Press Releases

May 12, 2021
WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Communications, issued the following statement on President Biden’s meeting with House and Senate leadership of both parties:
 
May 10, 2021
WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition announced that Andy LaVigne has joined the Coalition’s staff as Executive Director. LaVigne previously served as the Political Director for the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF).
Apr 28, 2021
WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Communications and Outreach, issued the following statement in response to President Joe Biden’s address to the joint session of Congress:
 
Apr 22, 2021
WASHINGTON—Today, the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition announced it has welcomed freshman Representative Carolyn Bourdeaux (GA-07) to its ranks. In total, the Blue Dog Coalition has 19 members.
 
Apr 1, 2021
WASHINGTON—Last week, the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Policy, Rep. Ed Case (HI-01), delivered remarks before the House Budget Committee to call for a fiscally responsible budget.
 
Mar 31, 2021
WASHINGTON—Today, the Co-Chairs of the fiscally-responsible Blue Dog Coalition—Reps.
Mar 26, 2021
Commission’s work would complement other congressional investigations focused on the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol
WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to national security, announced its endorsement of the bipartisan Commission on Domestic Terrorism Act of 2021, which would create an independent, bipartisan commission and be modeled after the 9/11 Commission to investigate the federal
Mar 10, 2021
WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Communications, issued the following statement on House passage of H.R. 1319, American Rescue Plan Act of 2021:
 
Mar 3, 2021
WASHINGTON—Today, the House passed a Blue Dog Coalition-backed redistricting reform measure as part of H.R 1, For the People Act. Included in H.R. 1 is language that is very similar to Rep. Jim Cooper’s John Tanner Fairness and Independence in Redistricting Act, which eliminates partisan gerrymandering from the congressional redistricting process by requiring each state to establish an independent, bipartisan redistricting commission to redraw congressional district lines once every 10 years that reflect contiguous communities.

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