Press Releases

Sep 15, 2017 Press Release

While the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee wrapped up their fourth and last hearing on stabilizing premiums in the individual insurance market, New Democrat Coalition Members sent a letter to Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.) calling for a path forward on legislative solutions to reduce health care costs.

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Sep 8, 2017 Press Release

Today, New Democrat Coalition Chair Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement after voting to raise the debt ceiling, avoid a government shutdown, and provide Hurricane Harvey relief:

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

Today, New Democrat Coalition Chair Jim Himes (CT-04) condemned the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release
Failure of latest healthcare proposal is opportunity to get it right

This week, the “skinny repeal” plan failed in the Senate 49-51. In the wake of this partisanship, the New Democrat Coalition Members continue to call for a pragmatic, consensus-driven path forward to stabilize and improve the individual health insurance market while protecting the Affordable Care Act. 

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Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

Today, 52 New Democrat Coalition Members signed on to a letter calling on Speaker Paul Ryan to lead in a bipartisan manner to stabilize and improve the individual health insurance market while protecting the Affordable Care Act.

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Jul 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – This week, 48 Members of the New Democrat Coalition sent a letter to President Trump calling for a robust commitment to apprenticeship programs. The letter, led by Reps.

Jul 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, a group of 10 House Democrats, led by the New Democrat Coalition Affordable and Accessible Healthcare Task Force, released a set of proposals targeted at stabilizing health insurance markets and bringing down the cost of healthcare for all Americans.

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Jun 12, 2017 Press Release
New Democrat Coalition Members meet with NIH Director Francis Collins, Researchers and Patients at NIH

Today, New Dem Members Reps. Scott Peters, Kathleen Rice, Susan Davis, and Don Beyer met with National Institute of Health (NIH) Director Dr.

Jun 8, 2017 Press Release

Today the House passed the Financial CHOICE Act, a bill that will dismantle the most important aspects of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

Jun 1, 2017 Press Release

The New Democrat Coalition Chair Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement:

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