Floor Statements

October 25, 2007
Mr. Speaker, before I discuss the substance of this underlying bill, let me again address some of the concerns that have been raised regarding the scheduling of this important vote on this day.
October 18, 2007
Mr. Speaker, the moment of truth has arrived. And now, our Republican friends have a very clear choice that they must make.
September 28, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) will address the National Press Club today to discuss the upcoming appropriations battle and larger fiscal issues.
September 25, 2007
Mr. Speaker, today, the Members of this body must answer this fundamental question: Will you stand with millions of American children, who through no fault of their own have no health insurance coverage?
April 24, 2007
Mr. Speaker, it is with profound sadness that I rise this morning to note the passing of our colleague and friend, Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald - a dedicated public servant who worked tirelessly on behalf of her constituents in California's 37th Congressional District, and a devoted representative who cared deeply for those she served.
April 19, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in support of H.R. 1905, the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act, which will at long last give residents of the District of Columbia a voting representative in the House.
March 28, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference today with the House Democratic leadership on the accomplishments Democrats have made for the American people in the first three months of the 110th Congress. Hoyer also discussed the next items on the Democratic agenda.
March 28, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference today with House Budget Committee Chairman John Spratt and members of the Blue Dog Coalition on the fiscally responsible House Democratic Budget.
March 1, 2007
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in support of the Employee Free Choice Act.
January 31, 2007
In short, this Resolution will ensure that the federal government remains open and continues to provide services to the American people for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2007...
January 26, 2007
...address today at the Brookings Institution on the way forward in Iraq
January 19, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) gave the following remarks this afternoon at a press conference marking the successful achievement of the 100 Hours Agenda:
January 18, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in favor of H.R. 6, the CLEAN Energy Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
January 17, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in support of H.R. 5, the "College Student Relief Act of 2007." Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
January 12, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) spoke today on the House floor in favor of H.R. 4. Below are his remarks, as prepared for delivery.
January 11, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks on the House Floor today in support of H.R. 3, the “Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007.” The remarks are as prepared for delivery:
January 10, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke this afternoon at a press conference on H.R. 2, the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
January 10, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House floor today in support of increasing the minimum wage from $5.15 to $7.25. Below are his remarks, as prepared for delivery:
December 7, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - Majority Leader-Elect Steny H. Hoyer (MD), made the following remarks today at a press conference with Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi (CA) and Congressman David Obey (D-WI), Chairman-elect of the Appropriations Committee:
October 20, 2006
Staying the course’ is not a strategy, nor is sitting on the sidelines hoping that the Iraqis will eventually forge a political solution...