Press Releases

September 11, 2008
WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered the following statement today at a press conference following the Senate’s passage of the ADA Amendments Act.
September 11, 2008
The House will adjourn for the week on Thursday, September 11 so the Texas congressional delegation, whose districts are threatened by Hurricane Ike, may return home.
September 10, 2008
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement commemorating the seventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
September 10, 2008
The comprehensive energy bill being developed is a strong bill that will increase responsible drilling and invest in renewable energy, and it deserves bipartisan support.
September 9, 2008
The report released today by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reveals that after eight years in the White House, and six years at all the levers of power, Republicans’ failed policies have resulted in record deficits and a weakened economy.
September 5, 2008
But today’s jobs report shows just how disconnected from reality the Republican Party really is. Last month, the American economy lost 84,000 more jobs.
August 28, 2008
“Forty five years ago today, some 300,000 men, women, and children poured into Washington, DC, to claim their equal rights as citizens...
August 26, 2008
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on today's Census Bureau annual report on health care, poverty, and income:
August 22, 2008
WASHINGTON – House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released a statement today in response to a release put out by Minority Leader John Boehner that criticized a Hoyer proposal to promote conservation by encouraging federal agencies to implement existing policies to compress the 40-hour work week into four days:
August 20, 2008
Today we mourn the death of Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones, even as we fondly recall her life and accomplishments.
August 12, 2008
The bipartisan leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives stands united in condemning – in the strongest possible terms – the recent Russian invasion of the sovereign state of Georgia.
August 11, 2008
I was disappointed to hear of Minority Leader Boehner’s inappropriate comments regarding Speaker Pelosi.
August 6, 2008
WASHINGTON – House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today:
August 4, 2008
WASHINGTON - House Majority Leader Hoyer Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today:
August 1, 2008
Today’s jobs report is nothing short of disheartening, particularly for those American families who are unemployed and trying to find work. But what is really disconcerting is that this Administration – which has pretended for seven and one-half years that its economic policies were working – has no pro-active strategy to address our economic challenges because it will not admit that its polices have failed.
August 1, 2008
America has asked for unprecedented sacrifice from its all-volunteer military. Our men and women in uniform have answered with dedication and heroism that will be retold for generations.
July 31, 2008
This overwhelming bipartisan vote on this critical legislation – the first time in 10 years that Congress has reauthorized the Higher Education Act – is another important step by this New Direction Congress to make a college education more affordable and accessible.
July 30, 2008
Democrats fully support increasing the domestic supply of oil, even though Republicans pretend otherwise out of political desperation.
July 30, 2008
Today, July 30, marks the 43rd Anniversary of President Johnson’s signing of historic legislation that established Medicare and Medicaid, both of which have proved vital to the health and well-being of millions of Americans over the years.
July 30, 2008
Today, the House voted for final passage of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008, bringing this important consumer-protection legislation a step closer to the President’s desk.
July 30, 2008
The housing bill signed today by the President is the most comprehensive action taken yet to stem the surge of foreclosures and minimize losses to homeowners and everyone impacted by the slumping housing market.
July 28, 2008
There is no other way to put it: Today’s budget projections by OMB are simply further evidence that the Bush Administration is the most fiscally irresponsible Administration in American history.