Press Releases

March 20, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding President Bush’s speech in Cleveland on Iraq:
March 18, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after Rep. Martin Sabo (D-MN) announced he would be retiring after serving fourteen terms in the United States Congress:
March 16, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Senate passed legislation increasing the statutory debt limit by $781 billion – the fourth debt limit increase in five years under President Bush and the Republican-controlled Congress. The House of Representatives did not have to pass a stand-alone debt limit increase. This latest debt limit increase was deemed to have been passed by the House as part of the Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Resolution:
March 15, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after President Bush made remarks on the Medicare prescription drug program in Silver Spring, MD:
March 14, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today following reports that Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said in a letter to Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) that he was “quite concerned about the intermediate to long-term federal budget outlook:”
March 9, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon regarding the announcement by Dubai Ports World (DP World), a company owned by the United Arab Emirates, that it will divest itself of all American interests and transfer the operation of U.S. ports to an American entity:
March 8, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding President Bush’s visit to the Gulf Coast to view the ongoing relief and recovery efforts in response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina:
March 7, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding Democrats’ effort to force a vote to increase the minimum wage from $5.15 to $7.25:
March 6, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after returning from the Gulf Coast region to assess the damage done by Hurricane Katrina, as well as the ongoing rebuilding and reconstruction efforts:
March 6, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding President Bush’s request for line-item veto power:
March 2, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding his support for the Puerto Rico Democracy Act of 2006.
February 21, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today concerning a deal under which Dubai Ports World of the United Arab Emirates would manage six major U.S. seaports, including the Port of Baltimore:
February 16, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today on the House floor in support of H.Con.Res. 341, which condemns the Government of Iran for violating its international nuclear nonproliferation obligations and expresses support for efforts to report Iran to the United Nations Security Counsel:
February 15, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the House Select Committee released its final report on the government’s response to Hurricane Katrina:
February 15, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after President Bush made remarks on health care in Dublin, Ohio:
February 15, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the release of the bipartisan 2004 HIDTA Program Annual Report, which highlights HIDTA’s success in disrupting the nationwide market for illegal drugs:
February 15, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today on the House floor in support of S.Con.Res. 79:
February 6, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Bush Administration’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2007:
February 6, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), who was the lead Democratic sponsor in the House of the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA), released the following statement today regarding the Bush Administration’s failure to fund HAVA in the proposed Fiscal Year 2007 budget:
February 6, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Steny Hoyer release the following statement concerning the Bush administration’s proposed 2.2% pay increase next year for both military personnel and civilian federal employees:
February 2, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Black History Month, which began Wednesday and will be observed throughout the month of February:
February 1, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today on the House floor in opposition to the Republicans’ misguided budget bill:
February 1, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Democrats elected Rep. John Larson (CT) to become the new Caucus Vice Chairman:
January 31, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today as President Bush prepared to deliver his State of the Union Address before Congress and the American people:
January 31, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after news that Coretta Scott King, the widow of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., died at the age of 78: