Floor Statements

July 28, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement this evening on the House floor in opposition to the Republicans’ cynical attempt to play political games with the minimum wage:
July 26, 2006
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer made the following statement on the House Floor today regarding H.R. 5611, the Fuel Consumption Education Act, and the energy independence bill that he unveiled yesterday with other leading Democrats, the PROGRESS Act. (As prepared for delivery.)
July 25, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today at a press conference with Rep. John Dingell (MI), Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Democrat, Rep. Jim Oberstar, Transportation Committee Ranking Democrat, Rep. Mark Udall (CO), co-chair of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus, Rep. Stephanie Herseth (SD), co-chair of the House Democratic Rural Working Group and member of the House Agriculture Committee, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, member of the House Transportation Committee and Task Force on Livable Communities, and Rep. Adam Schiff, member of the House International Relations Committee and co-chair/co-founder of the Democratic Study Group on National Security, to introduce the PROGRESS Act:
July 20, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks yesterday on the House floor in favor of the bipartisan House resolution condemning the recent terrorist attacks against Israel and supporting Israel's right of self-defense. The measure will be voted on today in the House.
July 20, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today on the House floor in favor of overriding President Bush’s first veto, which he issued today regarding H.R. 810, legislation that was passed in both the House and the Senate to expand research of embryonic stem cells:
July 20, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today on the House floor against the Oman Free Trade Agreement:
July 13, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today on the House floor in favor of reauthorizing key provisions of the Voting Rights Act (as prepared for delivery):
July 12, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke today on the House floor about the need to increase the federal minimum wage, which has not been increased since 1997.
June 26, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) testified before the House Rules Committee this evening and called on the Committee to make in order an amendment to increase the minimum wage over two years. Hoyer offered an identical amendment to the FY07 Labor-HHS Appropriations bill that passed with seven Republican votes, yet the House Republican leadership has stalled floor consideration of the Labor-HHS bill. Below is the text of Whip Hoyer's remarks to the Rules Committee, as prepared for delivery:
June 22, 2006
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer made the following statement today on the House Floor (as prepared for delivery):
June 15, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today on the House floor in opposition to the Republicans' Iraq resolution (as prepared for delivery):
May 22, 2006
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer made the following statement on the House Floor tonight regarding the Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act (as prepared for delivery):
May 18, 2006
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following Floor statement on the Fiscal Year 2007 budget, which is being debated in the House tonight (as prepared for delivery):
May 10, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today on the House floor in opposition to the Republicans’ misguided Tax Reconciliation Act of 2005:
May 3, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today on the House Floor in opposition to the Republicans’ Sham Lobbying “Reform” Bill:
April 9, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered the Democrats’ National Weekly Radio Address on Saturday morning, April 8, at 11:06 a.m. (EST). Hoyer discussed the Democrats’ Real Security Agenda, a comprehensive plan to protect America and restore American leadership in the world, which was unveiled by House and Senate Democrats on March 29. The Radio Address is broadcast by major radio networks, including ABC, AP, AURN, CBS, CNN, C-SPAN, NPR, American Forces Radio, Voice of America, BBC, CBC, and Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
April 5, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today on the House Floor against H.R. 513:
February 1, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today on the House floor in opposition to the Republicans’ misguided budget bill:
February 1, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today on the House floor in opposition to the Republicans’ misguided budget bill:
December 16, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today at a press conference with Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (NV), House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), and Senate Assistant Democratic Leader Dick Durbin (IL).
December 15, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), made the following statement tonight on the House Floor in opposition to the GOP Immigration Bill:
December 14, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), made the following statement today on the House floor in opposition to the Labor-HHS Conference Report:
December 14, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today during a press conference with Representative George Miller (D-CA) and Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA), who have introduced a bill to increase the minimum wage from $5.15 to $7.25 over two years.
December 8, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today on the House floor:
November 18, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today on the House floor in opposition the resolution offered by Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee Duncan Hunter (R-CA):