WASHINGTON - This week, the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University and the Lugar Center released their 2019 Bipartisan Index rankings of members of Congress (the first year of the 116th Congress).
WASHINGTON – This week, the Problem Solvers Caucus returned to Congress “virtually” – holding the first “virtual” Floor debate in the history of the U.S. House of Representatives, to demonstrate ways for the House to function during the current COVID-19 emergency.
WASHINGTON - Today, the Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, Reps. Tom Reed (R-NY) and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) released the following statement:
WASHINGTON – “The bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus recognizes that all members of Congress have a Constitutional obligation to represent his or her constituents by debating and voting in the United States Congress, particularly during the COVID-19 health and economic crisis. We are grateful for the provisional work done on this issue.
WASHINGTON - Today the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus released the following statement:
(CNN) -- Nearly 50 members of Congress from the Problem Solvers Caucus — half Democrat and half Republican — spent the last week drawing up an initial roadmap with one overarching objective: We need an immediate rescue and revival plan not only to address the health crisis, but also to see the economy through the seismic earthquake hitting every American and every business toda
WASHINGTON - Today, Thursday, March 19, 2020, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus – 24 Democrats and 24 Republicans -- released a package of policy recommendations to help address the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. The Problem Solvers Caucus believes we must set aside partisanship and work together to help solve this national emergency.
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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.
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.