New Democrat Coalition

New Democrat Coalition The New Democrat Coalition is made up of 95 forward-thinking Democrats who are committed to pro-economic growth, pro-innovation, and fiscally responsible policies.

New Democrats are a solutions oriented coalition seeking to bridge the gap between left and right by challenging outmoded partisan approaches to governing. New Democrats believe the challenges ahead are too great for Members of Congress to refuse to cooperate purely out of partisanship. To learn more about the work of the New Democrat Coalition, visit: https://newdemocratcoalition.house.gov

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New Dems just secured another win for American families in the proposed reconiliation bill, which extends the enhanced C...
09/15/2021
New Democrat Coalition Secures Win for American Families in Reconciliation Bill with Extension of Expanded Child Tax Credit | New Democrat Coalition

New Dems just secured another win for American families in the proposed reconiliation bill, which extends the enhanced Child Tax Credit until 2025 – this provides certainty to families, cuts childhood poverty, and helps rebuild the middle class.

NDC Chair Congresswoman Suzan DelBene has long led the fight to extend the CTC, and this was one of New Dems' big priorities in reconciliation.

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“The New Democrat Coalition’s number one health care priority in reconciliation is to finish the job on the Affordable C...
09/15/2021
New Democrat Coalition Secures Key Middle-Class Health Care Wins in Reconciliation Bill | New Democrat Coalition

“The New Democrat Coalition’s number one health care priority in reconciliation is to finish the job on the Affordable Care Act. This means permanently extending the American Rescue Plan premium subsidies and closing the Medicaid coverage gap in states that have not yet expanded under the ACA.” – NDC Chair Congresswoman Suzan DelBene

The NDC secured this health care priority in the proposed reconciliation bill, and now is the time to expand coverage to the uninsured and underserved.

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📢 ROUNDUP: New Dems in the News! 📢📰 Read more from Roll Call: rollcall.com/2021/09/10/centrist-democrats-push-stronger-c...
09/13/2021

📢 ROUNDUP: New Dems in the News! 📢

📰 Read more from Roll Call: rollcall.com/2021/09/10/centrist-democrats-push-stronger-child-tax-credit-expansion/

📰 Read more from Washington Monthly: washingtonmonthly.com/2021/09/09/democratic-moderates-in-congress-arent-just-one-thing/

📰 Read more from Winterset Madisonian: wintersetmadisonian.com/articles/rep-axne-to-amplify-the-voice-of-rural-iowa/

09/11/2021

On this 20th anniversary of the tragic events of 9/11, let us remember the thousands of innocent lives that were lost, honor the survivors of this terrible tragedy, and pay tribute to the incredible acts of heroism from the police officers, firefighters, medical workers, ordinary citizens, and so many others who sacrificed so much for one another. Today, let us also honor our nation’s veterans and servicemembers who have done so much to keep our country safe. #NeverForget

#NewDem Representative Rick Larsen, Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on...
09/11/2021
After 100,000 lost jobs, aviation industry aims to roar back | HeraldNet.com

#NewDem Representative Rick Larsen, Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation, recently hosted a roundtable on the Aviation Manufacturing Jobs Protection Program (AMJP).

This initiative helps aerospeace supply chain employees and was secured by Rep. Larsen in the American Rescue Plan.

The director of the Aviation Jobs Protection Program heard survival stories Friday from aviation companies in Everett.

📣 NDC Chair Congresswoman Suzan DelBene said, “If the child tax credit fell by the wayside, she’d have ‘great concerns’ ...
09/10/2021
Centrist Democrats push stronger child tax credit expansion - Roll Call

📣 NDC Chair Congresswoman Suzan DelBene said, “If the child tax credit fell by the wayside, she’d have ‘great concerns’ about the overall bill” via Roll Call.

We must extend the CTC in the Build Back Better Act, give middle-class families a tax cut, and make sure our nation’s children have a fighting chance at success.

The New Democrat Coalition is pressing senators to keep the four-year expansion of the child tax credit in the budget reconciliation package.

09/10/2021
Rep. Morelle Comments on Voting Rights

#NewDems recently helped pass H.R. 4 The John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act in the House to address voter surpression and protect the right to vote.

Watch Congressman Joe Morelle explain why he voted for H.R. 4. #FeatureFriday

“Congress must implement fiscally responsible, long-term policies that will lift up our nation and give working families...
09/09/2021
When it comes to reconciliation, let's learn from our past mistakes

“Congress must implement fiscally responsible, long-term policies that will lift up our nation and give working families a fair shot” – Rep. Ron Kind via The Hill


#NewDems agree and are focused on doing few things well for longer in reconciliation. Check out the 4️⃣ big priorities New Dems are focused on in reconciliation to maximize investments for our communities and avoid uncertainty for working American families: https://newdemocratcoalition.house.gov/new-democrat-coalition-reconciliation-priorities.

By working together, we can pass legislation that will have a meaningful impact on the lives of all Americans for years to come.

Recent climate events have demonstrated, more than ever, that climate change is an existential threat to our world. The ...
09/08/2021

Recent climate events have demonstrated, more than ever, that climate change is an existential threat to our world.

The NDC Climate Change Task Force Co-Chairs Congressman Sean Casten and Congresswoman Susan Wild, are leading the #NewDem push that we go big on climate in the #BuildBackBetter agenda 🌎

Recent climate events have demonstrated, more than ever, that climate change is an existential threat to our world.

The NDC Climate Change Task Force Co-Chairs Congressman Sean Casten and Congresswoman Susan Wild, are leading the #NewDem push that we go big on climate in the #BuildBackBetter agenda 🌎

NDC Vice Chair Representative Sharice Davids introduced legislation that gives parents more control in deciding their ba...
09/07/2021
After Olathe couple’s run-in with insurance ‘birthday rule,’ Davids proposes change

NDC Vice Chair Representative Sharice Davids introduced legislation that gives parents more control in deciding their baby's healthcare coverage and helps families navigate the insurance system better.

Check out the story of how a family in Rep. Davids' distrct inspired this bill 👇

In some cases, a little-known insurance practice causes headaches for new parents. Rep. Sharice Davids offers a way to avoid that.

Happy Labor Day to all. The NDC celebrates the tireless contributions of workers and the American labor movement on this...
09/06/2021

Happy Labor Day to all.

The NDC celebrates the tireless contributions of workers and the American labor movement on this day.

Happy Labor Day to all.

The NDC celebrates the tireless contributions of workers and the American labor movement on this day.

The NDC recently announced our Future of Work and Capitalism Task Force. This task force, led by Co-Chairs Congresswoman...
09/05/2021
Sherrill to co-chair task force on future of work — and capitalism | ROI-NJ

The NDC recently announced our Future of Work and Capitalism Task Force. This task force, led by Co-Chairs Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill and Representative Haley Stevens, will focus on policy to ensure that Americans have the opportuntiy to succeed in the 21st century.

The future of work? We all know it’s changing. U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill has been named co-chair of a group of Democratic congressional leaders who will attempt to steer it in a direction that benefits all. On Tuesday, Sherrill (D-11th Dist.) was named co-chair of the New Democrat Coalition’s Fut...

"Space exploration fuels American innovation" - Congressman Ed PerlmutterNew Dem Rep. Ed Perlmutter introduced the Space...
09/04/2021
Perlmutter Continues Work to Establish Space Resources Institute

"Space exploration fuels American innovation" - Congressman Ed Perlmutter

New Dem Rep. Ed Perlmutter introduced the Space Resources Institute Act, which directs NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration to study establishing an educational institute to support research on space resources and help maintain the United State's preeminence in space.

Last month, Rep. Cheri Bustos joined Axios to discuss inequities in health care and the social determinants of health. C...
09/03/2021
Watch: A conversation on social determinants of health

Last month, Rep. Cheri Bustos joined Axios to discuss inequities in health care and the social determinants of health.

