Press Releases: 2010

March 24, 2010
Speaker Pelosi has appointed three Members of Congress representing the diverse perspectives of the Democratic Caucus to the president's vital, bipartisan fiscal commission.
March 24, 2010
In the winter of 2008, America did not know whether it was heading for a Second Great Depression.
March 23, 2010
Health care reform that will provide access to quality, affordable health care for all Americans is now law.
March 22, 2010
In 1780, when our nation was struggling to be born, and John Adams was far from home, he wrote this in a letter to his wife: I must study politics and war, so that my sons have the liberty to study commerce, so that their sons have the right to study literature, and art, and music.
March 21, 2010
This morning, Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) appeared on NBC's “Meet the Press” to discuss today's expected vote on health insurance reform.
March 20, 2010
Today's protests against health insurance reform saw a rash of despicable, inflammatory behavior, much of it directed at minority Members of Congress.
March 20, 2010
The rule issued sets up a straight forward process with three votes.
March 20, 2010
Today we mark with sadness the death of Stewart Udall, former Secretary of the Interior, father of Senator Tom Udall and uncle of Senator Mark Udall.
March 20, 2010
Mr. President, welcome. We’re pleased to have you here. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, little did you and I realize when you were a capitol cop and I was working down in the basement of the Russell Building that we would be on this stage with President Obama.
March 18, 2010
After months of hearings, discussions and deliberations on health care reform, the House will remain in session this weekend as we move toward completing our work on this critical issue.
March 18, 2010
Today, House Democrats posted the final health insurance reform legislation online.
March 17, 2010
I applaud the Senate’s passage of the HIRE Act, a much-needed piece of jobs legislation that now goes to President Obama’s desk for a signature.
March 17, 2010
Today, the Congressional Black Caucus held an important public hearing dedicated to chronic unemployment.
March 15, 2010
The Obama Administration’s Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Blueprint is a significant step toward ensuring that all American children can receive a world-class education.
March 15, 2010
I want to congratulate Chairman Dodd for introducing a strong Wall Street reform proposal today.
March 12, 2010
I am pleased that Leader McConnell and Leader Boehner have made their selections for the bipartisan fiscal commission.
March 11, 2010
I applaud President Obama’s announcement of increased efforts to promote American exports, with a goal of doubling exports in the next five years.
March 10, 2010
Today, House Democrats announced another step in our ongoing work to increase openness and transparency by banning corporate earmarks.
March 10, 2010
Entering its 23rd decade, the U.S. Census is the longest-running national census in the world.
March 5, 2010
I am pleased to hear that General Motors is giving more than 600 auto dealers the chance to quickly restore dealerships that were closed in the company’s restructuring.
March 5, 2010
Any month in which the economy doesn’t create jobs is a disappointment. But today it’s clear that, thanks to the policies adopted by President Obama and the Democratic Congress, job losses are slowing to a halt.
March 4, 2010
Last year, President Obama and the 111th Congress took their oaths of office as America faced the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression.
March 3, 2010
Every ten years, as long as we have been a nation under the Constitution, the United States has taken a Census of everyone who lives here.
March 3, 2010
The week of February 8th, a member of Rep. Massa’s staff brought to the attention of Mr. Hoyer’s staff allegations of misconduct that had been made against Mr. Massa.