Miscellaneous

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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Hoyer on Passing the Health Care Bill on MSNBC

We're going to finish the job that we started. We had a big victory. Set the Health Care Bill to the President for signature. He's going to sign it tomorrow morning and we're going to finish the bill with the amendments called the reconciliation, reconciling the differences between the House and the Senate. And when they pass that and send it to the President, that will be the law. If they make some changes we'll certainly be ready to receive them and consider them...

Leader Hoyer on Reforming Health Care on CNN

...the current system is not sustainable. The current system does not include all Americans, and the current system is too expensive and it's not sustainable over the long term. So, we've got to bring the cost curve down, lot of discussion about that. We've got to make sure every American has access to affordable quality health care. We've got to make sure the pre-existing conditions don't preclude people from getting insurance that they need. And we've got to make sure small business can afford insurance. Those are the objectives.