Check out the full video here 🎥⬇️ #FeatureFriday

A look at the social determinants of health, featuring Dr. Mary T. Bassett and more.

09/02/2021
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The NDC is committed to making higher education more accessible and affordable – that's why #NewDems Rep. Lucy McBath, Rep. Jimmy Panetta, and U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar introduced the Public Service Loan Forgivness Modernization Act.

This legislation will make the Public Service Loan Forgivness program more accessible and help public servants pay for higher education.

The NDC Rural Reinvestment Task Force, led by Co-Chairs Rep. Cheri Bustos and U.S. Representative Cindy Axne, was in Iow...
09/02/2021

The NDC Rural Reinvestment Task Force, led by Co-Chairs Rep. Cheri Bustos and U.S. Representative Cindy Axne, was in Iowa today hosting roundtables and meeting with small rural businesses.

Our Co-Chairs talked about issues unique to Rural America like economic development, equal opportunities, and the future of agriculture – and are excited about the Task Force's work to come.

🚨 Today, our Rural Reinvestment Task Force Co-Chairs U.S. Representative Cindy Axne and Rep. Cheri Bustos will be in Iow...
09/02/2021
Rural Reinvestment Task Force | New Democrat Coalition

🚨 Today, our Rural Reinvestment Task Force Co-Chairs U.S. Representative Cindy Axne and Rep. Cheri Bustos will be in Iowa to talk about issues unique to rural America and highlight the Task Force’s coming work.

The Task Force is focused on developing and advancing policy solutions to improve rural development, access to health care, economic growth, education, infrastructure, and more.

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ICYMI: NDC Vice Chair Representative Sharice Davids joined Progressive Policy Institute's podcast to talk about the econ...
09/01/2021
Congresswoman Sharice Davids Joins PPI’s Radically Pragmatic Podcast - Progressive Policy Institute

ICYMI: NDC Vice Chair Representative Sharice Davids joined Progressive Policy Institute's podcast to talk about the economic impacts on communities of color and women.

Listen more here 🎧

On this week’s Radically Pragmatic Podcast, Crystal Swann, Senior Policy Fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute and Mosaic Economic Project lead, and Francella Ochillo, a Mosaic Economic Project Cohort Member, attorney and digital rights advocate, sit down with Representative Sharice Davids, D...

New Dem Member Congresswoman Julia Brownley's bill, the American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Mental Health Act, re...
08/31/2021
Brownley Applauds Committee Passage of Native American Veterans Mental Health Bill - Congresswoman Julia Brownley

New Dem Member Congresswoman Julia Brownley's bill, the American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Mental Health Act, recently passed out of Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Majority.

This bill ensures that the mental health needs of Native veterans are properly cared for and that there are trained minority veteran coordinators in VA medical centers.

Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley applauded the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee passage of the American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Mental Health Act (H.R. 912), legislation she authored to address the mental health needs of Native veterans.

From Ursula Burns, Robert F. Smith, John W. Rogers, Jr., and David Clunie: Only 5% of federal contracting dollars are re...
08/30/2021
It's Time to Revolutionize Infrastructure for Business Diversity

From Ursula Burns, Robert F. Smith, John W. Rogers, Jr., and David Clunie: Only 5% of federal contracting dollars are required to go to minority and women-owned business – this results in a loss of economic opportuntity for many Black owned business and Black entrepreneurs.

This August is National Black Business Month, and New Dems are meeting with Black businesses in their distrct and highlighting the need for more equal opportunity.

Including Black businesses in contract opportunities that arise from the infrastructure bill will narrow the racial wealth gap while contributing to economic growth.

New Dems are committed to reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 and creating a green economy. NDC Vice Chair of Policy Con...
08/30/2021
Rep. Peters, Sen. C***s Introduce Legislation to Re-assert U.S. Climate Leadership and Support American Workers

New Dems are committed to reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 and creating a green economy. NDC Vice Chair of Policy Congressman Scott Peters is working to tackle that through the FAIR Transition and Competition Act.

