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June 16, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the release of the fourth plank of Speaker Ryan and House Republicans’ #WrongWay agenda.
June 15, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference this afternoon with Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) and Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to urge Members to defeat Republican amendments to the defense appropriations bill, which would prevent DREAMers from serving in the military. 
June 15, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the Floor of the House of Representatives this afternoon in opposition to consideration of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2017 due to House Republicans' refusal to allow debate on an amendment to ban discrimination against LGBT Americans. 
June 15, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference this morning with Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA-12), Assistant Leader Jim Clyburn (SC-06), Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Democratic Caucus Vice Chairman Joe Crowley (NY-14), and Congressman Steve Israel (NY-03), calling on House Republican leaders to stand in support of the LGBT community and take action to prevent gun violence following this weekend's shooting in Orlando. 
June 14, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the release of Speaker Ryan and House Republicans’ regulatory agenda, the third plank of their #WrongWay agenda.
June 10, 2016Press Item
This afternoon, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) discussed House Republican leaders' decision to abandon their promise of regular order and close the appropriations process to prevent their Members from having to take tough votes. 
June 10, 2016Press Item
This week, Speaker Paul Ryan and House Republicans unveiled the first two planks of their “A Better Way” agenda, addressing poverty and national security. 
June 9, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the release of Speaker Ryan and House Republicans’ national security plan. 
June 8, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Republican leadership chose to abandon their promise of regular order. 
June 7, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to a House Republican proposal to roll back essential Wall Street reforms.
June 7, 2016Press Item
This morning, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) participated in a panel discussion with Reps. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Gwen Moore (D-WI) at the Center for American Progress. 
June 7, 2016Press Item
Wanted to be sure you saw today’s op-ed by Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) and Congressman Chris Van Hollen (MD-8) online in The Baltimore Sun about recent actions taken by House Republicans on the Select Panel to Attack Women’s Health to subpoena a reproductive health care practitioner in Maryland and several Maryland health care providers and first responders. 
June 7, 2016Press Item
This week, Speaker Ryan and House Republicans are beginning to unveil piece of their policy platform, which they call “A Better Way.” The first plank of Speaker Ryan’s agenda is supposed to address poverty, but the plan is just another attempt to rebrand policies that House Republicans have put forward in the past and that we know won’t lift Americans out of poverty.
May 26, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the Floor of the House of Representatives this morning to call on House Republicans to take meaningful action to address the Zika virus by providing the necessary resources to respond. 
May 26, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Republicans voted down their Energy and Water appropriations bill because it included an amendment banning discrimination against LGBT Americans.
May 25, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight after Republicans in the House of Representatives passed two amendments permitting discrimination against LGBT individuals. 
May 25, 2016Press Item
Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in opposition to a bill that would repeal DC’s budget autonomy. 
May 24, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Republicans passed dishonest legislation they claimed would address the Zika crisis. In reality, their legislation attempts to undo environmental regulations under the Clean Water Act. 
May 24, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer joined 177 House Democrats in a letter today to House Speaker Paul Ryan, calling on him to disband the Select Investigative Panel.
May 19, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following video today after House Republicans held a vote open to make their Members change their votes in order to defeat an amendment that would ban discrimination against LGBT Americans. 
May 19, 2016Press Item
This afternoon, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) went to the Floor for colloquy but no House Republican joined him to offer the schedule for next week. 
May 19, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Republicans held a vote open to make their Members change their votes in order to defeat an amendment that would ban discrimination against LGBT Americans. 
May 18, 2016Press Item
Three months ago, President Obama requested $1.9 billion in an emergency supplemental appropriation to prepare for and contain the spread of the Zika virus. Instead of responding quickly and working with the Obama Administration, House Republicans have ignored this growing public health crisis for months. 
May 16, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on House Republicans abandoning the budget process and bringing appropriations bills to the Floor this week without a budget.