Miscellaneous

Hoyer Statement on House Passage of the Fair Sentencing Act

For Immediate Release:

July 28, 2010

Contact:Katie Grant
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the House passed by voice vote the Fair Sentencing Act (S. 1789):


“I applaud the House for passing the Fair Sentencing Act by voice vote, making our federal drug sentencing policies fairer and more rational.
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Addicted to Bush

For Immediate Release:

July 23, 2010

Contact:Paul Krugman

New York Times

For a couple of years, it was the love that dared not speak his name. In 2008, Republican candidates hardly ever mentioned the president still sitting in the White House. After the election, the G.O.P. did its best to shout down all talk about how we got into the mess we’re in, insisting that we needed to look forward, not back. And many in the news media played along, acting as if it was somehow uncouth for Democrats even to mention the Bush era and its legacy.

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House Democratic leader issues party's election battle cry

For Immediate Release:

July 23, 2010

Contact:DAVID LIGHTMAN AND WILLIAM DOUGLAS

McClatchy Newspapers

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., plans to detail Friday what's expected to be his party's rallying cry in this year's congressional elections: Republicans can't be trusted, and remember the economic horrors of the Bush administration.

Democrats have been trying for weeks to divert attention from the fact that the economy remains sluggish and the employment picture weak despite their $862 billion 2009 economic stimulus package.

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Majority Leader Hoyer Announces Staff Changes

For Immediate Release:

July 14, 2010

Contact:Katie Grant
Maureen Beach
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today announced staff changes in his leadership office.  Hoyer has hired James Leuschen as Senior Policy Advisor, replacing Ed Lorenzen, who will be joining the Peter G. Peterson Foundation as a Senior Policy Advisor to the CEO.  In addition, Hoyer also announced the promotion of Shuwanza Goff to Floor Aide.

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Majority Leader Hoyer Unveils House Floor Feed

For Immediate Release:

July 13, 2010

Contact:Katie Grant
Maureen Beach
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) unveiled today a newly expanded service from the Majority Leader’s Office that provides the latest internal information about what is happening on the House Floor:

 
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Hoyer Statement on the Passing of Senator Robert Byrd

For Immediate Release:

June 28, 2010

Contact:

Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the passing of Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV):
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Engaging on Social Networks

For Immediate Release:

June 14, 2010

Contact:Maureen Beach
202-225-3130

Friends,

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Hoyer Statement on the Retirement of Herb Shanks

For Immediate Release:

May 28, 2010

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in honor of Herb Shanks, who is retiring today after almost 4 decades of service as Cloakroom Attendant for the U.S. House of Representatives. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:

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Hoyer Statement on Efforts to Strengthen Workplace Protections for House Employees

For Immediate Release:

May 28, 2010

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today:

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Hoyer Statement on the House Floor Schedule

For Immediate Release:

May 20, 2010

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Floor schedule for the U.S. House of Representatives:
 
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