Tax and Appropriations

Defense Firm President Calls on Republicans to Put All Options On the Table

We’ve been saying it all along: Republicans should work with us on a deficit reduction plan that prevents sequestration from occurring through a balanced mix of spending cuts and revenues. And today, defense firm Pratt & Whitney President David Hess agreed, urging Republicans to put everything – including revenues – on the table.  

The Hill reports:

Hoyer Statement on Sequestration Transparency Act

For Immediate Release:

July 18, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Priorities: GOP Holding Hostage Tax Cuts for 98% of Americans to Give Nation’s Wealthiest 2% Another Tax Cut

For Immediate Release:

July 17, 2012

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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More Bad News for Norquist

Looks like another high profile Republican is speaking out against Grover Norquist’s tax pledge.  According to the preview of the Parade magazine article coming out this Sunday, former President George H.W. Bush doesn’t believe the Americans for Tax Reform’s pledge is the answer to bringing down our deficit:

Hoyer Discusses Health Care Reform Repeal Vote, Extension of Middle Class Tax Cuts on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop"

For Immediate Release:

July 11, 2012

Contact:

Daniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Discusses Republican Attempts to Repeal Health Care Reform on “Fox & Friends”

For Immediate Release:

July 11, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Discusses Republican Attempts to Repeal Health Care Reform on “Fox & Friends”

“The Republican party continues to pursue its message and not substance. This is the 31st time we've voted on repealing the health care bill and it's the 31st time that it will fail. Everybody knows that the President is committed to it – he’s not going to sign that bill if it passes; but they also know the Senate is not going to pass that bill.  It's about politics and not policy.

Hoyer Statement on President's Call to Extend Middle Class Tax Cuts

For Immediate Release:

July 9, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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When We Make It In America, America’s Families Will Make It Too

For Immediate Release:

July 9, 2012

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Delivers Speech on Democrats’ Make It In America Plan

For Immediate Release:

July 9, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

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