Floor Statements

February 13, 2003
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement on the House Floor today regarding the Democratic alternative to the GOP welfare reform bill...
February 11, 2003
Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my good friends from Illinois and California, Chairman Hyde and ranking member Lantos, for bringing this very important resolution to the house floor. It's a moral imperative, and a matter of principle, that this house speak as one today...
February 3, 2003
U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) issued the following statement today on the President's Fiscal Year 2004 Budget
January 29, 2003
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement on the House Floor today regarding the Motion to go to Conference on the fiscal year 2003 Omnibus Appropriations Bill...
January 14, 2003
"The President's proposal freezes funding for basic assistance, welfare-to-work programs, and child care for the next five years, with no adjustment for inflation, while imposing expensive new mandates on states...
November 14, 2002
Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today upon election by unanimous acclamation as the new House Democratic Whip ...