Press Releases

Apr 4, 2019

WASHINGTON—Yesterday, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce voted unanimously to pass Blue Dog Coalition-endorsed legislation to lower the cost of prescription drugs and increase transparency in the drug pricing system.

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Apr 3, 2019

WASHINGTON— Today, the Blue Dog Coalition announced that Adam Finkel has joined the Coalition’s staff as Policy Coordinator.

Mar 27, 2019

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition announced its endorsement of two bipartisan bills to lower the cost of prescription drugs and increase transparency in the drug pricing system. The endorsed legislation is the Payment Commission Act and the Bringing Low-cost Options and Competition while Keeping Incentives for New Generics (BLOCKING) Act.

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Mar 15, 2019

WASHINGTON—Florida Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee and co-chair of the Blue Dog Coalition, took part in a hearing in Congress where she criticized the Trump Administration’s approach to fiscal discipline. At a Ways and Means hearing on the President’s budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year, Murphy questioned U.S.

Mar 12, 2019

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition announced its endorsement of H.R. 129, No Budget, No Pay Act, which was authored by Congressman Jim Cooper (TN-05) and co-sponsored by several other Blue Dog members.

Mar 11, 2019

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:

 

Mar 8, 2019

Today, the Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46) issued the following statement on H.R. 1, For the People Act of 2019, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives. H.R.

Mar 7, 2019

WASHINGTON—Yesterday, the Co-Chairs of the Blue Dog Coalition’s Task Force on Fiscal Responsibility and Government Reform—Reps. Ed Case (HI-01) and Ben McAdams (UT-04)—delivered remarks before the House Budget Committee to draw attention to the national debt and call for a fiscally-responsible budget.

 

Feb 26, 2019

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition announced its policy task forces for the 116th Congress.

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