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April 1, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Republicans switched from opposition to the Democratic motion to instruct conferees on the fiscal year 2004 budget to support in the middle of debate on the Floor...
April 2, 2003Press Item
In a major victory for Democrats, the U.S. House of Representatives on April 1 passed by 399-22 a motion offered by Rep. John Spratt to instruct conferees on the budget resolution. After first arguing against the motion, Republicans decided they could not defeat it and chose to join Democrats in voting for it...
March 31, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and House Democratic leaders today denounced the reckless and damaging Republican budget resolution and promoted a motion to instruct the budget conferees to reject cuts in education, healthcare, and veterans’ programs. The following is Congressman Hoyer’s statement as prepared for delivery...
April 1, 2003Press Item
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed a Democratic motion to instruct conferees on House Concurrent Resolution 95, the Budget Resolution for Fiscal Year 2004. The motion, offered by U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC), was approved 399-22. The following is a fact sheet on the motion...
April 1, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON – In a major victory for Democrats, the U.S. House of Representatives today passed 399-22 a motion offered by U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) to reject deep cuts in the House Republican budget. The following is a statement by Rep. Spratt...
March 30, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer spoke on Sunday, March 30 to leaders of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee who were in Washington this week for their annual policy conference...
March 31, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today regarding the House Republican Leadership’s refusal to allow a Democratic alternative to H.R. 1463, the Small Pox Vaccination Compensation Fund Act ...
March 31, 2003Press Item
In an effort to bolster the lagging smallpox vaccination among nurses and other first responders, Congresswoman Lois Capps today joined senior members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee to call for swift passage of a fair and adequate smallpox vaccine compensation package
March 24, 2003Press Item
The following is the transcript of Rep. Spratt's closing remarks on the FY04 House Republican Budget Resolution ...
March 27, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and Transportation Committee Ranking Member Jim Oberstar (MN) meet with representatives of the airline companies today to discuss government assistance to the airline industry. Representatives DeFazio and Lipinski also participated in the meeting...
March 19, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and House Democratic leaders today announced the House Democratic budget alternative, which safeguards domestic programs, creates jobs, and protects the Social Security and Medicare trusts. Rep. Hoyer criticized the reckless and damaging Republican budget resolution released by the House Republican Budget Committee...
March 20, 2003Press Item
Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD), the House Democratic Whip, released the following statement today regarding our military efforts to disarm Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein...
March 20, 2003Press Item
U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) today issued the following statement on the House Democratic budget, which he will offer tonight on the House floor...
March 21, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today regarding the votes in the U.S. House last night on the 2004 Republican Budget Resolution and the Democratic alternative...
March 25, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today regarding the Senate vote to cut the Bush tax plan in half...
March 19, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to criticism by Republican leaders of Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle...
March 14, 2003Press Item
Late in the evening of March 11, the House Budget Committee – on a party-line vote of 24 to 19 – voted out a House GOP budget resolution...
March 13, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement today regarding the Republican fiscal year 2003 budget which is to be considered on the House Floor next week...
March 13, 2003Press Item
U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) issued the following statement today on the House Republican budget...
March 17, 2003Press Item
Just three months into the 108th Congress, House Democrats are already reaching the height of frustration with the GOP majority and are putting in place a long-term strategy to hit back at Republicans for muzzling their views...
March 17, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight in response to the president’s speech on Iraq...
March 10, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement today in response to news reports of the latest incident of a Republican Member of Congress, Representative Joe Wilson (R-S.C.), bashing unions in an effort to raise campaign contributions...