About the New Dems
The New Democrat Coalition is made up of 68 forward-thinking Democrats in the House of Representatives who are committed to pro-economic growth, pro-innovation, and fiscally responsible policies. New Democrats are a solutions oriented coalition seeking to bridge the gap between left and right by challenging outmoded partisan approaches to governing. New Democrats believe the challenges ahead are too great for Members of Congress to refuse to cooperate purely out of partisanship.
Today, New Democrat Coalition Members sent a letter urging the House Rules Committee to adopt rules that will promote more bipartisanship and consensus building. This letter, led by New Democrat Coalition Vice Chair for Policy Coordination Derek Kilmer, outlines principles to restore the democratic process to give constituents a voice in our Nation’s Capital again.
- Moderates want Democrats to support practical health solutions
- Move signals little support for bipartisan Obamacare fixes
By Alex Ruoff | July 26, 2018 9:02AM ET
Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the Senate Amendment to the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, which reauthorizes and amends the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. This vital piece of bipartisan legislation strengthens and improves career and technical education (CTE).
New Democrat Coalition Members Reps. Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE-AL), Suzan DelBene (WA-01), and Brad Schneider (IL-10) introduced bills to offer assistance to American farmers, workers, and businesses as President Trump’s trade war continues to hurt our workers and our economy.
Today, the House of Representatives passed the House amendment to S. 488, the JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018. S. 488 would accomplish four main goals: facilitate access to capital for small businesses and start-ups; increase protections for consumers and investors; help counter drug and human trafficking; and promote financial stability.