Press Releases

Feb 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. 5209, Raising the Bar Act of 2019, which would help hold social media companies accountable and stop the spread of terrorist content online in a way that would “raise the bar” for social media companies to shut down terrorist activity on their platforms. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Max Rose (NY-11), Co-Chair of the Blue Dog Task Force on National Security and Chair of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence & Counterterrorism.
Feb 21, 2020
WASHINGTON—Today, in response to the New York Times report revealing that U.S. intelligence officials briefed lawmakers that Russia is meddling in the 2020 election in an attempt to get President Trump re-elected, the Blue Dog Co-Chair for Administration and former Department of Defense national security specialist, Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07) issued the following statement:
Feb 14, 2020

WASHINGTON—Today marks the beginning of the Blue Dog Coalition’s 25th year fighting for fiscal responsibility, a strong national defense, and bipartisan, commonsense solutions in Congress. As part of the celebration, the Coalition released a set of resources documenting its history.

Feb 14, 2020

WASHINGTON—Twenty-five years ago today, 23 members of the House Democratic Caucus held a press conference to announce the formation of the Blue Dog Coalition, a caucus of pragmatic Democrats who are dedicated to fiscal responsibility and ensuring a strong national defense.

Feb 10, 2020

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition Co-Chair for Communications, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46), issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s budget proposal:

 

Feb 4, 2020

WASHINGTON—Today, Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46) issued the following statement ahead of President Trump’s State of the Union address:

 

Feb 3, 2020

WASHINGTON—Today, the fiscally-responsible Blue Dog Coalition announced its endorsement of H.R. 5226, Funding Deadline Enforcement Act, which would force Congress to pass all appropriations bills on time instead of relying on temporary Continuing Resolutions (CRs).

Jan 29, 2020

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 on the House Democratic Caucus’ $760 billion infrastructure framework.

Jan 23, 2020

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

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