Tax and Appropriations

Week of July 19, 2004

Bill Text and Background

For Immediate Release:

July 19, 2004

Contact:

  H.R. 4850 - District of Columbia Appropriations Act for FY05
            
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HOYER A-76 CONTRACTING OUT AMENDMENT ADOPTED BY TRANSPORTATION – TREASURY SUBCOMMITTEE

Amendment Would Guarantee a Level Playing Field for Federal Employees

For Immediate Release:

July 15, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Transportation, Treasury Subcommittee accepted an amendment by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today in subcommittee markup of the Fiscal Year 2005 Transportation, Treasury Appropriations Bill that will correct two serious deficiencies in the most recent A-76 revisions.  Those revisions, which were adopted on May 29, 2003, put federal employees at a competitive disadvantage and did not guarantee that taxpayer money will be economically spent:
  

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Week of July 12, 2004

Bill Text and Background

For Immediate Release:

July 12, 2004

Contact:

  H.R. 4755 - Legislative Branch Appropriations Act for FY05

HOYER LAYS OUT TAX REFORM PRINCIPLES, CRITIQUES GOP COMPLICATION OF TAX CODE

Hoyer Advocates Simplification of Tax Code to Increase Fairness at Tax Policy Center Speech

For Immediate Release:

July 13, 2004

Contact:Rep. Steny Hoyer
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) addressed the pressing need for federal tax reform, laid out principles for simplification and fairness, and critiqued Republican tax policy in a speech at a Tax Policy Center Forum (a joint venture of the Brookings Institution and the Urban Institute) earlier today. 
 

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Hoyer Amendment to Prevent Another “Scully Scandal” Adopted

Hoyer Amendment to Labor-Health Appropriations Effectively Prevents Withholding of Information from Congress in Response

For Immediate Release:

July 14, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Appropriations Committee accepted by voice vote today an amendment introduced by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) to the Fiscal Year 2005 Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations bill that would prevent Health and Human Services officials from blocking the flow of information between the Office of the Medicare Actuary and Congress. 
 

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HOYER: ANACOSTIA WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION IMPORTANT FIRST STEP

For Immediate Release:

July 14, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in support of the recent vote by the D.C. City Council to establish an Anacostia Waterfront Development Corporation:

“The creation of the Anacostia Waterfront Development Corporation as an independent instrument to oversee and direct the redevelopment of the lands adjacent to the Anacostia River is an important first-step in transforming an area that has been neglected for too long.

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