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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.
June 23, 2005Press Item
Local law enforcement officials decried Thursday huge budget cuts proposed by the Bush administration to a national network of drug-interdiction task forces, including one that provided more than $12 million to the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area this year.
June 22, 2005Press Item
The House Appropriations Committee yesterday approved a 3.1 percent pay raise next year for civil service employees, continuing a long-standing practice of providing a raise equal to that planned for the military.
June 20, 2005Press Item
Today, the United States possesses the most efficient public sector in the world, one whose mission is to execute the public policies of the nation without regard to politics or party, serve and protect the American people, and save taxpayer money.
June 27, 2005Press Item
Appropriations (Foreign Operations; Trasportation/Treasury/HUD), Water Resources Development Act
June 27, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Representative Mary Bono (R-CA) released the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s 9-0 decision in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. v. Grokster, Ltd.:
June 28, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement regarding the “Secure America’s Vote Act of 2005,” which he introduced today:
June 23, 2005Press Item
Letter to the Editor of the Washington Post from Steny Hoyer and Nancy Pelosi
June 24, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today at a press conference with members of the House Democratic leadership.
June 24, 2005Press Item
The idea of creating personal accounts for U.S. workers' Social Security taxes won't be axed until President Bush declares it dead, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley of Iowa said Wednesday.
June 24, 2005Press Item
Public broadcasters turned back an effort to slash their federal subsidies by $100 million, but scores of education, labor and health programs still face cuts in the House.
June 24, 2005Press Item
A key House committee reversed President Bush's fifth attempt to give unequal raises to military and civilian employees in a voice vote this week - a decision that the rest of Congress and the president likely will uphold.
June 23, 2005Press Item
A bipartisan group of lawmakers, including House Minority Whip Hoyer, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Senate Finance ranking member Max Baucus, D-Mont., today released a report they said demonstrated the effectiveness of the High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas program, whose funding the White House has proposed cutting in half in FY06.