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January 19, 2004Press Item
A thorough look at the current 'State of the Union', including pages devoted to each issue...
January 27, 2004Press Item
Washington, D.C. – Members of the House Blue Dog Coalition responded today to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projection unveiled Monday that the federal deficit will hit a record $477 billion this year...
January 28, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the announcement of the Democratic Immigration Principles at a news conference today:
January 23, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) participated in a media conference call today with House Administration Chairman Bob Ney (OH) on the landmark election reform legislation, the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), and the first test of its implementation in the New Hampshire presidential primary this Tuesday.
January 26, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the new budget forecast by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO). The CBO predicts a $477 billion deficit for Fiscal Year 2004, which is 4.2 percent of GDP:
January 20, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding former House Minority Leader Richard Gephardt’s decision to end his candidacy for the Democratic Presidential nomination:
January 20, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight in response to President Bush’s State of the Union Address:
January 21, 2004Press Item
A bipartisan Washington, DC regional delegation, led by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), sent a letter today to President Bush urging that he support the principle of pay parity in his upcoming fiscal year 2005 budget proposal.
January 21, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on President Bush’s visit to Ohio, a state that has been severely impacted by the loss of millions of jobs under President Bush’s watch:
January 21, 2004Press Item
John Gage, National President of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), today issued the following statement in response to the release of a bi-partisan letter from Washington, D.C. area lawmakers urging President Bush to support pay parity in his fiscal year 2005 budget proposals:
January 5, 2004Press Item
President Bush plans to ask Congress for relatively small funding increases to fight AIDS and poverty in the developing world...
January 13, 2004Press Item
Washington, DC -- On January 7th, 2004, President George W. Bush spoke of the need for immigration reform and outlined the principles of reform his Administration supports...
January 7, 2004Press Item
Hispanic Americans are extremely disappointed with the President's announcement today on immigration policy, which appears to offer the business community full access to the immigrant workers it needs while providing very little to the workers themselves...
January 5, 2004Press Item
Statements by Hoyer and the DLC, and national education reports...
December 15, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA), a House leader on AIDS related issues, sent the attached letter to President Bush in response to press reports that the Administration is planning on requesting Fiscal Year 2005 AIDS funding at levels below those he trumpeted beginning with the 2003 State of the Union Address...
June 3, 2003Press Item
Speech by Whip Hoyer to the American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee on the Middle East conflict.
January 16, 2004Press Item
New polls show that at a time of record deficits, the public is against spending billions on a Mars mission while cutting domestic priorities...
January 16, 2004Press Item
CANTON, Ohio -- Cathy Wyatt is putting the finishing touches on her trendy coffee shop, Carpe Diem, opened just eight weeks ago. She is paying meticulous attention to her upscale clientele, complete with offering hard-boiled eggs marked for the Atkins-conscious crowd...
January 15, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) sent the attached letter earlier today to Interior Department Inspector General Earl Devaney regarding the leaking of a classified report regarding security on the Mall.
January 15, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today released the following statement in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 75th birthday:
January 15, 2004Press Item
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) today issued the following statement on the President’s proposal to establish a permanent base on the moon from which to launch human travel to Mars...
January 14, 2004Press Item
January 14, 2004, WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Bart Gordon said he was pleased the president laid out a more specific plan for the nation’s human space-flight program...
September 5, 2003Press Item
For several weeks now a storm has been brewing in the Senate over just how homosexuals fit into the mainstream of American life...
January 8, 2004Press Item
On the two-year anniversary of the No Child Left Behind Act, the Bush Administration is still trying to avoid its responsibility to fund these far-reaching education reforms by claiming that $6 billion in federal education funds have not been spent by the states.
January 12, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke today at a press conference regarding a landmark test of the historical Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA.) The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this week in State of Tennessee v. George Lane and Beverly Jones, a case that could drastically limit enforcement of key provisions in the ADA that protect millions of people with disabilities from discrimination by public entities.