Press Releases: 2008

September 18, 2008
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the Commodity Markets Transparency and Accountability Act.
September 18, 2008
Majority Leader Hoyer released the following statement today after Acting House Ethics Committee Chairman Gene Green announced the committee will meet next Wednesday to consider an investigation of Rangel’s personal finances.
September 18, 2008
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) today joined with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and a group of citizens to discuss how Republican obstructionism and failed policies have weakened our economy, contributed to the turmoil on Wall Street, and neglected the real needs of the American people.
September 17, 2008
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) today joined with leading Members of Congress, the disability and business communities to celebrate the passage by voice vote of the ADA Amendments Act.
September 16, 2008
During Hispanic Heritage Month, we celebrate the legacy, tradition and countless contributions Hispanic-Americans have made to our nation.
September 15, 2008
Hoyer responds to crisis on Wall Street.
September 15, 2008
The Majority Leader’s office has created a video highlighting powerful clips from last week’s floor statements on Republican failures.
September 12, 2008
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Republican press conference on energy.
September 11, 2008
WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered the following statement today at a press conference following the Senate’s passage of the ADA Amendments Act.
September 11, 2008
The House will adjourn for the week on Thursday, September 11 so the Texas congressional delegation, whose districts are threatened by Hurricane Ike, may return home.
September 10, 2008
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement commemorating the seventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
September 10, 2008
The comprehensive energy bill being developed is a strong bill that will increase responsible drilling and invest in renewable energy, and it deserves bipartisan support.
September 9, 2008
The report released today by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reveals that after eight years in the White House, and six years at all the levers of power, Republicans’ failed policies have resulted in record deficits and a weakened economy.
September 5, 2008
But today’s jobs report shows just how disconnected from reality the Republican Party really is. Last month, the American economy lost 84,000 more jobs.
August 28, 2008
“Forty five years ago today, some 300,000 men, women, and children poured into Washington, DC, to claim their equal rights as citizens...
August 26, 2008
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on today's Census Bureau annual report on health care, poverty, and income:
August 22, 2008
WASHINGTON – House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released a statement today in response to a release put out by Minority Leader John Boehner that criticized a Hoyer proposal to promote conservation by encouraging federal agencies to implement existing policies to compress the 40-hour work week into four days:
August 20, 2008
Today we mourn the death of Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones, even as we fondly recall her life and accomplishments.
August 12, 2008
The bipartisan leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives stands united in condemning – in the strongest possible terms – the recent Russian invasion of the sovereign state of Georgia.
August 11, 2008
I was disappointed to hear of Minority Leader Boehner’s inappropriate comments regarding Speaker Pelosi.
August 6, 2008
WASHINGTON – House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today: