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Jul 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan resolution opposing efforts to delegitimize the state of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement targeting Israel.

Jul 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, members of the Blue Dog Coalition released a comprehensive plan to help restore fiscal discipline in Congress. The Blue Dog Blueprint for Fiscal Reform outlines an extensive list of priorities that help reduce our budget deficits and begin to bring down our national debt. Today, the national debt is more than $22 trillion—an unprecedented amount.

Jul 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition announced a set of priorities to improve our country’s health care system and increase access to care. The priorities focus on ways to protect the Affordable Care Act, improve it, and build on its success, rather than start from scratch.

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Jun 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Following yesterday’s Senate passage of the bipartisan Fentanyl Sanctions Act, the Blue Dogs are calling on the House to do the same.

Jun 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, in the wake of the Supreme Court decision in the cases of Rucho v. Common Cause and Lamone v. Benisek, the Blue Dog Coalition endorsed two pieces of legislation authored by Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) to stop partisan gerrymandering and to expose the secret congressional redistricting process to all Americans.

Jun 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Last week, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, released a package of legislative proposals in response to the conclusions presented in Volume I of the Mueller Report regarding R

Jun 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition endorsed H.R. 2722, Securing America’s Federal Elections (SAFE) Act, which requires voting systems to use individual, durable, voter-verified paper ballots, expands risk-limiting audits, and authorizes necessary funding to states to assist in securing election infrastructure.

Jun 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the co-chairs of the Blue Dog Task Force on Fiscal Responsibility & Government Reform—Reps. Ed Case (HI-01) and Ben McAdams (UT-04)—issued the following statement in response to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) 2019 Long-Term Budget Outlook

 

Jun 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, released a package of legislative proposals in response to the conclusions presented in Volume I of the Mueller Report regarding Russia’s attack against the U.S.

Jun 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, released a package of legislative proposals in response to the conclusions presented in Volume I of the Mueller Report regarding Russi

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May 2, 2012 In The News
By Joseph Cotto

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Mar 22, 2012 In The News
On Wednesday evening during markup of Chairman Paul Ryan’s proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Budget in the House Budget Committee, U.S. Representative Heath Shuler (D-NC), Blue Dog Co-Chair for Administration, offered an amendment calling for a balanced approach to deficit reduction that includes both spending cuts and tax reform.
Mar 8, 2012 In The News
By Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Tenn., Vice Chair of the Blue Dog Task Force on Fiscal Responsibility

Congressman Jim Cooper writes in The Atlantic about the obsolete laws that are harming Congress and the nation. This article is part of The Atlantic’s new ongoing series, “America the Fixable.”

Mar 5, 2012 In The News
By Frances Seward

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Feb 17, 2012 In The News
By Rep. Mike Michaud of Maine

Feb 1, 2012 In The News
The Blue Dogs are adding their bark to chorus of congressional voices calling for quick action on legislation aimed at tightening laws that prohibit lawmakers and their aides from using inside information to make financial trades.

Nov 9, 2011 In The News
By Reps. Joe Donnelly and Dan Boren

In a time of seemingly endless partisanship, there is one thing that lawmakers on both sides of the aisle can agree on: We still have a lot of work to do to see our economy recover.

Oct 30, 2011 In The News
By U.S. Rep. John Barrow

There’s pretty much universal agreement throughout the country that our government has too many regulations on the books.

Oct 13, 2011 In The News
By Jim Matheson and Mike Ross

As leaders in entrepreneurship and innovation, American businesses have expanded around the world to grow and compete for the 21st century global customer base.

Oct 12, 2011 In The News
By Kristina Peterson

A coalition of moderate House Democrats urged the Congressional deficit-reduction committee to include a temporary tax break for U.S. companies bringing home overseas profits, according to a letter sent Wednesday.

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