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October 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Yesterday, Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Congressman Tom Reed and Congressman Josh Gottheimer, along with 26 of their colleagues within the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, sent a letter to Congressional leadership and President Trump urging both sides to work together to get a bipartisan COVID-19 relief deal across the finish line as soon as possible.

October 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON— With more than 215,000 Americans dead and the deficit hitting a 

September 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Tuesday, September 15, 2020, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus – 25 Democrats and 25 Republicans -- unveiled its “March To Common Ground” framework to help break the gridlock on the latest COVID-19 relief package and encourage negotiators to get back to the table. 

September 11, 2020 Press Release
Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus endorsed the Nursing Home Pandemic Protection Act of 2020 – a bill to codify into federal law new requirements that nursing homes report communicable diseases, infections, and potential outbreaks to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
August 18, 2020 Press Release
Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus endorsed the Strengthening America’s Strategic National Stockpile Act, legislation focused on creating more transparency and accountability to the Strategic National Stockpile to ensure we are prepared to continue to fight the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and any future public health crises.
August 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, the Co-Chairs of the Problem Solvers Caucus Reps. Tom Reed and Josh Gottheimer released a Counterpoint using the new platform A Starting Point (ASP).

August 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Today, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus released the following statement: 


July 29, 2020 Press Release

 WASHINGTON - Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus officially endorsed the Food Safety Modernization for Innovative Technologies Act, a bill that formalizes a regulatory framework for food derived from cell-cultured technology. If signed into law, the bill would leverage the


In The News

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

September 5, 2019 In The News

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.

July 24, 2017 In The News

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.