Press Releases

June 30, 2016
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) announced the beginning of the 2016 House Democrats’ Member Online All-Star Competition, an annual three-week competition for House Democrats to gain new followers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
June 29, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Senate passed legislation to address the debt crisis in Puerto Rico.
June 29, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined Reps. Robin Kelly (IL-02), Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Danny Davis (IL-07), Bill Foster (IL-11), and Mike Quigley (IL-05) today at a rally in Chicago as part of the National Day of Action for Commonsense Gun Violence Prevention. 
June 28, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight in response to a terrorist attack in Istanbul, Turkey. 
June 28, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Republicans on the Select Committee on Benghazi released a partisan report with no evidence of wrongdoing. 
June 28, 2016
Yesterday, Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) met with Wendy Edmonds and J. Bobbe Frasier, Jr., siblings of Sylvia Frasier, one of the twelve victims killed in a mass shooting on September 16, 2013 at Washington Navy Yard. 
June 27, 2016
Today, Democrats on the Select Committee on Benghazi released their report showing that our forces in Benghazi did their jobs to the best of their ability and that no new facts or evidence have come to light that would alter our understanding of what happened following eight other investigations.  
June 27, 2016
Today's Supreme Court ruling reaffirms what the Court had previously made clear: women have a constitutional right to make decisions about their own bodies and must not be denied access to safe, legal abortions.  
June 27, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the Financial Action Task Force's decision on Iran.
June 26, 2016
Today we mark the first anniversary of the Supreme Court’s historic ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, which recognized the fundamental right of same-sex couples to marry across the country.
June 24, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight after reports indicate that the Department of Defense will reverse the ban on transgender service members. 
June 24, 2016
The tax proposal House Republicans unveiled today is nothing new.  
June 24, 2016
We have an epidemic of gun violence in the country. The Senate and the House are taking no action, none whatsoever. We have two simple bills to be put on the Floor for a vote. 
June 24, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. 
June 23, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) discussed House Democrats' sit-in this afternoon on CNN. After holding a sit-in for twenty-six hours on the House Floor, House Democrats will be returning to their districts to engage their constituents and continue calling for a vote on legislation to address gun violence. 
June 23, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today as House Democrats ended their sit-in demanding action on legislation to address gun violence after nearly twenty-six hours on the House Floor.
June 23, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Supreme Court upheld the admissions policy of the University of Texas at Austin.
June 23, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Supreme Court issued a tied 4-4 ruling on President Obama's executive actions on immigration.
June 23, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference this morning after Republican leaders adjourned the House without bringing up legislation to address gun violence for a vote. 
June 23, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight after House Republicans passed a bill that does not adequately respond to the Zika crisis and attacks women's health.
June 22, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight after House Democrats defeated House Republicans' attempt to override President Obama's veto of the Republican resolution disapproving the Department of Labor's fiduciary rule.
June 22, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) discussed House Democrats' sit-in tonight on MSNBC. House Democrats are staging a sit-in on the House Floor to demand Republicans bring legislation to address gun violence to a vote. 
June 22, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and House Democrats are staging a sit-in today on the House Floor to demand Republicans bring legislation to address gun violence to a vote. Whip Hoyer discussed the sit-in with MSNBC and CBS this evening. 
June 22, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and House Democrats are staging a sit-in on the House Floor today, demanding that Republicans hold a vote on legislation to address gun violence. 
June 22, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today as House Democrats staged a sit-in to demand Republicans hold a vote on legislation to address gun violence.