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March 11, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and leaders of the Blue Dog Coalition spoke out today on the need to raise the debt limit for the second time in a year following years of budget surplus, and the damaging consequences of President Bush’s fiscally irresponsible budget plan. The following is Congressman Hoyer’s statement as prepared for delivery...
March 12, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the outlines of the House Republican’s Fiscal Year 2004 Budget...
March 6, 2003Press Item
The House Republican Leadership today cancelled consideration of H.R. 878, a bill providing tax relief targeted to men and women in the armed services, because they lacked the votes to prevent Democrats from stripping several unrelated special interest tax breaks from the bill...
February 24, 2003Press Item
Statement by Steny Hoyer, and state-by-state analysis
February 11, 2003Press Item
"This is not the time for the federal government to skimp on welfare programs, or to burden states with additional expenses...
February 3, 2003Press Item
U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) issued the following statement today on the President's Fiscal Year 2004 Budget
February 4, 2003Press Item
When President Bush took office, his budget officials estimated the cumulative surplus for the years 2002-11 to be $5.6 trillion. Last week the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its outlook for the next 10 years, in which it declared that the cumulative surplus for that 10-year period "has been all but eliminated." And that's before the president's proposed tax cuts or spending initiatives are factored into the budget...
February 11, 2003Press Item
President Bush told the nation in his State of the Union address that "we will not pass along our problems to other Congresses, other presidents and other generations." But last week, the administration's budget projected a $307 billion deficit for next year and deficits for as far as the eye can see - even as the administration pushes a new $674 billion tax plan and contemplates military action in Iraq that could cost hundreds of billions of dollars more...
February 3, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Fiscal Year 2004 Budget released by the Bush Administration today...
November 16, 2002Press Item
Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD), who became Maryland's highest ranking Member of Congress ever when he was unanimously elected to be the next House Democratic Whip on Thursday, will deliver the Democratic response to the President's weekly national radio address on Saturday. The following is the text of Congressman Hoyer's remarks, as delivered ...