Press Releases

April 15, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Republicans failed to pass a budget resolution by the April 15 statutory deadline. 
April 15, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on Tax Day. Due to the observance of Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia, the federal filing deadline has been moved to Monday, April 18. 
April 14, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered remarks today at a Steering & Policy Committee hearing on poverty in America. 
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.
April 12, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on Equal Pay Day.
April 8, 2016
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) announced he will introduce a proposal sent to Congress today by the White House for an Information Technology Modernization Fund (ITMF), an innovative new way to upgrade and modernize government technology and significantly strengthen cybersecurity. 
April 5, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the enactment of discriminatory, anti-LGBT legislation in Mississippi.  
April 4, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in the Evenwel v. Abbott voting rights case.
April 1, 2016
I’m proud to join 163 current and former House colleagues, along with 44 current and former Senators, in filing a bipartisan amicus brief today before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in support of the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan.
April 1, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its jobs report for March.  
March 31, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to reports that the Treasury Department is considering allowing the use of the U.S. dollar for business transactions involving Iran.
March 31, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on what would have been the eighty-ninth birthday of César Chávez.  
March 29, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the discussion draft of legislation released by Natural Resource Committee Republicans to address the debt crisis in Puerto Rico.
March 29, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to today's Supreme Court decision in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, affirming the Ninth Circuit Court’s ruling in favor of working Americans.
March 29, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) attended The Hill’s “Smart Work: Manufacturing in the Digital Age” forum last week and discussed how Democrats are updating the “Make It In America” plan to address how the economy has changed as a result of new technologies and innovations, and what it means for America’s manufacturing sector.
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 24, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to new sanctions designations against entities facilitating Iran’s ballistic missile development and testing. 
March 24, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the conviction of Radovan Karadzic of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. 
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 23, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the House voted unanimously for a resolution condemning yesterday’s terrorist attacks in Brussels.
March 23, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference today on the steps of the Capitol with Democratic Members of Congress to mark the sixth anniversary of the enactment of the Affordable Care Act. Below is a transcript of his remarks. 
March 23, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the sixth anniversary of the enactment of the Affordable Care Act.
March 22, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the 75th anniversary of the activation of the 99th Pursuit Squadron, the first of several units of African-American airmen trained in Tuskegee, Alabama who served during World War II.