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April 28, 2009
In President Obama’s first 100 days, Congress has sent a wide range of measures to his desk and passed numerous others through the House.
April 22, 2009
In the coming weeks, President Obama and Congress will continue to build on our work of the last several months to address the economic crisis by creating jobs, making health care more affordable, and transitioning to a clean energy economy.
February 4, 2008
WASHINGTON – House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) issued the following statement regarding the President’s Fiscal Year 2009 Budget that was released today:
January 15, 2008
Democrats will continue our fight to move America in a new direction in 2008.
April 23, 2007
In recognition of the Global Days for Darfur campaign, the Office of the Majority Leader is launching a page on its website focusing on Sudan.
April 23, 2007
It is with profound sadness that I learned yesterday of the passing of Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald.
April 17, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement marking the 145th anniversary of Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia, the day on which slaves in the District were freed.
March 28, 2007
Almost five months ago, the American people emphatically voted for change and a new direction in our nation. They want a Congress that works hard for them; that addresses the critical issues facing our great nation; and that - yes - works together, whenever possible...
March 22, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in support of the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act.
March 22, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement regarding the DC Vote bill that was debated on the Floor today. House Republicans used a parliamentary maneuver to delay the bill that would give DC citizens representation in the House.
March 15, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in support of the five government accountability and transparency bills considered by the House this week.
March 13, 2007
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD), along with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Whip James Clyburn, Caucus Chairman Rahm Emanuel, and Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Henry Waxman, held a press conference this morning to discuss their continued efforts to make government more accountable and transparent.
March 9, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) issued the following statement today regarding the introduction of the “District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007.
March 7, 2007
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on bringing voting rights for to the floor for a vote.
March 6, 2007
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on Democrats' commitment to restoring broad, vigorous, and effective oversight in the 110th Congress.
February 12, 2007
House Democratic Leaders released the following statements today regarding a concurrent resolution that will be debated on the Floor this week. The resolution expresses support for American troops and disapproval of the President's plan to increase the number of troops in Iraq.
January 29, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today on the passing of Father Robert Drinan...
January 23, 2007
...the true measure of the President's commitment to bipartisanship is not the rhetoric he used tonight, but the results that we will achieve together in the months ahead on energy, immigration and health care...
January 4, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland spoke today on the House floor on House Resolution 6, the Rules package for the 110th Congress. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
January 3, 2007
First, we will help bring integrity back to the House by breaking the link between lobbyists and lawmakers, and holding Members and staff more accountable...
January 3, 2007
Democrats ran on this agenda and were elected on this agenda. We promised the American people swift passage of these bills and we fully intend to make good on that promise...
December 19, 2006
I discussed the DCCC Chairmanship with Speaker-Designate Pelosi and highly recommended Congressman Van Hollen to this very important position, and I congratulate him today...
December 19, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader-Elect Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after Speaker-Designate Nancy Pelosi announced that she has appointed Rep. Chris Van Hollen (MD) to serve as Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee:
December 8, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader-Elect Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon: