Congress

HOYER: REPUBLICANS FLIP-FLOP ON PAYGO BY PROPOSING SHAM BILL

Democrats to Offer Alternative That Will Actually Rein in Deficits

For Immediate Release:

June 23, 2004

Contact:Rep. Steny Hoyer
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD), House Budget Committee Ranking Democrat John Spratt (SC), and Blue Dog Coalition co-chairman and House Agriculture Committee Ranking Democrat Charlie Stenholm (TX) held a press conference today to denounce the sham Republican “pay-as-you-go” or budget “enforcement” bill scheduled for the House floor tomorrow, and also discuss the Democratic alternative.

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Congressional Leaders Call on President, Republican Leaders to Investigate Medicare Bill Allegations

For Immediate Release:

June 22, 2004

Contact:Brendan Daly
202-225-0100

Washington, D.C. -- In two letters sent today, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Democratic Leader Tom Daschle, and other Congressional Leaders demanded a response from the President and the Republican leaders in Congress on allegations that the Medicare Chief Actuary was forced to withhold Medicare cost estimates from Congress last year.  These allegations include charges that the Bush Administration violated federal law.

The Members wrote:

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REPUBLICANS’ PHONY “ENERGY WEEK” FIZZLES

Democrats Offer Substitute that Addresses Most Pressing Needs

For Immediate Release:

June 15, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the three energy bills considered on the House Floor today and the two energy bills that are expected to be considered on Wednesday:

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Week of April 19, 2004

BILL TEXT AND BACKGROUND

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April 19, 2004

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 H.  R. 2844 - Continuity in Representation Act of 2003

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Week of May 31, 2004

BILL TEXT AND BACKGROUND

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May 31, 2004

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Week of May 3, 2004

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May 3, 2004

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Week of March 8, 2004

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March 8, 2004

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For the seventh week this session, the Republican leadership has again put forward a light Floor Schedule that does not address the fundamental problems facing America– including the stubborn unemployment that continues to plague the country as today’s Bureau of Labor Unemployment Report shows.

Week of March 1, 2004

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March 1, 2004

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The Republican leadership continues to put forward a light Floor Schedule that does not address the fundamental problems facing America– stubborn unemployment, skyrocketing health costs, and struggling schools.