Press Releases

Oct 31, 2018

Today, in an Agri-Pulse editorial, the Chairman of the Blue Dog Special Task Force on Rural America, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), and the Co-Chair of the House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC), Rep.

Oct 3, 2018

The Blue Dog Coalition has endorsed the Problem Solvers Caucus’ Break the Gridlock, a package of proposed changes to the House Rules that would make Congress work for the American people. The Blue Dog Coalition is the first official caucus within the U.S.

Sep 27, 2018

Last week, the Blue Dog Coalition released A Strong Rural America, an agenda that outlines the path to prosperity and restoring the American Dream in rural communities across the country.

Sep 20, 2018

Today, the Blue Dog Coalition released A Strong Rural America, an agenda that outlines the path to prosperity and restoring the American Dream in rural communities across the country.

Jul 24, 2018

Today, the co-chairs of the fiscally-responsible, Democratic Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Jim Costa (D-CA), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), and Daniel Lipinski (D-IL)—released the following statement in response the release of Rep. Kevin Brady’s (R-TX) listening session framework, “Tax Reform 2.0”:

Jul 19, 2018

Yesterday, several members of the Blue Dog Special Task Force on Rural America were named as conferees for the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee, where Republican and Democratic members will come together in an effort to develop a bipartisan Farm Bill.

Jul 12, 2018

Yesterday, the Blue Dog Coalition’s Special Task Force on Rural America held its third panel discussion on rural issues.

Jun 26, 2018

Today, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released the 2018 Long-Term Budget Outlook report. According to the CBO, federal debt held by the public will approach 100 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) within the next 10 years and 152 percent of GDP by 2048—far surpassing any amount of debt our country has ever held.

Jun 7, 2018

Yesterday, the Blue Dog Coalition’s Special Task Force on Rural America held its second panel discussion on rural issues. The Task Force met with representatives of the U.S.

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