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Aug 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Policy, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), issued the following statement in response to recent changes to long-standing practices at United States Postal Service (USPS):   

 

Aug 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Anthony Brindisi (NY-22), the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Whip and Co-Chair of the Blue Dog Task Force on Economic Growth, issued the following statement on the current state of pandemic response negotiations:

 

Jul 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, announced its endorsement of two bills, H.R 7553, Deadly Escalation by Foreign Entities Notification and Disclosure (DEFEND) Act, and

Jul 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the House passed the bipartisan, bicameral Seeding Rural Resilience Act, which was included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

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Jul 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Communications, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46), issued the following statement in response to the passing of civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis:   

 

Jul 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, members of the Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to House and Senate leadership urging them to include measures to further protect taxpayer dollars in the next round of pandemic response funding.

Jul 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, 13 members of the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, introduced legislation requiring the U.S.

Jun 29, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Administration, Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), issued the following statement in response to reports revealing a Russian plot to pay bounties to the Taliban to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan and reports that there has been a Republican-only briefing on the matter:
Jun 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Administration, Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), issued the following statement in response to this week’s introduction of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020:

 

May 27, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON—The members of the Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to House leadership this week calling on them to pursue bipartisan mechanisms to gather the facts regarding the actions of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) at the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak and throughout the pandemic.

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In The News

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.

Oct 12, 2011 In The News
By Vicki Needham

House Blue Dogs are on board with a temporary corporate tax holiday they argue will boost economic growth.

The group joined a growing bipartisan chorus pressing the congressional deficit-reduction committee to give U.S. multinational corporations a tax break in exchange for investing at home.

Sep 23, 2011 In The News


A few years ago, the federal government issued a regulation requiring banks to change their disclosure statements so that solid vertical lines separated columns on the sheet. Some small community banks were not able to easily create these vertical lines in their new electronic forms as required, so to improvise they used lines made of asterisks instead. 

Sep 15, 2011 In The News
By Elizabeth Titus

Moderate Blue Dog Democrats — who often seek distance from the liberal core of their party — are planning to introduce a set of small-business proposals on Thursday that focus on extending loan provisions and increasing the government’s small-business procurement goals.

Sep 14, 2011 In The News
By Russell Berman

Add the centrist Blue Dog Democrat coalition to the list of groups pushing the deficit reduction “supercommittee” to expand its ambitions and find much more than $1.5 trillion in budget savings.

Sep 14, 2011 In The News
Blue Dog Coalition Press Conference on Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction

 

Sep 14, 2011 In The News
By ERIC PIANIN

Just how powerful is the special “Super Committee” that Congress created to recommend long-term deficit reduction? A task force of prominent budget experts concluded on Wednesday that the 12-member bicameral panel has far more power than many realize, and could work well past a November deadline in pursuit of a “grand bargain” of entitlement and tax reforms.

Sep 9, 2011 In The News
The Early Show

Rep. Jim Cooper discusses extreme polarization in Washington and the need for more bipartisan cooperation in Congress on CBS' The Early Show.

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Aug 12, 2011 In The News
By Vicki Needham

The Blue Dog Coalition is urging the newly formed congressional debt-reduction panel to work together toward a bipartisan agreement.

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