WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the Problem Solvers Caucus announced its endorsement of H.R. 4916, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019, to provide earned visa status for Certified Agricultural Workers (CAWs) and provide ranchers and farmers a legal, reliable workforce.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus endorsed H.R. 3497, the Jumpstart Our Businesses by Supporting Students (JOBS) Act, to expand Pell Grant eligibility for qualifying short-term training programs, helping more Americans gain access to industry-recognized credentials. This bill is the companion to legislation introduced in the U.S.
WASHINGTON - Today, October 22, 2019, the Problem Solvers Caucus praised the passage of H.R. 724, the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act of 2019, which utilized the new House “Consensus Calendar” to help get a debate and vote on the House floor.
WASHINGTON – The Problem Solvers Caucus has endorsed H.R. 1980, the Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act, which will establish a brand new women’s history museum on the Mall in Washington, as a part of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON – Problem Solvers praises colleague and fellow Caucus member Kurt Schrader (OR-05) on the Consensus Calendar win with passage of H.R. 693, U.S. Senator Joseph D. Tydings Memorial Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2019.
WASHINGTON – Today, Members of the Problem Solvers Caucus praised the passage of the Caucus-endorsed H. Res. 246, a bipartisan resolution opposing the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement targeting Israel.
WASHINGTON – Last Friday, members of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus visited McAllen, TX to see facilities and conditions at the southern border. The trip was led by Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA).
WASHINGTON – Members of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus will be visiting the southern border of the United States in the Rio Grande Valley on Friday, July 19, 2019. Among the facilities the Caucus members will be inspecting are points of entry, a border patrol station, and a centralized processing center.
WASHINGTON - Today, utilizing the new House “Consensus Calendar,” the Problem Solvers Caucus praised the repeal of the excessive health care "Cadillac Tax" surcharge. The bill received priority consideration on the House floor by having more than 290 bipartisan cosponsors – a key new house rule the Problem Solvers Caucus fought for early this Congress.
WASHINGTON – The Problem Solvers Caucus, which includes 23 Democrats and 23 Republicans, today issued the following statement regarding the border emergency supplemental bill.
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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
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In Sept. 2018, New York Republican Rep. Tom Reed and his Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chair, Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) outlined a plan to “break the gridlock.” By offering a series of rules reform requests, it their attempt to clear the way for highly-supported legislation to actually get a vote on the house floor.
Trying to ease gridlock in Congress, a bipartisan group of frustrated House members is coming forward with a rules overhaul intended to give rank-and-file lawmakers more say.