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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.  Cyber threats have evolved alongside new innovations so Congress must do more to secure our nation, families and businesses.

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.  Cyber threats have evolved alongside new innovations so Congress must do more to secure our nation, families and businesses.

Oct 25, 2017 Press Release

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

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 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. Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Terri Sewell (AL-07), Ann McLane Kuster (NH-02), and Donald Norcross (NJ-01), outlines the importance of apprenticeships and urges the administration to maintain strong levels of funding for apprenticeship initiatives across the country.

May 26, 2017 Press Release

Yesterday New Democrat Coalition Vice-Chair Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA-01) introduced bicameral legislation with Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) to test and evaluate innovative portable benefit designs for the growing independent workforce. New Democrat Coalition Chair Jim Himes (CT-04) and New Democrat Coalition Future of Work Task Force Co-Chairs Seth Moulton (MA-06), and Jared Polis (CO-02) also signed onto the legislation.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

This week Co-Chairs of the New Democrat Coalition Cybersecurity Task Force sent a letter to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) inquiring about the federal cybersecurity hiring and training process. Currently our country faces unprecedented cybersecurity challenges, yet the federal government struggles to recruit and retain qualified cyber professionals. New Dems encourage OPM to explore ways to adjust their requirements and streamline the hiring process for federal cybersecurity jobs, including looking to the private sector for ideas.

Mar 10, 2017 Press Release

New Democrat Coalition Members sent a letter to President Trump urging him to prioritize cybersecurity issues in the budget, including building the cyber workforce, strengthening public-private partnerships, and investing in cyber infrastructure. New Democrat Coalition Cybersecurity Task Force Co-Chairs Derek Kilmer, Kathleen Rice and Josh Gottheimer led the letter to President Trump which includes over 30 signatories.

Feb 6, 2017 Press Release

Today, by a voice vote, the House passed the Email Privacy Act, a bipartisan bill led by New Dem Vice-Chairs Jared Polis (CO-02) and Suzan DelBene (WA-01). This bipartisan bill, highlighted in the New Democrat Coalition Prosperity Agenda: Winning the Future, modernizes America’s digital privacy laws by establishing protections against warrantless searches of private emails.

Feb 2, 2017 Press Release

Today, Chair Emeritus Rep. Ron Kind (WI-03) introduced the Investing in Opportunity Act, which will boost economic growth in communities that have been left behind by incentivizing more private sector investment. The New Democrat Coalition is committed to growing the economy and increasing opportunities for all Americans.  New Democrats support solutions to boost private sector investment to help communities across the country grow and thrive so that all Americans feel they are getting a fair shot at economic opportunities.