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April 9, 2014Press Item
"I am deeply disappointed that Senate Republicans voted today to prevent equal pay legislation from reaching the Floor
April 9, 2014Press Item
“I’m pleased the Committee on Natural Resources passed this bipartisan legislation by unanimous consent today, bringing us one step closer to allowing construction of the National Law Enforcement Officers Museum to proceed. 
April 9, 2014Press Item
“Thank you very much for being here. I am pleased to be joined by my colleagues, the Ranking Member of the Science and Technology Committee, the Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, the Ranking Member of the Budget Committee, and Mr. Heck, who is a representative of the freshman class, but who himself was a very high ranking leader in the legislature in Washington state, a very successful business man, who knows a lot about what we’re talking about, and we’re pleased to have him here as well.
April 8, 2014Press Item
“Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Never again. We intone those words: never again. We intone those words because we have seen horror and felt guilt that it happened on our watch. And so we say never again.
April 8, 2014Press Item
“I thank the Ranking Member for yielding. I would first observe, Mr. Speaker, that the American people ought to lament another opportunity missed. An opportunity to come together and adopt a big, balanced plan for investment and balance in our fiscal system in America.
April 8, 2014Press Item
“Thank you, Ranking Member Waters, for inviting me to address the panel this afternoon, and I want to thank Ranking Member Lacy Clay of the Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee as well.
April 8, 2014Press Item
“Thank you very much for being here. I first of all want to start by thanking Sandy Levin. Congressman Levin is from Michigan and he’s the Ranking Democrat on the Ways and Means Committee.  Otherwise known as the guy who’s got all the fans in the audience.  That’s terrific.
April 8, 2014Press Item
“It is shameful that in America today, women still earn only 77 cents to the dollar compared to a man.
April 8, 2014Press Item
This week, the House will vote on the extreme House Republican budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2015. 
April 8, 2014Press Item
Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) discussed the extreme Republican budget and the success of the Affordable Care Act on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" and Fox News' "Fox & Friends" this morning. 
April 8, 2014Press Item
Yesterday the Senate passed a bipartisan agreement of emergency unemployment insurance for five months. 
April 7, 2014Press Item
Today, the Senate took important action to renew emergency unemployment insurance for the more than 2.8 million Americans who have had this critical assistance cut off since it expired at the end of December
April 7, 2014Press Item
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA). chair of the Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity, sent a letter to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office requesting an analysis of how the extreme House Republicans budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2015 would impact poverty in the country