Federal Employees

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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

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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THE DAILY LEADER: THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2008

For Immediate Release:

April 2, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

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The Daily Leader - Steny Hoyer

Democrats are Making Government More Accountable and Transparent

For Immediate Release:

March 16, 2007

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This week, Democrats passed five bills that build on our efforts to bring change to Washington and make government more accountable and transparent.

Read how Democrats are restoring accountablity and conducting real, meaningful oversight.

Summaries of the five bills:

Presidential Library Donation Reform Act

Hoyer Statement on Federal Employee Pay Increase

For Immediate Release:

December 21, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today following the announcement by the White House that the FY07 pay increase for federal employees would only be 2.2%:

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Hoyer Statement Regarding a Democratic Majority and Federal Employee Issues

For Immediate Release:

November 8, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON - House Democratic Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding federal employee issues and the House Democratic Majority:

"I am hopeful that a wide range of issues affecting active and retired civilian federal employees will find a more friendly environment in a Democratic House next year, among them ensuring competitive annual pay adjustments for civilian employees, defraying the rising cost of health insurance, and ensuring federal retirees have a fair retirement."

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