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March 24, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to new sanctions designations against entities facilitating Iran’s ballistic missile development and testing. 
March 24, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the conviction of Radovan Karadzic of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. 
March 23, 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 a statement today on Speaker Ryan’s comments about Americans living in poverty.
March 23, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the House voted unanimously for a resolution condemning yesterday’s terrorist attacks in Brussels.
March 23, 2016Press Item
Mr. Speaker, this week marks the sixth anniversary of the adoption of the Affordable Care Act.
March 23, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference today on the steps of the Capitol with Democratic Members of Congress to mark the sixth anniversary of the enactment of the Affordable Care Act. Below is a transcript of his remarks. 
March 23, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the sixth anniversary of the enactment of the Affordable Care Act.
March 22, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the 75th anniversary of the activation of the 99th Pursuit Squadron, the first of several units of African-American airmen trained in Tuskegee, Alabama who served during World War II.
March 22, 2016Press Item
Last week, President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court. Despite being well-qualified and highly regarded within the legal community, Senate Republicans have refused to hold a confirmation hearing or an up-or-down vote on Judge Garland. In fact, they won’t even meet with him.  
March 22, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the terror attacks in Brussels today.
March 21, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today, calling on Senate Republicans to give Supreme Court Justice Nominee Merrick Garland fair consideration. 
March 18, 2016Press Item
Today, I am joining my Democratic colleagues to urge Speaker Ryan to keep the House in session until we address the crises related to the Zika virus, opioid addiction, and Flint.
March 18, 2016Press Item
This week, House Republicans introduced their budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2017, and the Budget Committee passed it on Wednesday. 
March 18, 2016Press Item
Wanted to be sure you saw today’s article in “Roll Call” about the Beta Labs briefing series. 
March 17, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the State Department’s determination that ISIL is committing genocide in areas it controls.  
March 17, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor this afternoon in opposition to House Republicans’ anti-immigrant amicus brief resolution. Below is a transcript of his remarks and a link to the video.