both the commission and from the Obama and Bush administrations. Brady said collecting unpaid taxes from federal employees could result in $3 billion.