This bicameral legislation establishes a border carbon adjustment on polluting imports which will reduce global emissions, support American workers, and re-assert U.S. climate leadership.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Scott Peters (CA-52) and U.S. Senator Chris C***s (D-DE) unveiled new, bicameral legislation to establish a border carbon adjustment (BCA) on polluting imports. Imposing a BCA will protect U.S. jobs, reduce global emissions, and provide enhanced suppor...

During this District Work Period, #NewDems like Congresswoman Angie Craig have been working hard in their districts, mee...
08/30/2021

During this District Work Period, #NewDems like Congresswoman Angie Craig have been working hard in their districts, meeting with constituents, and also participating in fun community events like Farmfest in Minnesota's 2nd District.

08/27/2021

NDC Vice Chair Representative Sharice Davids is calling for bold investments in infrastructure to provide quality jobs, combat climate change, and create better opportunties for this generation and the next.

#FeatureFriday

ICYMI: NDC Chair Emeritus Derek Kilmer penned an op-ed in CNN about his NDC-endorsed RECOMPETE Act. The RECOMPETE Act wo...
08/26/2021
Opinion: Too many American communities are falling behind. We have a solution

ICYMI: NDC Chair Emeritus Derek Kilmer penned an op-ed in CNN about his NDC-endorsed RECOMPETE Act.

The RECOMPETE Act would create widespread and equitable economic growth by providing communities with flexible, long-term grants to address local developmental concerns, invest in workers and buisnesses, and foster long-term economic opportunties.

Our bipartisan Rebuilding Economies and Creating Opportunities for More People Everywhere to Excel (RECOMPETE) Act would establish a new federal program at the Economic Development Agency (EDA) to empower persistently distressed communities with flexible 10-year grants focused on building lasting ec...

Today New Dems passed the Budget Resolution, an important step in advancing President Joe Biden and the NDC’s plans to b...
08/24/2021
New Democrat Coalition Advances Budget Resolution and Charts Path Forward to Build Back Better | New Democrat Coalition

Today New Dems passed the Budget Resolution, an important step in advancing President Joe Biden and the NDC’s plans to build back better. The NDC will continue to work with our Members and committees to ensure that the reconciliation bill advances with our priorities.

#NewDems are focused on doing a few things well for longer, including:
1️⃣ Supporting American families
2️⃣ Creating more jobs & opportunities
3️⃣ Going big on climate & maximizing emissions reductions
4️⃣Lowering health care costs and building on the ACA

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Yesterday, the NDC endorsed H.R. 4,  #NewDem Member Rep. Terri Sewell's The John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act. The Coaliti...
08/24/2021
New Democrat Coalition Endorses H.R. 4 | New Democrat Coalition

Yesterday, the NDC endorsed H.R. 4, #NewDem Member Rep. Terri Sewell's The John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act.

The Coalition has long been an advocate for promoting voting rights and protecting American elections and endorsed H.R. 4 last Congress.

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ICYMI: #NewDem Rep. Colin Allred is pushing for paid family leave so all Americans can be with their loved ones in their...
08/21/2021
Rep. Colin Allred on Being First to Take Paternity Leave in Congress: 'There's No Substitute for Time Spent'

ICYMI: #NewDem Rep. Colin Allred is pushing for paid family leave so all Americans can be with their loved ones in their time of need.

Read more about Rep. Allred's paternity leave story and leadership on this issue 👇

The congressman's experience being raised by a single mom, playing in the NFL and serving in congress informed his desire to make paid parental leave law — and to encourage men to take it

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Welcome to the official page for the New Democrat Coalition! With 104 members, the New Democrat Coalition is the largest ideological caucus within the Democratic Caucus. We are dedicated to pro-economic, pro-innovation and fiscally-responsible policies. The Coalition seeks to bridge the gap between the left and right and overcome partisan approaches to governing to create real change for the American people.

The New Democrat Coalition has eight policy task forces committed to creating measurable changes in various areas affecting the lives of everyday Americans. The co-chairs and members of each task force consistently meet with stakeholders and experts to develop policy positions the Coalition can push forward.

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