WASHINGTON—Today, Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46), issued the following statement on the White House meeting between Democratic Leadership and President Trump on infrastructure:
WASHINGTON—Today, the co-chairs of the Blue Dog Task Force on Infrastructure and Job Creation—Reps. Joe Cunningham (SC-01) and Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11)—and the co-chairs of the Blue Dog Task Force on Rural Opportunity—Reps.
WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, announced its endorsement of H.R. 2483, Fentanyl Sanctions Act.
WASHINGTON—Yesterday, House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn launched a new House Task Force on Rural Broadband to provide coordination and leadership to end the rural-digital divide.
WASHINGTON—Today, the co-chairs of the Blue Dog Task Force on Infrastructure and Job Creation—Reps. Joe Cunningham (SC-01) and Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11)—issued the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s meeting on infrastructure with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, and other members of House and Senate Democratic leadership.
WASHINGTON— Today, the fiscally-responsible Blue Dog Coalition announced that it has endorsed a Balanced Budget Amendment, which was authored by Rep. Ben McAdams (UT-04), co-chair for the Blue Dog Task Force on Fiscal Responsibility and Government Reform. Rep.
WASHINGTON—Yesterday, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce voted unanimously to pass Blue Dog Coalition-endorsed legislation to lower the cost of prescription drugs and increase transparency in the drug pricing system.
WASHINGTON— Today, the Blue Dog Coalition announced that Adam Finkel has joined the Coalition’s staff as Policy Coordinator.
WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition announced its endorsement of two bipartisan bills to lower the cost of prescription drugs and increase transparency in the drug pricing system. The endorsed legislation is the Payment Commission Act and the Bringing Low-cost Options and Competition while Keeping Incentives for New Generics (BLOCKING) Act.
WASHINGTON—Florida Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee and co-chair of the Blue Dog Coalition, took part in a hearing in Congress where she criticized the Trump Administration’s approach to fiscal discipline. At a Ways and Means hearing on the President’s budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year, Murphy questioned U.S.
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The Blue Dog Coalition on Tuesday elected three new co-chairs — all current freshmen — to lead the group of two dozen fiscally conservative Democrats in the next Congress.
Florida Rep. Stephanie Murphy will serve as the administration co-chair, Arizona Rep. Tom O’Halleran as the policy co-chair and California Rep. Lou Correa as the communications co-chair.
Rural communities that were left behind during the post-Recession recovery are fed up with lip service from politicians in Washington.
A group of conservative House Democrats is embracing some elements of a GOP plan to cut taxes, potentially creating an opening for Republicans to win bipartisan support.
If Congress wants to find out the best strategy to ensure long-term success on tax reform, it must look to its history. The last time Congress passed a comprehensive, bipartisan overhaul of our tax system was over three decades ago. The 1986 tax reform drive was successful because it was an open, bipartisan effort.
Blue Dog Leadership Responds to the U.S. National Debt Surpassing $20 Trillion. Earlier this month, U.S. national debt surpassed $20 trillion for the first time in our nation’s history, and it’s continuing to increase at an alarming rate. The co-chairs of the Blue Dog Coalition—Reps.
Here’s what the Blue Dogs have been up to since the House of Representatives was last in session in June 2017. We hope you enjoy catching up on all of the great work our members are doing for the American people.
The Blue Dog Coalition of centrist House Democrats is asking for input from K Street as it seeks to formulate a set of principles on tax reform and work with Republicans on the issue.