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September 4, 2013Press Item
“I join in extending my wishes for a sweet and happy New Year to all who are celebrating Rosh Hashanah.
July 26, 2013Press Item
“For twenty-three years, the Americans with Disabilities Act has been opening doors for tens of millions of Americans, and I was proud to have played a leading role in moving it through Congress in 1990.  For too long, people with disabilities had been denied the equal opportunity to participate fully in our society – both as the result of discrimination and a lack of accessibility in both public and private spaces.  Thanks to this historic legislation, barriers to access are disappearing along with misguided attitudes about people with disabilities and their potential to contribute to their communities and to our country. 
July 24, 2013Press Item
“Mr. Speaker, as the Speaker has said, later today members and staff from both parties will come together to remember the tragic shooting that occurred 15 years ago in this Capitol.
July 19, 2013Press Item
“In Seneca Falls, New York, 165 years ago, a group of women and men came together to declare to our nation and the world that women would no longer be silenced by society, cut off from representation in government, or kept from participating fully in our economy. 
July 19, 2013Press Item
“I join in marking 45 years since the first Special Olympics were held at Chicago’s Soldier Field in 1968.  Originally the vision of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, and taking inspiration from the summer camps she and her family ran at their home starting in 1962, the Special Olympics movement has brought dignity and opportunity to people with intellectual disabilities throughout the country and around the world. 
July 18, 2013Press Item
“I rise with a great deal of sadness, saddened by the passing of my friend, William H. Gray, who represented the people of Pennsylvania’s Second District in this House from 1979 to 1991.
July 18, 2013Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined Speaker John Boehner, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, and leaders from both the House and Senate this morning at a ceremony in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol to mark Nelson Mandela International Day.
July 11, 2013Press Item
“This side of the aisle believes the passage of the farm bill is very, very important. It's important for our agricultural interests, for our farmers. We believe it's very important for those who are relying on nutritional programs and support from us.”
July 1, 2013Press Item
“As Co-Chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, I was deeply saddened to learn of the loss of nineteen courageous firefighters who rushed into harm’s way to protect their community from a devastating wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona.
June 18, 2013Press Item
“I thank the Gentleman for yielding, and I thank him for his work and I thank Mr. Lucas for his work. We struggle in this Congress to try to bring bipartisan legislation to the Floor. It's a shame. I've normally voted for the farm bill, for reasons I'll express here.
June 13, 2013Press Item
“I rise to join the Leader. I rise to join Congresswoman Esty and Congressman Thompson in recognizing this sad anniversary.
June 12, 2013Press Item
“Courtney has been an important member of my team since first coming to the Majority Leader’s office over six years ago,
May 21, 2013Press Item
“My thoughts and prayers are with those who lost their lives, their families, and all who were injured or lost their homes in yesterday’s devastating tornado.  All Americans are grateful to the first responders who continue to rescue survivors and provide life-saving treatment to victims...
May 15, 2013Press Item
“I support the actions announced by President Obama tonight. The actions taken by the IRS were unacceptable, and it is appropriate and necessary for the responsible parties to be held accountable.
May 8, 2013Press Item
“It is an honor to join you to mark Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with distinguished Members of Congress from America’s diverse Asian and Pacific Islander communities who are working hard and making a real difference here in Washington.
May 3, 2013Press Item
“On Sunday, families across America will celebrate both the courage of the defenders of Puebla in 1862 and the extraordinary contributions Mexican-Americans continue to make to our national life. 
May 1, 2013Press Item
“During Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we celebrate the many contributions to our national life by a vibrant community with a proud history.
May 1, 2013Press Item
“It is fitting that we celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month during the Spring, as the history of the Jewish community in our country has been one of new beginnings.
April 23, 2013Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered opening remarks this afternoon introducing the GlobalWIN panel on Women in Leadership.