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January 20, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding President Bush's Inaugural Address:
January 24, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and House Administration Chairman Bob Ney (R-OH) today sent a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Joshua Bolten requesting that the White House Fiscal Year 2006 budget include full funding for the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA).
January 14, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today released the following statement in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday on January 16th (observed January 17th):
December 3, 2004Press Item
Legislation still is on track to implement a 3.5 percent average pay raise for federal civilian workers in 2005, despite a White House proposal to hold the increase to 2.5 percent.
January 5, 2005Press Item
Rep. Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.), one of the architects of today's white-collar pay system for federal workers, told the Bush administration yesterday that he is ready to discuss a different way of setting annual pay raises.
January 19, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Inauguration of President George W. Bush on Thursday:
January 20, 2005Press Item
Inaugural Floor Feature
January 14, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in response to reported remarks by Office of Management and Budget Director Josh Bolten to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today:
January 5, 2005Press Item
The House yesterday loosened its internal ethics guidelines by voting to make it more difficult for ethics probes to be launched against members of Congress.
January 5, 2005Press Item
House Republicans opened a new session of Congress yesterday by pushing through a new rule curtailing the ways ethics investigations can be launched, a day after they retreated on two other ethics moves.
January 7, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding President Bush’s appointment of former U.S. Senators Connie Mack (FL) and John Breaux (LA) to head a bipartisan tax reform panel:
January 7, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the third anniversary of the signing of the "No Child Left Behind Act" tomorrow (January 8):
January 10, 2005Press Item
Social Security Floor Feature
January 11, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning after a press conference on Social Security held at the White House:
January 5, 2005Press Item
A new rule, backed by GOP leaders, would require the vote of a fellow party member before a lawmaker could be investigated.
January 4, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today sent a letter to Office of Management and Budget Deputy Director Clay Johnson III offering to discuss with the Bush Administration any alternative federal employee pay proposals. Representative Hoyer was the lead sponsor of the Federal Employees Pay Comparability Act, which currently governs federal employee pay.
January 4, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today spoke on the House Floor in opposition to Republicans’ weakening of the House’s ethical standards. The following is Representative Hoyer’s statement as prepared for delivery:
January 4, 2005Press Item
Ethics Issues Floor Feature
January 4, 2005Press Item
In a letter to House members on Monday, the Congressional Ethics Coalition called on members to oppose rule changes that would hamper the Congressional ethics investigation process.
January 2, 2005Press Item
GOP drive in nation's capital and Texas to shield DeLay shows contempt for ethics in government and the impartial rule of law.
January 4, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) announced today that he has appointed Representatives John Tanner (TN) and Diana DeGette (CO) as Chief Deputy Whips, which makes them part of the Democratic Leadership and of the senior team of Democratic whips.
December 16, 2004Press Item
The House Democratic Leadership released the following letter to President Bush on the need to act now on tax simplification. The President is meeting with his advisors today on the economy.
December 16, 2004Press Item
House Majority Whip Roy Blunt (Mo.) and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (Md.) led a congressional delegation to the Middle East to assess ongoing preparations for the upcoming national elections in Iraq and the Palestinian Authority.