Press Releases

December 3, 2015
Yesterday’s IAEA report on Iran’s military program confirms what we’ve known for years – that, in spite of its leaders’ stonewalling, dissembling, and deception, Iran indeed pursued a secret nuclear weapons program at least through 2003 and conducted weapons development activities after that point, even as late as 2009.
December 3, 2015
Wanted to be sure you saw the article that ran in POLITICO Pro last night about the inclusion of Full-Service Community Schools in the Every Student Succeeds Act to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. 
December 1, 2015
This week, I join in marking two important anniversaries that are milestones on our nation’s continuing march toward full equality for all. 
December 1, 2015
On this World AIDS Day, we stand in solidarity with those who are living with HIV/AIDS and remember the lives lost in communities across our country and throughout the world. 
November 28, 2015
Yesterday's shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs was a deplorable act of violence that we cannot continue to allow to happen in our nation again and again. My thoughts are with the families of Officer Garrett Swasey, who died in the line of duty while protecting others, and the two civilians killed.
November 24, 2015
Today's incident underscores the problems presented by Russia's military operations in Syria.
November 20, 2015
I was horrified to learn of today’s terrorist attack in Mali against Malian and international guests and employees of the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako.  
November 20, 2015
Today marks one year since President Obama announced the creation of the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) program and an expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to help keep immigrant families together.  
November 20, 2015
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) issued the following report, outlining the discussions held at the Second Congressional Hackathon...
November 19, 2015
Congress’s number one responsibility must be to keep Americans safe, and Democrats have no greater priority than making sure it does so.  
November 18, 2015
On behalf of the Democratic Whip’s Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity, we are writing to ask that you commit to working with us to address the crisis of poverty and inequality in America in a way that is serious and far-reaching. 
November 18, 2015
Hi. I’m Steny Hoyer, Democratic Whip in the House of Representatives, with an important message about health insurance coverage for 2016.
November 17, 2015
It is sad that we [have to] bring this Resolution to the Floor, and it is sad that, too often, we see the results of terrorism around the world.
November 17, 2015
Today, I was honored to join the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus at their forum to hear from stakeholders on how we can bring an end to violence against the transgender community. 
November 17, 2015
I join in congratulating Senator Barbara Mikulski on being named as one of the next recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, our nation’s highest civilian recognition.
November 13, 2015
I was horrified to learn of this evening's terrorist attacks in Paris. My heart goes out to the victims and their families.
November 13, 2015
I want to thank my friend Rubén Hinojosa for his service to the people of Texas’s Fifteenth Congressional District and to the House of Representatives.  
November 10, 2015
On Sunday, the Burmese people cast ballots in their first contested national election since 1990, with the potential to choose its first government largely reflecting the will of the people in half a century.