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Feb 3, 2010 Press Release

Today, Representative Jim Matheson (D-UT), Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications released the following statement on the Blue Dog Blueprint for Fiscal Reform and the status of statutory pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) legislation.

Jan 28, 2010 Press Release

Today, Blue Dog leaders released the following statements hailing Senate passage of pay-as-you-go legislation as a critical step forward in the coalition’s fight to restore fiscal discipline to the federal government. 

Jan 27, 2010 Press Release

Representative Jim Matheson (D-UT), Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications, issued the following statement tonight in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address.

Jan 26, 2010 Press Release

Today, members of the fiscally conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition released a comprehensive plan aimed at cutting spending and balancing the budget.  The “Blue Dog Blueprint for Fiscal Reform” outlines an extensive list of legislative priorities (attached) that expand on the group’s support for establishing a fiscal reform commission and reinstating pay-as-you-go budget rules. 

Jan 20, 2010 Press Release

Today, Representative Jim Matheson (D-UT), Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications, released the following statement after reports that House and Senate leaders continue to make progress on a deal to move forward with key elements of fiscal reform.

Dec 11, 2009 Press Release

Leading members of the Blue Dog Coalition issued the following statements today after a press conference with House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on the need to reenact statutory pay-as-you-go (PAYGO). 

Dec 11, 2009 Press Release

Leading members of the Blue Dog Coalition issued the following statements today after a press conference with House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on the need to reenact statutory pay-as-you-go (PAYGO). 

Dec 9, 2009 Press Release

Today, Representative Jim Matheson (D-UT), Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications, released the following statement after Republicans in the House offered a motion to recommit that would add billions of dollars to the deficit. 

Jul 8, 2009 Press Release

Today, members of the fiscally conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition announced their official endorsement of the bipartisan, bicameral Fairness and Independence in Redistricting (FAIR) Act, H.R.

Jun 22, 2009 Press Release

Today, for the first time in over 10 years, the House voted to give pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) rules the force of law, a move that would bring a level of fiscal discipline to the federal government not seen since Congress balanced the budget in the 1990’s.  Passage of the “Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2009” not only represents an unprecedented step forward in the Blue Dogs’ fight to restore fiscal

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