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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 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


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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Paid Parental Leave Bill Passes House

For Immediate Release:

June 19, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

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Majority Leader Hoyer Memorial Day Tribute

For Immediate Release:

May 23, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Memorial Day and to make note of actions taken by the 110th Congress to boost funding for veterans and increase support for soldiers and military families.
 
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