Human and Civil Rights

Hoyer Statement on the 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation Taking Effect

For Immediate Release:

January 1, 2013

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Discusses the Fiscal Cliff on MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown"

“Clearly, the Republicans know that what they are doing today is simply a waste of time… What we’re doing today is wasting time pretending, making political points but not moving the ball forward to get to a compromise that will be necessary if we're going to avoid the sequester that nobody wants, not go over the cliff, and take very positive steps toward getting this country on a fiscally sound path.”

Hoyer Statement on President Obama's Creation of Gun Violence Task Force

For Immediate Release:

December 19, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Hear Marriage Equality Cases

For Immediate Release:

December 7, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Statement on Senate Vote on the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

For Immediate Release:

December 4, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Statement on Senate Consideration of U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

For Immediate Release:

November 28, 2012

Contact:

Mariel Saez, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Statement on Appeals Court Ruling DOMA Unconstitutional

For Immediate Release:

October 18, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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