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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

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...

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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Hoyer Discusses Verdict on Charlie Rangel Investigation on CNN

The important thing is that the ethics process worked. Charlie Rangel is obviously a popular member of the House, and a powerful member of the House. Certain facts were elicited. The committee considered them and obviously, they have come out with a judgment...

Discussing the Vote on Emergency State Aid on MSNBC

It is a bill that's fully paid for, as you know, and it seeks to help states keep teachers on board so the class sizes are not exploding and we think that is going to keep about 160,000 teachers on the job this fall, which we think is positive for students, for parents and our country...

Hoyer Statement on Nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court

For Immediate Release:

May 26, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130
Office of the Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer

Washington, DC - Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement regarding President Obama's nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court:

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Press Conference on Paid Parental Leave Bill TODAY

For Immediate Release:

June 19, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – Lawmakers will convene a press conference TODAY at 2:30 p.m. in the House Radio/TV Gallery following the final House vote on “The Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act” (H.R. 5781), legislation that would give federal employees four weeks of paid leave for the birth or adoption of a child.
 
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