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Apr 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to House and Senate leadership urging the leadership of both parties to work together and focus on bipartisan solutions that are specific to the response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

 

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Mar 26, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition announced that several of the Coalition’s policy recommendations were included in the final text of the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
Mar 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Blue Dog Co-Chair for Administration, Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), issued the following statement calling for the leaders of both parties to stop the partisan games and work together to reach a bipartisan, bicameral agreement on an economic rescue package:

 

Mar 23, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition released its policy recommendations for both Congress and the Trump Administration to consider as they continue to respond to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The recommendations were developed within the policy parameters of the Blue Dog Coalition’s five policy task forces.
Mar 22, 2020 Press Release
Today, the Co-Chairs of the Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), Lou Correa (CA-46), Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), and Anthony Brindisi (NY-22)—published an essay on Medium calling for a balanced economic rescue package that focuses on the middle class.
Mar 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence calling for the Administration to take immediate action to combat the surging level of disinformation on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Mar 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46), the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Communications, issued the following statement regarding the ongoing negotiations on Congress’ response to the coronavirus pandemic:

 

Mar 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46), the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Communications, issued the following statement on the potential economic stimulus package in response to the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States:

 

Mar 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition announced its endorsement of the bipartisan, bicameral H.R. 2815, Training the Next Generation of Primary Care Doctors Act, a bill that would improve access to physicians in rural communities.

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Mar 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth, calling on the House Budget Committee to produce a budget.

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In The News

Jun 24, 2019 In The News

The House’s most moderate Democrats are rolling out a detailed policy plan on Friday aimed at countering foreign election interference, in hopes that they can refocus the post-Mueller Report discussion away from impeachment and instead revive election security measures languishing in Mitch McConnell’s Senate.

 

Jun 11, 2019 In The News

Top members of the centrist Democrat Blue Dog Coalition are holding out hope for bipartisan accomplishments on pressing infrastructure projects.

 

Jun 5, 2019 In The News

Members of the Blue Dog Coalition, a group of moderate House Democrats, are cautioning the party's leadership against disregarding the caucus’ pay-as-you-go rule.

 

Jun 4, 2019 In The News

When Mikie Sherrill first ran into the congressional Blue Dog coalition in 2018, she wasn’t sure it would be the place for her.

 

May 7, 2019 In The News

Speaker Nancy Pelosi took a veiled shot at Rep. Stephanie Murphy during a closed-door meeting after the centrist Florida Democrat bucked party leaders on a contentious immigration vote.

 

Apr 9, 2019 In The News

A group of moderate House Democrats is proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution as they try to further distance themselves from the party’s progressive wing, which is backing big boosts in spending for social programs and infrastructure.

 

Feb 27, 2019 In The News

You might not have heard much about us, but the moderates are in the House.

 

Nov 28, 2018 In The News

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.

Oct 31, 2018 In The News

Rural communities that were left behind during the post-Recession recovery are fed up with lip service from politicians in Washington.

Oct 4, 2017 In The News

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.

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