Miscellaneous

Area Seeks Cleanup Funds

Aid Could Help Those Without Flood Insuranc

For Immediate Release:

September 21, 2003

Contact:Michael Amon and Joshua Partlow

The Washington Post

Officials could not put a dollar figure on the damage caused by Hurricane Isabel last week, but one thing was clear.

"We are definitely going to need federal money," said St. Mary's County Administrator George Forrest.

On Friday afternoon, local officials got assurances that federal money would come when President Bush declared Maryland a federal disaster area, clearing the way for millions in aid to reimburse governments and residents for their losses.

Archive Rotunda Reopens

Charters of Freedom Will Be Displayed Together

For Immediate Release:

September 17, 2003

Contact:John McArdle

Roll Call

In the two years since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, a period marked by arguably the largest resurgence of outward feelings and displays of American patriotism since the early days of World War II, the Charters of Freedom — which include the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights — have not been available for public viewing.

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HOYER SE UNE AL CAUCUS CONGRESIONAL HISPANO EN LA CELEBRACIÓN DEL MES DE LA HERENCIA HISPANA

For Immediate Release:

September 25, 2003

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – El Coordinador de la Bancada Demócrata en la Cámara de Representantes Steny H. Hoyer (MD) se unió al Congresista Ciro Rodriguez (D-TX), Presidente del Caucus Congresional Hispano, líderes hispanos, y a millones de estadounidenses en todo el país para celebrar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, que es celebrado del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre.  El Congresista Hoyer, quien participó en dos eventos esta semana en honor del Mes de la Herencia Hispana, hizo la siguiente declaración:

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HOYER JOINS HISPANIC CAUCUS IN CELEBRATING HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

For Immediate Release:

September 25, 2003

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) has joined with Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (D-TX), chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Hispanic leaders, and millions of Americans across the country to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, which is observed from September 15th through October 15th.  Rep. Hoyer, who will attend two events this week in honor of National Hispanic Month, today released the following statement:

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HOYER HONORS THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON

For Immediate Release:

August 28, 2003

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today in observance of the 40th anniversary of the March on Washington, which was the first national civil rights demonstration and a pivotal event in the struggle for equality for black Americans:

“On a bright summer day 40 years ago today, a group of citizens spoke out to a nation of millions – and their words and actions reverberated in our hearts and minds.”

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HOUSE DEMOCRATIC WHIP HOYER ON REP. DOOLEY RETIREMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

For Immediate Release:

September 2, 2003

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to Representative Cal Dooley’s (CA-20) announcement that he will retire from the House of Representatives at the end of the current term:

 “Cal Dooley has served his constituents, our country and the Democratic Party with distinction for almost fourteen years.  His retirement will be a loss for the Democratic Caucus and the House as a whole, but I respect his desire to look for new opportunities and to tackle new challenges.

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HOYER OBSERVES BIRTHDAY OF CHRISTA MCAULIFFE, SPACE PIONEER

For Immediate Release:

September 2, 2003

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in observance today of the birthday of Christa McAuliffe, the first participant in the NASA Teacher in Space program.  Her inaugural flight was on the Challenger space shuttle on January 28, 1986.  McAuliffe, along with six other crew members, died when the Challenger exploded after launch:

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HOYER STATEMENT ON OFFICERS CHESTNUT AND GIBSON

“We Will Never Forget”

For Immediate Release:

July 24, 2003

Contact:Congressman Steny Hoyer

WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the moment of silence memorializing Officers Chestnut and Gibson: 

  “The preceding moment of silence was an important and appropriate tribute to the memory of two fine, brave men who gave their lives to protect those of us privileged to serve here on behalf of the American people, as well as those who happened to be visiting this Capitol Building on July 24, 1998.

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Congressman Hoyer Delivers Democratic Response to the President's Radio Address

For Immediate Release:

November 16, 2002

Contact:Stacey Farnen
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON - Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD), who became Maryland's highest ranking Member of Congress ever when he was unanimously elected to be the next House Democratic Whip on Thursday, will deliver the Democratic response to the President's weekly national radio address on Saturday. The following is the text of Congressman Hoyer's remarks, as delivered:

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What is Hoyer gunning for?

For Immediate Release:

July 2, 2010

Contact:Jonathan Allen

Politico

Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is raising his profile both as a statesman and a partisan street brawler as the November elections near, moves that have drawn praise from Democrats while raising a few questions about what he’s gunning for.

Hoyer is two-thirds of the way through a three-part series of major policy addresses on issues such as jobs, fiscal discipline and national security, which specifically appeal to independent voters whom pollsters say are fleeing Democrats.

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