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May 16, 2005Press Item
Appropriations, Homeland Security, Interior
May 12, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, a leading proponent of tax reform in the House, released the following statement today regarding a hearing on business tax reform proposals held today by the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform:
April 13, 2005Press Item
Led by Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), House Democrats will use tax-filing week as the kickoff for their latest initiative. Hoyer said Tuesday that Democrats will attempt to show in the coming days and months that they are the true “party of reform” and that, despite the GOP rhetoric, Republicans have only made the tax system more complicated and unjust.
April 13, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today on the floor of the House of Representatives regarding the Republican Estate Tax Bill and the Democratic Alternative:
April 14, 2005Press Item
The one thing that millions of Americans will not be saying tomorrow is, "Thank goodness, it's Friday."
April 12, 2005Press Item
Bankruptcy, Tax Reform
March 31, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), a leading Democratic proponent of tax reform and simplification in the House of Representatives, released the following statement today regarding the sixth meeting of the President’s Advisory Panel on Tax Reform:
March 17, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today praising the inclusion of tax reform language in the House Democratic 2006 Budget. Whip Hoyer worked with John Spratt, the Ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee, to include the language in this year’s Democratic budget:
March 14, 2005Press Item
Budget and Supplemental Appropriations
March 3, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) issued the following statement today in response to the second meeting of the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform and in recognition of the anniversary of the establishment of the U.S. Income Tax on March 8:
January 25, 2005Press Item
Ten members of the Washington area delegation plan to send President Bush a letter today urging him to provide equal pay raises for civil service and military personnel in his fiscal 2006 budget proposal that goes to Congress in two weeks.
January 25, 2005Press Item
The bipartisan Washington regional delegation, led by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), today sent a letter to President Bush requesting that he include the principle of pay parity for federal civilian and military employees in his upcoming fiscal year 2006 budget proposal.
January 24, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and House Administration Chairman Bob Ney (R-OH) today sent a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Joshua Bolten requesting that the White House Fiscal Year 2006 budget include full funding for the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA).
January 14, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in response to reported remarks by Office of Management and Budget Director Josh Bolten to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today:
January 7, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding President Bush’s appointment of former U.S. Senators Connie Mack (FL) and John Breaux (LA) to head a bipartisan tax reform panel:
January 4, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today sent a letter to Office of Management and Budget Deputy Director Clay Johnson III offering to discuss with the Bush Administration any alternative federal employee pay proposals. Representative Hoyer was the lead sponsor of the Federal Employees Pay Comparability Act, which currently governs federal employee pay.
November 25, 2004Press Item
The hasty and haphazard completion of nine overdue fiscal 2005 spending bills raised new appeals from lawmakers that Congress figure out a better way to enact its annual budget.
November 21, 2004Press Item
Congressional negotiators reached agreement yesterday on a spending package that provides a 3.5 percent raise for federal civilian employees, more than double that sought by President Bush.
November 10, 2004Press Item
Congressional Democrats returned to Washington in a defiant mood yesterday, making no apologies for the campaign in which they lost congressional seats and the presidential race and vowing to hold President Bush accountable for his handling of the deficit, the Iraq war and other issues.
December 6, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the House considered legislation directing the Clerk of the House to delete a provision from the Omnibus Appropriations Bill that could have given staff members of the Appropriations Committee broad access to Americans’ tax returns:
December 6, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement regarding the expected passage tonight of the Federal Employee Dental and Vision Benefits Enhancement Act of 2004, which enjoyed wide bipartisan support:
November 24, 2004Press Item
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement today regarding the inclusion of a controversial provision which would have given certain Congressional staff access to taxpayers' tax returns in the massive 2005 Omnibus Appropriations Conference Report...
November 18, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning concerning tax reform and simplification:
November 15, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement in observance of American Education Week (November 14 – 20). American Education Week was founded by the National Education Association in 1921. This year’s theme is “Celebrating the American Dream.”