Republican Outrages

Hoyer: Republicans Subvert Democracy – Again

Whip Asks If Republican Leadership Has an Addiction to the Abuse of Power

For Immediate Release:

July 8, 2004

Contact:Rep. Steny Hoyer
202-228-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H.

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Democrats Fight for a Tax Bill that Creates Jobs At Home, Not Abroad

Meanwhile the GOP declares it's Christmas in June for Special Interests

For Immediate Release:

June 17, 2004

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» Whip Hoyer Statement on the Consideration of the FSC/ETI Bill, June 17, 2004

» Summary of the Republican FSC/ETI Bill June 17, 2004

HOYER: REPUBLICANS FLIP-FLOP ON PAYGO BY PROPOSING SHAM BILL

Democrats to Offer Alternative That Will Actually Rein in Deficits

For Immediate Release:

June 23, 2004

Contact:Rep. Steny Hoyer
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD), House Budget Committee Ranking Democrat John Spratt (SC), and Blue Dog Coalition co-chairman and House Agriculture Committee Ranking Democrat Charlie Stenholm (TX) held a press conference today to denounce the sham Republican “pay-as-you-go” or budget “enforcement” bill scheduled for the House floor tomorrow, and also discuss the Democratic alternative.

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Congressional Leaders Call on President, Republican Leaders to Investigate Medicare Bill Allegations

For Immediate Release:

June 22, 2004

Contact:Brendan Daly
202-225-0100

Washington, D.C. -- In two letters sent today, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Democratic Leader Tom Daschle, and other Congressional Leaders demanded a response from the President and the Republican leaders in Congress on allegations that the Medicare Chief Actuary was forced to withhold Medicare cost estimates from Congress last year.  These allegations include charges that the Bush Administration violated federal law.

The Members wrote:

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HOYER: REPUBLICAN REVOLUTION IS LONG DEAD, LONG GONE

For Immediate Release:

June 17, 2004

Contact:Rep. Steny H. Hoyer
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement today strongly criticizing the restrictive process in which the House Republican leadership is permitting floor debate on the FSC/ETI corporate sales tax bill:

“Once again today, we see that the Republicans’ high-minded talk about fairness and openness on this house floor was only so much hot air.  Lest anyone be mistaken, the so-called “Republican Revolution” is long dead and long gone.

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Week of March 8, 2004

For Immediate Release:

March 8, 2004

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» Please view "The Weekly Whip" for the week of March 8, 2004

For the seventh week this session, the Republican leadership has again put forward a light Floor Schedule that does not address the fundamental problems facing America– including the stubborn unemployment that continues to plague the country as today’s Bureau of Labor Unemployment Report shows.