Science and Technology

HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LEADERS ISSUE STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES ON TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY

For Immediate Release:

March 12, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC -- House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), and House Democratic Caucus Chairman Bob Menendez (D-NJ) today issued the following statement of principles on matters related to the technology industry:

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WHIP HOYER LAUDS PASSAGE OF COPYRIGHT REFORM ACT

For Immediate Release:

March 3, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in support of the passage of H.R. 1417, the Copyright Royalty and Distribution Reform Act of 2003:

“I am pleased that the House has passed H.R. 1417, and commend Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Conyers, and Rep. Howard Berman for their leadership on an issue of critical importance to the creators and copyright owners of musical compositions and sound recordings.

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Hoyer: Bush Budget Lacks Credibility

“When It Comes to Masquerading as a Fiscal Conservative, President Bush Deserves an Academy Award”

For Immediate Release:

February 2, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding President Bush’s Fiscal Year 2005 Budget:

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2003: Democrats Fight for America's Working Families, Republicans Serve Special Interests

For Immediate Release:

December 8, 2003

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In 2003 Democrats fought for working families: expanding economic opportunity, improving schools and health care, protecting Social Security and Medicare. Republicans served special interests: passing tax cuts that left the middle class behind and a Rx drug bill that helped pharmaceutical companies instead of seniors, and failing to fully fund the No Child Left Behind education bill. See the links below for more information.

» The 2003 Republican Report Card

DEMOCRATIC AGENDA TECH-FRIENDLY

House Leaders Support Internet Tax Act on Floor Today

For Immediate Release:

September 17, 2003

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3131

For Immediate Release  

Leader Contact: Brendan Daly/Jennifer Crider (225-0100)
Whip Contact: Stacey Farnen (225-3130)
Caucus Contact: Andrew Kauders (226-3210)

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WHIP APPLAUDS RARE MOMENT OF BIPARTISANSHIP IN HOUSE

Praises Passage of FACT Act that will Help and Protect Consumers

For Immediate Release:

September 10, 2003

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today following passage of the bipartisan Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACT Act, H.R. 2622), which is the reauthorization of the Fair Credit Reporting Act:

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HOYER AND DEMOCRATIC LEADERS RIP REPUBLICAN BUDGET “ALBATROSS”

Democratic Alternative Protects America’s Priorities

For Immediate Release:

March 19, 2003

Contact:Stacey Farnen
(202) 225-3130

WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and House Democratic leaders today announced the House Democratic budget alternative, which safeguards domestic programs, creates jobs, and protects the Social Security and Medicare trusts.   Rep. Hoyer criticized the reckless and damaging Republican budget resolution released by the House Republican Budget Committee.     The following is Congressman Hoyer’s statement as prepared for delivery:

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