Hoyer Statement on Selection of Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley as Chairman of Democratic Governors Association

For Immediate Release:

November 30, 2010

Contact:

Katie Grant, Maureen Beach, 202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after Governor Martin O’Malley (MD) was selected to serve as chairman of the Democratic Governors Association:

“I want to congratulate Governor Martin O’Malley on being selected to serve as the next chairman of the Democratic Governors Association. He is an excellent choice, and I am confident that in this new role, he will exhibit the same strong leadership that has made him extremely effective here in Maryland.

“Throughout his career, Governor O’Malley has been a proven leader, exhibiting a strong commitment to making government work for everyone he serves. He has fought to expand opportunities for Maryland families, create jobs, and create an environment that encourages economic growth. I look forward to continuing to work with Governor O’Malley as we face the challenges ahead, upholding those principles we share, and achieving our goal to restore our economy and our nation’s fiscal health.”

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