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April 23, 2021 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Friday, April 23, 2021, the Problem Solvers Caucus released a new report of bipartisan policy recommendations to build a strong, successful 21st Century infrastructure network for America. 

April 1, 2021 Press Release
Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus’s sent a letter to President Biden, Secretary Buttigieg, Speaker Pelosi, and Leaders Schumer, McCarthy, and McConnell calling on them to promote a bipartisan path forward on infrastructure for America.
March 29, 2021 Press Release
The Problem Solvers Caucus urged Congressional leadership to return to regular order in the House, allowing for open debate on the House floor, committee hearings, and amendments. In a letter officially endorsed by the 58-Member bipartisan Caucus, including 29 Democrats and 29 Republicans, the group called for adhering to a deliberative and open process that will produce legislation through committee hearings, markups, and floor amendments. Given the narrowly divided U.S. House and Senate, a more open, deliberative process is key to getting more legislation from Congress to the President’s desk.
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March 17, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Tom Reed (NY-23) sent a letter to President Joe Biden, delivering the Caucus's bipartisan priority agenda for the 117th Congress. They explained how Problem Solvers Caucus members welcome a constructive discussion with the President regarding key opportunities for bipartisan cooperation and solutions.
February 5, 2021 Press Release
The 56 member House Problem Solvers Caucus called for an immediate vote on the $160 billion “Defeating COVID-19” vaccine distribution package, as the broader bipartisan talks and reconciliation process continues. The plan was formally endorsed by the Caucus.
January 28, 2021 Press Release
The Problem Solvers Caucus unveiled its key priorities agenda for the 117th Congress. The eleven areas are issues in which the 56-member Caucus, evenly split between Democrats and Republicans, see a real opportunity for bipartisan lawmaking.
January 26, 2021 Press Release
"Today, members of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus had a productive meeting and constructive conversation with White House National Economic Council Director Brian Deese to discuss the next COVID-19 relief package."
January 22, 2021 Press Release
The Problem Solvers Caucus announced its members for the 117th Congress, including sixteen new members, bringing the Caucus’ total membership to 28 Democrats and 28 Republicans.
January 20, 2021 Press Release
"Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus congratulates Joe Biden on being sworn in as our 46th President. Our nation is at a critical juncture: after an horrific assault on our Capitol, a raging pandemic, and families and small businesses hurting, millions of Americans are looking for our country to come together...
January 13, 2021 Press Release
A bipartisan, bicameral group led by the Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Representatives Tom Reed (R-NY-23) and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ-5), along with three U.S. Senators, released the following letter, signed by 38 members of the Senate and House, urging the President to address the nation and unequivocally denounce domestic terrorism and urge anyone considering mobilizing to threaten democratic institutions to stay home.

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December 14, 2020 In The News
KEY POINTS
  • Congress aims to approve another coronavirus relief package and a government funding bill this week as millions are set to lose financial benefits during the pandemic.
September 16, 2020 In The News

Judy Woodruff:

How do you break a stalemate?

Lawmakers and the White House remain at odds on how to agree on relief to the economic casualties of COVID. Despite the odds, a group of U.S. House members on both sides of the aisle are trying to breach the divide.

John Yang has the story.

John Yang:

September 16, 2020 In The News

AS OF TUESDAY morning, this was the status of efforts to move a much-needed new round of pandemic-related economic support through Congress: The House had passed a $3.4 trillion bill in May, which was quickly dismissed by Republicans as far too expensive. Talks between the White House and Democratic congressional leaders on a compromise fell apart before lawmakers took an August recess.

September 16, 2020 In The News

In a crisis, statesmen find a way to compromise. Can the Democratic and Republican leaders of Congress manage that?

September 15, 2020 In The News

Facing growing concern from moderate Democrats in competitive re-election races, Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California said on Tuesday that the House would not leave for the November elections without acting on an additional round of federal aid to prop up the coronavirus-ravaged economy.

July 31, 2020 In The News

The leaders of the House Problem Solvers Caucus Friday expressed optimism that Republicans and Democrats will soon come together on a major coronavirus deal to continue supplemental unemployment benefits, help struggling small businesses and fund the reopening of schools.

April 20, 2020 In The News

NPR's Michel Martin speaks to Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) and Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) about the latest coronavirus relief bill and calls for Congress to change its rules to allow more remote work.

December 18, 2019 In The News

Bipartisan support does not come easy these days but, on occasion, leaders on Capitol Hill come together to back meaningful legislation that stands to have real impact. This includes H.R. 2117 - the FASTER (Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education and Research) Act.

September 13, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), lead sponsor of H.R. 1980, the Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act today announced that she has formally requested that the bill be placed on the consensus calendar. The legislation currently has 292 cosponsors

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