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June 22, 2007Press Item
This week, the House finished work on three appropriations bills that invest in America's priorities after years of Republicans actually decreasing investments in those priorities.
June 18, 2007Press Item
This Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill increases the VA budget by $6.7 billion above the Fiscal Year 2007 level, the largest increase in the 77-year history of the Department of Veterans Affairs and $3.8 billion above the President’s request.
June 12, 2007Press Item
Democrats are building on the change we have brought to Washington over the last five months by bringing the first of 12 bills that will fund all government programs to the House Floor today. These important bills will continue to move our country in a new direction.
April 17, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD), who has long advocated tax simplification and reform, released the following statement on House Democrats' commitment to this issue, as well as continuing Democratic efforts to fix the Alternative Minimum Tax.
March 7, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Ways and Means Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee held a hearing on the Alternative Minimum Tax.
January 23, 2007Press Item
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January 23, 2007Press Item
...the true measure of the President's commitment to bipartisanship is not the rhetoric he used tonight, but the results that we will achieve together in the months ahead on energy, immigration and health care...
January 12, 2007Press Item
the House begins the first 100 hours agenda...
January 5, 2007Press Item
the opening of the 110th Congress with the Democrats in the Majority...
January 3, 2007Press Item
First, we will help bring integrity back to the House by breaking the link between lobbyists and lawmakers, and holding Members and staff more accountable...
December 21, 2006Press Item
Today’s announcement, while disappointing, is not a surprise. Unfortunately, the failure of the 109th Congress to pass all but two spending bills for fiscal year 2007 has given the administration the opportunity to mandate the lowest annual raise in almost 20 years...
January 3, 2007Press Item
Democrats ran on this agenda and were elected on this agenda. We promised the American people swift passage of these bills and we fully intend to make good on that promise...
November 8, 2006Press Item
DEMOCRATS REGAIN HOUSE MAJORITY!!!
November 7, 2006Press Item
"Today, millions of citizens all across America cast their ballots, voting to take our nation in a new direction and giving Democrats the House Majority in the 110th Congress...
July 24, 2006Press Item
State Tax, U.S.-India Nuclear Cooperation, and Government Efficiency
June 22, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer made the following statement today on the House Floor (as prepared for delivery):
May 18, 2006Press Item
After two setbacks, the House finally approved a fiscal 2007 budget early yesterday morning, but differences with the Senate version may be too considerable for Congress to reach a final agreement.
June 12, 2006Press Item
Emergency Supplemental, Appropriations, and the War in Iraq
May 18, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following Floor statement on the Fiscal Year 2007 budget, which is being debated in the House tonight (as prepared for delivery):
May 9, 2006Press Item
Defense Authorization and the Budget
May 10, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today on the House floor in opposition to the Republicans’ misguided Tax Reconciliation Act of 2005:
April 17, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement as millions of Americans navigated our nation’s increasingly complicated tax code and prepared to file their annual income tax returns before the filing deadline today:
March 22, 2006Press Item
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March 13, 2006Press Item
Online Freedom of Speech and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations
February 15, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the release of the bipartisan 2004 HIDTA Program Annual Report, which highlights HIDTA’s success in disrupting the nationwide market for illegal drugs: