Press Releases

Aug 31, 2020
WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition launched its first-ever virtual Rural Opportunity Roundtable series starting with a discussion with local and tribal leaders about the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on rural and tribal communities.
 
Aug 21, 2020
WASHINGTON—Today, members of the Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to House and Senate leadership urging them to restart bipartisan negotiations on a fifth COVID-19 relief package to address the current public health and economic crisis.
Aug 20, 2020

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition announced its endorsement of a set of bipartisan legislation that aims to keep American workers on payroll and to protect their jobs. Specifically, the Blue Dogs backed H.R.

Aug 17, 2020

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Policy, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), issued the following statement in response to recent changes to long-standing practices at United States Postal Service (USPS):   

 

Aug 7, 2020

WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Anthony Brindisi (NY-22), the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Whip and Co-Chair of the Blue Dog Task Force on Economic Growth, issued the following statement on the current state of pandemic response negotiations:

 

Jul 28, 2020
It has been one month since initial reports of the Russian plot were published, and the Trump administration has yet to act.

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, announced its endorsement of two bills, H.R 7553, Deadly Escalation by Foreign Entities Notification and Disclosure (DEFEND) Act, and

Jul 21, 2020

WASHINGTON—Today, the House passed the bipartisan, bicameral Seeding Rural Resilience Act, which was included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

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Jul 18, 2020

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition’s Co-Chair for Communications, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46), issued the following statement in response to the passing of civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis:   

 

Jul 16, 2020

WASHINGTON—Today, members of the Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to House and Senate leadership urging them to include measures to further protect taxpayer dollars in the next round of pandemic response funding.

Jul 2, 2020

WASHINGTON—Today, 13 members of the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, introduced legislation requiring the U.S.

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