Today, the New Democrat Coalition (NDC), led by Chair Derek Kilmer, NDC Vice Chair Suzan DelBene, and the NDC Technology Task Force Co-Chairs Reps. Sharice Davids, Kendra Horn, Harley Rouda, and Darren Soto, announced the endorsement of legislation on technology and artificial intelligence. This is the first round of technology bill endorsements by the NDC in the 116th Congress.
This package of bills is forward-looking, responsive to the realities of our rapidly advancing technological world, a…
New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Chair Derek Kilmer (WA-06), along with leading House Democrats, introduced legislation to strengthen the integrity of American elections and curb foreign interference in the nation's democratic process. The Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act will prohibit foreign spending in our elections by closing loopholes, improving transparency and accountability requirements, and mandating disclosures of illicit offers from other nat…
This week, by a unanimous vote, the New Democrat Coalition was proud to add Rep. Joe Morelle (NY-25) to join the Coalition in the 116th Congress. Rep. Morelle brings an abundance of real-world experience and is dedicated to advancing the New Dem priorities that focus on growing the economy, embracing innovation, and promoting smart and fiscally responsible government. The New Democrat Coalition is the largest ideological caucus in the House.
"The strength of the New Democrat Coalition is its me…
- First in MT: The New Democrat Coalition is endorsing Rep. Suzan DelBene's online privacy bill, lending the measure the support of House Democrats' largest caucus.
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FIRST IN MT: DELBENE PRIVACY BILL GETS MAJOR ENDORSEMENT - The New Democrat Coalition today is endorsing DelBene's (D-Wash.) online privacy bill, The Information Transparency and Personal Data Control Act, H.R. 2013 (116), lending the measure the support of House Democrats' lar…
A group of more than 100 centrist Democratic House lawmakers is throwing its weight behind a privacy bill that has been praised by alliancs of software and internet giants.
The move is one of the first large-scale endorsements of a privacy bill in Congress. Separate efforts by Democrats in the House and Senate this year to write even stricter data regulations have produced few results.
The New Democrat Coalition on Tuesday plans to announce its endorsement of legislation proposed by one …
Vice Chair Scott Peters at Wildcat Discovery Technologies in San Diego, CA
Startups are an integral component of our nation's robust economy, accounting for nearly two million new jobs last year alone. The entrepreneurs who start them drive innovation and advancement, increase our global competitiveness, and help everyone become more prosperous.
Congressional Startup Day, previously known as Startup Day Across America, began in 2013 with former New Dem Vice-Chair Jared Polis, now the Govern… Continue Reading
The high cost of housing is the single biggest squeeze on household budgets and a significant drag on the economy. It is forcing Americans to live on the street, reducing GDP by trillions of dollars, substantially reducing Americans' retirement savings, and undermining growth in a post-recession era.
The New Democrat Coalition knows affordable housing is paramount to the economic security of American families. That's why the New Democrat Coalition Housing Task Force Co-Chairs Reps. Denny Heck, … Continue Reading
America faces a housing shortage that totals millions of housing units across the country. Home prices and rents are rising faster than wages, and construction is not keeping up with demand. Recently, New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Housing Task Force Co-Chairs Reps. Denny Heck, Katie Hill and Ben McAdams held a forum with two panels to address various challenges that contribute to America's housing crisis. The first panel included Dr. Corianne Payton Scally, the Principal Research Associate in the… Continue Reading
This week, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan budget and debt ceiling agreement that removes sequestration, sets the framework for our appropriations process for the next two years, and suspends the debt ceiling until July 31, 2021. The House also passed the New Dem-endorsed Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act among other important priorities.
The NDC also sent a letter to President Trump urging him to recommit to working with Congre… Continue Reading
This week, the House passed the bipartisan Intelligence Authorization bill. We are proud of the leadership of Rep. Adam Schiff, Rep. Jim Himes, and other New Dem Members on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence for their work on this bill that will give our intelligence community the tools needed to help keep Americans safe. After making changes to increase Member support, the House also passed the Raise the Wage Act which will gradually increase the federal minimum wage and incre… Continue Reading
This week the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2500, FY 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included many priorities led by NDC Members both on and off the Armed Services Committee. Ensuring the safety and security of our country and all Americans is a fundamental responsibility of Congress. New Democrat Coalition Members were proud to support the passage of this year's defense authorization which gives our service members what they need to be successful in their mission.
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