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Apr 10, 2018 Press Release

Yesterday, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released the 2018 to 2028 Budget and Economic Outlook. According to the CBO report, the annual deficit will surpass $1 trillion by 2020, and the fiscal year 2018 budget deficit increased by 21 percent to $804 billion.

Mar 28, 2018 Press Release

Today, in an exclusive USA Today editorial, the Blue Dog Coalition’s Special Task Force on Rural America called on Congress to repeal the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016.

Mar 19, 2018 Press Release

The Democratic Blue Dog Coalition has endorsed H.R. 4918, the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act, which is aimed at preventing acts of domestic terrorism by white supremacists and other extremist groups. This is a companion bill to legislation first introduced in the Senate by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL).

Mar 1, 2018 Press Release

The Blue Dog Coalition has launched a Special Task Force on Rural America, which will produce commonsense solutions for the rural communities across the country that were left behind after the Great Recession.

Feb 14, 2018 Press Release

The Blue Dog Coalition has endorsed H.R. 4884, the Defending Elections from Threats by Establishing Redlines (DETER) Act, a House companion to S. 2313 which was introduced by U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) in January.

Feb 12, 2018 Press Release

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 on President Trump’s proposed budget:

Feb 9, 2018 Press Release

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 on the passage of the budget deal after the federal government temporarily shut down overnight. The deal allows for the federal government to remain open until March 23, 2018:

Feb 6, 2018 Press Release

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 on the fifth Continuing Resolution of FY 2018, which will fund the federal government until March 23, 2018:

Jan 31, 2018 Press Release

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 reaction to President Trump’s first State of the Union:

Jan 22, 2018 Press Release

Today, the Blue Dog Coalition’s co-chair for administration, Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA), and co-chair for communications, Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX), released the following statement on the proposed Continuing Resolution as a result of a deal brokered by a bipartisan group of Senators to open the federal government:
 

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