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Hoyer: In First 100 Days Obama, Congress Making Progress on Key American Priorities

For Immediate Release:

April 28, 2009

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

WASHINGTON, DC –Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on President Obama’s first 100 days in office. The 100th day is Wednesday, April 29, 2009.
 
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Hoyer Hails House Passage of COPS Improvement Act

For Immediate Release:

April 23, 2009

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

Washington, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (Md.) applauded House passage today of the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Improvements Act.  The bill bolsters the successful COPS program, authorizing $1.8 billion a year over the next five years to help improve community policing efforts and place an additional 50,000 police officers on the street nationwide.
 
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Editorial: Quiet Leader

For Immediate Release:

April 24, 2009

Contact:The Hill Editors

The Hill

The House of Representatives is not a meek institution. It can be fiercely partisan, rowdy and even arrogant.

Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) is none of these things.

The majority leader is a statesman who settles fights, while many of his colleagues start them.

Republicans laud Hoyer’s bipartisanship while Hoyer’s Democratic colleagues praise their majority leader’s listening skills.

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Hoyer Statement on Best Buddies Empowerment for People with Intellectual Disabilities Act

For Immediate Release:

April 22, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) introduced the Best Buddies Empowerment for People with Intellectual Disabilities Act on the House Floor today, which he co-sponsored. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:

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Hoyer Statement on Signing of the Serve America Act

For Immediate Release:

April 21, 2009

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

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after President Obama signed the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act into law:
 
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Majority Leader Hoyer Announces Staff Changes

For Immediate Release:

April 16, 2009

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

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) announced today that he has promoted Floor Assistant Austin Burnes to Deputy Floor Director and Staff Assistant Michael Eisenberg to Floor Assistant. Burnes will replace Alexis Covey-Brandt, who was recently promoted to Floor Director.
 
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Hoyer Statement on House Schedule

For Immediate Release:

March 24, 2009

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

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the schedule for the U.S. House of Representatives this spring and summer:
 
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Hoyer Statement on the GIVE Act

For Immediate Release:

March 18, 2009

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

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in support of the Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education (GIVE) Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
 
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