Press Releases

June 28, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement regarding the “Secure America’s Vote Act of 2005,” which he introduced today:
June 27, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Representative Mary Bono (R-CA) released the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s 9-0 decision in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. v. Grokster, Ltd.:
June 24, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today at a press conference with members of the House Democratic leadership.
June 23, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding White House political strategist Karl Rove’s shameful comments last night:
June 22, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon:
June 21, 2005
The full House Appropriations Committee included a Federal Employee Pay Parity amendment in the FY 2006 Transportation, Treasury, and Housing and Urban Development bill today.
June 21, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Intelligence Authorization Act:
June 21, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) proposed an amendment today to the FY 2006 Foreign Operations Appropriations bill during the Full Committee markup, which would mirror a change adopted by the House International Relations Committee two weeks ago in the State Department Authorization bill.
June 20, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the FY06 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, which is expected to pass the House later today:
June 17, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), a leading proponent in the House for tax reform and simplification, released the following statement today in response to the Bush Administration’s announcement on Thursday that it push back the deadline for the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform to issue recommendations:
June 13, 2005
Facts, Suggestions, and Information Regarding Men's Health Week.
June 9, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) issued the following statement today after the House Republican leadership pulled the Intelligence Authorization Act from the Floor schedule for today. The bill was pulled from consideration after Republican leaders failed to agree on a measure that would allow the Director of National Intelligence to transfer personnel within the intelligence community:
June 9, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Republicans voted down a Democratic Resolution ordering the Ethics Committee to hire non-partisan staff and move forward on pending business:
June 7, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Ways and Means Ranking Democrat Charles Rangel (D-NY), and Ways and Means Committee Member Rahm Emanuel (D-IL) released the following statements today in anticipation of tomorrow’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing on tax reform.
May 27, 2005
Congressman Steny Hoyer released the following statement today in recognition of Memorial Day and to make note of a series of votes he supported last week that would have increased medical funding for veterans and members of the National Guard and Reserve.
May 26, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today at a press conference with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair James Clyburn (SC), Assistant to the Democratic Leader John Spratt (SC) and Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Rahm Emanuel (IL), to highlight five months of overreaching and abuses of power by Washington Republicans.
May 25, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today after releasing a new report from the Joint Economic Committee with JEC Senior House Democrat Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY) and JEC Ranking Democrat Senator Jack Reed (RI).
May 24, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the President’s Social Security sales pitch in Rochester, New York:
May 19, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement on the House floor in favor of the Democratic Substitute on the Homeland Security Authorization Bill:
May 19, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the President’s Social Security pitch in Wisconsin and a Social Security hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee, the primary committee with oversight of the program:
May 18, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement on the House Floor in favor of the Sabo-Weldon-Hoyer Amendment to the FY06 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill
May 12, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today:
May 12, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the House Ways and Means Committee’s first hearing on Social Security privatization and middle class benefit cuts:
May 12, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, a leading proponent of tax reform in the House, released the following statement today regarding a hearing on business tax reform proposals held today by the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform:
May 10, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE) today introduced a bill to authorize funding for Full-Service Community Schools, which are public schools that coordinate multiple educational and social service programs with community-based organizations and public/private partnerships.