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September 21, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the occasion of the grand opening of the National Museum of the American Indian today. The Museum, the newest member of the Smithsonian family, is located on the National Mall and showcases the history, culture, and traditions of American Indian tribes in the United States:
September 22, 2004Press Item
Bold New Plan for America...
September 15, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in support of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus which held a press conference today to protest the use of offensive language on the House Floor last night during debate regarding the Matricula Consular Identification Card:
September 15, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joins Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (D-TX), Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and millions of Americans across the country in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, which is observed from September 15th through October 15th. Rep. Hoyer, who will attend the Hispanic Caucus Gala tonight, released the following statement:
September 2, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the first three days of the 2004 Republican National Convention:
July 25, 2004Press Item
The Democratic National Convention is underway in Boston - and several well-known Maryland lawmakers are on hand for the important event.
August 28, 2004Press Item
Hoyer, who is seeking reelection in November, has represented the 5th Congressional District since 1981 and has been the House minority whip since November 2002. He has spent nearly all of his professional life in public office, winning a seat in the Maryland Senate in 1966, the same year he graduated from Georgetown University Law Center. Later he became the youngest president of that body in the state's history.
July 25, 2004Press Item
THE DEMOCRATS opened their national convention last night, heeding the call to accentuate the positive but mindful that there is one reason for their extraordinary party unity.
August 26, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Census’ annual report today on poverty and annual income rates in America.
August 23, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the implementation of unprecedented new rules by the Department of Labor that will strip up to 6 million workers of their right to overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Bush Administration forced the regulation changes through despite bipartisan opposition of Congress:
July 26, 2004Press Item
At home, Maryland Democrats have been struggling with internal squabbles and an inconsistent message in the two years since losing the governor's mansion. But in Boston this week, several of the state's top Democrats will be thrust into the national spotlight at the party's convention.
July 27, 2004Press Item
The Democratic National Convention is underway in Boston - and several well-known Maryland lawmakers are on hand for the important event.
July 28, 2004Press Item
While most of the Democratic faithful view today’s conventions as a largely ceremonial event with few surprises, some aspects of the past remain — including the tapping of a referee to ensure the nomination goes off without a hitch.
July 6, 2004Press Item
Ending months of suspense, Sen. John Kerry on Tuesday turned to his vanquished primary election rival, fellow Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina, as his running mate for this fall’s presidential campaign.
July 22, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the final report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, also known as the 9/11 Commission:
July 22, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) is grounding his claim that Democrats “are in striking distance” of taking back the House with a heavy statistical comparison to the Republican watershed election of 1994.
July 15, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement regarding House Republicans’ failure today to fund HIV/AIDS programs at levels previously supported by Republicans and authorized by law.
July 9, 2004Press Item
Republican leadership holding a 15-minute vote open for 38 minutes...
July 5, 2004Press Item
All Talk, No (Floor) Action...
March 8, 2004Press Item
H.R. 339 ...
June 8, 2004Press Item
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) will deliver the following statement this evening on the House Floor (as prepared for delivery)...
September 2, 2003Press Item
Transportation, Treasury, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, District of Columbia Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2004
September 8, 2003Press Item
Transportation, Treasury, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2004, District of Columbia Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2004, Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003
September 15, 2003Press Item
Charitable Giving Act of 2003, Century of Aviation FAA reauthorization Conference Report
June 1, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD), who was the lead House Democratic sponsor of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act and has worked closely with the disability community for almost two decades, released the following statement today after meeting with leaders of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities late yesterday to discuss issues important to the 54 million Americans with disabilities: