Miscellaneous

Week of September 20, 2004

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September 20, 2004

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Once again Republicans have announced a schedule for next week that is short on substance and long on trying to score political points.

HOYER JOINS DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS AT KICKOFF OF “NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH AMERICA”

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September 22, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) today joined House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), the Democratic Caucus leadership, Democratic House members, and citizens from around the country in announcing the “New Partnership with America.”  The Partnership is a broad values-based agenda that reinforces Democrats’ commitment to America’s national defense, working families, and economic prosperity.  The following is Rep. Hoyer’s statement as prepared for delivery: 

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Week of September 20, 2004

Bill Text and Background

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September 20, 2004

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    H.R. 2028 - Pledge Protection Act of 2004

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HOYER APPLAUDS OPENING OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN

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September 21, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the occasion of the grand opening of the National Museum of the American Indian today.  The Museum, the newest member of the Smithsonian family, is located on the National Mall and showcases the history, culture, and traditions of American Indian tribes in the United States: 

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HOYER STATEMENT ON OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE USED BY GOP MEMBER ON HOUSE FLOOR

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September 15, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in support of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus which held a press conference today to protest the use of offensive language on the House Floor last night during debate regarding the Matricula Consular Identification Card:

 “It is sad that one of our nation’s greatest strengths, the diversity of our citizens, is viewed by some as a weakness or worse. 

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HOYER JOINS HISPANIC CAUCUS IN CELEBRATING HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

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September 15, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joins Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (D-TX), Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and millions of Americans across the country in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, which is observed from September 15th through October 15th.  Rep. Hoyer, who will attend the Hispanic Caucus Gala tonight, released the following statement:

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HOYER: WITH NO RECORD TO RUN ON, REPUBLICANS CAN ONLY PEDDLE FEAR

Democratic Whip Says Republicans’ Stunningly Negative Convention Will Not Persuade Voters

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September 2, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the first three days of the 2004 Republican National Convention:

“For three days, the Republican Party has done nothing but attack John Kerry and try to peddle unfounded fear.  But these stunningly negative – and totally baseless – attacks are going to fall flat with voters.

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Maryland Lawmakers Gather for Democratic National Convention

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July 25, 2004

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WJZ 13 Baltimore

(WJZ) The Democratic National Convention is underway in Boston - and several well-known Maryland lawmakers are on hand for the important event.

Maryland Representative Steny Hoyer was the first state leader to throw his support behind Democratic Presidential nominee John Kerry.

Hoyer told the thousands gathered that a Democratic presidency would lift the United States to new levels of safety and security. He also highlighted the need for better national security and better economic policies.

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For Hoyer, a Balancing of Roles

House Minority Whip Says His Seniority Benefits His District

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August 28, 2004

Contact:Jessica Valdez

Washington Post

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.) paused during his whirlwind tour across Southern Maryland to walk his dog in a Giant grocery store parking lot.

"She goes to work with me every day," he said, grinning as he climbed out of his Capitol Police-guarded SUV with Charlotte's leash in hand. He said the 13-year-old English springer spaniel even has her own bed in his Washington office.

It's a new side to the minority whip of the House of Representatives.