Press Releases

May 9, 2007
College affordability is one of the most important issues facing students and American families today, and thus recent revelations about a wide range of inappropriate – and perhaps illegal – conduct within the higher education community and the failure to perform effective oversight of the student loan industry by the Department of Education are extremely disturbing and demand immediate action.
May 7, 2007
This May, we recognize the second annual Jewish American Heritage Month, an opportunity to celebrate the long, rich history of Jewish Americans and their vital contributions to our nation's culture, economy, and society.
May 1, 2007
Four years ago today, President Bush stood in front of a banner that proclaimed Mission Accomplished.
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.