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December 21, 2006
Today’s announcement, while disappointing, is not a surprise. Unfortunately, the failure of the 109th Congress to pass all but two spending bills for fiscal year 2007 has given the administration the opportunity to mandate the lowest annual raise in almost 20 years...
November 7, 2006
"Today, millions of citizens all across America cast their ballots, voting to take our nation in a new direction and giving Democrats the House Majority in the 110th Congress...
May 10, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today on the House floor in opposition to the Republicans’ misguided Tax Reconciliation Act of 2005:
April 17, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement as millions of Americans navigated our nation’s increasingly complicated tax code and prepared to file their annual income tax returns before the filing deadline today:
February 15, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the release of the bipartisan 2004 HIDTA Program Annual Report, which highlights HIDTA’s success in disrupting the nationwide market for illegal drugs:
February 6, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Bush Administration’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2007:
December 19, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the 1 % across-the-board cut to all discretionary federal spending, including national defense, passed by the House early this morning:
December 18, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Fiscal Year 2006 Defense Appropriations Bill:
December 18, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight regarding House passage of the Republican Budget Bill that will cut billions of dollars for programs that benefit students, seniors and children:
November 18, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the House Republican leadership pulled its tax reconciliation bill from Floor consideration:
November 18, 2005
Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today applauding the decision by Congress to stop the White House from closing down 68 taxpayer assistance centers. The provision protecting the centers was included in the FY 2006 Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Conference Report. The House passed the conference report today.
November 1, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), a leading proponent of tax reform and simplification in the House of Representatives, released the following statement regarding the recommendations of the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform that were released today:
October 31, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and House Ways and Means Committee Member Representative Rahm Emanuel (D-IL)released the following letter that was sent today to Treasury Secretary John Snow regarding the President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform's report that will be released tomorrow:
October 18, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and Rep. Rahm Emanuel, a Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement today after the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform met for the last time in preparation for the release of its formal recommendations to the Administration on November 1.
September 29, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Ways and Means Committee Member Representative Rahm Emanuel, two leading Democrats on the push for tax reform, released the following statement in response to news reports that the President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform will submit its final report to the Bush Administration by the end of October instead of tomorrow, September 30th, as previously scheduled:
September 29, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the need for a Continuing Resolution to keep the federal government running:
July 20, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), a leading proponent of tax reform in the House of Representatives, released the following statement this morning, as the Members of the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform met to discuss tax reform proposals:
June 30, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding House passage (222-203) of an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2006 Transportation, Treasury and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill:
June 17, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), a leading proponent in the House for tax reform and simplification, released the following statement today in response to the Bush Administration’s announcement on Thursday that it push back the deadline for the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform to issue recommendations:
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 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, 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:
March 31, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), a leading Democratic proponent of tax reform and simplification in the House of Representatives, released the following statement today regarding the sixth meeting of the President’s Advisory Panel on Tax Reform:
March 17, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today praising the inclusion of tax reform language in the House Democratic 2006 Budget. Whip Hoyer worked with John Spratt, the Ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee, to include the language in this year’s Democratic budget:
March 3, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) issued the following statement today in response to the second meeting of the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform and in recognition of the anniversary of the establishment of the U.S. Income Tax on March 8: