Tax and Appropriations

Hoyer: America Expects Us to Work Together To Reach Balanced, Bipartisan Solutions

“I tell my friend from California, the Gentleman from California whose dollar was at issue here. The Gentleman from California, I will tell you with all due respect and affection, your party over the last 10 years took that dollar and they bought those mints. And they went to the six subsequent stores and they gave them a credit card for the next mints they bought. It's time to pay the bill. I have a very short time but I want to make the point, you kept buying mints you just didn't keep paying.

Hoyer Statement on CBO's Updated Budget and Economic Outlook

For Immediate Release:

August 22, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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New York Times Op-Ed: The Clinton Tax Challenge for Republicans

After skipping town for the summer with a long list of unfinished business, Republicans are back home in their districts, scrambling to find an argument to explain why they blocked middle class tax relief for American families, after the Senate passed a bill and the President indicated he would sign it. By leaving town, they are continuing to hold middle class tax cuts hostage until they get additional tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans that our country cannot afford.

Republicans Leave Before Passing Critical Legislation or Providing Certainty to Middle Class Americans

For Immediate Release:

August 3, 2012

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer: House Should Not Leave Until Middle Class Tax Cuts Are Signed Into Law

For Immediate Release:

August 2, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer: House Should Not Leave Until Middle Class Tax Cuts Are Signed Into Law

“Mr. Speaker, we are now at some point and time going to conclude four weeks in session with little to show for it. Over the past month, the Republican Do-Nothing Congress has continued its relentless pursuit of message over substance.

Hoyer Discusses Middle Class Tax Cuts on CNBC's "Squawk Box"

For Immediate Release:

August 2, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Discusses Middle Class Tax Cuts on CNBC's "Squawk Box"

"What Leader Cantor has done and what the Republican party in the House of Representatives have done is once more snatched delay and defeat from the jaws of victory. The Senate passed a bill which would give 98% of Americans assurance that they would have no tax increase January 1. The Republicans have now deep-sixed that, unfortunately. They know full well that the bill they passed yesterday will not pass the Senate."

Hoyer: House Republicans Snatch Delay from the Jaws of Victory

For Immediate Release:

August 1, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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