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Oct 29, 2019 Press Release

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 the leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees call

Oct 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the House passed two prescription drug pricing bills with bipartisan support, which were endorsed by the Blue Dog Coalition earlier this month.

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Oct 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—This week, the Co-Chairs of the Blue Dog Task Force on National Security—Reps. Jeff Van Drew (NJ-02) and Kendra Horn (OK-05)—and other members of the Blue Dog Coalition joined several House Republicans to introduce the House version of the bipartisan, bicameral Protect Our Elections Act, which would prohibit foreign ownership or control of U.S. elections systems.

Oct 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, endorsed the Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act, to protect our elections from foreign interference and disinformation campaigns.

Oct 8, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON—As the House continues its consideration of H.R. 3, Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019, the Blue Dog Coalition has endorsed and called on Congress to take up a series of additional prescription drug pricing bills that, if taken up individually, could pass a Democratic-led House and a Republican-led Senate.
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Oct 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—As part of the Blue Dog Blueprint for Fiscal Reform, the fiscally-responsible Blue Dog Coalition has endorsed H.R. 3830, the Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act.

Sep 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the co-chair of the fiscally-responsible, Democratic Blue Dog Coalition, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46), released the following statement in response to the House passage of a Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government through November 21, 2019:  

 

Sep 10, 2019 Press Release

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 Press Release

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 Press Release

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.

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In The News

May 2, 2012 In The News
By Joseph Cotto

Due to copyright laws, only excerpts are available.  To read the column, please visit the Washington Times directly at the link below.
Mar 22, 2012 In The News
On Wednesday evening during markup of Chairman Paul Ryan’s proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Budget in the House Budget Committee, U.S. Representative Heath Shuler (D-NC), Blue Dog Co-Chair for Administration, offered an amendment calling for a balanced approach to deficit reduction that includes both spending cuts and tax reform.
Mar 8, 2012 In The News
By Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Tenn., Vice Chair of the Blue Dog Task Force on Fiscal Responsibility

Congressman Jim Cooper writes in The Atlantic about the obsolete laws that are harming Congress and the nation. This article is part of The Atlantic’s new ongoing series, “America the Fixable.”

Mar 5, 2012 In The News
By Frances Seward

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Feb 17, 2012 In The News
By Rep. Mike Michaud of Maine

Feb 1, 2012 In The News
The Blue Dogs are adding their bark to chorus of congressional voices calling for quick action on legislation aimed at tightening laws that prohibit lawmakers and their aides from using inside information to make financial trades.

Nov 9, 2011 In The News
By Reps. Joe Donnelly and Dan Boren

In a time of seemingly endless partisanship, there is one thing that lawmakers on both sides of the aisle can agree on: We still have a lot of work to do to see our economy recover.

Oct 30, 2011 In The News
By U.S. Rep. John Barrow

There’s pretty much universal agreement throughout the country that our government has too many regulations on the books.

Oct 13, 2011 In The News
By Jim Matheson and Mike Ross

As leaders in entrepreneurship and innovation, American businesses have expanded around the world to grow and compete for the 21st century global customer base.

Oct 12, 2011 In The News
By Kristina Peterson

A coalition of moderate House Democrats urged the Congressional deficit-reduction committee to include a temporary tax break for U.S. companies bringing home overseas profits, according to a letter sent Wednesday.

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