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May 16, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in support of a letter sent to Chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi Trey Gowdy by House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Elijah Cummings and House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith calling for an end to the partisan committee.
May 13, 2016Press Item
This week, the House passed a number of bipartisan bills aimed at addressing the opioid addiction crisis in America. One of those bills was the Opioid Program Evaluation (OPEN) Act, which I was proud to co-sponsor with Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. 
May 13, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement calling on House Republicans to disband their Select Committee to Attack Women’s Health, following Chair Blackburn’s decision to put providers and patients in Maryland in danger.
May 11, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference today House Democratic with leaders to discuss how Donald Trump’s poisonous rhetoric echoes the long-standing policy positions of House Republicans.
May 10, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor this evening in support of the Opioid Program Evaluation Act, which he co-sponsored with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and the need to provide adequate funding to address the growing opioid crisis. 
May 10, 2016Press Item
For months, House Republican leadership has struggled with deep divisions and dysfunction within their Conference, preventing Congress from acting on a number of serious public health crises. 
May 8, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the second anniversary of the creation of the Select Committee on Benghazi by House Republicans.
May 2, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the upcoming departure of long-time Democratic Staff Director for the House Rules Committee, Miles Lackey.
April 29, 2016Press Item
It’s been six months since Speaker Paul Ryan took the Speaker’s gavel, and though he has discussed the need to build a more “Confident America,” the American people have not seen any action from House Republicans that inspires confidence.
April 28, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference today with Secretary of Labor Tom Perez, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, and House Democrats in support of the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule. 
April 27, 2016Press Item
Since taking the Speaker’s gavel last fall, Speaker Paul Ryan has discussed the need to build a more “Confident America.” Yet six months into his Speakership, Speaker Ryan continues to struggle with deep divisions and dysfunction within his Conference, preventing the House from getting anything done for the American people, including passing a budget. 
April 22, 2016Press Item
This week, the House took up several partisan bills that would target the IRS and make it harder for civil servants to do their jobs. 
April 21, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after Congresswoman Gwen Graham (FL-2) announced her decision to not seek re-election to the House of Representatives.  
April 20, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined House Democrats on the House Floor yesterday for a Special Order Hour to call on Senate Republicans to do their job and hold confirmation hearings and an up-or-down vote on Supreme Court Justice nominee Merrick Garland.
April 19, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined House Democrats on the House Floor this afternoon to call on Senate Republicans to do their job and hold a hearing and a vote on the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. 
April 19, 2016Press Item
Puerto Rico, home to 3.5 million Americans, will default on $422 million worth of debt on May 1 unless Congress acts to allow the territory to restructure its debt. 
April 15, 2016Press Item
Today, House Republicans missed the statutory deadline to pass a budget, notwithstanding the fact that they made passing a budget a top priority this year. It’s unfortunate that division and dysfunction within their Party prevented them from passing a budget, and I am deeply disappointed that many of their Members are urging Republican leadership to abandon the spending levels Congress passed last year. 
April 14, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the upcoming departure of long-time Democratic staff director Janice Mays from the House Committee on Ways and Means. 
April 13, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the legislation introduced yesterday by House Republicans to address the financial crisis in Puerto Rico.
March 28, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today.
March 24, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the retirement of Thomas S. Kahn. 
March 23, 2016Press Item
Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA), chair of the Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity, released a statement today on Speaker Ryan’s comments about Americans living in poverty.
March 22, 2016Press Item
Last week, President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court. Despite being well-qualified and highly regarded within the legal community, Senate Republicans have refused to hold a confirmation hearing or an up-or-down vote on Judge Garland. In fact, they won’t even meet with him.  
March 21, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today, calling on Senate Republicans to give Supreme Court Justice Nominee Merrick Garland fair consideration.