Miscellaneous

Hoyer Testifies in Support of DC Voting Rights

For Immediate Release:

January 27, 2009

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) testified this morning before the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties, in support of voting rights for the District of Columbia. In his oral testimony, Hoyer said he intends to have a House vote on DC voting rights in the near term. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
 
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Hoyer Statement on Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

For Immediate Release:

January 22, 2009

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the 36th anniversary of Roe v. Wade:
 
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Hoyer Statement on Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand’s Appointment to the U.S. Senate

For Immediate Release:

January 23, 2009

Contact:Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after New York Governor David Paterson appointed U.S. Representative Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) to represent New York in the U.S. Senate:
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Hoyer Statement on the Inauguration of President Barack Obama

For Immediate Release:

January 20, 2009

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the swearing in of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama:
 
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Hoyer Statement on Obama Selection of Alejandro Perez as Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs

For Immediate Release:

January 15, 2009

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after President-elect Obama announced that Alejandro Perez, currently Hoyer’s Floor Director, will serve as Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs for the U.S. House of Representatives:
 
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Hoyer: Electoral College Officially Declares Barack Obama 44th President of the United States

For Immediate Release:

January 8, 2009

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on certification of the Electoral College’s vote for Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States:
 
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Hoyer: Congress to Address Challenges with Confidence and Hope

For Immediate Release:

January 6, 2009

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the opening of the new Congress:
 
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Hoyer: Reforms to House Rules Enable Congress to Work More Effectively

For Immediate Release:

January 6, 2009

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke today on the House floor in support of House Resolution 5, the Rules Package for the 111th Congress. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
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Hoyer Statement on Biden Selection of Sudafi Henry as Director of Legislative Affairs

For Immediate Release:

December 30, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after Vice President-elect Joe Biden announced that Sudafi Henry, currently Hoyer’s Counsel and Senior Policy Advisor, will serve as Biden’s Director of Legislative Affairs:
 
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