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Congress group No Labels presents bipartisan bills

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Eighty-one members of Congress are coming together to present nine bipartisan bills in an effort to make the government more efficient.

The group is called the No Labels Congressional Problem Solvers Coalition. From saving energy to cutting the federal agency travel budget in half, each of the nine bills is co-sponsored by lawmakers from both parties.

"The special thing about No Labels, it's bringing both sides of the aisles together with no established caucus in which the two parties are intended on in fighting the other instead of blame the other instead of coming up with a solution," Barrow said. 

Georgia U.S. Reps. John Barrow and Jack Kingston are a part of the No Labels Group. Barrow spoke to WTOC on Thursday morning from Washington. He said both parties have been high jacked by the extremes and it's time to stop fighting and start fixing.

Barrow said the No Labels group is committed to regular across-the-aisle meetings, instead of just going to their own party caucuses or committees and embracing a new attitude of problem solving and being real leaders. 

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