Press Releases

March 15, 2017
With the debt limit reinstated at midnight, it is critical that Democrats and Republicans in Congress work together to pass a clean debt limit extension before the Treasury Department’s extraordinary measures are exhausted.
March 14, 2017
If they had proof, it seems to me they would have disclosed it to the Congress, but more importantly to the American people and President Trump would have been happy to do that.
March 13, 2017
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) sent a letter today to Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) urging Republican leadership to respect the role of the Congressional Budget Office as an independent and nonpartisan arbiter, and urge their members to do the same. 
March 13, 2017
No matter how Republicans try to spin it, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score released today makes clear that the American people will have to pay more for less under their plan.
March 10, 2017
Never before have I seen a presidency so out of touch with American values and the responsibility our government has to serve the American people. 
March 10, 2017
The February report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, showing a gain of 227,000 private sector jobs last month, is a strong sign that the Obama recovery was a resounding success when it comes to job creation. 
March 9, 2017
Today, House Republicans sidestepped the regular order they promised the American people and passed their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act out of both the Ways & Means and Energy & Commerce Committees.
March 8, 2017
Today, Americans across the country are marking International Women’s Day in different ways.
March 8, 2017
The bill that the Republicans have offered will literally have Americans paying more and getting less.
March 7, 2017
Under the regular order that Speaker Ryan promised would govern the House on his watch, the proper procedure is for a committee markup on major legislation to take place after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has had an opportunity to analyze it and release an estimate of its cost and economic impact.  
March 7, 2017
Well, thank you very much [Rep.] Cheri [Bustos] and thanks for the work that you’re doing on communications and making sure that the message gets out to the American people so they can take their views made to the Congress in an informed way.
March 7, 2017
This evening, I was proud to join my colleagues in supporting bipartisan legislation to name the Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Pago Pago after our friend and former Delegate Eni Faleomavaega, who sadly passed away on February 22. 
March 6, 2017
Tonight, after seven years of claiming to have a workable replacement for the Affordable Care Act, House Republicans showed their hand, and it is empty.
March 2, 2017
It is insufficient for Attorney General Sessions to recuse himself from any matters concerning the presidential campaign.
March 2, 2017
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) asked Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy where House Republicans are hiding their draft legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which is reportedly being marked up in committee next week.
March 2, 2017
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today about House Republican’s bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, which they are hiding from Members and the public, during a colloquy with Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. 
March 2, 2017
Reports that Attorney General Sessions made false statements to the Senate while under oath during his confirmation hearings and met in secret with Russian officials during the campaign, if indeed true, demand his immediate resignation
March 1, 2017
Reports that House Republicans are planning to hold a markup of their legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act next week, if true, demonstrate that they are not listening to their constituents at home. 
March 1, 2017
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today joined House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Eliot Engel and 100 of their House Democratic colleagues in calling on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to protect investments in diplomacy and international aid against Trump Administration budget cuts.
March 1, 2017
This year, we mark Women’s History Month proud of the milestones of the past but filled even more with a determination to secure the future of equality and opportunity yet to be achieved. 
March 1, 2017
I don't know what's going to happen because the Republicans have been talking about that for six years, about how they want to repeal the Affordable Care Act. 
February 28, 2017
Tonight, President Trump stood before the United States Congress and gave a speech long on rhetoric but short on any real policy agenda.
February 28, 2017
Tonight, President Trump stood before the United States Congress and gave a speech long on rhetoric but short on any real policy agenda.