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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:
December 31, 2003Press Item
President Bush on Dec. 30 ordered a 2 percent 2004 pay raise for civil servants, but government workers may eventually receive a significantly higher raise if lawmakers approve the pending fiscal 2004 omnibus budget bill.
January 16, 2004Press Item
A congressman yesterday demanded that the Interior Department investigate "unauthorized leaks" that he said resulted in a report in The Washington Times about lapses in national security and the firing of U.S. Park Police Chief Teresa Chambers.
March 2, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) recently sent the attached letter to the Director of the Office of Personal Management Kay Coles James expressing deep reservations regarding the inclusion of Health Savings Accounts in the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program:
February 19, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to a recent Dear Colleague regarding the bipartisan principle of pay parity distributed to the press by Chairman Ernest Istook (R-OK):
February 10, 2004Press Item
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February 10, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in support of federal employees’ protest of Department of Defense personnel changes on Capitol Hill today:
February 13, 2004Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – The House leadership of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, led by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), sent a letter yesterday to President Bush urging him to reconsider his decision to significantly reduce funding for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.
February 5, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding language in President Bush’s Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Analytical Perspectives (page 218) which states:
February 6, 2004Press Item
Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) today released the following statement in observance of the 11th anniversary of the passage of the Family and Medical Leave Act this week:
February 2, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding President Bush’s Fiscal Year 2005 Budget:
February 2, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the civilian federal pay adjustment proposed by President Bush in his Fiscal Year 2005 Budget:
January 30, 2004Press Item
The bipartisan Washington, DC regional delegation, led by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), will introduce a resolution next week that would put Congress on record in support of the bipartisan principle of pay parity in its upcoming fiscal year 2005 budget proposal.
January 19, 2004Press Item
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January 21, 2004Press Item
A bipartisan Washington, DC regional delegation, led by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), sent a letter today to President Bush urging that he support the principle of pay parity in his upcoming fiscal year 2005 budget proposal.
January 21, 2004Press Item
John Gage, National President of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), today issued the following statement in response to the release of a bi-partisan letter from Washington, D.C. area lawmakers urging President Bush to support pay parity in his fiscal year 2005 budget proposals:
January 15, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) sent the attached letter earlier today to Interior Department Inspector General Earl Devaney regarding the leaking of a classified report regarding security on the Mall.
December 31, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the President’s executive order providing a 2% pay adjustment in 2004 for federal employees...
December 8, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in praise of the inclusion of $1.5 billion in funding for election reform and a 4.1 percent pay raise for federal employees in the Fiscal Year 2004 Omnibus Appropriations Conference Report. Representative Hoyer voted against the bill for unrelated provisions...
December 10, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today in response to recent news reports that U.S. Park Police Chief Teresa Chambers has been placed on administrative leave because she answered questions posed to her by a Washington Post reporter regarding the force under her command:
November 25, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today regarding the announcement that the House and Senate Republican leadership have agreed to include a provision in the Transportation, Treasury conference report that would undo fair competition processes for federal employees and weaken federal worker protections.
December 8, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in praise of the inclusion of $1.5 billion in funding for election reform and a 4.1 percent pay raise for federal employees in the Fiscal Year 2004 Omnibus Appropriations Conference Report.
October 23, 2003Press Item
T wo area House members said yesterday they would offer an amendment to block the Bush administration from tightening control over government employees assigned to work in Congress...
November 7, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke out on the House floor in opposition to a Republican provision in the Defense Authorization Conference Report, which would deny worker protections and rights to hundreds of thousands of Department of Defense civilian employees. The following is Rep. Hoyer’s statement as prepared for delivery...