Press Releases

May 27, 2020

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 o

May 15, 2020

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Policy, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), issued the following statement on House passage of H.R. 6800, The Heroes Act:

 

May 8, 2020
WASHINGTON—Today, in an exclusive op-ed in The Hill, members of the Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Jim Cooper (TN-05), Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), and Ed Case (HI-01)—called on Congress to take up the Blue Dog-backed Inspectors General Independence Act in order to protect our taxpayer dollars during a time of unprecedented spending.
May 1, 2020

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, announced its endorsement of the Inspectors General Independence Act, which establishes seven-year terms for Inspectors General (IGs) and protects them from politically-motivate

Apr 27, 2020
WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, announced its endorsement of H.R. 6429, National Commission on COVID-19 Act, which would establish bipartisan commission to assess the United States’ preparation for and response to pandemics.
Apr 23, 2020

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Administration, Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), issued the following statement on House passage of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act:

 

Apr 20, 2020
WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza calling on the Trump Administration to fix the problems community-based financial institutions face when it comes to accessing the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
Apr 2, 2020

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to House and Senate leadership urging the leadership of both parties to work together and focus on bipartisan solutions that are specific to the response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

 

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Mar 26, 2020
WASHINGTON—Today, the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition announced that several of the Coalition’s policy recommendations were included in the final text of the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
Mar 24, 2020

WASHINGTON—Today, Blue Dog Co-Chair for Administration, Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), issued the following statement calling for the leaders of both parties to stop the partisan games and work together to reach a bipartisan, bicameral agreement on an economic rescue package:

 

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