DPCC Reports

DPCC Report: During the COVID-19 Crisis, Senate Democrats Are Putting People First

July 1, 2020

Eight DPCC Reports Outline the Health and Economic impacts of COVID-19 on American Families, the costs of Republican inaction and Senate Democrats' Plans for Action Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) today released a summary of eight DPCC reports that detail the devastating cost of Republican inaction and how Senate Democrats have put American families first during the COVID-19 crisis. The more...


DPCC Report: The Price of Inaction is Highest for Poor Families and Low-Wealth Americans

June 17, 2020

3rd Report on the Cost of Republican Inaction Highlights the Grave Consequences for Millions of Families Of Senator McConnell's Refusal to Act WASHINGTON - Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) today released a report about the hardships poor families and low-wage workers will bear if Republicans fail to take action on the COVID-19 crisis. The report can be found here. "If Senator McConnell and more...


DPCC Report: Actions Speak Louder than Words – Essential Workers Deserve More than a Thank You

June 10, 2020

In Second Cost of Republican Inaction Report, Senate Democrats Continue Call for Premium Pay and Workplace Safety Protections for Our Essential Frontline Workers WASHINGTON - Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (MI), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (NY), and Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Vice Chair Joe Manchin (WV) today released a report about essential workers-over 41 percent of whom are people of color-during the more...


DPCC Report: Stabenow, Schumer, Whitehouse Unveil Report Detailing GOP’s Big-Money Assault on the Constitution, Our Independent Judiciary, and the Rule of Law

May 27, 2020

Senators lead effort to highlight right-wing assault on federal judiciary Decades-old scheme is perpetrated through a complex network of anonymously funded groups like the Federalist Society and spearheaded by right-wing activists, particularly Federalist Society co-chair Leonard Leo READ THE FULL REPORT HERE READ A ONE-PAGE SUMMARY HERE Today, Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and more...


DPCC Report: American Families and Communities Will Pay the Price If Republicans Refuse to Support State and Local Services

May 19, 2020

Newly Released DPCC Report is First in a Series Highlighting the Cost of Inaction by Leader McConnell and Republicans Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (MI), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (NY), and Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Vice Chair Joe Manchin (WV) today released a report detailing the cost of Republican inaction to critical services that are needed every day to keep people safe, educate our children and more...


DPCC Report: COVID-19’s Impacts on Mental Health

May 13, 2020

Newly Released DPCC Report Outlines how COVID-19 is Taking a Massive Toll on the Mental Health of Americans Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (MI), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (NY), Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Vice Chair Joe Manchin (WV), Senator Chris Murphy (CT), Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (NV) and Senator Tina Smith (MN) today released a report detailing the impact that COVID-19 is having on the mental more...


DPCC Report: Racial Disparities on Full Display—COVID-19 Is Disproportionately Affecting Communities of Color

April 30, 2020

New DPCC Report Outlines how COVID-19 has Amplified Existing Inequalities and Discrimination that have Impacted Communities of Color Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (MI), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (NY), Senator Cory Booker (NJ) and Senator Kamala Harris (CA) today released a report detailing the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 crisis on communities of color. The report can be found here. "For generations, communities more...


DPCC Report: Rural America is at High Risk during the COVID-19 Crisis

April 23, 2020

Small towns and rural communities are being hit hard and face challenges addressing the impacts of the pandemic U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair; Joe Manchin (D-WV), DPCC Vice Chair; Jon Tester (MT); Tina Smith (MN); and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today released a report detailing the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on rural America. The report can be found here. "As COVID-19 spreads across the country, rural more...


DPCC Report: President Trump has No Plan to Combat Coronavirus

February 26, 2020

The Administration's Budget Underfunds Critical Programs that Address the Virus WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, today released a report detailing how President Trump's budget underfunds the programs that combat the spreading of coronavirus. The report can be found here. "I am deeply concerned that President Trump has no plan to fight the serious coronavirus crisis. President Trump's inadequate funding more...


DPCC Report: Two-Year Anniversary of the Republican Tax Betrayal

December 11, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, today released a report on the broken promises Republicans made to middle-class Americans and the truth about the GOP tax bill. Two years ago this month, President Trump signed the Republican tax law that delivered tax giveaways to the big drug companies, the wealthy, and other special interests. The report highlights that businesses used their tax giveaways to reward CEOs and more...


DPCC Report: Wealthy To Reap Rewards from ACA Repeal

December 4, 2019

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, today released a report on the ways repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would hurt middle-class families in America. The report highlights that wealthy Americans and corporations would receive billions in tax breaks if the ACA was repealed. For example, households with incomes over $250,000 would receive tax cuts worth about $45 billion per year. Pharmaceutical companies would also pay $2.8 more...


DPCC Report: Republicans Push “Junk” Insurance Plans During Open Enrollment

November 22, 2019

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, released a report this week on the ways Republicans are attacking the health care of millions of Americans.   

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DPCC Report: The Republican Administration is Failing Our Veterans

November 13, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, today released a report card on the ways the Trump Administration has failed our nation’s veterans. Over 19.2 million veterans live in the United States, but despite repeated Congressional action, the Administration has failed to provide veterans with the benefits they have earned.

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DPCC Report: Leader McConnell and Senate Republicans Leave Students at Minority-Serving Schools Behind

November 5, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, today released a report highlighting Leader McConnell and Senate Republicans’ refusal to fund Minority-Serving Institutions (MSI). MSIs are institutions of higher education that serve high populations of students of color and enroll many low-income students.

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DPCC Report: Republican Lawsuit to Repeal the ACA Threatens Health Care of Millions of Americans

October 31, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, today released a report highlighting what would be at stake if the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was eliminated. 

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DPCC Report: The Multiemployer Pension Crisis Demands Action

October 15, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, today released a report regarding the urgent need for Leader McConnell to take up H.R. 397 Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act of 2019 to address the multiemployer pension crisis. 

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New DPCC Report Details The Trump Administration's Attacks On Science, Releases Unpublicized USDA Climate Research

September 19, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ahead of the United Nations Climate Action Summit,  U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Tom Carper (D-DE) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) released a new DPCC report outlining the Trump Administration’s efforts to attack science and downplay climate research.   

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DPCC Report: Mexico Isn’t Paying For The Wall…Our Service Members And Their Families Are

September 12, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, today released a report that shows how Republicans are allowing critical funding for military construction projects—including schools and daycares—to be taken away so that President Trump can fund his border wall.  

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DPCC Report: 100 Americans Are Killed by Guns Every Day And Republicans Continue To Do Nothing

September 10, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, today released a report showing how gun violence is taking the lives of tens of thousands of Americans every year. This past August, El Paso, Dayton, and Midland-Odessa joined the growing list of American communities devastated by mass shootings. There have been 291 mass shootings since January 1, 2019 according to the Gun Violence Archive. The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 8 the Bipartisan Background Checks Act months ago, but Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans continue to do nothing.  

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DPCC Report: Mitch McConnell’s Legislative Graveyard By The Numbers

July 30, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, today released a report demonstrating how Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has turned the Senate into a legislative graveyard. "The American people expect the Senate to do its job and take action to make their lives better," said Senator Stabenow. "Instead of protecting health care, combatting climate change, or securing our elections, Mitch McConnell has turned the Senate into more...

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