Press Releases

May 11, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference today House Democratic with leaders to discuss how Donald Trump’s poisonous rhetoric echoes the long-standing policy positions of House Republicans.
May 10, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the one-hundredth anniversary of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). 
May 8, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the second anniversary of the creation of the Select Committee on Benghazi by House Republicans.
May 6, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its jobs report for April.
May 5, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on Cinco de Mayo.
May 5, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in observance of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. 
May 2, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the upcoming departure of long-time Democratic Staff Director for the House Rules Committee, Miles Lackey.
May 2, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement marking Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
May 2, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement marking Jewish American Heritage Month. 
April 29, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on President Obama’s nomination of Kate Marshall to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.  
April 28, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference today with Rep. David Cicilline and House Democrats to call on the House Judiciary Committee to hold a hearing on the Equality Act.  
April 28, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference today with Secretary of Labor Tom Perez, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, and House Democrats in support of the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule. 
April 26, 2016
Late on Friday, the Republican Study Committee (RSC) released recommendations for Speaker Ryan’s six Republican task forces. While the recommendations to all six task forces are deeply troubling, the recommendations for the Task Force on Poverty, Opportunity, and Upward Mobility, which are outlined in Strengthening Our Safety Net to Empower People, are particularly egregious in their inaccuracy and callousness.
April 22, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement marking the 101st anniversary of the Armenian genocide.
April 22, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Earth Day, the same day Secretary of State John Kerry signed the Paris Agreement.
April 21, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after Congresswoman Gwen Graham (FL-2) announced her decision to not seek re-election to the House of Representatives.  
April 21, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box" this morning to discuss the Information Technology Modernization Act, a bill he introduced last week. 
April 20, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Supreme Court ruled that Iran must pay the families of the victims of the 1983 U.S. Marine Corps barracks bombing in Beirut.
April 20, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined House Democrats on the House Floor yesterday for a Special Order Hour to call on Senate Republicans to do their job and hold confirmation hearings and an up-or-down vote on Supreme Court Justice nominee Merrick Garland.
April 20, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after United States Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced the addition of American women to U.S. currency.
April 18, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in response to today’s bus bombing in Jerusalem. 
April 15, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in anticipation of Monday’s oral arguments before the Supreme Court in United States v. Texas.
April 15, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Republicans failed to pass a budget resolution by the April 15 statutory deadline. 
April 15, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on Tax Day. Due to the observance of Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia, the federal filing deadline has been moved to Monday, April 18. 
April 14, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered remarks today at a Steering & Policy Committee hearing on poverty in America.