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Hoyer on Foley Matter: Ethics Committee, FBI Investigations Must Be Thorough and Include GOP Leadership

Ethics Committee, FBI Investigations Must Be Thorough and Include GOP Leadership

For Immediate Release:

October 2, 2006

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Hoyer: Minimum Wage is Best Example of Rubberstamp Congress's Wrong Priorities

For Immediate Release:

September 27, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today at a press conference with the House and Senate Democratic Leadership on the misplaced priorities of the Rubberstamp Republican Congress:

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Hoyer: America Needs Comprehensive Immigration Reform, Not More Political Stunts

For Immediate Release:

September 21, 2006

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Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today:

         "Every single Member of the House of Representatives understands that we must secure our nation's borders.  In fact, House Democrats have tried numerous different times to improve border security funding that would have resulted in more border patrol agents, detention beds, and immigration and customs agents.

Hoyer Says a New Direction for America Includes an Increase in the Minimum Wage

For Immediate Release:

June 16, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today at an event with the bicameral Democratic leadership of Congress discussing Democrats' plan for taking America in a New Direction:

 "One month ago, the Republican Congress passed and President Bush signed a tax bill that gives millionaires an average tax cut of nearly $42,000.  Forty-two thousand dollars!  At a time of exploding deficits and debt!

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Hoyer Statement Regarding Potential Democratic Majority Leader Position

For Immediate Release:

June 13, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement this afternoon:

 "I welcome this decision by Congressman Murtha.  Our caucus should continue to focus our energies on regaining the House Majority and addressing the priorities of the American people."

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Hoyer Statement on Democrats Taking Back the House

Whip Says He Will Seek Majority Leader Position

For Immediate Release:

June 9, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON - Stacey Bernards, spokesperson for House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, released the following statement today:
 

      "Mr. Hoyer has worked extraordinarily hard to unify the caucus and take back the House for Democrats, and that is his first focus.  As a result of that unity, he is confident that we will be successful in November and intends to run for Majority Leader.  He believes that his work as Whip, Caucus Chair and with the DCCC has earned him the support of the overwhelming majority of House Democrats."

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Hoyer: Republicans Continue to Ignore the American People's Priorities

For Immediate Release:

June 7, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding comments made by House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Jim McCrery (R-LA) that Republicans' first priority in Congress next year should be Social Security privatization:

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Hoyer Statement on Senate Passage of Comprehensive Immigration Reform

"It Is Critical that President Bush Exert Leadership, and Dispense With the Punitive House Republican Approach"

For Immediate Release:

May 25, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Senate passed a comprehensive, bipartisan immigration reform bill:

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