Weekly Wrap

January 19, 2024

New Democrat Coalition Weekly Wrap 1/19/2024

Press Releases New Democrat Coalition Leadership on Bipartisan, Bicameral Tax Package to Boose Innovation and Lower Costs for American Families and Small Businesses As Leaders in Congress on Pro-Growth, Pro-Family Tax Policies, New Dems have Long-Championed Legislation in this Package, including the Child Tax Credit, R&D Tax Credit, Low Income Housing Tax Credit, and Increased Trade with Taiwan Today, New Democrat Coalition Leadership released the following statement on the breakthrough … Continue Reading

December 20, 2023

New Democrat Coalition 2023 Year in Review

Note from the Chair Dear New Dems -  The 118th Congress has ushered in a new era of Democratic leadership, with New Dems leading the way. Last year, when I was elected Chair of the New Democrat Coalition, I knew it would be both a challenging and incredibly rewarding role - especially going into a closely divided GOP-controlled House. I also knew that the New Dems would be at the helm, prioritizing progress on the issues hardworking Americans care about most by leading from the … Continue Reading

December 15, 2023

New Democrat Coalition Weekly Wrap 12/15/2023

Press Releases New Dem Climate and Clean Energy Task Force Endorses Slate of Bills to Enhance Energy Deployment This endorsement follows the Task Force’s efforts throughout the 118th Congress to streamline clean energy deployment The New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Climate Change and Clean Energy Task Force endorsed 14 bills led or co-led by New Dem Members that address barriers to energy deployment and innovation. The endorsement slate builds on the Coalition’s ongoing efforts to work with … Continue Reading

December 08, 2023

New Democrat Coalition Weekly Wrap 12/8/2023

Press Release New Dem Leadership Endorses Slate of Tax Bills to Support Hardworking Families, Incentivize Investment and Innovation New Democrat Coalition Leadership endorsed 10 taxation bills, the majority of which are bipartisan. Each of these New Dem-led bills is aimed at making targeted improvements to the tax code to benefit families, workers, and small businesses around the country. From expanding the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) and making the Child Tax Credit (CTC) permanent … Continue Reading

November 17, 2023

New Democrat Coalition Weekly Wrap 11/17/2023

From the Chair's Desk New Dem Chair Statement on Passage of Continuing Resolution New Democrat Coalition Chair Annie Kuster (NH-02) released a statement following the House floor vote on the continuing resolution (CR) to fund the government into 2024. The bipartisan CR passed by a vote of 336-95: “Today, despite Speaker Johnson and House Republicans’ continued efforts to drive a partisan wedge through the government funding process, New Dems and House Democrats demonstrated once again that … Continue Reading

November 03, 2023

New Democrat Coalition Weekly Wrap 11/3/2023

Press Releases New Dem Leadership Statement on the Partisan House GOP Supplemental and Need for a Bipartisan Path Forward  New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Leadership released a statement following the floor vote on House Republicans’ hyper-partisan supplemental appropriations bill, which would increase the deficit by $27 billion over ten years: “America is at its best and the world is at its safest when the U.S. leads with our allies. And Congress is at its best when lawmakers on both sides of … Continue Reading

October 27, 2023

New Democrat Coalition Weekly Wrap 10/27/2023

Press Releases New Dem Chair on Election of Far-Right Extremist Mike Johnson as Speaker  New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Chair Annie Kuster (NH-02) released a statement following the election of Mike Johnson as the 56th Speaker of the House. Johnson led over 100 House Republicans in filing an amicus brief with the Supreme Court seeking to overturn the 2020 election. As recently as last night, Johnson refused to acknowledge whether Joe Biden is the legitimately elected President of the United … Continue Reading

October 20, 2023

New Democrat Coalition Weekly Wrap 10/20/2023

Press Release New Dem Chair Statement on Extremist Jim Jordan Failing for a Third Time to Secure Votes to Become House Speaker, Calls for Bipartisan Path Forward Today, New Democrat Coalition Chair Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement after Jim Jordan’s failure to secure enough votes to become Speaker of the House, again:  “Jim Jordan’s intimidation campaign continues to fail. For three rounds of votes, Jordan has been bleeding, not gaining support. Since ousting the former … Continue Reading

June 23, 2023

New Dem Weekly Wrap 6/23/2023

New Dems in the News  One Year After Dobbs, Women and Families Are Bearing the ConsequencesBy NDC Chair Annie Kuster (NH-02)  In the year since the Supreme Court overturned the nearly 50-year precedent of Roe v. Wade, ending a woman's fundamental right to reproductive freedom, we have seen the devastating physical, mental, and economic impact the decision has had on women and their families across the country. Pregnancy is complex, and it can be incredibly emotional, sometimes … Continue Reading

June 16, 2023

New Dem Weekly Wrap 6/16/2023

New Dems in Action New Dems Welcome British and Australian Ambassadors to Weekly Member Meeting This week, New Dems welcomed Dame Karen Pierce, the Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the U.S. and His Excellency the Honorable Dr. Kevin Rudd, the Ambassador of Australia to the U.S. Members had a productive conversation with the Ambassadors about strengthening economic and security ties between Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.  New Dem … Continue Reading

June 09, 2023

New Dem Weekly Wrap 6/9/2023

New Dems in the News  New Dem Vice Chair for Communications Brad Schneider talks to MSNBC about Bipartisan Budget Agreement New Dem Vice Chair for Communications Brad Schneider (IL-10) talked to Ayman Mohyeldin on MSNBC to discuss his vote to pass the Bipartisan Budget Agreement as well as the road ahead to build an economy that leaves no Americans behind. Rep. Troy Carter on SCOTUS Ruling in Allen v. Milligan Rep. Troy Carter (LA-02) appeared on FOX 8 WVUE-TV … Continue Reading

May 26, 2023

New Dem Weekly Wrap 5/26/2023

New Dems in Action New Dem Leadership & Veterans Hold Media Availability on Debt Ceiling Negotiations and Impact Default Would Have on Service Members Yesterday, New Democrat Coalition Chair Annie Kuster (NH-02), NDC Vice Chairs Brad Schneider (IL-10) and Sharice Davids (KS-03), and NDC Veteran Members Reps. Don Davis (NC-01) and Pat Ryan (NY-19) held a press conference on the current state of debt ceiling negotiations and the impact a default would have on … Continue Reading

May 19, 2023

New Dem Weekly Wrap 5/19

Press Release New Dems Push for Additional Funding for Public Safety Programs and Reject GOP Cuts to Law Enforcement Agencies The Coalition also Calls on Republicans to Join New Dems in this Effort to Increase Critical Resources for Local and National Law Enforcement Agencies Yesterday, New Democrat Coalition Members, led by Rep. Eric Sorensen (IL-17), sent a letter to House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Kay Granger (TX-12) and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) calling on … Continue Reading

December 09, 2022

New Dem Weekly Wrap 12/9/2022

New Democrat Coalition Announces Vice Chair Roles for 118th Congress Following last week’s New Democrat Coaliton (NDC) leadership elections, the Coalition announced the roles each of the four Vice Chairs-elect will assume for the 118th Congress. The four NDC Vice Chair-elects will have the following roles:   Vice Chair for Member Services: Rep. Sharice Davids (KS-03)   Vice Chair for Policy: Rep. Derek Kilmer (WA-06)   Vice Chair for … Continue Reading

December 02, 2022

New Dem Weekly Wrap 12/2/2022

New Democrat Coalition Elects New Leadership Team & Inducts 17 New Members This week, the New Democrat Coalition (NDC) elected Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) as the next NDC Chair in the 118th Congress. Reps. Sharice Davids (KS-03), Brad Schneider (IL-10), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), and Salud Carbajal (CA-24) were elected to be the next Vice Chairs. Current Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) will serve as Chair Emeritus in the new Congress.  In … Continue Reading

November 18, 2022

New Dem Weekly Wrap 11/18/2022

New Dems Celebrate the Historic Service of Speaker Nancy Pelosi New Democrat Coalition Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released the below statement following Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s speech before the U.S. House of Representatives:   "Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been the most influential and effective Speaker in the history of American politics. Her name has forever been woven into the fabric of our great nation. “Over many years, she expertly guided the … Continue Reading

September 30, 2022

New Dem Weekly Wrap 9/30/2022

STATEMENT FROM NEW DEM CHAIR SUZAN DELBENE (WA-01)"The House GOP 'Commitment to America' Agenda is Bad for Our Country and Bad for Our Economy" Last week, New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released a statement following House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s announcement of the GOP agenda:  “Americans want and deserve a governing party that fights inflation, raises wages, protects individual freedoms, and moves our country … Continue Reading

September 23, 2022

New Dem Weekly Wrap 9/23/2022

NDC Chair DelBene Applauds House Passage of Public Safety Legislation, Including Three New Dem BillsNew Dem Leadership Endorsed Public Safety Bills Led by New Dem Reps. Gottheimer, Horsford, and Demings to Invest in Resources and Reforms to Fight Crime and Keep Americans Safe  Washington, D.C. - Yesterday, Members of the New Democrat Coalition (NDC) voted to pass a package of four public safety bills, three of which were endorsed by New Dems and authored by New Dem … Continue Reading

September 16, 2022

New Dem Weekly Wrap 9/16/2022

On Wednesday, New Dems welcomed Moody's Analytics Chief Economist Mark Zandi to our weekly luncheon. Members talked with Zandi about affordable housing, job growth, and the state of our economy. New Dems remain laser-focused on lowering costs, strengthening our economy, and fighting to ensure    On Thursday, New Dem Infrastructure Task Force Co-Chairs Reps. Carolyn Bourdeaux (GA-07) and Norma Torres (CA-35) hosted a roundtable with industry leaders to discuss ways to … Continue Reading

July 22, 2022

New Dem Weekly Wrap 7/22/2022

New Democrat Coalition Chair Calls for Swift Passage of Chips Act for America to Secure Supply Chains, Lower Costs, and Protect U.S. National and Economic SecurityThis week New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) called for swift passage of the Chips Act for America package in the Senate and House. Since last December, New Dems have pushed for passage of a bipartisan innovation bill and most recently urged action on this legislation as part of our Action Plan to … Continue Reading

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