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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

Jun 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46), issued the following statement in response to Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s remarks at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation’s 2019 Fiscal Summit, where she reaffirmed her support for the bipartisan Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) rule, which requires Congress to pay for new priorities:

 

Jun 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to House Democratic leadership calling for leadership to abide by the bipartisan Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) rule, which requires Congress to pay for new priorities.

May 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46), issued the following statement on the White House meeting between Democratic Leadership and President Trump on infrastructure:

 

May 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the co-chairs of the Blue Dog Task Force on Infrastructure and Job Creation—Reps. Joe Cunningham (SC-01) and Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11)—and the co-chairs of the Blue Dog Task Force on Rural Opportunity—Reps.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, announced its endorsement of H.R. 2483, Fentanyl Sanctions Act.

May 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Yesterday, House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn launched a new House Task Force on Rural Broadband to provide coordination and leadership to end the rural-digital divide.

Apr 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the co-chairs of the Blue Dog Task Force on Infrastructure and Job Creation—Reps. Joe Cunningham (SC-01) and Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11)—issued the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s meeting on infrastructure with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, and other members of House and Senate Democratic leadership.

 

Apr 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, the fiscally-responsible Blue Dog Coalition announced that it has endorsed a Balanced Budget Amendment, which was authored by Rep. Ben McAdams (UT-04), co-chair for the Blue Dog Task Force on Fiscal Responsibility and Government Reform. Rep.

Apr 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Yesterday, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce voted unanimously to pass Blue Dog Coalition-endorsed legislation to lower the cost of prescription drugs and increase transparency in the drug pricing system.

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Jun 15, 2011 In The News
by Jonathan Allen

Blue Dog Democrats sent a letter to a dozen federal agencies asking them to undertake reviews of their regulations and procedures to find inefficiencies, even though they were left out of the administration’s mandate that other departments do the same.

Apr 21, 2011 In The News
BY PAUL BEEBE

A bipartisan bill in Congress to jump-start the production and use of natural gas-powered vehicles is the best way for America to reduce its dependence on foreign oil and cut greenhouse emissions, Utah Rep. Jim Matheson said Thursday.

Apr 8, 2011 In The News
Video:  Congressman Mike Ross, Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications, calls for bipartisanship in Congress and the need for Republicans and Democrats to come together to develop a long-term plan to rein in spending and reduce the deficit.

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Apr 1, 2011 In The News
Video:  Congressman Heath Shuler, Blue Dog Co-Chair for Administration, discusses the debt and the need for a bipartisan plan to put the country on a path to long-term fiscal sustainability.

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Mar 30, 2011 In The News
By Vicki Needham

With a budget battle raging in Congress, the Blue Dog Coalition laid out its benchmarks on Wednesday to cut $4 trillion from the deficit in 10 years while urging lawmakers to work together on a long-term plan.

Mar 30, 2011 In The News
by Charles Pope

Rep. Kurt Schrader steps into the poisoned atmosphere of congressional budget talks today, offering an alternative spending blueprint he hopes will avert a government shutdown while shrinking historic deficits.

Mar 23, 2011 In The News

U.S. Rep. Joe Donnelly plans to introduce a bill that would work to better match worker training programs to the needs of employers.

The American Manufacturing Efficiency and Retraining Investment Collaboration Achievement Works Act would prioritize existing federal work force training funds for educational programs that lead to industry-recognized credentials.

Mar 23, 2011 In The News

By: HEIDI PRESCOTT

Feb 8, 2011 In The News
Video:  Congressman Mike Ross, Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications, discusses the Blue Dog Coalition, the debt limit, and the need for a  moderate voice in Congress.

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