Transportation

Hoyer: Congress Needs to Pass a Long-Term Infrastructure Bill To Invest in America

For Immediate Release:

May 19, 2015

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Hoyer: Congress Needs to Pass a Long-Term Infrastructure Bill To Invest in America

I rise in support of this sixty-day extension, because it's essential that we do this. The consequences of not doing it would be very, very negative.

Time is Ticking for the Highway Trust Fund

For Immediate Release:

May 12, 2015

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President Obama’s Budget Focuses on Ensuring that Middle-Class Families Share the Benefits of Our Broadening Economic Recovery

For Immediate Release:

February 4, 2015

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Hoyer: Republican Highway Trust Fund Bill Promotes Uncertainty

Hoyer Urges Republicans to Work with Democrats on a Sustainable, Long-Term Fix

For Immediate Release:

July 15, 2014

Contact:

Mariel Saez, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.<div class=###

Hoyer Statement on Senate Republicans' Blocking Consideration of Transportation-HUD Appropriations Bill

For Immediate Release:

August 1, 2013

Contact:

Stephanie Young, 202-225-3130

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Fixed That For You: Republican Dysfunction Edition

After the activity on the House Floor today (pulling THUD, pulling 3 suspension bills – all because they don’t have the votes), we thought we’d help the headline writers out:

GOP Dysfunction On Full Display

It’s the last week before the August district work period, and Republican dysfunction is on full display. If you needed any more proof that Republicans have to work with Democrats to get things done because their Conference is so divided, look no further than what’s happened today: first they pull THUD appropriations from the Floor; now they’ve pulled 3 Oversight suspensions (H.R. 2711, 2579, and 1541) and are going to the Rules Committee to combine them into one bill that will return to the Floor to be considered under a closed rule. How the mighty have fallen.

Hoyer: Republican Cuts To Community Development Block Grants Are Egregious

For Immediate Release:

July 30, 2013

Contact:

Stephanie Young, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.<div class=###