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Feb 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition announced its policy task forces for the 116th Congress.

Feb 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Blue Dog Co-Chair for Administration, Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07) issued the following statement in response to the bipartisan border deal:

 

Feb 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, in an exclusive CNN Opinion editorial, the co-chairs of the Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Anthony Brindisi (NY-22), J.

Feb 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union address:

 

Jan 30, 2019 Press Release

The Democratic Blue Dog Coalition has endorsed H.R. 270, Government Shutdown Impact Report Act of 2019, which was introduced by Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), the Blue Dog Coalition Co-Chair for Policy.

 

Jan 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition welcomed freshman Representatives Ed Case (HI-01), Joe Cunningham (SC-01), and Kendra Horn (OK-05) to its ranks. In total, the Blue Dog Coalition has 27 members, including 10 members of its freshman class. Rep. Case was a member of the Blue Dog Coalition from 2003 to 2007 while he served as a U.S.

Jan 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to House Democratic leadership calling for leadership to prioritize infrastructure as one of the first issues to be tackled now that the government is open.

Jan 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, President Trump announced he would proceed with a deal proposed by the Blue Dog Coalition to reopen the government and then hold a substantive, bipartisan, and bicameral discussion on border security that would produce legislation to quickly pass both chambers of Congress, ideally with

Jan 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to leadership of both parties and both chambers of Congress regarding border security and the government shutdown.

 

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In The News

May 2, 2012 In The News
By Joseph Cotto

Due to copyright laws, only excerpts are available.  To read the column, please visit the Washington Times directly at the link below.
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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