Press Releases

June 13, 2005
Facts, Suggestions, and Information Regarding Men's Health Week.
June 9, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) issued the following statement today after the House Republican leadership pulled the Intelligence Authorization Act from the Floor schedule for today. The bill was pulled from consideration after Republican leaders failed to agree on a measure that would allow the Director of National Intelligence to transfer personnel within the intelligence community:
June 9, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Republicans voted down a Democratic Resolution ordering the Ethics Committee to hire non-partisan staff and move forward on pending business:
June 7, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Ways and Means Ranking Democrat Charles Rangel (D-NY), and Ways and Means Committee Member Rahm Emanuel (D-IL) released the following statements today in anticipation of tomorrow’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing on tax reform.
May 27, 2005
Congressman Steny Hoyer released the following statement today in recognition of Memorial Day and to make note of a series of votes he supported last week that would have increased medical funding for veterans and members of the National Guard and Reserve.
May 26, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today at a press conference with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair James Clyburn (SC), Assistant to the Democratic Leader John Spratt (SC) and Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Rahm Emanuel (IL), to highlight five months of overreaching and abuses of power by Washington Republicans.
May 25, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today after releasing a new report from the Joint Economic Committee with JEC Senior House Democrat Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY) and JEC Ranking Democrat Senator Jack Reed (RI).
May 24, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the President’s Social Security sales pitch in Rochester, New York:
May 19, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement on the House floor in favor of the Democratic Substitute on the Homeland Security Authorization Bill:
May 19, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the President’s Social Security pitch in Wisconsin and a Social Security hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee, the primary committee with oversight of the program:
May 18, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement on the House Floor in favor of the Sabo-Weldon-Hoyer Amendment to the FY06 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill
May 12, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today:
May 12, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the House Ways and Means Committee’s first hearing on Social Security privatization and middle class benefit cuts:
May 12, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, a leading proponent of tax reform in the House, released the following statement today regarding a hearing on business tax reform proposals held today by the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform:
May 10, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE) today introduced a bill to authorize funding for Full-Service Community Schools, which are public schools that coordinate multiple educational and social service programs with community-based organizations and public/private partnerships.
April 27, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Republican retreat on the partisan ethics rules they pushed through the House earlier this year:
April 26, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after participating in a Social Security Rally on Capitol Hill:
April 22, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of the 35th celebration of Earth Day:
April 22, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the resignation of Election Assistance Commission Buster Soaries:
April 21, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon after House Republicans defeated an amendment to the Energy Bill offered by Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA). Rep. Capps’ amendment would have struck a provision inserted in the bill that would immunize the producers of the fuel additive MTBE from responsibility for contaminating ground water, and shift the costs of cleanup to taxpayers. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-TX) insisted that the provision be included in the bill:
April 20, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon regarding the proposal on ethics rules by the new Chairman of the Ethics Committee, Rep. Doc Hastings (R-WA):
April 14, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon after House Republicans defeated a Democratic effort to create a bipartisan task force to make recommendations to restore public confidence in the House ethics process:
April 13, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today at a press conference with Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (NV), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), and Senator Debbie Stabenow (MI), highlighting Republican abuses of power in Congress.
April 8, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – A bipartisan group of 120 U.S. Representatives, led by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD), sent a letter today to the Chairman and Ranking member of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee urging them to include funding in the FY 2006 Homeland Security Appropriations bill for fire fighter staffing.
April 8, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to news reports regarding comments made by Majority Leader Tom DeLay and other leading Republicans: