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June 7, 2016Press Item
Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA), chair of the Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity, released the following statement today in response to the release of House Republicans' first plank in their "Better Way" agenda, aimed at addressing poverty in America.
June 6, 2016Press Item
Tomorrow, House Speaker Paul Ryan is set to unveil the first plank of his “A Better Way” platform, which he says will put those living in poverty “on the ladder of opportunity, reward work, [and] open our economy so everyone can make the most of their lives.” 
June 6, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) traveled to South Africa from Tuesday, May 31 – Sunday, June 5 as part of a Congressional delegation marking the fiftieth anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy’s “Ripple of Hope” speech, which was delivered at the University of Cape Town on June 6, 1966.
June 3, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of the holy month of Ramadan.
June 3, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its jobs report for May.
June 3, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today as Secretary of State John Kerry participates in a conference in Paris aimed at restarting peace talks between Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
June 1, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released a video message today in recognition of LGBT Pride Month, which is celebrated during the month of June. 
May 30, 2016Press Item
Each year on Memorial Day we honor the sacrifices of those who died in defense of our nation and its values.   
May 27, 2016Press Item
This week, I was deeply disappointed that House Republicans voted once again to discriminate against LGBT Americans.  
May 26, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following video today after House Republicans once more voted in favor of discrimination against LGBT Americans. Earlier today, House Republicans voted down their own Energy and Water Appropriations bill because it included an amendment offered by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), which would ban federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT employees.
May 26, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the Floor of the House of Representatives this morning to call on House Republicans to take meaningful action to address the Zika virus by providing the necessary resources to respond. 
May 26, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Republicans voted down their Energy and Water appropriations bill because it included an amendment banning discrimination against LGBT Americans.
May 25, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight after Republicans in the House of Representatives passed two amendments permitting discrimination against LGBT individuals. 
May 25, 2016Press Item
Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in opposition to a bill that would repeal DC’s budget autonomy. 
May 25, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the House Natural Resources Committee approved bipartisan legislation to address the debt crisis in Puerto Rico. 
May 24, 2016Press Item
Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA), chair of the Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity, released the following statement today in response to today's Republican hearing on poverty in the House Ways and Means Committee. 
May 24, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Republicans passed dishonest legislation they claimed would address the Zika crisis. In reality, their legislation attempts to undo environmental regulations under the Clean Water Act. 
May 24, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor this afternoon in support of the Toxic Substance Control Modernization Act, a bill to modernize outdated legislation to protect Americans from harmful toxic substances. Below is a transcript of his remarks.