Human and Civil Rights

Hoyer Statement Recognizing Black History Month

For Immediate Release:

February 2, 2009

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today to commemorate Black History Month, which is observed during February:

 
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Hoyer Statement on Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

For Immediate Release:

January 27, 2009

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in support of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which passed the House and is now headed to President Obama for his signature. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:

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Hoyer Speaks at Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Breakfast

For Immediate Release:

January 19, 2009

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Breakfast today at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
 
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Hoyer Statement Recognizing Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

For Immediate Release:

January 16, 2009

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in commemoration of the upcoming Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, observed Monday, January 18:
 
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Hoyer Statement on the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

For Immediate Release:

January 9, 2009

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in support of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
 
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Hoyer Statement on the Paycheck Fairness Act

For Immediate Release:

January 9, 2009

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in support of the Paycheck Fairness Act, which passed the House today:
 
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Hoyer, Members of Congress Send Recommendations to President-Elect Obama on Darfur

For Immediate Release:

December 10, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and 10 Members of Congress sent a bipartisan White Paper on Darfur to President-elect Obama today. This group traveled to Sudan in April 2007. The paper includes five sets of recommendations on restarting the peace process, ensuring continued humanitarian access, helping the peacekeepers be more effective, engaging outside actors like China and the Arab League, and staying committed to the North-South peace process.
 

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