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Dec 11, 2012 Press Release
Members of the fiscally, conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition have elected their new leadership team for the 113th Congress:
  • Rep. John Barrow., D-Ga., Co-Chair for Administration
  • Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Tenn., Co-Chair for Policy
  • Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., Co-Chair for Communications
Dec 10, 2012 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives will consider a bipartisan bill this week endorsed by the fiscally conservative, Democratic Blue Dog Coalition that will better protect taxpayer dollars.  H.R. 4053, the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act (IPERIA), will better identify, prevent and recover payment error, waste, fraud and abuse within federal spending.
Jun 13, 2012 Press Release

Building on their bipartisan efforts to make government better respect taxpayer dollars, the fiscally conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition in the U.S. House of Representatives has thrown its support behind a bipartisan bill that would, for every new program proposed, require a government-wide review to check for existing, similar programs.  

Jun 5, 2012 Press Release
Today, the fiscally conservative, Democratic Blue Dog Coalition released a statement after the Congressional Budget Office released its 2012 Long-Term Budget Outlook, which projects that by the end of this year, the federal debt will reach roughly 70 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), the highest percentage since shortly after World War II.

Apr 18, 2012 Press Release
The fiscally conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition expanded their ranks in the U.S. House of Representatives today by adding Rep. Larry Kissell, D-N.C., as its newest member.  Kissell, first elected in 2008 and who represents the 8th Congressional District in south central North Carolina, brings the group’s total membership to 25.  

Apr 4, 2012 Press Release
The fiscally conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition in the U.S. House of Representatives praised Congress for passing and the President for signing into law today the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act, or STOCK Act – a legislative initiative the Blue Dogs endorsed back in February.

Mar 20, 2012 Press Release
On behalf of the fiscally conservative, Democratic Blue Dog Coalition, Rep. Mike Ross, D-Ark., Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications, issued the following statement today after House Budget Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan unveiled the Republicans’ FY2013 budget proposal.

Statement from Rep. Mike Ross:

Mar 8, 2012 Press Release
Building on their efforts to streamline government and use taxpayer dollars more efficiently, the fiscally conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition in the U.S. House of Representatives has endorsed a bipartisan bill to reduce waste, fraud, abuse and improper payments in Medicare and Medicaid.  H.R. 3399, the Medicare and Medicaid FAST Act, led by Reps.
Feb 29, 2012 Press Release
The fiscally conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition in the U.S. House of Representatives has endorsed a bill by Blue Dog Rep. Jim Cooper, D- Tenn., that would require Congress to pass a budget before Members of Congress could get paid.  The No Budget, No Pay Act, H.R.
Feb 17, 2012 Press Release
WASHINGTON – The fiscally conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition in the U.S. House of Representatives has endorsed a bipartisan bill to better protect taxpayer dollars by reducing waste, fraud and abuse within federal spending.  On Friday, Reps.

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