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May 5, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in observance of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. 
May 2, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement marking Jewish American Heritage Month. 
April 28, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference today with Rep. David Cicilline and House Democrats to call on the House Judiciary Committee to hold a hearing on the Equality Act.  
April 22, 2016Press Item
This week, the House took up several partisan bills that would target the IRS and make it harder for civil servants to do their jobs. 
April 21, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in support of yesterday’s announcement by Treasury Secretary Jack Lew that Harriet Tubman and other American women will be added to U.S. currency.
April 20, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after United States Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced the addition of American women to U.S. currency.
April 19, 2016Press Item
Puerto Rico, home to 3.5 million Americans, will default on $422 million worth of debt on May 1 unless Congress acts to allow the territory to restructure its debt. 
April 12, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on Equal Pay Day.
April 5, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the enactment of discriminatory, anti-LGBT legislation in Mississippi.  
April 4, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in the Evenwel v. Abbott voting rights case.
March 31, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on what would have been the eighty-ninth birthday of César Chávez.  
March 24, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the conviction of Radovan Karadzic of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. 
March 8, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement today in recognition of International Women’s Day.
March 1, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today, the first day of Women’s History Month. 
February 1, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today to mark the beginning of Black History Month.
January 27, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. 
January 15, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which occurs on Monday, January 18. 
January 12, 2016Press Item
“Tonight, President Obama reminded Congress and the nation that what makes America great is the spirit of service and hard work that manifests from realizing we are all bound together by a common cause. ...
January 12, 2016Press Item
As President Obama prepares to deliver his last State of the Union address, here’s a look at the progress we have made over the past seven years:
January 8, 2016Press Item
As we begin the new year and the Second Session of the 114th Congress, newly elected Speaker Paul Ryan has an opportunity to turn the page on the bitter partisanship of the past few years and show that he is willing to work across the aisle to get things done for the American people.  The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday that “House Speaker Paul Ryan starting this month will push to turn the chamber into a platform for ambitious Republican policy ideas.”  But evidence points to the contrary, with the first items on the House’s agenda for 2016 being the sixty-second vote to repeal or undermine the Affordable Care Act, the eleventh vote to attack women’s health, and several bills that would undermine consumer safety, workplace safety, and environmental protections.  House Republican leaders know these bills will never become law, yet they continue to pander to the far right with political messaging bills instead of bringing substantive, bipartisan legislation to the Floor. It is also unfortunate that Speaker Ryan has already taken issues such as comprehensive immigration reform and an expansion of paid family and medical leave off of the table. 
December 1, 2015Press Item
This week, I join in marking two important anniversaries that are milestones on our nation’s continuing march toward full equality for all. 
November 17, 2015Press Item
Today, I was honored to join the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus at their forum to hear from stakeholders on how we can bring an end to violence against the transgender community. 
October 16, 2015Press Item
Twenty years ago, the Million Man March raised the consciousness of our nation and made it clear that challenges affecting African Americans could not be ignored by policymakers in Washington. 
October 5, 2015Press Item
I find Alabama’s decision to close thirty-one satellite offices where residents can obtain a driver’s license deeply disturbing in light of that state’s 2011 law requiring every voter to present a state-issued photo identification to prove eligibility to cast a ballot.