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September 14, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the news that former Texas Governor Ann Richards died at her home in Austin, Texas, yesterday:
June 23, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after Norman Mineta, Secretary of the Department of Transportation, announced that he would resign his post effective July 7:
June 6, 2006
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer appeared on Joyce Bender's radio show "Disability Matters" on Tuesday, June 6th...
May 5, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today in celebration of Cinco de Mayo and in recognition of the notable contributions of Mexican Americans to our country:
November 8, 2005
“Tonight’s big election victories only confirm what virtually every major poll over the last six months has shown: The Republican Party is in deep trouble with American voters...
October 4, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah:
September 13, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Representative Jim Kolbe (R-AZ) today introduced the bipartisan Hoyer-Kolbe “Late-Term Abortion Restriction Act.”
September 7, 2005
Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) will receive an award today at the Recording Academy’s® 5th annual GRAMMYs® on the Hill event for his longtime work defending and advocating artists’ rights. The GRAMMYs on the Hill event will occur as part of the first-ever Recording Arts Day on Capitol Hill.
June 27, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Representative Mary Bono (R-CA) released the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s 9-0 decision in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. v. Grokster, Ltd.:
April 6, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today on the passing of Pope John Paul II. Rep. Hoyer will join the Congressional Delegation traveling to Rome tonight to attend the funeral of Pope John Paul II on Friday.
February 17, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) introduced bipartisan legislation today to repeal the 22nd amendment, which states that “No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice.” Representatives Berman (D-CA), Pallone (D-NJ), Sabo (D-MN) and Sensenbrenner (R-WI) joined Hoyer in sponsoring the resolution.
February 14, 2005
Information on National Heart Month
February 10, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement today regarding the Real ID Act:
January 20, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding President Bush's Inaugural Address:
January 19, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Inauguration of President George W. Bush on Thursday:
January 14, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in response to reported remarks by Office of Management and Budget Director Josh Bolten to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today:
January 11, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning after a press conference on Social Security held at the White House:
January 4, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) announced today that he has appointed Representatives John Tanner (TN) and Diana DeGette (CO) as Chief Deputy Whips, which makes them part of the Democratic Leadership and of the senior team of Democratic whips.
December 16, 2004
House Majority Whip Roy Blunt (Mo.) and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (Md.) led a congressional delegation to the Middle East to assess ongoing preparations for the upcoming national elections in Iraq and the Palestinian Authority.
December 7, 2004
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement today regarding House passage of the 9/11 Intelligence Reform bill:
November 17, 2004
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement in response to a rules change approved by the House Republican Conference that will allow leaders indicted by a state grand jury to continue to serve:
October 13, 2004
The House Democratic Leadership, including Leader Nancy Pelosi, Whip Steny Hoyer, Caucus Chairman Bob Menendez, and Vice Chairman Jim Clyburn, was joined by 81 members of the House Democratic Caucus in writing to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Powell today to request an FCC investigation into Sinclair Broadcasting Inc.’s decision to pre-empt regular programming on its 62 affiliates across the country in order to air a 90-minute anti-Kerry attack before the November 2nd election:
October 8, 2004
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer joined Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Caucus Chairman Bob Menendez, and Assistant to the Democratic Leader John Spratt to denounce the failed Republican Congress which is expected to limp out of town today after failing on policy, politics and ethics:
September 30, 2004
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today at a press conference drawing attention to the failed Republican Congress’s decision to wait for a lame-duck Congress to finish 12 of 13 appropriations bills and other important legislation. A six-foot mallard duck on a crutch, Mr. DeLayme Duck, particpated in the press conference (see picture attached):
September 22, 2004
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) today joined House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), the Democratic Caucus leadership, Democratic House members, and citizens from around the country in announcing the “New Partnership with America.” The Partnership is a broad values-based agenda that reinforces Democrats’ commitment to America’s national defense, working families, and economic prosperity. The following is Rep. Hoyer’s statement as prepared for delivery: