Human and Civil Rights

Majority Leader Hoyer Statement on 45th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act

For Immediate Release:

June 10, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today, commemorating the 45th anniversary of the signing of the Equal Pay Act:
 
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Hoyer Statement on ‘Unfortunate’ Supreme Court Decision on Voter ID

For Immediate Release:

April 28, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Supreme Court rejected a challenge to Indiana’s voter identification law:
 
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Hoyer Statement on Equal Pay Day

For Immediate Release:

April 22, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on Equal Pay Day:
 
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Hoyer Statement in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Immediate Release:

January 18, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in commemoration of the upcoming Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, observed Monday, January 21. 
 
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Majority Leader Hoyer's Statement on the Sudan Accountability and Divestment Act

For Immediate Release:

December 18, 2007

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the House considered the Sudan Accountability and Divestment Act (S. 2271):
           
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Hoyer Statement on Human Rights Day

For Immediate Release:

December 10, 2007

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in recognition of Human Rights Day, today December 10:
 
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Majority Leader Hoyer’s Statement on Second Chance Act

For Immediate Release:

November 13, 2007

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the House of Representatives considered the Second Chance Act of 2007 (H.R. 1593), which was sponsored by Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL):
           
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Hoyer Statement on Employment Non-Discrimination Act

For Immediate Release:

November 7, 2007

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor this afternoon in support of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
 
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Majority Leader Hoyer on Darfur Legislation on House Floor Today

For Immediate Release:

October 29, 2007

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in support of Darfur-related legislation on the House Floor today:


“Today the House is considering three critically important resolutions related to the world’s worst ongoing humanitarian disaster – the genocide in Darfur, Sudan.

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