Press Releases

Sep 10, 2019

WASHINGTON—Today, the co-chairs of the Blue Dog Task Force on Fiscal Responsibility & Government Reform—Reps. Ed Case (HI-01) and Ben McAdams (UT-04)—issued the following statement in response to the latest report released by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO), revealing that the federal deficit exceeded $1 trillion in the first 11 months of fiscal year 2019:


Sep 5, 2019

WASHINGTON—Today, the Co-Chairs of the Blue Dog Coalition and the Co-Chairs of the Blue Dog Task Force on National Security, sent a letter to leadership of both parties and both chambers of Congress calling for an immediate bipartisan, bicameral effort to bring bipart

Aug 6, 2019

WASHINGTON—In the wake of two mass shootings in less than 24 hours in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, announced its endorsement of H.R.

Jul 25, 2019

WASHINGTON—Today, Blue Dog Co-Chair for Administration, Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), issued the following statement on the House passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019:


Jul 23, 2019

WASHINGTON—Today, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan resolution opposing efforts to delegitimize the state of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement targeting Israel.

Jul 18, 2019

WASHINGTON—Today, members of the Blue Dog Coalition released a comprehensive plan to help restore fiscal discipline in Congress. The Blue Dog Blueprint for Fiscal Reform outlines an extensive list of priorities that help reduce our budget deficits and begin to bring down our national debt. Today, the national debt is more than $22 trillion—an unprecedented amount.

Jul 16, 2019

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition announced a set of priorities to improve our country’s health care system and increase access to care. The priorities focus on ways to protect the Affordable Care Act, improve it, and build on its success, rather than start from scratch.

Jun 28, 2019

WASHINGTON—Following yesterday’s Senate passage of the bipartisan Fentanyl Sanctions Act, the Blue Dogs are calling on the House to do the same.

Jun 27, 2019

WASHINGTON—Today, in the wake of the Supreme Court decision in the cases of Rucho v. Common Cause and Lamone v. Benisek, the Blue Dog Coalition endorsed two pieces of legislation authored by Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) to stop partisan gerrymandering and to expose the secret congressional redistricting process to all Americans.

Jun 26, 2019

WASHINGTON—Last week, 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 R