Weekly Wrap

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

June 30, 2022

New Dem Weekly Wrap 6/30/2022

NDC HIGHLIGHTS: New Democrat Coalition Chair Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade Following the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, ending half a century of constitutional protection for a woman's right to choose and make her own health care decisions, New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) issued a statement that said in part: "For the first time in nearly 50 years, millions of women across the country seeking abortion care will be … Continue Reading

May 13, 2022

New Dem Weekly Wrap 5/13/2022

New Dem Chair DelBene and Vice Chair Peters Call for Swift Negotiations to Pass Legislation to Tackle Inflation New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) and Vice Chair for Policy Scott Peters (CA-52) released statements following the conclusion of the first meeting of the Bipartisan Innovation Act conference committee on the work that New Dems have done to address inflation.  Chair DelBene said, “Since last year, New Dems have led the charge … Continue Reading

April 29, 2022

New Dem Weekly Wrap 4/29/2022

New Democrat Coalition Endorses Slate of 22 Bipartisan Health Care Bills to Address Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders The New Democrat Coalition (NDC), led by NDC Health Care Task Force Co-Chairs Kim Schrier (WA-08) and Terri Sewell (AL-07) endorsed a slate of 22 bipartisan health care bills aimed at addressing mental health and substance use disorders. These bills answer President Biden's call at the State of the Union for action on a Unity Agenda. They tackle the rise in … Continue Reading

April 08, 2022

New Dem Weekly Wrap 4/8/2022

New Dem Chair Celebrates 19 New Dems on Bipartisan Innovation Bill Conference Committee New Democrat Coalition Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released a statement following inclusion of many New Dems on the Conference Committee for the America COMPETES Act. New Dem Reps. Ami Bera (CA-07), Haley Stevens (MI-11), Bill Foster (IL-11), Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE-AL), Darren Soto (FL-09), Gregory Meeks (NY-05), Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06), Sara Jacobs (CA-53), Suzan DelBene … Continue Reading

April 01, 2022

New Dem Weekly Wrap 4/1/2022

New Democrat Coalition Leaders Meet with President Biden and Senior White House Officials This week, New Democrat Coalition Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) and Vice Chairs Scott Peters (CA-52), Dr. Ami Bera (CA-07), Sharice Davids (KS-03), and Ann Kuster (NH-02) met with President Biden and senior administration officials at the White House to discuss the Coalition’s priorities for the remainder of the 117th Congress. In the meeting, New Dem Leaders underscored the importance of … Continue Reading

March 18, 2022

New Dem Weekly Wrap 3/18/2022

New Democrat Coalition Prioritizes Long-Term Legislative Action to Deliver for Americans This week, the New Democrat Coalition, led by Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01), released a statement pushing for legislative action that will produce long-term and durable results for the American people. The statement reads in part, "New Dems are the majority makers in Congress, and our members are critical to maintaining Democratic control of the House. Our constituents sent us to Congress to deliver. … Continue Reading

March 11, 2022

New Dem Weekly Wrap 3/11/2022

New Dems Celebrate American Rescue Plan One Year Anniversary Today, New Democrat Coalition Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released a statement celebrating the first anniversary of Democrats’ historic American Rescue Plan, which New Dems unanimously voted for.  The statement reads in part, “One year ago today, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan, historic legislation that provided direct pandemic relief to Americans, helped us weather the COVID-19 storm, … Continue Reading

March 04, 2022

New Dem Weekly Wrap 3/4/2022

New Democrat Coalition Chair Applauds President Biden's First State of the Union Address Following President Biden's first State of Union address, New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released a statement highlighting the President's leadership on the issues that matter most to Americans. The statement reads in part, "New Dems have already delivered on key elements of the President's domestic agenda, including the American Rescue Plan and the Bipartisan Infrastructure … Continue Reading

February 11, 2022

New Dem Weekly Wrap 2/11/2022

New Democrat Coalition Announces Creation of a New Working Group Focused on Fighting Short- and Long-Term Inflationary Pressures   This week, the New Democrat Coalition (NDC) announced the formation of a new Inflation Working Group. Members will work to advance policy solutions to lower costs for American families, free up supply chains, and fight inflationary pressures over the short- and long-term.   NDC Chair … Continue Reading

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