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November 29, 2016
Today, House Republicans released the legislative schedule for 2017. 
November 16, 2016
Last week’s election demonstrated the extent to which Americans are deeply frustrated by and distrustful of our government institutions, and the anxiety they feel over a changing economy that they believe has left them behind. 
October 7, 2016
The Bureau of Labor Statistics report released this morning demonstrates that the solid pace of our jobs recovery is continuing, with September marking six years of continual job growth. 
September 29, 2016
Republicans in the House of Representatives have rapidly escalated their investigations of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to unprecedented levels by issuing more than 70 subpoenas and letters just since July 5, when FBI Director James Comey announced publicly that his team of career investigators unanimously concluded that no criminal charges were warranted in the FBI email investigation.
September 28, 2016
Tonight’s actions by the House will prevent a government shutdown, and I am pleased that Democrats and Republicans were able to reach an agreement to keep the government open before Friday’s deadline.  
September 27, 2016
On National Voter Registration Day, it is important to remember that the right to register and vote was not always guaranteed or respected in our country.  
September 23, 2016
Governor Rick Scott’s op-ed in USA Today this morning is deeply misleading.  
September 22, 2016
The Resume Bank has been incredibly successful since it was first launched four years ago, and we hope it will continue to improve House Democrats’ hiring process and further strengthen our staff diversity.
September 22, 2016
I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Jacqueline Ellis yesterday. 
September 21, 2016
Today’s meeting of the Select Panel to consider recommending contempt of Congress charges against StemExpress is nothing more than the continuation of a months-long witch-hunt that is putting the lives of doctors, researchers, first responders, and patients at risk.  
September 15, 2016
I'm proud to add my name as a cosponsor to H.R. 5996, the bipartisan Halt Arms and Promote Peace in South Sudan Act, which was introduced Monday.  
September 14, 2016
This afternoon, I met with Mayor Weaver and representatives from Flint, Michigan, who are Washington today to urge Congress to act in response to the poisoning of the city’s water supply with lead.   
September 14, 2016
The President asked for $1.9 billion. That's what NIH and CDC, who are responsible for addressing the Zika crisis, say is necessary. 
September 13, 2016
Today’s report by the U.S. Census Bureau demonstrates that our economy is not only experiencing recovery but that the recovery is taking hold for Americans across the economic spectrum.  
September 8, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) discussed House Republicans’ failure to address public health emergencies and their division over funding the government on NewsChannel 8, managed by ABC-affiliate WJLA in Washington, DC.
September 1, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in response to President Obama's proposed federal pay raise for 2017.
August 25, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the dramatic price increase for EpiPens.
August 8, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the passing of former Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley.
August 5, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its jobs report for July.
August 4, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to an op-ed by Speaker Paul Ryan that blamed Democrats for Congress's inaction on the Zika virus.
August 4, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the passing of former Congressman Steve LaTourette. 
August 2, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a travel warning to areas in Florida where the Zika virus has spread.
July 29, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit struck down North Carolina's discriminatory voter identification requirement. 
July 29, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to news that the Centers for Disease Control has identified four cases of the Zika virus locally-transmitted in Florida. 
July 14, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined Members of the Congressional Black Caucus and House Democrats this evening for a national speak out on the need to address gun violence in America.