Chairman Dave Camp
  • The Jobs Search

    With the Jobs Situation This Bad, Is Now Really the Time to Raise Taxes?

    Dec 11, 2012-- Last week, a New York Times editorial noted that, despite November’s job gains, the employment situation in the U.S. is still bleak: “Over all, the job market is still very weak, with an estimated 3.9 million people having either dropped out of or never entered the work force after leaving school, on top of 12 million people who are officially unemployed and 8.2 million who are stuck in part-time... more

  • Press Release

    Camp Statement on BRT Letter

    Dec 11, 2012-- Washington, DC - Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) issued the following statement today in response to a letter to Congress from the Business Roundtable (BRT), an association of some of America’s largest multinational corporations, stating that higher tax rates on individual taxpayers should be considered to avert the fiscal cliff. "Big business may support raising tax rates on s... more

  • The Tax Tracker

    What the President’s Tax Rate Increases Mean: Fewer Jobs, Less Retirement Security

    Dec 10, 2012-- Today, as President Obama heads to Detroit to renew his call for $1.6 trillion in higher taxes, including higher tax rates, Main Street job creators are sharing first hand what the impact of the President’s proposal means to them and the men and women working alongside them – their employees. In some cases, the President’s tax hikes will force businesses to adjust hiring plans and hold back on ca... more

  • The Prescription Pad

    New Report Confirms that ObamaCare Hurts Seniors

    Dec 10, 2012-- New research released by Health Affairs found that Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage (MA) are less likely to receive wasteful or questionable care than those in traditional Medicare. Unfortunately, rather than strengthen and promote MA, ObamaCare will force 7 million beneficiaries out of Medicare Advantage by 2017. The study found that beneficiaries enrolled in a MA HMO plan w... more

  • Press Release

    Camp Statement on November Jobs Report

    Dec 7, 2012-- Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) released the following statement in reaction to the November jobs report from the U.S. Department of Labor. A net total of 146,000 jobs were created, and the unemployment rate for November decreased to 7.7 percent. “The fact that the unemployment rate remains this high is why it is so important that we find a balanced solution to th... more

  • Press Release

    Brady Introduces Customs Trade Facilitation and Enforcement Act of 2012

    Dec 7, 2012-- Washington, DC - Today, Ways & Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) introduced the Customs Trade Facilitation and Enforcement Act of 2012 (H.R. 6642). Chairman Brady stated , “In the 21st Century, time is a trade barrier that can leave American companies less competitive in the global marketplace. My goal is to lower the cost and delays at the border while improving security and e... more


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