Press Releases

Dec 14, 2017

Yesterday, House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer joined the Blue Dog Coalition for a press conference on the state of the U.S. national debt and the fact that Republicans are making it worse by attempting to jam through a tax bill that will add at least $1.5 trillion to the debt. Accounting for interest paid on the national debt, the real cost of the tax bill could be upwards of $2 trillion.

Dec 7, 2017

Today, the co-chairs of the fiscally-responsible, Democratic Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Jim Costa (D-CA), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), and Daniel Lipinski (D-IL)—released the following statement in response to the House passage of the two-week Continuing Resolution:

Dec 6, 2017

Today, members of the Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to call on the Treasury Department to release an analysis of the Senate and House tax bills.

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Dec 2, 2017

Today, the co-chairs of the fiscally-responsible, Democratic Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Jim Costa (D-CA), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), and Daniel Lipinski (D-IL)—released the following statement in response to the Senate passing its version of the Republican tax bill:

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Nov 16, 2017

Last night, Rep. Daniel Lipinski (D-IL), the Blue Dog Policy Co-Chair, delivered a speech on the House floor to discuss how H.R.

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Nov 15, 2017

Today, the co-chairs of the fiscally-responsible, Democratic Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Jim Costa (D-CA), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), and Daniel Lipinski (D-IL)—released the following statement announcing their opposition to the House tax bill in its current form:

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Nov 2, 2017

Today, the co-chairs of the fiscally-responsible, Democratic Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Jim Costa (D-CA), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), and Daniel Lipinski (D-IL)—released the following statement in response the release of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:
 

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Nov 2, 2017

The fiscally-responsible Blue Dog Coalition has endorsed the Bipartisan Health Care Stabilization Act of 2017, which stabilizes premiums and the individual health insurance market, and improves the Affordable Care Act.

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Oct 26, 2017

Today, the co-chairs of the fiscally-responsible Democratic Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Jim Costa (D-CA), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), and Daniel Lipinski (D-IL)—released the following statement in response to the House passing the FY 2018 Republican budget:

Oct 19, 2017

Today, the co-chairs of the fiscally-responsible, Democratic Blue Dog Coalition—Reps. Jim Costa (D-CA), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), and Daniel Lipinski (D-IL)—released the following statement in response to the Senate passing a GOP budget resolution that waives the Senate PAYGO rule:

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