Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed H.R.987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act. NDC is committed to strengthening the ACA, and this package of bills will not only strengthen the ACA but also fight efforts to undermine the ACA and look for ways to make the ACA work better for all Americans.
Included in this package are New Dem-led bills to strengthen the ACA. The bills included in this package are:
H.R. 1386 ENROLL Act of 2019 with lead co-spons…
Today, the NDC Chair Derek Kilmer, NDC Vice-Chair for Policy Suzan DelBene, and New Democrat Coalition Trade Task Force Co-Chairs Ron Kind, Rick Larsen, Greg Meeks, and Lizzie Fletcher released a statement in response to President Trump announcing his intent to lift steel and aluminum tariffs from Canada and Mexico.
"We are encouraged by the announcement that President Trump is removing the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico. These tariffs are negatively im…
Today, New Democrat Coalition Chair Derek Kilmer released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5, The Equality Act, a bill to ban discrimination against LGBTQ individuals in arenas such as housing, employment, federal funding, education, credit, and jury service.
"Every American deserves to have access to the same basic civil rights, regardless of who they are or whom they love. I'm proud to represent a state that provides protections to ensure that LGBTQ Washi…
Centrist Democrats Tout Practical Fixes, Not Medicare-for-All
Moderates want Democrats to support practical health solutions
Move signals little support for bipartisan Obamacare fixes
By Alex Ruoff | July 26, 2018 9:02AM ET
A coalition of centrist House Democrats is urging colleagues to sign onto an Obamacare-repair bill to show voters their party has practical solutions to the issue of rising health insurance premiums.
Members of the New Democrat Coalition sent a letter to th…
Financial Times Opinion: The US must get back in the game on personal data protection
Unless America steps up with its own rules, GDPR will become the global norm
By New Democrat Coalition Vice Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01)
Long before I was elected to Congress, when I was starting my career in the tech industry, I believed we had boundless opportunities to improve the lives of millions, if not billions, of people.
New breakthroughs were being achieved with each passing day. First, we…
Inside U.S. Trade
Pro-trade New Democrat Coalition eyes first meeting with Lighthizer
April 11, 2018
Editor's note: This story was updated after initial publication to note that the New Democrat Coalition is seeking a meeting with the U.S. Trade Representative in the coming weeks, not next Wednesday.
The New Democrat Coalition, a bloc of pro-trade lawmakers seen as a key source of potential support for new trade deals, is hoping to meet for the first time with U.S. Trade Representati…