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July 26, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer made the following statement on the House Floor today regarding H.R. 5611, the Fuel Consumption Education Act, and the energy independence bill that he unveiled yesterday with other leading Democrats, the PROGRESS Act. (As prepared for delivery.)
July 27, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Republican leaders in the House and Senate have a long history of trying to poison efforts to raise the national minimum wage by making wage increases contingent on passing other harmful measures – such as ones that hurt workers or drive up the budget deficit, according to a new analysis released by Rep. George Miller (D-CA) today.
July 27, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and George Miller (D-CA) issued the following statement this evening:
July 28, 2006Press Item
Democrats Continue Fighting for a Fair Vote on Increasing the Minimum Wage
July 28, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), Ranking Democrat on the Ways and Means Committee Charlie Rangel (NY) and Rep. Robert Wexler (D-FL), a member of the Judiciary Committee, today began an effort to put bipartisan pressure on the House Judiciary Committee to take up legislation that would grant the Korean War Veterans Association a Federal charter.
July 28, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement this evening on the House floor in opposition to the Republicans’ cynical attempt to play political games with the minimum wage:
July 26, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement after he and other Congressional leaders met privately this morning with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who addressed a Joint Session of Congress today:
July 25, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today at a press conference with Rep. John Dingell (MI), Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Democrat, Rep. Jim Oberstar, Transportation Committee Ranking Democrat, Rep. Mark Udall (CO), co-chair of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus, Rep. Stephanie Herseth (SD), co-chair of the House Democratic Rural Working Group and member of the House Agriculture Committee, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, member of the House Transportation Committee and Task Force on Livable Communities, and Rep. Adam Schiff, member of the House International Relations Committee and co-chair/co-founder of the Democratic Study Group on National Security, to introduce the PROGRESS Act:
July 25, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – Leading House Democrats, including Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), Rep. John Dingell (MI), Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Democrat, Rep. Jim Oberstar, Transportation Committee Ranking Democrat, Rep. Mark Udall (CO), co-chair of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus, Rep. Stephanie Herseth (SD), co-chair of the House Democratic Rural Working Group and member of the House Agriculture Committee, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, member of the House Transportation Committee and Task Force on Livable Communities, and Rep. Adam Schiff, member of the House International Relations Committee and co-chair/co-founder of the Democratic Study Group on National Security, released the following statements today after unveiling a comprehensive energy independence bill entitled the “PROGRESS Act.”
March 2, 2007Press Item
Democrats Fight to Make America Energy Independent
July 25, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon:
July 26, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), the lead Democratic sponsor of the Americans with Disabilities Act in the House, released the following statement today marking the 16th anniversary of the ADA, which was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990:
July 24, 2006Press Item
State Tax, U.S.-India Nuclear Cooperation, and Government Efficiency
July 19, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in opposition to the Republicans' court-stripping bill, and in favor of defeating the Previous Question, which would have allowed a vote on increasing the minimum wage:
July 20, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks yesterday on the House floor in favor of the bipartisan House resolution condemning the recent terrorist attacks against Israel and supporting Israel's right of self-defense. The measure will be voted on today in the House.
July 20, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today on the House floor in favor of overriding President Bush’s first veto, which he issued today regarding H.R. 810, legislation that was passed in both the House and the Senate to expand research of embryonic stem cells:
July 20, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after Rep. Barney Frank, the Ranking Democrat on the Financial Services Committee, issued a new report detailing the insufficient job growth and stagnant wages under the Bush Administration:
July 20, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today on the House floor against the Oman Free Trade Agreement:
July 18, 2006Press Item
Whip Hoyer and Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) made the following remarks today to reporters about President Bush's threat to veto H.R. 810, the Castle-DeGette Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act:
July 18, 2006Press Item
Expanded research would help millions of families
July 13, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today on the House floor in favor of reauthorizing key provisions of the Voting Rights Act (as prepared for delivery):
July 13, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon after a group of House Republicans sent a letter to the Republican leadership urging a vote on an increase in the federal minimum wage before the end of July:
July 17, 2006Press Item
Constitutional Amednment to prohibit same-sex marriage, Pledge Protection, Free Trade, and Stem Cell Research
July 17, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today:
July 12, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke today on the House floor about the need to increase the federal minimum wage, which has not been increased since 1997.