June 9, 2021 Press Release
Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus released Building Bridges: A Bipartisan Physical Infrastructure Framework to help break the gridlock on the latest infrastructure negotiations and encourage their colleagues to continue working across the aisle to deliver real results for the American people. The 58-member bipartisan Caucus, led by Co-Chairs Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), unveiled the Building Bridges infrastructure framework developed by the PSC Infrastructure Working Group, led by Co-Chairs Congressman Conor Lamb (PA-17) and Congressman John Katko (NY-24).
June 6, 2021 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation that would strengthen response to next national emergency and save lives
The Problem Solvers Caucus endorsed the Made in America Emergency Preparedness Act. The legislation would examine the vulnerabilities that made the United States susceptible to the COVID-19 pandemic and produce recommendations to ensure our nation is taking the necessary steps to mitigate the impacts of future national emergencies. The bill would improve responsiveness by both the federal government and private sector.
Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1) released the following statement regarding the rise of antisemitism.
Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1) released the following statement on the anniversary of George Floyd’s death.
May 18, 2021 Press Release
The Problem Solvers Caucus formally endorsed bipartisan legislation to create an independent Commission to investigate the January 6 attack on the United States Capitol. The National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act (H.R. 3233) would create a Commission consisting of 10 members, five Republicans and five Democrats, who would issue a final report on the facts related to the attempted insurrection and provide recommendations to ensure an attack like January 6th can never take place again.
April 23, 2021 Press Release
Report Helps Define Scope of a Bipartisan Infrastructure Agreement
The Problem Solvers Caucus released a new report of bipartisan policy recommendations to build a strong, successful 21st Century infrastructure network for America. The report puts forward a set of policies to serve as a bipartisan framework for addressing the dire need to rebuild and responsibly invest in infrastructure across the nation. It details bipartisan policy solutions that will improve the country’s highways, roads and bridges, transit and railways, ports and airports, water and sewer systems, energy systems and the power grid, and broadband and communications networks. The report also helps define the scope of a bipartisan agreement on a transportation and infrastructure plan.
April 1, 2021 Press Release
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
Allow for Open Debate, Committee Hearings, & Amendments to Legislation, Key to Bipartisan Legislating on Critical Issues
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.
March 17, 2021 Press Release
Members Welcome a Discussion with White House on Priorities and Key Areas to Work Together
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.
Package Draws Significant Bipartisan Support, Shares Similarities With Relevant Sections of Both the Administration & Other Negotiations
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.