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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. 
February 24, 2016
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined House Democrats in calling on House Republicans to begin bipartisan negotiations on legislation to address Puerto Rico’s debt crisis. 
February 24, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement today after Matthew Verderosa was named Chief of Police of the U.S. Capitol Police force, succeeding Chief Kim Dine.
February 24, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA) issued a statement of support of today’s release of bulk access to House and Senate bill status information by the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) and Library of Congress (LOC).
February 24, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement today after House Republicans once more refused to consider the President’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget.
February 9, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget. 
February 5, 2016
Yesterday’s joint announcement by the Republican Chairmen on the House and Senate Budget Committees that the Director of the Office of Management and Budget would not be invited to present the President’s FY2017 Budget is both outrageous and unprecedented. 
February 3, 2016
Today, the Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity met with Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget. 
January 22, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement today on the forty-third anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision. 
January 13, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke with Roll Call and C-SPAN last night to discuss President Obama’s State of the Union Address, the President’s efforts to forge bipartisanship, and the need for both parties to work on a bipartisan basis moving forward.
January 12, 2016
“Tonight, President Obama reminded Congress and the nation that what makes America great is the spirit of service and hard work that manifests from realizing we are all bound together by a common cause. ...
January 11, 2016
“I’m pleased to be bringing Mrs. Chestnut as my guest to the President’s State of the Union address,” said Whip Hoyer.
January 8, 2016
"I was disappointed that Republicans adopted a motion to postpone until January 26 a vote to override the President’s veto of their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act and defund Planned Parenthood.  
January 5, 2016
I was proud to join an amicus brief filed in the Supreme Court today by 162 Members of the House and Senate urging the justices to continue safeguarding women’s constitutional right to reproductive health care options, as enshrined by the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.
January 2, 2016
I am disappointed that the Administration has delayed punitive action in response to Iran’s recent ballistic missile tests.  
November 20, 2015
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) issued the following report, outlining the discussions held at the Second Congressional Hackathon...
October 16, 2015
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) today announced details of the upcoming Second Congressional Hackathon that will take place next week on Friday, October 23, 2015 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm in the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
October 1, 2015
This afternoon, the House and Senate received a letter from the Treasury Department providing notice that the extraordinary measures employed to avoid a default on or debt will be exhausted on November 5.