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February 24, 2009Press Item
As the House begins debate on the FY09 Consolidated Appropriations Act this week, Republicans are continuing to try to sweep their history under the rug and convince the American people that they are committed to fiscal responsibility.
February 23, 2009Press Item
Today, the House Appropriations Committee introduced legislation to wrap up work on the fiscal year 2009 appropriations bills.
September 26, 2008Press Item
Today the House passed the Renewable Energy and Job Creation Tax Act, which will extend and expand tax incentives for renewable energy.
September 25, 2008Press Item
I support this bill for two reasons. First, because it provides essential tax relief to American families and businesses. And second—and just as importantly—because it is paid for.
September 26, 2008Press Item
The bill provides essential tax relief to American families and businesses. Its tax credits will help create tens of thousands of American jobs, while investing in the new energy technology we need to break our dependence on foreign oil.
September 24, 2008Press Item
The House passed the Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, which funds certain government operations at last year’s levels through March 6, 2009. The bill passed by a vote of 370 to 58.
September 24, 2008Press Item
The continuing resolution before us funds the federal government at its current levels through the month of March.
September 24, 2008Press Item
The House has already passed responsible legislation this year to extend expiring energy incentives and business tax credits. While we applaud the Senate for acting yesterday and taking a step toward being fiscally responsible, their bill still falls short of the pay-as-you-go principle that House Democrats have insisted on.
September 23, 2008Press Item
I am pleased that the Senate has moved forward on passing these important tax provisions.
August 1, 2008Press Item
America has asked for unprecedented sacrifice from its all-volunteer military. Our men and women in uniform have answered with dedication and heroism that will be retold for generations.
July 30, 2008Press Item
The Higher Education Opportunity Act, Paycheck Fairness Act, and The Military Construction and the Veterans Affairs FY09 Appropriations bill
July 29, 2008Press Item
The Military Construction and Veterans Affairs FY09 Appropriations bill and Suspensions
June 25, 2008Press Item
Every House Member agrees that we must prevent the alternative minimum tax (the AMT) from hitting millions of hard-working American families this year.
June 19, 2008Press Item
WASHINGTON - House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following Floor statement regarding the supplemental appropriations bill. As prepared for delivery:
June 17, 2008Press Item
It is stunning that Senate Republicans continue to stand in the way of this important legislation to extend tax relief to American businesses and families.
June 12, 2008Press Item
Make no mistake: House Democrats are absolutely committed to enacting this legislation to extend tax relief to American businesses and families without increasing the deficit.
June 2, 2008Press Item
The Administration’s focus today on tax cuts that are not due to expire for another two years shows again how they are out of touch with Americans' daily struggle to deal with the consequences of the President’s failed economic program – anemic job growth, decreasing household incomes, exploding costs of gas, food, health care and college, record foreclosure rates, and rising poverty.
May 21, 2008Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I first want to commend Chairman Charlie Rangel and all of the Members of the Ways and Means Committee for their hard work on this very important, far-sighted legislation – the ‘Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act.’
April 14, 2008Press Item
Taxpayer Assistance and Simplification Act and Suspensions.
April 15, 2008Press Item
Today, as millions of Americans prepare to file their federal income tax returns by midnight, many will be confounded, confused and, yes, perhaps even cranky because of our unbelievably complicated tax code.
March 12, 2008Press Item
Budget, FISA.
March 7, 2008Press Item
Budget, Ethics, Intelligence and Suspensions.