Press Releases

March 24, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the conviction of Radovan Karadzic of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. 
March 23, 2016
Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA), chair of the Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity, released a statement today on Speaker Ryan’s comments about Americans living in poverty.
March 23, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the House voted unanimously for a resolution condemning yesterday’s terrorist attacks in Brussels.
March 23, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference today on the steps of the Capitol with Democratic Members of Congress to mark the sixth anniversary of the enactment of the Affordable Care Act. Below is a transcript of his remarks. 
March 23, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the sixth anniversary of the enactment of the Affordable Care Act.
March 22, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the 75th anniversary of the activation of the 99th Pursuit Squadron, the first of several units of African-American airmen trained in Tuskegee, Alabama who served during World War II.
March 22, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the terror attacks in Brussels today.
March 18, 2016
Today, I am joining my Democratic colleagues to urge Speaker Ryan to keep the House in session until we address the crises related to the Zika virus, opioid addiction, and Flint.
March 17, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the State Department’s determination that ISIL is committing genocide in areas it controls.  
March 16, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the New Democrat Coalition released a report on their “American Prosperity Agenda”.
March 16, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to President Obama’s nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court.
March 16, 2016
Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA), chair of the Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity, released a statement today as the Budget Committee begins its markup of the House Republican budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2017.
March 15, 2016
This afternoon, the Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity met with Ronald Davis, Director of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) at the Department of Justice. 
March 15, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to House Republicans’ budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2017.
March 15, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) attended a press conference today with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (NY), Democratic Members of Congress, Grammy award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Puerto Rican advocates to discuss the need to take immediate action to address Puerto Rico’s debt crisis. 
March 14, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the passing of Robert McGlotten.
March 14, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the passing of former Congressman Martin Olav Sabo.
March 9, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the recent violence in Israel and the death of American student Taylor Force.
March 9, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on Iran’s most recent violations of ballistic missile test restrictions.
March 8, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement today in recognition of International Women’s Day.
March 8, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement today after he joined in submitting an amicus brief in support of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. 
March 8, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today. 
March 6, 2016
"Nancy Reagan was truly an inspirational figure. She was devoted to President Reagan, to their family, and to our country, and through her advocacy on behalf of those suffering from Alzheimer's she made millions of American families her own. ...
March 4, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its jobs report for February.
March 3, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after President Obama announced that 20 million Americans have gained health insurance coverage since the Affordable Care Act was enacted in 2010.