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Hoyer Statement On Republicans' Pay Freeze On Federal Employees

We ought to have a bill, we ought to pass Mr. Van Hollen's bill, we ought to take this out of the politics and then I tell my friends what we ought to do is pass the big deal. We ought to pass a $4 trillion to $6 trillion big deal to get the fiscal house in order of the United States of America. And it ought to include all things on the table, including federal employee pay and benefits, including the military pay and benefits and expenditures, and domestic expenditures as well as entitlements. I've said that. We ought not to do it piecemeal as this bill reflects.

Hoyer Morning Hour Speech on Federal Employees

"I rise out of a deep concern that this congress continues to ask one group to sacrifice to bring down our nation's deficit while not asking others to contribute as well."

Whip Hoyer and Senate Democrats: GOP Filibuster Of Short-Term FAA Extension Will Cost Thousands Of Jobs, At Least $1 Billion Unless It Is Ended Now

House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) will join Senators Harry Reid, Charles Schumer, Jay Rockefeller, and Barbara Boxer in a news conference TODAY, August 3, at 11:30AM to call on Republicans to stop their reckless games with airline safety. Democrats will call on Republicans to stop letting extremists in their party block the common-sense FAA reauthorization bill.

Afternoon Roundup: "Opportunity Lost" Edition

Wanted to be sure you saw these op-eds and editorials after House Republicans backed away from negotiating a larger, comprehensive agreement to reduce the deficit and ensure America pays its bills. While Republicans have said they agree that we must pay our nation’s bills and argue that deficit reduction is critical to boosting the economy and creating jobs, they continue to fight for tax breaks for the wealthy while ending Medicare, rather than compromising on a balanced agreement.

Hoyer Statement Supporting NARFE Members

For Immediate Release:

March 7, 2011

Contact:

Maureen Beach, Daniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer
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Hoyer Statement Supporting NTEU Members

For Immediate Release:

March 2, 2011

Contact:

Maureen BeachDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer
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Hoyer Speaks in Regards to the Shootings in Tucson, Arizona on the House Floor

This week we pause the work of the House to mourn the loss of lives of six of our fellow citizens. One of those born on that day of tragedy and carnage when thousands were slain and equally -- in an equally indiscriminate, heinous act of hate. Citizens shot dead on Saturday in Tucson in pursuit of the right to peaceably assemble. . The amendment which Gabrielle Giffords read on this floor...