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April 26, 2016Press Item
Earlier this month, Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer introduced H.R. 4897, the Information Technology Modernization Act. The bill will create an Information Technology Modernization Fund, an innovative way to upgrade and modernize government IT systems while strengthening cybersecurity.
April 21, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box" this morning to discuss the Information Technology Modernization Act, a bill he introduced last week. 
April 20, 2016Press Item
Wanted to make sure you saw today's op-ed in the San Jose Mercury News by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) on the Information Technology Modernization Act that he introduced last week. 
April 15, 2016Press Item
Today, House Republicans missed the statutory deadline to pass a budget, notwithstanding the fact that they made passing a budget a top priority this year. It’s unfortunate that division and dysfunction within their Party prevented them from passing a budget, and I am deeply disappointed that many of their Members are urging Republican leadership to abandon the spending levels Congress passed last year. 
April 13, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor this morning about the Information Technology Modernization Act, a bill he introduced on Monday to upgrade government IT infrastructure and strengthen cybersecurity. 
April 12, 2016Press Item
On Monday, Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer introduced H.R. 4897, the Information Technology Modernization Act, legislation that was sent to Congress by the White House on Friday, April 8. 
April 11, 2016Press Item
Wanted to be sure you saw yesterday's article in The Hill about the Information Technology Modernization Act, which will be introduced by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today. 
April 8, 2016Press Item
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) announced he will introduce a proposal sent to Congress today by the White House for an Information Technology Modernization Fund (ITMF), an innovative new way to upgrade and modernize government technology and significantly strengthen cybersecurity. 
March 18, 2016Press Item
Wanted to be sure you saw today’s article in “Roll Call” about the Beta Labs briefing series. 
February 24, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA) issued a statement of support of today’s release of bulk access to House and Senate bill status information by the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) and Library of Congress (LOC).
February 9, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget. 
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. ...
July 24, 2015Press Item
The Democratic Whip Office’s sixth annual Member Online All-Star Competition came to a close earlier this week. It was a great success, with House Democrats collectively gaining over 231,000 new social media followers over three weeks.
May 20, 2015Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to the COMPETES reauthorization act, which is an attempt to disinvest, in my view, in research, innovation, and education at a time when we ought to be investing in those areas even more greatly.
May 13, 2015Press Item
Today, House Democrats and Republicans came together to pass legislation that will protect Americans’ civil liberties while ensuring that law enforcement and homeland security agencies have the tools they need to keep our country safe. 
May 1, 2015Press Item
Once again, House Republicans are using the appropriations process to score political points and send a message to their base by advancing funding bills that continue the disastrous sequester policy and that include partisan policy riders that would be disastrous for our country.
April 23, 2015Press Item
I am pleased that the House has taken bipartisan action to address the issue of enhancing cybersecurity.  
February 4, 2015Press Item
On Monday, the President released his budget for Fiscal Year 2016. His budget proposal builds on the strength of our economic recovery to make smart investments that will increase our nation’s competitiveness, while ensuring that working families share in the benefits of the recovery.
December 19, 2014Press Item
I’m pleased that the Senate is following the House’s lead in supporting the actions of the Bulk Data Task Force, which was created in a bipartisan effort in 2012 to make legislative data more open and accessible.
June 5, 2014Press Item
Obviously, we believe that global warming is a very, very serious issue, not only from a health standpoint, but from an economic standpoint, and we think that this is a movement in the right direction.
May 28, 2014Press Item
Today’s markup of the FIRST Act by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology was an exercise in missed opportunities.
May 22, 2014Press Item
The USA Freedom Act that passed the House today takes significant steps to address concerns over the intelligence community’s information-gathering programs.