Press Releases

January 5, 2006
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), a strong advocate of the U.S.-Israel relationship, released the following statement today concerning Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who suffered a severe stroke on Wednesday:
December 22, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the passage of the Republican budget bill in the Senate yesterday:
December 22, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement today regarding reports that 19 states will miss the January 1, 2006 deadline for complying with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). Hoyer was the lead House Democratic sponsor of HAVA.
December 19, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the 1 % across-the-board cut to all discretionary federal spending, including national defense, passed by the House early this morning:
December 18, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Fiscal Year 2006 Defense Appropriations Bill:
December 18, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight regarding House passage of the Republican Budget Bill that will cut billions of dollars for programs that benefit students, seniors and children:
December 16, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – The 32 House Democrats who voted “present” today on the Iraq Resolution offered by the Republican leadership released the following statement:
December 16, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement concerning his “present” on the Republican Resolution on Iraq:
December 16, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today at a press conference with Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (NV), House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), and Senate Assistant Democratic Leader Dick Durbin (IL).
December 16, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the election of Representative Jim Clyburn (SC) as the Chair of the House Democratic Caucus:
December 15, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), made the following statement tonight on the House Floor in opposition to the GOP Immigration Bill:
December 15, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding anti-Israel comments by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, including a comment that the death of six millions Jews in the Holocaust is a “myth” fabricated by the West:
December 14, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement today regarding the parliamentary elections taking place in Iraq tomorrow:
December 14, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), made the following statement today on the House floor in opposition to the Labor-HHS Conference Report:
December 14, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in support of the Motion to Instruct on H.R. 2863 Department of Defense Appropriations.
December 14, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today during a press conference with Representative George Miller (D-CA) and Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA), who have introduced a bill to increase the minimum wage from $5.15 to $7.25 over two years.
December 12, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to President Bush’s speech in Philadelphia on Iraq:
December 9, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in observance of Human Rights Day, which will be observed tomorrow, December 10:
December 9, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement after the announcement that Democratic Caucus Chairman Bob Menendez was selected to fill the New Jersey Senate seat of Governor-elect Jon Corzine:
December 7, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in support of S.467, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2005, which passed the House today:
December 7, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement regarding this morning’s speech by President Bush on Iraq:
December 6, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), a leading Democratic advocate of free trade policies, released the following statement today in anticipation of tomorrow’s expected House vote on a free trade agreement with Bahrain:
December 5, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to President Bush’s speech in North Carolina:
December 2, 2005
Congressman Steny H. Hoyer made the following statement today in reaction to a Washington Post article reporting that Justice Department political appointees overruled a unanimous staff opinion that Texas’ 2003 redistricting plan violated the Voting Rights Act.
December 1, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today concerning World AIDS Day: