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July 26, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), the lead House sponsor of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, released the following statement today regarding the 15th anniversary of the ADA’s enactment on Tuesday:
July 19, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), who led a Congressional delegation to India in January 2004, released the following statement today after an address to a Joint Session of Congress by Dr. Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India:
July 21, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today concerning the House Republican leadership’s effort to stifle debate on legislation reauthorizing 16 provisions of the USA Patriot Act
July 15, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, Democratic Caucus Chairman Robert Menendez, and Democratic Caucus Vice Chairman James E. Clyburn sent a letter to Speaker Dennis Hastert today calling on him to direct House committees to immediately schedule hearings into the White House's involvement in leaking the identity of CIA covert agent Valerie Plame.
July 25, 2005Press Item
Health Care, Postal Reform, Medical Malpractice, CAFTA
July 20, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), a leading proponent of tax reform in the House of Representatives, released the following statement this morning, as the Members of the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform met to discuss tax reform proposals:
July 20, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to President Bush’s visit to the Port of Baltimore.
July 13, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the White House’s announcement that the government will post the third highest deficit in the nation’s history and continues to face massive deficits as far as the eye can see:
July 13, 2005Press Item
Democrats React to the New Deficit Numbers
July 15, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, Democratic Caucus Chairman Robert Menendez, and Democratic Caucus Vice Chairman James E. Clyburn sent a letter to Speaker Dennis Hastert today calling on him to direct House committees to immediately schedule hearings into the White House's involvement in leaking the identity of CIA covert agent Valerie Plame.
July 12, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning concerning four bills that the Republican leadership put on the House Floor today that will weaken worker protections, and the Republicans’ refusal to consider Democratic legislation to raise the minimum wage for the first time in eight years:
July 12, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today at a rally of the American Federation of Government Employees/United Department of Defense Workers Coalition:
July 12, 2005Press Item
On Social Security, Republicans are Distracted and Divided
July 7, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today concerning the terrorist attacks in London:
June 24, 2005Press Item
For six months, Republicans have traveled the country as fiscal Paul Reveres, sounding the alarm about the coming collapse of Social Security.
July 8, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning after the Department of Labor announced that the economy gained 146,000 jobs in June, or 4,000 fewer jobs than are needed each month to keep pace with population growth:
July 11, 2005Press Item
OSHA, Water Resources Development Act
June 30, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding House passage (222-203) of an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2006 Transportation, Treasury and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill:
July 1, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Republican leadership backpedaled on trying to unilaterally change the House Ethics rules, and instead agreed to follow House rules and hire a non-partisan professional staff for Ethics Committee:
June 28, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight after President Bush spoke at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, regarding the war in Iraq:
June 29, 2005Press Item
Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-MD) today joined all 206 House Democrats in sending a letter to the President urging him to address the $1 billion shortfall in veterans’ health care funding acknowledged by the Administration last week.
June 29, 2005Press Item
We are writing to request that you submit a FY 2005 supplemental funding request adding at least $1.3 billion to address the shortfall in veterans’ health care funding that your Administration has identified.
June 30, 2005Press Item
Hoyer Urges Immediate Action to Address Shortage in Veterans' Health Care Funding.
June 30, 2005Press Item
Representative Mike Ferguson (R-NJ) and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) introduced legislation today that would allow “medically necessary” dental care for seniors and the disabled to be covered under Medicare.
June 28, 2005Press Item
Latest Republican Move is Just Another Attempt to Privatize Social Security and Fails to Do Anything on Solvency.