Press Releases

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) spoke on the House Floor today in support of H.R. 720, reauthorizing the Clean Water State Revolving Fund, which is the primary source of federal funding for clean water.
March 9, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today in response to the Justice Department's Inspector General's report criticizing the F.B.I.'s use of National Security Letters.
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 8, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today as Democrats prepared to introduce the “U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Health and Iraq Accountability Act,” which is expected to be marked up in the Appropriations Committee next week.
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 7, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Ways and Means Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee held a hearing on the Alternative Minimum Tax.
March 6, 2007
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on H.R.547, which recognizes International Women's Day, which will be observed on March 8.
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.
March 1, 2007
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) gave the following remarks at a press conference today unveiling the PROGRESS Act, where he was joined by several co-sponsors, including some of the House Democrats’ veteran and freshman Members. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
March 1, 2007
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in support of the Employee Free Choice Act.
March 1, 2007
Majority Leader Hoyer released the following statement today on news reports of the poor conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the removal of Walter Reed’s Commanding General this morning.
February 28, 2007
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in support of the National Security First Act, which will implement changes to the CFIUS review process that will strengthen national security.
February 28, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference today with House Education and Labor Committee Chairman George Miller and other Democratic House Members of the Education and Labor Committee on the Employee Free Choice Act .
February 16, 2007
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives took a vital first step in affecting the Bush Administration's failing Iraq policy and forging a new direction in our war effort there.
February 16, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference after the Iraq resolution, which expresses support for our troops and opposes the President's escalation of the war in Iraq, passed the House with bipartisan support. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
February 16, 2007
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement after the House passed small business tax relief bill, which Democrats believe will help move a minimum wage increase forward.
February 14, 2007
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer spoke on the House Floor today in favor of the Iraq resolution that expresses support for our troops and opposition to the President’s proposal to escalate troops in Iraq.
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.
February 7, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco met this morning to discuss ongoing recovery efforts after Hurricane Katrina.
February 5, 2007
I believe it is absolutely imperative that Democrats and Republicans work together to get America's fiscal house in order...
February 2, 2007
The Bush Administration's federal budget request for Fiscal Year 2008, which will be submitted to Congress on Monday, represents the President's first opportunity to act on his State of the Union promise to balance the budget while investing in our nation.
February 2, 2007
Today, the Administration released its long overdue National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq...
February 1, 2007
As Americans from all across our country come together to commemorate Black History Month today, we should all remain aware of the fact that our nation’s diversity serves as the foundation of our greatest strengths and the inspiration behind our greatest accomplishments...
February 1, 2007
More than two weeks ago, the People's House passed legislation raising the minimum wage for the first time in ten years...