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May 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—The members of the Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to House leadership this week calling on them to pursue bipartisan mechanisms to gather the facts regarding the actions of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) at the o

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Policy, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), issued the following statement on House passage of H.R. 6800, The Heroes Act:

 

May 8, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, in an exclusive op-ed in The Hill, members of the Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Jim Cooper (TN-05), Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), and Ed Case (HI-01)—called on Congress to take up the Blue Dog-backed Inspectors General Independence Act in order to protect our taxpayer dollars during a time of unprecedented spending.
May 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, announced its endorsement of the Inspectors General Independence Act, which establishes seven-year terms for Inspectors General (IGs) and protects them from politically-motivate

Apr 27, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, announced its endorsement of H.R. 6429, National Commission on COVID-19 Act, which would establish bipartisan commission to assess the United States’ preparation for and response to pandemics.
Apr 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Administration, Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), issued the following statement on House passage of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act:

 

Apr 20, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza calling on the Trump Administration to fix the problems community-based financial institutions face when it comes to accessing the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
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:

 

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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

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.

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