Press Releases

Jan 23, 2019 Press Release

This week, by a unanimous vote, the New Democrat Coalition was proud to add 9 new Members to join the Coalition in the 116th Congress. These new Members bring an abundance of real-world experience and innovative ideas to the Coalition, and are dedicated to advancing the New Dem vision of keeping our economy competitive and our nation secure.

Jan 10, 2019 Press Release

Today, the New Democrat Coalition (NDC) announced its expanded leadership team for the 116th Congress with the election of Rep. Chrissy Houlahan as Freshman Leadership Representative and the appointment of Rep. Mikie Sherrill as Freshman Whip.

Jan 4, 2019 Press Release

New Democrat Coalition Chair Derek Kilmer (WA-06) released the following statement after the introduction of H.R. 1, a sweeping campaign finance and election reform bill that seeks to restore the voice of the American people in their democracy by making it easier to vote, ending the dominance of big money in the political process and ensuring public officials work for the public interest:

Jan 4, 2019 Press Release

New Democrat Coalition Chair Derek Kilmer (WA-06) released the following statement after House Democrats voted to end the shutdown and reopen the government:

“It is time for an end to this government shutdown. Shutting down the government is bad for taxpayers, for the economy and for federal workers.

Jan 4, 2019 Press Release

Today, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi named Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) Chairman of the new Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress.

After the announcement, Kilmer made the following statement:

Jan 3, 2019 Press Release

New Democrat Coalition Chair Derek Kilmer (WA-06) released the following statement after he led a years-long push for rules changes that will modernize the House and make its processes more accessible and ultimately accountable to the American people.

Following the House’s adoption of the new Rules package, Kilmer made the following statement:

Dec 11, 2018 Press Release

Today, the New Democrat Coalition (NDC) announced its expanded leadership team, including specific roles for Vice Chairs, for the 116th Congress. Collectively, the four Vice-Chairs will facilitate Coalition communications, policy work, member services, and outreach.

Dec 10, 2018 Press Release

New Democrat Coalition Chair Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement after a conversation with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer:

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Nov 30, 2018 Press Release

This week, by a unanimous vote, the New Democrat Coalition was proud to induct 30 new Members-Elect to join the Coalition in the 116th Congress. These new Members-Elect bring an abundance of real-world experience and innovative ideas to the Coalition, and are dedicated to advancing the New Dem vision of keeping our economy competitive and our nation secure.

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