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.
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 Introduce Bills to Protect Farmers, Workers, and Businesses from Negative Impacts of Trump’s Trade War
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.
Today, New Democrat Coalition Chair Jim Himes (CT-04) issued the following statement on the 301-121 defeat of the Republicans’ latest immigration proposal in the House of Representatives:
Today, New Democrat Coalition Chair Jim Himes (CT-04) testified before the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform to lay out suggestions on how to significantly reform the budget and appropriations process in the House of Representatives.
Today, New Democrat Coalition Chair Jim Himes (CT-04); New Democrat Coalition Trade Task Force Co-Chairs Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Gregory W.
Today marks the sixth anniversary of the announcement of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program by President Obama.
Preliminary Findings Report on America’s Housing Crisis
Today, New Democrat Coalition Trade Task Force Co-Chairs Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Gregory W. Meeks (NY-02) issued the following statement on President Trump’s actions to levy steel and aluminum tariffs on the European Union, Canada, and Mexico: