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June 7, 2016Press Item
This morning, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) participated in a panel discussion with Reps. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Gwen Moore (D-WI) at the Center for American Progress. 
June 7, 2016Press Item
Wanted to be sure you saw today’s op-ed by Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) and Congressman Chris Van Hollen (MD-8) online in The Baltimore Sun about recent actions taken by House Republicans on the Select Panel to Attack Women’s Health to subpoena a reproductive health care practitioner in Maryland and several Maryland health care providers and first responders. 
June 7, 2016Press Item
This week, Speaker Ryan and House Republicans are beginning to unveil piece of their policy platform, which they call “A Better Way.” The first plank of Speaker Ryan’s agenda is supposed to address poverty, but the plan is just another attempt to rebrand policies that House Republicans have put forward in the past and that we know won’t lift Americans out of poverty.
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.