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Mar 11, 2010 Press Release

Today, members of the fiscally conservative Blue Dog Coalition, led by Representatives Frank Kratovil of Maryland and Travis Childers of Mississippi, announced their plans to introduce legislation that would require the federal government to cut non-security spending by nearly 6%, saving the American taxpayers over $400 billion.  The proposal, which would reinstate caps on federal discretionary

Mar 2, 2010 Press Release

Today, members of the fiscally conservative Blue Dog Coalition, led by Representative Bobby Bright of Alabama, will introduce legislation that would require the federal government to pay down the national debt and balance the budget by 2020.  The Blue Dog “Balanced Budget Amendment” is a key component of the Blue Dog Blueprint for Fiscal Reform, a comprehensive plan to begin reducing the defici

Feb 4, 2010 Press Release

Today, leading members of the fiscally conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition released the following statements on final passage of statutory pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) legislation.

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). 

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