Press Releases

September 15, 2016
I'm proud to add my name as a cosponsor to H.R. 5996, the bipartisan Halt Arms and Promote Peace in South Sudan Act, which was introduced Monday.  
September 15, 2016
I’m pleased that the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a markup today of bipartisan legislation that includes full authorization of the Information Technology Modernization Act, a bill that I introduced in April, and passed it on a voice vote.  
September 15, 2016
Hi – I’m Steny Hoyer, the Democratic Whip in the House of Representatives. I’m proud to join you in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. 
September 14, 2016
This afternoon, I met with Mayor Weaver and representatives from Flint, Michigan, who are Washington today to urge Congress to act in response to the poisoning of the city’s water supply with lead.   
September 14, 2016
The President asked for $1.9 billion. That's what NIH and CDC, who are responsible for addressing the Zika crisis, say is necessary. 
September 13, 2016
I am very pleased that the Administration has finalized a Memorandum of Understanding with the government of Israel that reasserts our nation’s robust commitment to Israel’s security and furthers the pursuit of our common interests. 
September 13, 2016
As we mark Hunger Action Month, the Task Force was pleased to welcome Alice Waters to join us for a discussion on child nutrition and access to healthy food.
September 13, 2016
Today’s report by the U.S. Census Bureau demonstrates that our economy is not only experiencing recovery but that the recovery is taking hold for Americans across the economic spectrum.  
September 9, 2016
For the second time this year, the regime of dictator Kim Jong-Un in North Korea has tested a nuclear device in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and in a clear threat to its neighbors and the peace-loving nations of the world.  
September 9, 2016
It is difficult to believe that fifteen years have passed since our nation was attacked on September 11, 2001, whose somber anniversary we will mark this Sunday.  
September 8, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) discussed House Republicans’ failure to address public health emergencies and their division over funding the government on NewsChannel 8, managed by ABC-affiliate WJLA in Washington, DC.
September 2, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Labor Day, which is Monday, September 5.
September 2, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its jobs report for August.
September 1, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in response to President Obama's proposed federal pay raise for 2017.
August 31, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after it was announced that federal funds to fight the Zika virus will run out by the end of September unless Congress passes emergency funding.
August 26, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on Women’s Equality Day, which marks the adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment.
August 25, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the dramatic price increase for EpiPens.
August 25, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.
August 19, 2016
I am deeply concerned that additional locally-transmitted cases of the Zika virus have been identified in Miami, resulting in a travel advisory for Miami Beach, one of the city’s most popular tourist areas. 
August 18, 2016
I had the honor of meeting his holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj during a visit to New Jersey in 2014.  I was struck by his humility, his powerful spiritual presence, and his commitment to all humanity.  
August 15, 2016
Four years ago, President Obama took action within his authority to prevent the deportation of those who were brought to our country as children and know America as their home. 
August 10, 2016
Today, Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined Rep. Frederica Wilson (FL-24) for a tour of the Little Haiti section of Miami to meet with small business owners and encourage residents to get screened for exposure to the Zika virus.
August 8, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the passing of former Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley.
August 5, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its jobs report for July.