Miscellaneous

Hoyer Announces Winners of 2011 Member Online All-Star Competition

For Immediate Release:

October 19, 2011

Contact:

Maureen Beach, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer
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Whip Hoyer: Connect With Me on Facebook, Twitter & YouTube

For Immediate Release:

September 28, 2011

Contact:

Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer
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Hoyer Remarks at Election Assistance Commission Hearing

For Immediate Release:

April 14, 2011

Contact:

Daniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer
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Leader Hoyer on MSNBC's Hardball Discussing the 9/11 Health Bill and Don't Ask Don't Tell

I think we had a lot of very important things that we wanted to get done and what the election did was it took away the high motivation for obstructionism that I think existed prior to the election. As a result, we were able to sit down at the table and agree on some things and move forward. The 9/11 bill, as you know, just got 70% of the votes that were cast...

Hoyer Announces Bid for Democratic Whip

For Immediate Release:

November 8, 2010

Contact:

Katie Grant, Daniel Reilly
202-225-3130
 

WASHINGTON, DC – Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today to announce his bid for Democratic Whip:

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Hoyer Exploring Bid for Democratic Whip

For Immediate Release:

November 5, 2010

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement regarding his intention to explore a bid for Democratic Whip:

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Hoyer Speaking on the Special Order on the Crisis in Sudan on the House Floor

Southern Sudan will hold a referendum on independence, which was guaranteed by the 2005 comprehensive peace agreement which has been referenced. The C.P.A. ended Africa's bloodiest civil war, a war which took almost two million lives and displaced four million. Yet the risk of descending into war again seems too real...

Highlights from a Special Order on Sudan

On September 22, Majority Leader Hoyer and Rep. Don Payne, Chair of the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health, led a Special Order on Sudan.  The goal was to underscore Congressional support for a timely and fair referenda on Southern independence in January, to discuss the continued importance of full implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, and to make clear that Congress remains focused on ending the violence in Darfur.

Turning the Tide: from the Great Recession to Job Creation

While millions of Americans are still hurting from the Great Recession and more work remains, America is starting to move forward and cannot go back to the failed Bush policies...

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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