Miscellaneous

Hoyer Meets With D.C. Voting Rights Advocacy Groups

For Immediate Release:

February 27, 2009

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

WASHINGTON, DC-Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (Md.) met with leading advocacy groups of D.C. voting rights today to discuss the upcoming vote on the D.C. House Voting Rights Act. Joining him for the meeting were representatives of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, Common Cause, D.C. Vote and DC Appleseed. 
 
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Hoyer Praises Senate Passage of DC House Voting Rights Act

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February 26, 2009

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

WASHINGTON, DC – Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (Md.) issued the following statement after the Senate approved the DC House Voting Rights Act by a vote of 61-37. Companion legislation (H.R. 157) sponsored by Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) was reported out of committee yesterday, and Leader Hoyer announced that the House will consider it on the Floor next week.
 
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Hoyer Announces House to Vote on DC House Voting Rights Act Next Week

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February 25, 2009

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

WASHINGTON, DC – Following markup of the DC House Voting Rights Act (H.R. 157) in the House Judiciary Committee today, House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (Md.) announced that the House will vote on the legislation next week.
 
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Hoyer: Senate Vote is Major Breakthrough for DC Voting Rights Legislation

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February 24, 2009

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

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leaders Steny H. Hoyer (Md.) released the following statement after the Senate voted today 62-34 to end debate and allow a final vote on legislation to give the District of Columbia a voting representative in the U.S. House of Representatives:
 
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Majority Leader Hoyer Announces Staff Changes

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February 24, 2009

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

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Hoyer: Time to Keep the Founders' Promise in D.C.

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February 22, 2009

Contact:Steny Hoyer

Washington Post

Two and a quarter centuries ago, before the Capitol had even been imagined, the Founders were asking a question we still hear in the District to this day. How could they cut out a city from its home state and put it under the direct rule of Congress without violating the principles they had just fought a war to secure?

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Hoyer Receives Honorary Degree from Washington College

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February 20, 2009

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

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke today after receiving an honorary degree from Washington College at their George Washington Birthday Convocation. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
 
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Hoyer Observes President Lincoln’s 200th Birthday

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February 12, 2009

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

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in commemoration of the bicentennial birthday of President Abraham Lincoln:
 
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Hoyer Speaks on Bipartisanship, Regular Order at Georgetown University's Transition Conference

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February 12, 2009

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

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Hoyer Congratulates Congressman Dingell on Historic Milestone

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February 11, 2009

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

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today congratulating Congressman John Dingell for becoming the longest-serving member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
 
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