Joint Center Meets With U.S. House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady


Joint Center Meets With U.S. House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady

On May 18, the Joint Center, partnering with INSIGHT America, organized a breakfast with U.S. House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX).

The Ways & Means Committee is the chief tax-writing committee in the U.S. House, and it also oversees revenue-related aspects of Social Security, Medicare, and other social service programs.

Chairman Brady has also served as chairman of the Health Subcommittee (House Ways and Means Committee), and chairman of the Joint Economic Committee. Prior to being elected to Congress, Chairman Brady worked as a Chamber of Commerce executive and served six years in the Texas House of Representatives.

Meeting attendees included:

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Interim President Cristina Antelo
Baxter International Inc. Government Affairs Manager Mariko Bennett
U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady
National League of Cities Senior Executive of Federal Advocacy Carolyn Coleman
Thurgood Marshall College Fund Government Affairs Director Paris Dennard
Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Board Chair Barbara Johnson
Republican National Committee National Director of African American Initiatives and Media Telly Lovelace

Global Political Solutions, LLC Managing Partner Aaron T. Manaigo

Center for Urban Renewal and Education National Director Reverend Derek McCoy

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Companies (U.S.) Government Affairs and Advocacy Director Ryan Molly

Asian Americans Advancing Justice President & Executive Director Mee Moua

Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies President Spencer Overton

National Action Network DC Bureau Chief Ebonie Riley

Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute Director of Programs & External Affairs Nina Roque

Young Americans for Liberty Director of Free Speech Clarence Sailor

INSIGHT America Co-Founder Elroy Sailor

UPS Corporate Public Affairs Vice President Dontai Smalls

Center for American Progress Director of Project 2050 Danyelle Solomon

Former Lt. MD Governor/ Former RNC Chair Michael Steele

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Public Policy Project Interim Director Kimberly Tignor

Asian Pacific American Institute of Congressional Studies Program Director Amy Watanabe

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Senior Research and Policy Analyst Harry Watkins, Ph.D

Urban Institute President Sarah Wartell


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Previous breakfasts have been held with Secretary of Education John King, House Agriculture Chair Mike Conaway, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.


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