Human and Civil Rights

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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Hoyer Statement on Signing of ADA Amendments Act

For Immediate Release:

September 25, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement after the President this morning signed S.3406, the ADA Amendments Act:
 
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Hoyer Statement on Senate’s Passage of ADA Amendments Act

For Immediate Release:

September 11, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference following the Senate’s passage of the ADA Amendments Act today.  The Senate-passed bill is virtually identical to one passed by the House on June 25th.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
 
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Hoyer Commemorates 45th Anniversary of Civil Rights March on Washington

For Immediate Release:

August 28, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in honor of the 45th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s historic “I Have a Dream” Speech.
 
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