This case is just the latest in a long effort to weaken workers’ right to organize and bargain collectively for better pay and benefits.
The appointment of Lt. General Jeffrey Buchanan to lead a coordinated military response to the devastation in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands – while it should have happened sooner – is an important step toward ensuring that every resource possible is deployed to help our fellow Americans.
We haven't deployed enough resources at this point in time. As [General Honore] said, Katrina was a more contained geographical area and this is a larger one.
On Tuesday night, at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America annual Youth of the Year Gala, the organization honored Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) with its Herbert Hoover Humanitarian Award, which recognizes outstanding leadership in and contributions to education and youth development, particularly benefitting children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
I want to thank Nydia Velázquez, Jose Serrano, and my good friend Luis Gutiérrez, all who have a very, very personal relationship, but all of us have a responsibility and a relationship to our fellow Americans.
Earlier this month, a group of young people gathered in front of the U.S. Capitol to fast in support of Congressional action to pass the DREAM Act. One was Luis, from Arkansas, whose parents brought him here at the age of seven to escape poverty and violence in Mexico.
TOMORROW’S OUTLOOKOn Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business.
First/Last votes expected: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) attended a rally today organized by Service Employees International Union (SEIU) in opposition to TrumpCare’s cuts to Medicaid.
oday, Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined 144 Members of Congress in sending a letter to President Trump demanding that the Department of Defense deploy additional resources to aid recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
I join in expressing gratitude to Senator Corker for his years of service to this country and to the people of Tennessee.
The Republican tax outline released today is a textbook example of how not to do tax reform.
Today, the Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity met with Deborah Weinstein, Executive Director for the Coalition on Human Needs (CHN). The conversation focused on new Census data on poverty, the Republican budget, appropriations, and the effectiveness of anti-poverty programs.
Millions of Americans living in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands have been struggling with the devastation of Hurricane Maria and the earlier Hurricanes Irma and Jose.
The decision by Senate Republicans not to hold a vote on their last-ditch effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with TrumpCare is a great relief to the American people, who strongly opposed this bill.
Welcome to the government that you support. Welcome to the community that you have helped create.
Senate Republicans are making a last-ditch attempt to ram their latest TrumpCare bill through the Senate, holding only a single hearing on a bill released hours before and without a full Congressional Budget Office score.
Good evening. Thank you for being here. When President Trump announced the end of the DACA program, he put hundreds of thousands of young people and their families in danger, and undermined our country and all its citizens as well.
Tonight, I proudly added my name to a discharge petition that would force the House to vote on the DREAM Act. With broad support from Democrats and growing support among Republicans, the DREAM Act ought to come to the Floor without delay, where I believe it will pass.