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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.
January 2, 2016Press Item
I am disappointed that the Administration has delayed punitive action in response to Iran’s recent ballistic missile tests.  
November 20, 2015Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) issued the following report, outlining the discussions held at the Second Congressional Hackathon...
October 16, 2015Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) today announced details of the upcoming Second Congressional Hackathon that will take place next week on Friday, October 23, 2015 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm in the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
October 1, 2015Press Item
This afternoon, the House and Senate received a letter from the Treasury Department providing notice that the extraordinary measures employed to avoid a default on or debt will be exhausted on November 5.
September 3, 2015Press Item
I join in thanking Jerry Hartz for his nearly three decades of service to the House of Representatives.
March 4, 2015Press Item
The New Democrats’ American Prosperity Agenda is a blueprint for achieving the kind of commonsense, bipartisan economic policies the American people expect from their Congress.
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.
January 29, 2015Press Item
Republicans have controlled both the House and the Senate for four weeks, and their record shows that they have focused on extreme, partisan legislation rather than taking action to help the middle class and all those who aspire to it.
January 26, 2015Press Item
Today’s Budget and Economic Outlook report by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office shows how much progress we have made over the past few years to bring down budget deficits – yet it also reminds us how much work is left to tackle our long-term, structural debt.  
January 20, 2015Press Item
This evening, President Obama laid out a vision of an America that prioritizes a strong and growing middle class.