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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.

Republicans Hold Government Hostage to Divisive Social Agenda

For Immediate Release:

April 8, 2011

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer

Hoyer Delivers Keynote Address at American Society for Public Administration Annual Conference

For Immediate Release:

March 12, 2011

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Maureen Beach, 202-225-3130

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

For Immediate Release:

March 7, 2011

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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

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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...

Obama's plan to freeze federal salaries gets a cold reception

For Immediate Release:

November 29, 2010

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By Joe Davidson
Washington Post

Winter is not officially here yet, but a freeze is falling over the federal workplace.

Don't expect a spring thaw.

Unlike Mother Nature, who provides warm conditions at regular intervals, Uncle Sam plans to freeze federal salaries for two years.

It's a move that leaves federal employees cold.

"This would save $2 billion over the rest of this fiscal year and $28 billion in cumulative savings over the next five years," President Obama said Monday.

Hoyer Statement on President's Proposed Federal Employee Pay Freeze

For Immediate Release:

November 29, 2010

Contact:

Maureen Beach,
202-225-3130

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Office of the Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer
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