In The News

Aug 12, 2011 In The News
By Vicki Needham

The Blue Dog Coalition is urging the newly formed congressional debt-reduction panel to work together toward a bipartisan agreement.

Jul 21, 2011 In The News
by Congressman Jim Matheson (D-UT), Blue Dog Coalition

Jun 15, 2011 In The News
By Vicki Needham

Several members of the Blue Dog Coalition are pressing 12 independent federal agencies to conduct reviews of their regulations that they could save upward of $1 billion and help create jobs.

Jun 15, 2011 In The News
by Jonathan Allen

Blue Dog Democrats sent a letter to a dozen federal agencies asking them to undertake reviews of their regulations and procedures to find inefficiencies, even though they were left out of the administration’s mandate that other departments do the same.

Apr 21, 2011 In The News
BY PAUL BEEBE

A bipartisan bill in Congress to jump-start the production and use of natural gas-powered vehicles is the best way for America to reduce its dependence on foreign oil and cut greenhouse emissions, Utah Rep. Jim Matheson said Thursday.

Apr 8, 2011 In The News
Video:  Congressman Mike Ross, Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications, calls for bipartisanship in Congress and the need for Republicans and Democrats to come together to develop a long-term plan to rein in spending and reduce the deficit.

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Apr 1, 2011 In The News
Video:  Congressman Heath Shuler, Blue Dog Co-Chair for Administration, discusses the debt and the need for a bipartisan plan to put the country on a path to long-term fiscal sustainability.

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Mar 30, 2011 In The News
by Charles Pope

Rep. Kurt Schrader steps into the poisoned atmosphere of congressional budget talks today, offering an alternative spending blueprint he hopes will avert a government shutdown while shrinking historic deficits.

Mar 30, 2011 In The News
By Vicki Needham

With a budget battle raging in Congress, the Blue Dog Coalition laid out its benchmarks on Wednesday to cut $4 trillion from the deficit in 10 years while urging lawmakers to work together on a long-term plan.

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