Press Releases

May 7, 2007
This May, we recognize the second annual Jewish American Heritage Month, an opportunity to celebrate the long, rich history of Jewish Americans and their vital contributions to our nation's culture, economy, and society.
May 1, 2007
Four years ago today, President Bush stood in front of a banner that proclaimed Mission Accomplished.
April 24, 2007
This week, Congressional Democrats are beginning to implement our Innovation Agenda with three bills that will work to encourage innovation, discovery, and economic growth.
April 24, 2007
Today, on Yom Ha'atzmaut, I want to congratulate both Israeli citizens and the Jewish community on the 59th anniversary of Israel's independence.
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
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding a new report by the trustees for Social Security and Medicare.
April 23, 2007
Today marks the beginning of 'Cover the Uninsured Week,' a week designed to remind us of the plight of far too many Americans who lack health insurance.
April 23, 2007
It is with profound sadness that I learned yesterday of the passing of Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald.
April 18, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer issued the following statement today in response to the United States Supreme Court’s decision upholding a nationwide ban on “partial birth” abortion.
April 17, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD), who has long advocated tax simplification and reform, released the following statement on House Democrats' commitment to this issue, as well as continuing Democratic efforts to fix the Alternative Minimum Tax.
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.
April 16, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to President Bush's remarks this morning on Iraq.
April 11, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today marking the 39th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act being signed into law.