Press Releases

January 18, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in favor of H.R. 6, the CLEAN Energy Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
January 17, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to a tax package passed by the Senate Finance Committee:
January 17, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in support of H.R. 5, the "College Student Relief Act of 2007." Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
January 12, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in honor of Monday's remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 12, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) spoke today on the House floor in favor of H.R. 4. Below are his remarks, as prepared for delivery.
January 11, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today, the fifth anniversary of the first delivery of detainees to the U.S. detention facility in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba:
January 9, 2007
"Mr. Speaker, it is no mere coincidence that this legislation – which will implement recommendations of the bipartisan 9/11 Commission – is designated as House Resolution Number One in this new Congress.
January 4, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland spoke today on the House floor on House Resolution 6, the Rules package for the 110th Congress. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
January 3, 2007
First, we will help bring integrity back to the House by breaking the link between lobbyists and lawmakers, and holding Members and staff more accountable...
January 3, 2007
Democrats ran on this agenda and were elected on this agenda. We promised the American people swift passage of these bills and we fully intend to make good on that promise...
January 2, 2007
...the CEOs of the nation's top companies will earn in two hours and two minutes what minimum wage workers will earn over the course of an entire year...
December 21, 2006
Today’s announcement, while disappointing, is not a surprise. Unfortunately, the failure of the 109th Congress to pass all but two spending bills for fiscal year 2007 has given the administration the opportunity to mandate the lowest annual raise in almost 20 years...
December 19, 2006
I discussed the DCCC Chairmanship with Speaker-Designate Pelosi and highly recommended Congressman Van Hollen to this very important position, and I congratulate him today...
December 19, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader-Elect Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after Speaker-Designate Nancy Pelosi announced that she has appointed Rep. Chris Van Hollen (MD) to serve as Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee:
December 8, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader-Elect Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon:
December 8, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Human Rights Day, which will be observed on Sunday, December 10:
December 6, 2006
None of us should be mistaken about the panel's overriding message to the President and the American people today: It is absolutely imperative that our nation undertake a major course correction in Iraq without delay...
November 30, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of World AIDS Day, which will be commemorated tomorrow, December 1:
November 30, 2006
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This Saturday, December 2, marks the longest time period since the federal minimum wage was established in 1938 that Congress has not raised it. On December 2, the minimum wage will have been stuck at $5.15 per hour for more than nine years and three months.
November 25, 2006
Congressman Steny Hoyer (MD-5), House Majority Leader-elect, delivered the Democratic Radio Address this morning at 11:06 a.m. In his address, Majority Leader-elect Hoyer discussed Democrats’ New Direction for America that will restore civility, integrity, and bipartisanship while addressing the priorities of the American people.
November 14, 2006
There simply is no question: Nancy and Steny have been a terrific team, unifying our Caucus over the last four years and working tirelessly to help us regain the House Majority. We believe that Nancy and Steny not only deserve great credit for bringing us to this point, but also will be the best team to lead our Caucus as we move forward in the Majority...
November 14, 2006
As moderate Members of the Democratic Caucus, we are writing to express our strong support for Steny Hoyer for the position of Majority Leader. Steny, who has served in the House since 1981, has set himself apart by truly appreciating and understanding the diversity within our Caucus. Throughout his tenure, he has served House Democrats in various roles and has always worked tirelessly to ensure that various interests within our party are represented...
November 13, 2006
Next Thursday, when our Democratic Caucus meets to organize as the new House Majority in the 110th Congress, we ask that you vote for Steny Hoyer of Maryland as our new Majority Leader...
November 10, 2006
Given Steny’s broad range of assistance to these Members-Elect, it is not surprising that they have chosen to support him. We believe Nancy and Steny have done a terrific job unifying our Caucus and helping us regain the Majority. At our organizational meeting next Thursday, November 16, we hope you will support Steny as our new Majority Leader...
November 10, 2006
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Veterans Day, which is observed on November 11: