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May 5, 2017Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. In this week’s address, Hoyer highlighted Trumpcare’s assault on the health care of millions of hard-working American families.    
May 5, 2017Press Item
The House began the week on a bipartisan basis, with a majority of Democrats and Republicans coming together to support a bill to fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year.
May 4, 2017Press Item
I’ve read the bill, but also very importantly, I’ve read the CBO report -- that is the independent congressional advisor on fiscal matters -- and they say premiums are going up 25 to 29% for the average policyholder.
May 4, 2017Press Item
Today, 217 House Republicans voted to take health coverage away from 24 million Americans.
May 4, 2017Press Item
“I am Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and I don’t write the songs but I count the votes. And every Democrat today in the House of Representatives an hour from now, or when that vote occurs is going to be a no vote to undermine our coverage.
May 4, 2017Press Item
Mr. Speaker, Republicans now control all of our government. Whatever happens to our health care system will be their responsibility.
May 4, 2017Press Item
Well, I don't know if they have the votes because I’m not counting Republican votes, per se. 
May 3, 2017Press Item
Republicans now control all the levers of our government.  They will be held responsible for whatever happens to our health care system, including the actions that have already destabilized our health insurance markets since January. 
May 3, 2017Press Item
Thank you very much. I am pleased to rise in support of this legislation.
May 3, 2017Press Item
The decision today by Puerto Rico’s governor to seek a judicial reorganization of the island’s debts and put its finances on solid footing is the responsible thing to do.  
May 3, 2017Press Item
Joe, you took the words out of my mouth. I don't think it's what the Democrats or Republicans want, the process won. 
May 2, 2017Press Item
The bill House Republicans just passed would end overtime pay as American workers know it.
May 2, 2017Press Item
As House Republican leaders continue to scramble for votes to pass their TrumpCare bill, Speaker Ryan claimed the MacArthur Amendment would keep in place protections for Americans with preexisting conditions:
May 2, 2017Press Item
I am disappointed to see, one more time, that the Trump Administration is undermining the confidence of the health insurance marketplaces under the Affordable Care Act.
May 2, 2017Press Item
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) and Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) introduced HR 2285, the School-Based Respiratory Health Management Act, legislation that encourages states to help ensure students with reversible lower airway disorders, such as asthma, have assistance at school with managing their chronic disease and can excel in any environment.
May 2, 2017Press Item
Today, I’m proud to join Rep. David Cicilline and the LGBT Equality Caucus to cosponsor the Equality Act in the 115th Congress. 
May 2, 2017Press Item
I am appalled that President Trump tweeted this morning that he wants the government to shut down. Funding our government is not a game, where one side wins and the other side loses.
May 2, 2017Press Item
This week, House Republicans are attempting to bring their TrumpCare bill to the Floor for a vote. 
May 1, 2017Press Item
A nation of immigrants. We say that, and we say it with pride. 
May 1, 2017Press Item
I strongly urge President Trump to withdraw Mark Green as his nominee for Army Secretary. The civilian leaders the President selects to oversee our military set the tone for the men and women of our Armed Forces and how they are expected to behave.
May 1, 2017Press Item
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has spent her more than three decades in public service working to build consensus and forge compromises that benefit Floridians and all Americans.