Press Releases

April 24, 2007
This week, Congressional Democrats are beginning to implement our Innovation Agenda with three bills that will work to encourage innovation, discovery, and economic growth.
April 24, 2007
Today, on Yom Ha'atzmaut, I want to congratulate both Israeli citizens and the Jewish community on the 59th anniversary of Israel's independence.
April 23, 2007
In recognition of the Global Days for Darfur campaign, the Office of the Majority Leader is launching a page on its website focusing on Sudan.
April 23, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding a new report by the trustees for Social Security and Medicare.
April 23, 2007
Today marks the beginning of 'Cover the Uninsured Week,' a week designed to remind us of the plight of far too many Americans who lack health insurance.
April 23, 2007
It is with profound sadness that I learned yesterday of the passing of Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald.
April 18, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer issued the following statement today in response to the United States Supreme Court’s decision upholding a nationwide ban on “partial birth” abortion.
April 17, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD), who has long advocated tax simplification and reform, released the following statement on House Democrats' commitment to this issue, as well as continuing Democratic efforts to fix the Alternative Minimum Tax.
April 17, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement marking the 145th anniversary of Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia, the day on which slaves in the District were freed.
April 16, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to President Bush's remarks this morning on Iraq.
April 11, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today marking the 39th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act being signed into law.
April 11, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon in response to today's announcement by the Defense Department.
April 10, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning in response to comments by President Bush.
April 6, 2007
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) is currently leading a bipartisan Congressional Delegation to Sudan, Egypt, Greece and Germany.
April 3, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning in response to comments by President Bush regarding funding for American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
April 2, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon after Vice President Dick Cheney – during a speech in Alabama – urged Congress to continue to rubber-stamp the Administration’s funding requests for Iraq as previous Republican-controlled Congresses have done.
March 30, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today following the release of a non-partisan report that showed the Army could maintain its wartime operations well into July 2007 with funds the Army has already been provided.
March 29, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in support of the Democratic Budget Resolution that begins to clean up the fiscal mess left behind by Republicans.
March 28, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement after the House passed the Wounded Warriors Assistance Act with broad, bipartisan support.
March 28, 2007
Almost five months ago, the American people emphatically voted for change and a new direction in our nation. They want a Congress that works hard for them; that addresses the critical issues facing our great nation; and that - yes - works together, whenever possible...
March 27, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in support of the Rail and Public Transportation Security Act, which will improve the security of railroads, public transportation, and over-the-road buses in the United States.
March 23, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the House of Representatives approved the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Health and Iraq Accountability Act.