Hoyer Statement on House Floor Schedule

For Immediate Release:

January 8, 2011

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement regarding the Floor schedule of the U.S. House of Representatives:

"The Republican leadership has announced, in consultation with Democratic leadership, that there will be no legislative action in the House next week that does not relate to today's tragic event in Arizona. Consideration of Health Care Repeal legislation has been postponed to a later time. We are all keeping the victims and their families in our prayers."

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