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Jan 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Communications and Outreach and a former police officer, issued the following statement on the death of Officer Brian Sicknick, a twelve-year veteran of the U.S. Capitol Police, who died on January 7, 2021 due to injuries sustained while serving in the line of duty to defend the U.S.

Jan 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the leaders of the Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth on the Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) rule in response to H.Res. 8, which was passed by the House of Representatives.

Specifically, the letter was signed by Reps. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01), Ed Case (HI-01), and Kurt Schrader (OR-05).

Jan 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition announced its leadership for the 117th Congress. The Coalition has a total of 18 members, representing districts from Maine to Hawaii, who are dedicated to the organization’s longstanding policy focus of fiscal responsibility, a strong national defense, and a pragmatic approach to governance.

 

Dec 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Yesterday, members of the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden calling on the incoming Administration to prioritize bipartisan legislation that pertains to the COVID-19 pandemic response and the economic recovery.

Dec 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46), Co-Chair for Communications of the Blue Dog Coalition, issued the following statement on House passage of the fifth bipartisan COVID-19 relief package, which includes a number of the Blue Dog Coalition’s priorities:

Dec 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46), the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Communications, issued the following statement in response to reports of an imminent deal on a fifth COVID-19 relief package: 

 

Dec 9, 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 for a fifth COVID-19 relief package: 
 
Dec 8, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the House of Representatives passed two Blue Dog Coalition-endorsed bills as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Dec 3, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), the Blue Dog Co-Chair for Policy, issued the following statement on the election of Rep. David Scott (GA-13), a member of the Blue Dog Coalition, to be Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee:  
 
Oct 7, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON—This week, Rep. Kendra Horn (OK-05), a member of the Blue Dog Coalition, moderated a Rural Opportunity Roundtable discussion on education and workforce development.
 
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Aug 14, 2020 In The News

The headlines speak for themselves. Washington Post noted it’s a different kind of Blue Dog Coalition today.

Feb 19, 2020 In The News

When he organized the first retreat of the Blue Dog Coalition in 1995, then-Rep. John Tanner reserved 50 rooms at a resort on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

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.

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