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July 30, 2015Press Item
Fifty years ago today, President Johnson signed into law legislation creating Medicare and Medicaid. 
July 30, 2015Press Item
Five years ago, House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and House Democrats created the Make It In America plan to encourage private sector job creation here in the U.S.
July 30, 2015Press Item
When the Voting Rights Act was passed, [Senator] Patrick Leahy and I were in law school just a few blocks from here at Georgetown Law School.
July 29, 2015Press Item
As a lead sponsor of the Americans with Disabilities Act, I am proud to sponsor this resolution recognizing the 25th anniversary of this landmark law.
July 28, 2015Press Item
I’m now pleased to call this hearing to order and welcome all of you to the second installment in the series of hearings called ‘Make It In America: What’s Next?’
July 28, 2015Press Item
You have been an extraordinary leader for committee Democrats as our caucus continues its effort to focus Congress’s attention on education, innovation, and access to equal opportunity.
July 28, 2015Press Item
The Senate has now acted and approved a reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank, which both Democrats and Republicans agree supports thousands of American jobs.
July 26, 2015Press Item
In case you missed it, wanted to be sure you saw yesterday's op-ed by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer, Senator Orrin Hatch, former Senators Tom Harkin and Bob Dole, and former Representative Steve Bartlett in USA Today on the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilites Act (ADA).
July 25, 2015Press Item
Americans who care about the fundamental dignity of all people can applaud this decision. 
July 24, 2015Press Item
The Democratic Whip Office’s sixth annual Member Online All-Star Competition came to a close earlier this week. It was a great success, with House Democrats collectively gaining over 231,000 new social media followers over three weeks.
July 24, 2015Press Item
Twenty-five years ago, President George H. W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law.