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Democrats are Making Government More Accountable and Transparent

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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DEMOCRATS REGAIN HOUSE MAJORITY!!!

For Immediate Release:

November 8, 2006

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"We Will Take America in a New Direction," Says Democratic Whip Hoyer

Hoyer Says First Order of Business Is Restoring
Civility, Integrity and Fiscal Responsibility

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DEMOCRATS REGAIN HOUSE MAJORITY!!!

"We Will Take America in a New Direction," Says Democratic Whip Hoyer

For Immediate Release:

November 7, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

Hoyer Says First Order of Business Is Restoring
Civility, Integrity and Fiscal Responsibility

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight after Democrats won the 15 House seats necessary to regain the House Majority:

 "Today, millions of citizens all across America cast their ballots, voting to take our nation in a new direction and giving Democrats the House Majority in the 110th Congress.

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Hoyer on Court Ruling Regarding Dept. of Homeland Security Personnel Rules

For Immediate Release:

June 28, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding a federal appeals court decision announced yesterday that dealt a blow to Bush Administration efforts to undermine workers' rights in crafting a new personnel system for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS):

 "Yesterday's decision by a US Court of Appeals is a victory for both the 180,000 Department of Homeland Security employees and Federal employees generally.

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Hoyer on House Reauthorization of A-76 Language

For Immediate Release:

June 14, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) today applauded the House of Representatives for reauthorizing an important provision in the FY 2007 Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development Act to restore fairness for federal employees to the flawed OMB Circular A-76 privatization process. The provision was first included in the FY 2006 bill.

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Hoyer Applauds House Passage of Pay Parity Language

For Immediate Release:

June 14, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today after the House of Representatives passed the FY07 Transportation, Treasury, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act which includes a 2.7% pay adjustment for civilian federal workers, the same amount provided by the House-passed Defense Authorization bill for military personnel.
 

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Hoyer Applauds Transportation, Treasury, and Housing and Urban Development Committee's Embrace of Pay Parity

For Immediate Release:

June 7, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the full House Appropriations Committee included language calling for pay parity for federal civilian and military employees in the FY07 Transportation, Treasury, and Housing and Urban Development bill late last evening:

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Hoyer Calls for Pay Parity Following House Committee Action on Military Pay

For Immediate Release:

April 28, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the House Armed Services Committee called this week for members of the military to receive a pay raise of 2.7 percent in 2007, which is higher than the 2.2 percent raise the Bush Administration requested in its FY07 budget proposal in February for both military and civilian employees:

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