Press Releases

Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

Today, New Democrats voted against the harmful, Republican tax bill that passed the House. New Democrats recognize the need for comprehensive tax reform, but this bill explodes the deficit, fails to simplify the tax code, and increases taxes on the middle class. In response, several key Members of the New Democrat Coalition released the following statement:

Nov 2, 2017 Press Release

House Republicans released their one-sided tax proposal. New Democrats have continued to offer to work with House Republicans on a truly bipartisan tax reform plan, but instead Republican Leaders chose a partisan path that excluded Democrats and many of their own members from the negotiation process. In response, key Members of the New Democrat Coalition released the following statement:

Oct 27, 2017 Press Release

Yesterday, the New Democrat Coalition, through the leadership of New Democrat Coalition Cybersecurity Task Force Co-Chairs Reps. Derek Kilmer, Kathleen Rice, Josh Gottheimer, unveiled a robust cyber policy plan. Recent high-profile cyber incidents and the rise of Ransomware have shown the very real consequences of cyber threats.

Oct 26, 2017 Press Release

Today the New Democrat Coalition, through the leadership of New Democrat Coalition Cybersecurity Task Force Co-Chairs Reps. Derek Kilmer, Kathleen Rice, Josh Gottheimer, unveiled a robust cyber policy plan. Recent high-profile cyber incidents and the rise of Ransomware have shown the very real consequences of cyber threats.

Oct 26, 2017 Press Release

New Democrat Coalition Chair Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on the budget that passed the House of Representatives today, setting the stage for advancing a partisan tax bill in the coming weeks:

Oct 25, 2017 Press Release

As it stands, the Current Population Survey does not adequately calculate data for the transforming economy

Oct 17, 2017 Press Release
Senators Alexander and Murray Agree to Extend CSRs Two Years

Reps. Kurt Schrader (OR-5), Ami Bera, M.D.

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Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

The New Democrat Coalition Chair Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement after the White House Press Secretary issued a statement indicating that the Trump Administration will end cost-sharing reduction payments. The "cost-sharing reduction payments" are intended to reduce out-of-pocket costs for low-income Americans.

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Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

Reps. Kurt Schrader (OR-5), Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-07) and Ann McLane Kuster (NH-02), co-chairs of the New Democrat Coalition Task Force on Affordable and Accessible Healthcare Task Force, and New Democrat Coalition Chair Jim Himes (CT-04) slammed the President today for ending cost sharing reduction (CSR) payments to the individual health insurance exchange.

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Oct 4, 2017 Press Release

The New Democrat Coalition released a set of principles to increase long-term federal investments in infrastructure improvements. Infrastructure projects are consistently evaluated as the best return on government investments, and with all the devastation that many of our cities and towns have faced in recent weeks, infrastructure investment is more important now than ever.

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