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May 5, 2010 Press Release

Today, members of the fiscally conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition, under the leadership of Representative Kurt Schrader (D-OR), announced their plans to introduce the “Preventing Waste, Fraud and Abuse Act of 2010,” a critical component of the Blue Dog Blueprint for Fiscal Reform.

Apr 21, 2010 Press Release

Members of the fiscally conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition have officially endorsed legislation calling for public input in the redistricting process, a step toward easing the partisan gridlock that often blocks bipartisan solutions to the challenges facing our country.

Apr 13, 2010 Press Release

Today, members of the fiscally conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition will continue the roll out of their blueprint for fiscal reform with the introduction of the “Targeted Deficit Reduction Act of 2010.” The legislation, which sets concrete goals for deficit reduction and compels Congress to take action in order to meet those goals, would take another significant step toward putting the co

Mar 24, 2010 Press Release

Today, under the leadership of Idaho Representative Walt Minnick, members of the fiscally conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition continued the roll out of their blueprint for fiscal reform with the introduction of the Budget Enforcement Legislation Tool “BELT” Act of 2010.

Mar 16, 2010 Press Release

Today, members of the fiscally conservative Blue Dog Coalition, under the leadership of Indiana Representative Joe Donnelly, introduced the “Forecast for the Future Act of 2010,” a critical component of the Blue Dog Blueprint for Fiscal Reform that would require Congress and the President to take into account the nation’s long term financial obligations as part of the federal budget process.

Mar 11, 2010 Press Release

Today, members of the fiscally conservative Blue Dog Coalition, led by Representatives Frank Kratovil of Maryland and Travis Childers of Mississippi, announced their plans to introduce legislation that would require the federal government to cut non-security spending by nearly 6%, saving the American taxpayers over $400 billion.  The proposal, which would reinstate caps on federal discretionary

Mar 2, 2010 Press Release

Today, members of the fiscally conservative Blue Dog Coalition, led by Representative Bobby Bright of Alabama, will introduce legislation that would require the federal government to pay down the national debt and balance the budget by 2020.  The Blue Dog “Balanced Budget Amendment” is a key component of the Blue Dog Blueprint for Fiscal Reform, a comprehensive plan to begin reducing the defici

Feb 4, 2010 Press Release

Today, leading members of the fiscally conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition released the following statements on final passage of statutory pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) legislation.

Feb 3, 2010 Press Release

Today, Representative Jim Matheson (D-UT), Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications released the following statement on the Blue Dog Blueprint for Fiscal Reform and the status of statutory pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) legislation.

Jan 28, 2010 Press Release

Today, Blue Dog leaders released the following statements hailing Senate passage of pay-as-you-go legislation as a critical step forward in the coalition’s fight to restore fiscal discipline to the federal government. 

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