Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus applauded the passage of the FIRST Step Act, which now heads to the President Trump’s desk to be signed into law. The bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation, which passed the House with overwhelming bipartisan support, will strengthen our communities, improve the lives of thousands and save taxpayers money.
Today, Congressmen Tom Reed (NY-23) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05), Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, released the following statement:
Since June, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus has been working on a series of rules reforms that will help Break the Gridlock and allow Members of Congress to govern.
BIPARTISAN PLAN PAVES WAY FOR LONG-TERM BUDGET PLAN
Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus announced a bipartisan agreement on a set of principles to resolve DACA while continuing to make America’s borders strong and secure. With this agreement, the twenty-four Democrats and twenty-four Republicans of the bipartisan Caucus agreed to support a plan that addresses the ongoing budget impasse related to DACA and border security measures.