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May 19, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight after it was announced that Congressman Mark Takai has decided not to seek re-election.
May 19, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on new legislation that was introduced last night to address the debt crisis in Puerto Rico. 
May 19, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following video today after House Republicans held a vote open to make their Members change their votes in order to defeat an amendment that would ban discrimination against LGBT Americans. 
May 19, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Republicans held a vote open to make their Members change their votes in order to defeat an amendment that would ban discrimination against LGBT Americans. 
May 16, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered remarks today at a screening of the Sundance documentary film, “A Hug From Paul Ryan.” 
May 16, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after joining 111 House Democrats in sending a letter to House leaders urging them to strengthen nutrition programs in the Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016. 
May 16, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on House Republicans abandoning the budget process and bringing appropriations bills to the Floor this week without a budget. 
May 16, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in support of a letter sent to Chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi Trey Gowdy by House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Elijah Cummings and House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith calling for an end to the partisan committee.
May 13, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement calling on House Republicans to disband their Select Committee to Attack Women’s Health, following Chair Blackburn’s decision to put providers and patients in Maryland in danger.
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 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 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.
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 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 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 14, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the upcoming departure of long-time Democratic staff director Janice Mays from the House Committee on Ways and Means. 
April 13, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the legislation introduced yesterday by House Republicans to address the financial crisis in Puerto Rico.
March 28, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today.
March 24, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the retirement of Thomas S. Kahn. 
March 23, 2016
Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA), chair of the Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity, released a statement today on Speaker Ryan’s comments about Americans living in poverty.
March 16, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the New Democrat Coalition released a report on their “American Prosperity Agenda”.
March 16, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to President Obama’s nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court.
March 16, 2016
Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA), chair of the Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity, released a statement today as the Budget Committee begins its markup of the House Republican budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2017.
March 15, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to House Republicans’ budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2017.
March 15, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) attended a press conference today with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (NY), Democratic Members of Congress, Grammy award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Puerto Rican advocates to discuss the need to take immediate action to address Puerto Rico’s debt crisis.