Press Releases

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.
August 4, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to an op-ed by Speaker Paul Ryan that blamed Democrats for Congress's inaction on the Zika virus.
August 4, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the passing of former Congressman Steve LaTourette. 
August 2, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a travel warning to areas in Florida where the Zika virus has spread.
July 29, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit struck down North Carolina's discriminatory voter identification requirement. 
July 29, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to news that the Centers for Disease Control has identified four cases of the Zika virus locally-transmitted in Florida.