Issue Reports

February 16, 2017
With Republicans controlling the White House and both chambers of Congress, they are fully responsible for what happens to America’s health care system.
February 7, 2017
On Sunday, Speaker Paul Ryan confirmed to the American people that Republicans are moving ahead with their plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act – despite reports that Republicans were changing their rhetoric, swapping “repeal and replace” for repair. 
February 1, 2017
President Trump’s Muslim ban emboldens our enemies, undermines our alliances around the world, and makes America less safe. 
January 31, 2017
Just days after President Trump signed his executive order, it’s clear his Muslim ban faces broad opposition. National security experts, labor and business leaders, and faith-based organizations have denounced this unconstitutional ban that makes our nation less safe.  
January 31, 2017
At last week’s GOP retreat, Congressional Republicans confirmed what Democrats and the American people have known all along: they have no real plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. 
January 30, 2017
On Friday, President Trump signed an executive order putting in place new vetting procedures for refugees and immigrants entering the United States without consulting our national security agencies or our allies around the world. 
January 24, 2017
On Friday, President Trump issued his first executive order, a vague yet potentially broad attack on the Affordable Care Act that has created uncertainty over what the impact of it will be. 
January 17, 2017
Last week, Congressional Republicans took the first step toward repealing the Affordable Care Act, yet they still haven’t shown the American people their replacement. 
January 12, 2017
This week, House Republicans are moving forward with their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act without offering a replacement. 
January 12, 2017
Ahead of House Republicans’ vote to begin the process to repeal the Affordable Care Act tomorrow, here’s a look at Republican hypocrisy on the ACA over the last six years.
January 10, 2017
For over six years, Senate and House Republicans have been promising the American people that they would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. 
January 6, 2017
With the 115th Congress beginning this week and the President-Elect’s inauguration taking place in two weeks, Republicans have a responsibility to govern and get things done for the American people. 
January 4, 2017
As the 115th Congress convenes, and with Republicans in control of both the House and Senate, Republican leadership has made repealing the Affordable Care Act their first order of business.  
December 6, 2016
As the Republican-led 114th Congress comes to an end, it’s clear that this Congress has become yet another closed, unproductive, do-nothing Congress.
September 27, 2016
As Congress prepares to adjourn at the end of the week, it’s clear that the Republican-led 114th Congress has become yet another closed, unproductive, do-nothing Congress.
September 21, 2016
In 2007, the pharmaceutical company Mylan acquired the patent for the EpiPen. Since then, they have dramatically increased the price of this emergency epinephrine injector.
September 13, 2016
Today, Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer released a report that demonstrates how the economy has performed consistently better under Democratic presidents than Republican ones. 
September 6, 2016
Seven months ago, President Obama requested $1.9 billion in emergency funding to combat the spread of the Zika virus in the United States. Since then, despite a growing number of cases reported in the U.S. and its territories, Republicans have refused to take action to address the Zika virus. 
July 13, 2016
This week, Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer delivered a speech on how Congress can renew the American people's faith in government, indentifying four major proposals to renew trust and confidence in government: campaign finance reform, voting rights, redistricting reform, and government technology. 
July 12, 2016
This week, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer delivered a speech on how Congress can renew the American people’s faith in government. 
July 6, 2016
Last month, House Democrats held a 26-hour sit in on the Floor of the House of Representatives to demand House Republican leaders hold a vote on legislation to address gun violence. 
June 21, 2016
This week, Speaker Paul Ryan and House Republicans will unveil the fifth plank of their policy platform, which they are calling “A Better Way.” House Republicans claim that they will lay out their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. However, like each of the other planks of their #WrongWay plan, House Republicans aren’t actually putting any specifics or details forward.
June 13, 2016
Six years ago, House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and House Democrats created the Make It In America plan to encourage private sector job creation here in the U.S. Today, Whip Hoyer is unveiling an updated Make It In America plan to address today’s economic challenges and opportunities.
June 13, 2016
To Make It In America, we must: