Press Releases

April 25, 2024

New Dem Climate Change & Clean Energy Task Force Applauds Administration’s Actions to Accelerate Clean Energy Deployment

Washington, D.C. — Today, New Democrat Coalition Climate Change and Clean Energy Task Force Chair Scott Peters (CA-50) and Vice Chairs Sean Casten (IL-06), Eric Sorensen (IL-17), and Susan Wild (PA-07) issued a statement on the Biden administration’s announcement of two rules that will reduce regulatory hurdles for clean energy projects and accelerate getting clean energy onto the grid.   “From day one, New Dems have been committed to working across the aisle and with the Biden administration … Continue Reading


April 23, 2024

New Dem Chair Applauds Senate for Sending National Security Funding to President Biden’s Desk

Today, New Democrat Coalition Chair Annie Kuster (NH-02) issued the following statement after the Senate voted to send three bills - the Ukraine, Israel, and Indo-Pacific Supplemental Appropriations Acts, 2024, to President Biden’s desk for his signature: “Finally, critical security funding for our close allies Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan - as well as essential humanitarian relief for civilians in Gaza and around the world - is headed to President Biden’s desk. “New Dems applaud the Senate … Continue Reading


April 20, 2024

New Dems Stand Firm, Help Pass Critical National Security Package to Support Our Allies and Deliver Humanitarian Aid

Today, New Democrat Coalition Leadership issued a statement after New Democrat Coalition Members voted to pass three bills - the Ukraine, Israel, and Indo-Pacific Supplemental Appropriations Acts, 2024 - through the House. New Dem Leadership issued a statement in support of the three bills on Thursday. “Today, New Dems were proud to provide the key votes necessary to pass three essential security funding bills in the House. For more than six months, New Dems helped sustain pressure on House … Continue Reading


April 18, 2024

New Democrat Coalition Leadership Supports Three Security Funding Bills that Support Our Allies and Deliver Critical Humanitarian Aid

Today, New Democrat Coalition Leadership released the following statement in support of the national security supplemental funding bills introduced in the House that reflect the Senate-passed, bipartisan National Security Act, 2024: “For the last six months, New Dems have repeatedly urged House Republican leadership to bring forward legislation that supports our imperiled allies, Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan, and delivers much-needed humanitarian aid to civilians in Gaza and around the … Continue Reading


April 17, 2024

ICYMI TRANSCRIPT: New Dem Leaders Hold Press Conference Urging House Republicans to Join Democrats in Saving the Affordable Connectivity Program

Washington, D.C. — Today, New Democrat Coalition leaders, including NDC Chair Annie Kuster (NH-02) and New Dem Reps. Nikki Budzinksi (IL-13), Angie Craig (MN-02), Shontel Brown (OH-11), Gabe Vasquez (NM-02), and Emilia Sykes (OH-13) led a press conference calling on House Republican Leadership to join Democrats in funding the Affordable Connectivity Program, which will expire on April 30th without additional Congressional action. Ahead of the press conference, 95 New Dem Members - led by … Continue Reading


April 17, 2024

New Dems Implore House Republicans to Join Democrats in Preventing 23 Million American Households From Losing Internet Access

Today, New Democrat Coalition Rep. Angie Craig (MN-02) and Freshman Leadership Representative Nikki Budzinski (IL-13) led 95 New Democrat Coalition Members in a letter to House Speaker Mike Johnson calling on House Republican Leadership to take immediate bipartisan action to fund the Affordable Connectivity Program. Enacted as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law championed by New Dems last Congress, the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) currently empowers 23 million households … Continue Reading


April 14, 2024

New Democrat Coalition Leadership Implores Speaker Johnson to Put Essential National Security Package on the House Floor this Week

Today, New Democrat Coalition Chair Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Vice Chairs Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and Brad Schneider (IL-10) issued the below statement following the Iranian attack against Israel and the news that House Republican Leadership will move to put a bill on the floor to hold Iran accountable: “New Dems unequivocally condemn Iran’s attack against Israel and commend the multinational effort that prevented the majority of the more than 300 drones, rockets, and missiles from reaching … Continue Reading


April 10, 2024

New Dems Introduce Legislation Targeting Taxes that are Higher on Women’s Products Than Men’s, Costing Women Billions Per Year

Today, New Democrat Coalition Trade Task Force Chair Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) and New Dem Rep. Brittany Pettersen (CO-07) co-led the introduction of the Pink Tariffs Study Act, legislation to examine the prevalence and impact of “pink tariffs,” which may directly contribute to women paying more for everyday goods than men, including everything from razors to clothes.  Traditionally, gender bias in the consumer goods space has been referred to as the “pink tax,” which occurs when companies … Continue Reading


April 04, 2024

Climate Change and Clean Energy Task Force Applauds Biden Administration’s Selections for $20 Billion in Grants to Accelerate Clean Energy Economy

Today, the New Democrat Coalition Climate Change and Clean Energy Task Force, led by Chair Scott Peters (CA-50), issued a statement on the Biden administration’s announcement of eight applicants selected to receive $20 billion to implement a national financing network for clean energy and climate solutions. “To reach our nation’s climate goals and build the clean energy economy of the future, every community must have access to the affordable financing needed to implement transformational … Continue Reading


April 02, 2024

New Dem Members Deliver Big Wins for Their Constituents, Secure Millions in Community Project Funding in FY2024 Government Funding Bills

With the passage of Fiscal Year 2024 government funding, New Dems Members not only helped to avert a harmful and costly government shutdown, but also secured critical funding to support important projects in their districts through Community Project Funding requests. From improving vital infrastructure, building affordable housing, and bolstering public safety initiatives to supporting cancer research, workforce development, and education, New Dems delivered across the board for their … Continue Reading


March 28, 2024

ICYMI: Congress Celebrates NDC Chair Annie Kuster Following Retirement Announcement

Following New Democrat Coalition Chair Annie Kuster’s (NH-02) announcement yesterday that she will not seek re-election in 2024, lawmakers from across the Capitol applauded Chair Kuster for her tireless work to deliver for her constituents and the American people over her 12 years of service in Congress.  Read a full round-up of praise for Chair Kuster’s time in Congress as well as articles about Chair Kuster’s announcement below: Statements House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries: “A … Continue Reading


March 27, 2024

New Democrat Coalition Leaders on Announcement Chair Kuster Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2024

Today, New Democrat Coalition Vice Chairs Sharice Davids (KS-03), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Brad Schneider (IL-10), and Salud Carbajal (CA-24) issued the following statement on New Dem Chair Kuster’s decision to not seek reelection in New Hampshire’s Second Congressional District:  “Since joining Congress and the New Democrat Coalition over a decade ago, Chair Kuster has worked to build a better future for her constituents and for Americans across the country. When too many in Washington are a … Continue Reading


March 26, 2024

New Dem AI Working Group Leads Letter on Biden Admin’s Executive Order to Advance the Responsible Development and Deployment of AI

Washington, D.C. — Today, New Democrat Coalition Artificial Intelligence Working Group Vice Chair Haley Stevens (MI-11) and Chair Derek Kilmer (WA-06) led 38 Members in a letter to the Biden-Harris Administration supporting President Biden’s Executive Order on the Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence and encouraging further action to develop a robust federal AI workforce; reskill and upskill the nation’s workforce for AI-related job changes; and expand … Continue Reading


March 22, 2024

New Dems Announce Support for Government Funding Package to Avoid Costly Shutdown, Call on House GOP to Bring Up National Security Legislation for a Vote

Today, New Democrat Coalition Chair Annie Kuster (NH-02), Vice Chair for Communications Brad Schneider (IL-10), and Vice Chair for Policy Derek Kilmer (WA-06) issued a statement following the release of the bipartisan six-bill appropriations package that would fund federal initiatives related to defense, homeland security, health care, foreign operations, and more.  New Dem Members fought for and successfully secured provisions to lower prescription drug and child care costs, support robust … Continue Reading


March 20, 2024

ICYMI TRANSCRIPT: New Dem Leaders Hold Press Conference Unveiling Housing Action Plan to Build More Homes and Lower Costs

Today, New Democrat Coalition leaders Affordable Housing Task Force Chair Norma Torres (CA-35) and Vice Chair Wiley Nickel (NC-13), as well as New Democrat Coalition Vice Chairs Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and Salud Carbajal (CA-24) led a press conference unveiling the Coalition’s Housing Action Plan to build more affordable housing and to bring down costs.  The comprehensive Housing Action Plan, which outlines past actions by New Dems and President Biden on affordable housing and charts a path for … Continue Reading


March 20, 2024

New Democrat Coalition Affordable Housing Task Force Unveils Comprehensive Action Plan to Build More Homes and Lower Costs

Today, the New Democrat Coalition Affordable Housing Task Force, led by Chair Norma J. Torres (CA-35) and Vice Chairs Greg Landsman (OH-01), Wiley Nickel (NC-13), and Emilia Sykes (OH-13) unveiled their comprehensive Housing Action Plan, which outlines past actions by New Dems and President Biden on affordable housing and charts a path for further action by Congress and the Administration. The Housing Action Plan includes more than 20 policy recommendations that would make improvements to … Continue Reading


March 11, 2024

New Dems: President Biden’s Budget Delivers for American Families While Decreasing Our Federal Deficit

Today, New Democrat Coalition Chair Annie Kuster (NH-02), Economic Growth and Fiscal Responsibility Task Force Chair Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06), and Vice Chair Nikema Williams (GA-05) issued a statement following the release of President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2025 Budget: “With the release of his FY2025 budget, President Biden laid out a fiscal future driven by a commitment to economic freedom, fairness, and opportunity for the American people. “The President’s budget would not only lower costs … Continue Reading


March 07, 2024

New Democrat Coalition on President Biden’s State of the Union

Today, New Democrat Coalition Chair Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Vice Chair for Communications Brad Schneider (IL-10) released the following statement on President Biden’s State of the Union address: “Tonight, President Biden once again demonstrated that it is Democrats - guided by the American people - who are moving our country forward. From lowering everyday costs and investing in American manufacturing to expanding access to affordable health care and rebuilding our nation’s infrastructure, … Continue Reading


March 07, 2024

New Democrat Coalition Members Invite Distinguished Guests to State of the Union

This evening, New Democrat Coalition Members will be joined at the State of the Union by guests that represent the profound impact Democratic policies have had on the American people under President Biden’s leadership, and the work that remains to safeguard the fundamental freedoms and democracy we hold dear. See below for a selection of the distinguished guests invited to the State of the Union by New Dem Members, organized by theme: Education and the Workforce Rep. Madeleine Dean (PA-04) … Continue Reading


March 04, 2024

New Dem Leadership Applauds Bipartisan Appropriations Package to Avoid a Shutdown and Fund the Government for 2024

Today, New Democrat Coalition Leadership released a statement following the unveiling of a six-bill appropriations package that would fund federal initiatives related to transportation, housing, the environment, agriculture, Veterans affairs, and more. “New Dems applaud bipartisan negotiators for finally reaching a compromise that paves the way for the passage of the full-year funding bill. This deal is consistent with last May’s bipartisan Fiscal Responsibility Act, which our Members played … Continue Reading

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