Press Releases

September 14, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the news that former Texas Governor Ann Richards died at her home in Austin, Texas, yesterday:
September 12, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), released the following statement today:
September 11, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today, the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001:
September 8, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today at a press conference with Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Democrat on the Homeland Security Committee, Edward Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management, and Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security and Claims to unveil a new report detailing Republican failures on homeland security:
September 7, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to President Bush's fourth national security speech in recent days:
September 5, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today at a press conference with Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, Assistant Democratic Leader Dick Durbin, Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Carl Levin, and Senator Thomas Carper, as well as former NATO Supreme Allied Commander General Wesley Clark and Sharon Burke, Director of the Third Way National Security Project, to release a new report detailing the Republicans' failure to make America as safe as it should be:
September 5, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon in response to President Bush's speech on the war on terror:
September 1, 2006
Labor Day is a celebration of America's working men and women who have made this nation strong and prosperous...
August 31, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the President's speech to the American Legion in Utah earlier today:
August 29, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), who is on a trip through the Gulf Coast this week with a group of House Democrats, released the following statement today in observance of the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina:
August 21, 2006
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement regarding President Bush’s comments today on Iraq:
August 18, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after President Bush spoke at Camp David on the economy:
August 14, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the 71st anniversary of the Social Security program’s inception:
August 4, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning following the news that only 113,000 jobs were added to the economy in July:
August 4, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the failure of the Do-Nothing Republican Congress to raise the minimum wage before adjourning for the August recess:
August 4, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - El Coordinador Demócrata de la Cámara de Representantes, el Congresista Steny H. Hoyer (MD) emitió hoy el siguiente comunicado ante la falla del Inútil Congreso Republicano por aumentar el salario mínimo antes del receso de agosto:
August 3, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon in response to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that former Rep. Tom DeLay must stay on the ballot for the office he resigned under a cloud of scandal in June:
July 28, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), Ranking Democrat on the Ways and Means Committee Charlie Rangel (NY) and Rep. Robert Wexler (D-FL), a member of the Judiciary Committee, today began an effort to put bipartisan pressure on the House Judiciary Committee to take up legislation that would grant the Korean War Veterans Association a Federal charter.
July 27, 2006
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Republican leaders in the House and Senate have a long history of trying to poison efforts to raise the national minimum wage by making wage increases contingent on passing other harmful measures – such as ones that hurt workers or drive up the budget deficit, according to a new analysis released by Rep. George Miller (D-CA) today.
July 27, 2006
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and George Miller (D-CA) issued the following statement this evening:
July 26, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement after he and other Congressional leaders met privately this morning with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who addressed a Joint Session of Congress today:
July 26, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), the lead Democratic sponsor of the Americans with Disabilities Act in the House, released the following statement today marking the 16th anniversary of the ADA, which was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990:
July 25, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – Leading House Democrats, including Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), Rep. John Dingell (MI), Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Democrat, Rep. Jim Oberstar, Transportation Committee Ranking Democrat, Rep. Mark Udall (CO), co-chair of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus, Rep. Stephanie Herseth (SD), co-chair of the House Democratic Rural Working Group and member of the House Agriculture Committee, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, member of the House Transportation Committee and Task Force on Livable Communities, and Rep. Adam Schiff, member of the House International Relations Committee and co-chair/co-founder of the Democratic Study Group on National Security, released the following statements today after unveiling a comprehensive energy independence bill entitled the “PROGRESS Act.”
July 25, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon:
July 20, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after Rep. Barney Frank, the Ranking Democrat on the Financial Services Committee, issued a new report detailing the insufficient job growth and stagnant wages under the Bush Administration: