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07

Oct
2019

Conflict Resolution at Work and at Home

Conflict is ever present in the workplace, sapping workers and managers of time and strength that could otherwise be devoted to more productive tasks.  Fortunately, there is a way to replace the negative mindset with one that will unlock one’s unique capabilities.  In his new book PLAYING THE ACE: The Definitive Guide To Conflict Resolution […]

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04

Oct
2019

Brady Urges President Trump to Approve Texas Disaster Declaration

This week, Congressman Kevin Brady released the following statement after sending a letter to President Trump requesting approval for Governor Greg Abbott’s disaster declaration in response to Tropical Storm Imelda: “I’m proud to join this bi-partisan group of Houston area Representatives in urging the President to promptly approve Governor Abbott’s request. Those in the Eighth […]

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03

Oct
2019

Food Allergy Market Expected to Reach USD 4.71 Billion by 2026

The global food allergy diagnostics & therapeutics market size is expected to reach USD 4.71 billion by 2026, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., exhibiting a CAGR of 7.4%. The market is expected to grow in the coming years owing to increasing incidence of food allergies coupled with rising demand for products for management of these conditions. […]

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12

Sep
2019

Leading Member of Congress Celebrates US Energy Independence

Today, Congressman Kevin Brady released the following statement after voting against anti-energy legislation in the House of Representatives:  “In Texas, curtailing offshore drilling activities would negatively impact the hundreds of thousands in the Greater Houston area who work for the oil and gas industry and would have adverse, long term consequences on our state’s economic well-being. […]

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26

Aug
2019

Think the Summer was Brutal? Wait for a Winter for the History Books

If you didn’t like last winter, you may want to stop reading right now. The 2020 Farmers’ Almanac’s extended weather forecast is calling for a “Polar Coaster Winter,” with plenty of frigid temperatures and snow for a majority of the country. “Freezing, frigid, and frosty” are the exact terms used to describe the upcoming season, especially for areas […]

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14

Aug
2019

Multi-Award Winning Author Explains the Mystery Behind “New Rich” Books

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31

Jul
2019

Congressional Leaders Call for Task Force to Explore Air Ambulance Billing

This week, the leading Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) sent a letter to Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao, urging her to comply with congressional requirements and promptly convene the Air Ambulance and Patient Billing (AAPB) Advisory Committee. According to a statement […]

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31

Jul
2019

Pig Ear Pet Treats Receive FDA Scrutiny and Warning

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is coordinating with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state agencies to investigate 127 human cases of salmonellosis related to several types of Salmonella with a suspected link to pig ear pet treats, some of which originated from Argentina and Brazil. The FDA and CDC are advising consumers to avoid […]

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25

Jul
2019

Leading Republicans Get Broad Support in Effort to Check Government Growth

This week, Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX)  and Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) introduced the Maximizing America’s Prosperity (MAP) Act: “Washington doesn’t have a revenue problem, it has a spending problem; and the best way for Congress to approach this issue is by committing to smarter federal spending caps,”said Congressman Brady. “I introduced the MAP Act to put America’s budget back […]

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25

Jul
2019

The Best and Worst Cities for Single Men in the US

LendingTree®, the nation’s leading online loan marketplace, released its study on the best cities for single men and found that Madison, Wis.; Hartford, Conn. and Albany, N.Y. are the top cities where single men can potentially feel most welcome. LendingTree looked at aspects like job prospects, demographics, crime rate, culture and entertainment, and the ability to maintain a healthy lifestyle in each […]

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23

Jul
2019

Senior House Republican Support Effort to Create Integrity Around Food Stamps

Today, the leading Republican on the influential House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released weighed in with his comments after the United States Department of Agriculture proposed a new rule to repeal the broad-based categorical eligibility policy within the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), that involves taking advantage of state flexibility in the […]

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23

Jul
2019

June Sees Significant Jump in the Most Affordable Homes

Prices for the most affordable third of homes sold in June were up 8.7 percent annually, the second-biggest increase in more than a year, according to a new report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. For homes in the most expensive third, prices grew just 1.1 percent year over year. Price growth for the most […]

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09

Jul
2019

Republicans Hold Democrats Wanting to “Weaponize” the IRS Accountable

Today, the leading Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after introducing a resolution in response to House Democrats’ partisan lawsuit to force President Trump to turn over his tax returns: “We will not stand idly by as House Democrat Leadership seeks to undermine our democratic process […]

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07

Jul
2019

The Shocking Percentage of People Going into Debt for a Memorable Wedding

LendingTree®, the nation’s leading online loan marketplace, released its study on newlyweds and wedding expenses.  Approximately 45% of newlyweds between the ages of 18 and 53 went into debt to pay for their wedding. And once married, nearly half of the newlyweds who obtained wedding-related debt said money has caused them to consider divorce. On the flip […]

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02

Jul
2019

Senior Republican Weighs in on Democrats’ Lawsuit Ove Trump’s Tax Returns

Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after Democrat leadership filed a lawsuit to compel the President to turn over his tax returns: “The Democrats’ partisan, flawed lawsuit continues their unprecedented and illegitimate pursuit to expose President Trump’s private tax information.  This not only weaponizes […]

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