Miscellaneous

Hoyer, Kolbe Introduce Late-Term Abortion Restriction Act

Hoyer-Kolbe “Late-Term Abortion Restriction Act” Would Constitutionally Ban Late-Term Abortions

For Immediate Release:

September 13, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Representative Jim Kolbe (R-AZ) today introduced the bipartisan Hoyer-Kolbe “Late-Term Abortion Restriction Act.”

The Late-Term Abortion Restriction Act prohibits all late-term abortions, irrespective of procedure, with exceptions only to protect the life of the mother or to avert “serious, adverse consequences” to her health.

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Hoyer Participates in First-Annual Recording Arts Day on Capitol Hill

Whip Will Receive Award for Role in Advocating for Artists’ Rights

For Immediate Release:

September 7, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) will receive an award today at the Recording Academy’s® 5th annual GRAMMYs® on the Hill event for his longtime work defending and advocating artists’ rights.  The GRAMMYs on the Hill event will occur as part of the first-ever Recording Arts Day on Capitol Hill. 

“I am pleased to be a part of the first-ever Recording Arts Day on Capitol Hill and to receive an award from the Grammy Foundation,” said Hoyer. 

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Week of July 11, 2005

Bill Text and Background

For Immediate Release:

July 11, 2005

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     H.R. 739 - Occupational Safety and Health Small
        Business Day in Court Act of 2005
            
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Proposed federal anti-drug cuts decried

Interdiction reductions of more than 50 percent protested by Md. officials

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June 23, 2005

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By Matthew Dolan

Baltimore Sun

WASHINGTON -- Local law enforcement officials decried Thursday huge budget cuts proposed by the Bush administration to a national network of drug-interdiction task forces, including one that provided more than $12 million to the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area this year.

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Hoyer, Bono Joint Statement on Grokster Ruling

Representatives Are Co-Founders of the Congressional Recording Arts and Sciences Caucus

For Immediate Release:

June 27, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Representative Mary Bono (R-CA) released the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s 9-0 decision in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. v. Grokster, Ltd.:
 

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Hoyer Traveling to Rome to Attend Funeral Service of Pope John Paul II

For Immediate Release:

April 6, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today on the passing of Pope John Paul II.  Rep. Hoyer will join the Congressional Delegation traveling to Rome tonight to attend the funeral of Pope John Paul II on Friday. 

“Pope John Paul II was an extraordinary world citizen who made a tremendous impact during the course of his lifetime on the Catholic Church, and particularly on the international community as he confronted communism in his home, Poland.

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February is National Heart Month

For Immediate Release:

February 14, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

» February is National Heart Month. Fact Sheet and Information on National Heart Month.   February 14, 2005.

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Hoyer Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Repeal 22nd Amendment

Resolution Would Repeal Two-Term Limit for President, Restore Power to the People

For Immediate Release:

February 17, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) introduced bipartisan legislation today to repeal the 22nd amendment, which states that “No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice.”  Representatives Berman (D-CA), Pallone (D-NJ), Sabo (D-MN) and Sensenbrenner (R-WI) joined Hoyer in sponsoring the resolution.

Representative Hoyer released the following statement regarding the resolution:

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Hoyer Statement on Real ID Act

For Immediate Release:

February 10, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement today regarding the Real ID Act:

"Two months ago, Congress approved comprehensive measures to reform our intelligence systems.  In that bill, Congress outlined new ways to coordinate our intelligence agencies, included measures to control our borders, strengthened visa application requirements, set standards for drivers licenses and found common ground in many other concerns raised by the 9/11 Commission and the 9/11 families.

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Week of February 14, 2005

Bill Text and Background

For Immediate Release:

February 15, 2005

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     H.R. 310 - Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act 2005

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