Hoyer: Historic Energy Bill Declares U.S. Independence From Foreign Oil
Hoyer spoke on the House Floor yesterday in support of the Energy Independence and Security Act, calling it "our generation's declaration of independence from foreign sources of petroleum."
Majority Leader Hoyer Statement on Administration Plan to Help Homeowners
Yesterday, Hoyer said that the Administration's plan to freeze interest rates on subprime loans for five years is a good start to addressing the mortgage crisis and restoring the housing market, but that this plan may need to be expanded to help as many homeowners as appropriate.
Majority Leader Hoyer: The President Should Stop Obstructing Iraq War Funding and Accountability
Hoyer responded to a press conference held by the President on Tuesday, asking for him to work with Congress on legislation that funds our troops while setting a responsible goal for redeployment. Hoyer also said that the President was out of touch with the economic insecurity of Americans, and that Democrats are committed to addressing the economic challenges facing our nation.
Majority Leader Hoyer: The President Should Stop the Scare Tactics, and Sign Funding and Accountability Bill for Iraq
On Monday Hoyer responded to comments by the President, saying that the President should stop using scare tactics of suggesting civilian layoffs in order to get another blank check for Iraq.
Majority Leader Hoyer Gives Remarks at AMT Panel Discussion
Hoyer gave remarks at an AMT panel discussion on Thursday, reaffirming his commitment to an AMT patch that is fully paid-for, as well as permanently fixing the AMT.