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March 2, 2016Press Item
A gaggle of top House Democrats derided Speaker Paul Ryan's newly developed GOP task force on poverty on Wednesday, arguing that the group was a "sham."
March 1, 2016Press Item
For years, Republicans have consistently said that Congress has a fundamental responsibility to pass a budget.
February 29, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined the Congressional Black Caucus on the House Floor this evening to discuss the Senate’s constitutional responsibility to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court. 
February 24, 2016Press Item
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined House Democrats in calling on House Republicans to begin bipartisan negotiations on legislation to address Puerto Rico’s debt crisis. 
February 24, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement today after Matthew Verderosa was named Chief of Police of the U.S. Capitol Police force, succeeding Chief Kim Dine.
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 24, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement today after House Republicans once more refused to consider the President’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget.
February 23, 2016Press Item
Speaker Paul Ryan has made passing a Fiscal Year 2017 Budget a top priority, calling on Members of his party to unify around a budget resolution. But so far, he hasn’t had much success. 
February 12, 2016Press Item
Earlier this week, President Obama unveiled his Fiscal Year 2017 Budget, a plan that reduces the deficit while laying out a vision for how we can give every American a fair shot at economic security. 
February 12, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today on how President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget can help address the everyday challenges of Americans living in poverty. 
February 11, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in opposition to a Republican bill that intends to further politicize the paying of our nation’s bills and is not a real attempt to address the debt in a responsible way. 
February 9, 2016Press Item
Today, President Obama unveiled his budget for Fiscal Year 2017, which reduces the deficit and puts debt on a sustainable path while laying out a vision for how we can give every American a fair shot at economic security; accelerate American innovation; and keep Americans safe.
February 9, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget. 
February 5, 2016Press Item
Yesterday’s joint announcement by the Republican Chairmen on the House and Senate Budget Committees that the Director of the Office of Management and Budget would not be invited to present the President’s FY2017 Budget is both outrageous and unprecedented. 
February 5, 2016Press Item
This week, I was deeply disappointed that House Republicans voted once again to take away affordable health coverage from millions of Americans. 
February 3, 2016Press Item
Today, the Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity met with Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget. 
January 22, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement today on the forty-third anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision. 
January 15, 2016Press Item
President Obama addressed the nation this week in his last State of the Union address and shared his vision for the future of America. 
January 15, 2016Press Item
Wanted to make sure you saw today's op-ed in The Hill by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) on President Obama's final State of the Union Address.
January 13, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke with Roll Call and C-SPAN last night to discuss President Obama’s State of the Union Address, the President’s efforts to forge bipartisanship, and the need for both parties to work on a bipartisan basis moving forward.
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 11, 2016Press Item
“I’m pleased to be bringing Mrs. Chestnut as my guest to the President’s State of the Union address,” said Whip Hoyer.
January 8, 2016Press Item
"I was disappointed that Republicans adopted a motion to postpone until January 26 a vote to override the President’s veto of their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act and defund Planned Parenthood.  
January 5, 2016Press Item
I was proud to join an amicus brief filed in the Supreme Court today by 162 Members of the House and Senate urging the justices to continue safeguarding women’s constitutional right to reproductive health care options, as enshrined by the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.