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April 27, 2004Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) on the House Floor today denounced Republican tax policies that continue to pile debt onto taxpayers. House Democrats strongly support permanently eliminating the marriage penalty tax and will offer an alternative this week that is fully paid for and will help more families. The Republican bill will put almost $100 billion more debt on America’s children. The following is Representative Hoyer’s statement as prepared for delivery...
April 28, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement on the House Floor today in support of the fiscally responsible Democratic Marriage Penalty Elimination Bill, and in opposition of the irresponsible GOP bill that will contribute to the already out-of-control deficits:
April 15, 2004Press Item
Analysis from the Center for Tax Justice and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities...
April 16, 2004Press Item
A senior member of the House Appropriations Committee says he can make a good argument to President Bush about the value of the Lewis & Clark water pipeline project, even though the president isn't a fan of the spending.
April 15, 2004Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny Hoyer released the following statement today on Tax Day...
April 7, 2004Press Item
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March 30, 2004Press Item
A look at the past four White House Administrations shows Republicans spend more than Democrats:
March 31, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the bipartisan resolution H.Res. 581, which expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that pay adjustments should be the same this year for both civilian and military Federal personnel.
April 2, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in support of House passage of H.R. 3108, the Pension Funding Equity Act of 2003:
March 13, 2004Press Item
Lawmakers are split on spending caps and tax cuts as they try to build a budget for fiscal 2005
March 25, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) today spoke on the House Floor in opposition to the fiscal year 2005 House Republican budget, and in support of the House Democratic budget, which would balance the budget in 8 years and invest in America’s priorities.
March 25, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this evening after the Democratic Caucus united in voting against the Republican Budget Resolution for FY05 and for the Democrats’ budget alternative:
March 30, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Republicans “defeated” a Democratic Motion to Instruct conferees on the budget on a tie vote, 209-209.
March 25, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Democratic leaders on defense and security issues, including Armed Services Ranking Democrat Ike Skelton (MO), House Budget Committee Ranking Democrat John Spratt (SC), Homeland Security Committee Ranking Democrat Jim Turner (TX), and Rep. Ben Chandler (KY) this morning praised the House Democratic Budget alternative. The Democratic Budget alternative matches the House Republican budget on defense and provides more funding for homeland security than the Republican budget.
March 17, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today vowing to fight for pay parity for federal civilian employees and military employees in Fiscal Year 2005 after an amendment to add language in support of the bipartisan principle failed in committee:
March 18, 2004Press Item
Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and the Blue Dog Coalition inflated a giant red balloon today as a symbol of the ballooning Bush Debt. The Democrats also denounced the Republican leadership’s and Administration’s “hot air” on their ineffective “pay-as-you-go” (PAYGO) budget mechanism that only applies to spending and not to tax cuts.
March 23, 2004Press Item
As House Republicans work to build support for the fiscal 2005 budget, Democrats head into this week’s vote confident that their own Members will unanimously oppose the GOP bill.
March 16, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) challenged Republicans this week to offer a budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2005 that reins in record budget deficits – rather than pretending to do so – and that meets America’s priorities. The following is Rep. Hoyer’s statement:
March 11, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement regarding the fiscal year 2005 House Republican Budget:
March 12, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning regarding the House Republicans’ failure on Thursday to finish their Budget Committee markup of the FY05 Budget Resolution due to internal conflicts over spending levels and deficit reduction:
March 10, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, along with Representative Baron Hill and the House Democratic Leadership, today signed a discharge petition that would force the House to vote on the bipartisan Rangel-Manzullo manufacturing bill.
March 8, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in response to recent comments by Ways and Means Chairman Bill Thomas (R-CA) to the Federation of American Hospitals Forum in which he alluded to raising taxes on not-for-profit Credit Unions which provide basic financial services to low and middle income Americans:
January 26, 2004Press Item
A key transportation artery is in line for some much-needed repairs after last week’s Senate passage of the omnibus spending bill.
January 23, 2004Press Item
House Minority Whip Hoyer and House Administration Chairman Ney today lauded the passage of the FY04 omnibus appropriations bill for its inclusion of a $1.5 billion earmark to help fund the 2002 Help America Vote Act
March 2, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning after remarks by President Bush on the first anniversary of the creation of the Department of Homeland Security: