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February 3, 2003Press Item
Statements by Democratic Whip Hoyer (D-MD), and Rep. John Spratt (D-SC)
February 19, 2003Press Item
Statements by Hoyer, Cardin, Greenstein
March 4, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the President's statement on medical malpractice issues...
February 13, 2003Press Item
Rep. Benjamin L. Cardin today blasted House Republicans for bringing a welfare bill to the floor that "sabotages the 1996 welfare reform effort by making it much harder for states to provide education and job training to welfare recipients" ...
January 28, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) issued the following statement today in anticipation of the President's State of the Union Address...
January 28, 2003Press Item
Two congressional leaders on federal employee issues, House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Government Reform Chairman Tom Davis (R-VA), joined forces today to introduce a bipartisan Sense of the Congress Resolution which calls for parity in pay adjustments between military and civilian employees...
February 3, 2003Press Item
U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) issued the following statement today on the President's Fiscal Year 2004 Budget
February 25, 2003Press Item
I do not envy you. In the next few months, excruciating decisions must be made in virtually every state capital. As NGA's fiscal survey of states reported in November: "nearly every state is in fiscal crisis" ...
February 13, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement on the House Floor today regarding the Democratic alternative to the GOP welfare reform bill...
December 16, 2002Press Item
Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD), the incoming House Democratic Whip, released the following statement today regarding President Bush’s call on Saturday for Congress to extend unemployment insurance benefits for jobless Americans as soon as it convenes in January...
January 3, 2003Press Item
Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD), the incoming House Democratic Whip, released the following statement today regarding an economic stimulus plan...
November 15, 2002Press Item
House Democrats unanimously elected Rep. Steny H. Hoyer to the number two post of minority whip yesterday, making him the leadership's most visible centrist and Maryland's highest-ranking member of Congress ever...
November 16, 2002Press Item
About 780,000 jobless Americans will lose their unemployment benefits at midnight, and a prolonged dispute between Republicans and Democrats could keep them and thousands more workers cut off from further aid for weeks...
February 4, 2003Press Item
When President Bush took office, his budget officials estimated the cumulative surplus for the years 2002-11 to be $5.6 trillion. Last week the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its outlook for the next 10 years, in which it declared that the cumulative surplus for that 10-year period "has been all but eliminated." And that's before the president's proposed tax cuts or spending initiatives are factored into the budget...
February 11, 2003Press Item
President Bush told the nation in his State of the Union address that "we will not pass along our problems to other Congresses, other presidents and other generations." But last week, the administration's budget projected a $307 billion deficit for next year and deficits for as far as the eye can see - even as the administration pushes a new $674 billion tax plan and contemplates military action in Iraq that could cost hundreds of billions of dollars more...
February 3, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Fiscal Year 2004 Budget released by the Bush Administration today...
January 29, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement on the House Floor today regarding the Motion to go to Conference on the fiscal year 2003 Omnibus Appropriations Bill...
February 11, 2003Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my good friends from Illinois and California, Chairman Hyde and ranking member Lantos, for bringing this very important resolution to the house floor. It's a moral imperative, and a matter of principle, that this house speak as one today...
January 28, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement tonight after President Bush's State of the Union address...
February 3, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), the lead Democratic House sponsor of the landmark Federal election reform bill (the "Help America Vote Act") that was signed into law by President Bush last October, released the following statement regarding funding in the President's Fiscal Year 2004 Budget to implement those reforms...
February 3, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the fiscal year 2004 Budget released by the Bush Administration today and its affect on federal employees...
November 16, 2002Press Item
Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD), who became Maryland's highest ranking Member of Congress ever when he was unanimously elected to be the next House Democratic Whip on Thursday, will deliver the Democratic response to the President's weekly national radio address on Saturday. The following is the text of Congressman Hoyer's remarks, as delivered ...
December 9, 2002Press Item
Democratic Whip-Elect Steny Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement on the House Democratic economic forum taking place today during a press availability with other members of the House Democratic Leadership...
December 9, 2002Press Item
House Democratic Whip-Elect Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today regarding press reports that President Bush intends to nominate John W. Snow to be Treasury Secretary and to appoint Stephen Friedman as the top White House economic advisor...
December 10, 2002Press Item
Democratic Whip-Elect Steny Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement today on the second day of the House Democratic economic forum during a press availability with other members of the House Democratic Leadership