Press Releases

February 17, 2005
House Administration Committee Chairman Bob Ney (OH) and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) introduced a bill yesterday that would level the playing field for presidential candidates by establishing a uniform date for the release of payments from the Presidential Election Campaign Fund to the party nominees for president.
February 17, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) introduced bipartisan legislation today to repeal the 22nd amendment, which states that “No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice.” Representatives Berman (D-CA), Pallone (D-NJ), Sabo (D-MN) and Sensenbrenner (R-WI) joined Hoyer in sponsoring the resolution.
February 16, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the recent firing of professional staffers on the House Ethics Committee by the new Republican Chairman of the Committee, Rep. Doc Hastings (WA):
February 15, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement regarding revelations that a man who went by the name of “Jeff Gannon,” and who was given White House media credentials despite his lack of qualifications, was given access to classified documents which disclosed the identity of Undercover CIA Operative Valerie Plame:
February 14, 2005
Information on National Heart Month
February 10, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement today regarding the Real ID Act:
February 9, 2005
In recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and the escalating health crisis caused by the disease in the United States, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today released the following statement:
February 9, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) reintroduced legislation this week to increase the government's share of Federal Employee Health Care Benefit Plan premiums from 72 percent to 80 percent.
February 9, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding a new estimate on prescription drug costs by the Bush Administration
February 7, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Bush Administration’s Fiscal Year 2006 Budget:
February 7, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Bush Administration’s Fiscal Year 2006 Defense Budget:
February 2, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the removal of Ethics Committee Chairman Joel Hefley and his replacement by Representative Hastings:
February 1, 2005
Senator Paul Sarbanes (MD) and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) will lead a bipartisan group of House and Senate members in introducing resolutions in both chambers today that call for parity in pay adjustments for military and civilian employees in Fiscal Year 2006.
February 1, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the State of the Union Address by President Bush that is scheduled for Wednesday evening:
January 31, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding Sunday’s historic election in Iraq:
January 28, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the elections in Iraq this Sunday:
January 27, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) personnel regulations:
January 25, 2005
The bipartisan Washington regional delegation, led by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), today sent a letter to President Bush requesting that he include the principle of pay parity for federal civilian and military employees in his upcoming fiscal year 2006 budget proposal.
January 25, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the new budget forecast by the Congressional Budget Office:
January 20, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding President Bush's Inaugural Address:
January 19, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Inauguration of President George W. Bush on Thursday:
January 14, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today released the following statement in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday on January 16th (observed January 17th):
January 14, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in response to reported remarks by Office of Management and Budget Director Josh Bolten to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today:
January 11, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning after a press conference on Social Security held at the White House:
January 7, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding President Bush’s appointment of former U.S. Senators Connie Mack (FL) and John Breaux (LA) to head a bipartisan tax reform panel: