Press Releases

March 28, 2007
Almost five months ago, the American people emphatically voted for change and a new direction in our nation. They want a Congress that works hard for them; that addresses the critical issues facing our great nation; and that - yes - works together, whenever possible...
March 27, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in support of the Rail and Public Transportation Security Act, which will improve the security of railroads, public transportation, and over-the-road buses in the United States.
March 23, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the House of Representatives approved the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Health and Iraq Accountability Act.
March 23, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke today on the House Floor on the Iraq Supplemental Appropriations Bill (U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Health and Iraq Accountability Act).
March 22, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in support of the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act.
March 22, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement regarding the DC Vote bill that was debated on the Floor today. House Republicans used a parliamentary maneuver to delay the bill that would give DC citizens representation in the House.
March 21, 2007
House Democratic Leaders praised the Fiscal Year 2008 Budget assembled by Chairman John Spratt (SC) that is in a Budget Committee mark-up today. The Budget is expected to be on the Floor next week.
March 21, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference today with Hispanic Congressional leaders in support of the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health and Iraq Accountability Act.
March 21, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement regarding three bills to be considered by the House today that will improve the quality of life for U.S. veterans.
March 19, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today to mark the fourth anniversary of the war in Iraq.
March 15, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the House Appropriations Committee approved the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, which will be considered on the House Floor next week.
March 15, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in support of the five government accountability and transparency bills considered by the House this week.
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.