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September 28, 2016Press Item
Tonight’s actions by the House will prevent a government shutdown, and I am pleased that Democrats and Republicans were able to reach an agreement to keep the government open before Friday’s deadline.  
September 28, 2016Press Item
I was deeply saddened to learn of former President Shimon Peres’s passing.  Among the last of modern Israel's founding generation, he served his nation faithfully and with courage in times of war and peace, heartbreak and joy.
September 27, 2016Press Item
On National Voter Registration Day, it is important to remember that the right to register and vote was not always guaranteed or respected in our country.  
September 27, 2016Press Item
As Congress prepares to adjourn at the end of the week, it’s clear that the Republican-led 114th Congress has become yet another closed, unproductive, do-nothing Congress.
September 23, 2016Press Item
Governor Rick Scott’s op-ed in USA Today this morning is deeply misleading.  
September 23, 2016Press Item
With just seven days until the end of the fiscal year, it is imperative that Congress pass a bill to prevent a government shutdown. 
September 22, 2016Press Item
In July, Whip Hoyer spoke at the Georgetown University Law Center to unveil the "Renewing Faith in Government" agenda.
September 22, 2016Press Item
I’m very pleased that the House has passed the Modernizing Government Technology Act, which is an essential component of the reforms I outlined in July to renew Americans’ faith in their government, which is sadly at historic lows. 
September 22, 2016Press Item
The Resume Bank has been incredibly successful since it was first launched four years ago, and we hope it will continue to improve House Democrats’ hiring process and further strengthen our staff diversity.
September 22, 2016Press Item
I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Jacqueline Ellis yesterday. 
September 21, 2016Press Item
In 2007, the pharmaceutical company Mylan acquired the patent for the EpiPen. Since then, they have dramatically increased the price of this emergency epinephrine injector.
September 21, 2016Press Item
As millions of American children returned to school over the past few weeks, parents and caregivers had long shopping lists filled with necessary items: notebooks, pencils, calculators, and lunchboxes, to name a few.
September 21, 2016Press Item
Today’s meeting of the Select Panel to consider recommending contempt of Congress charges against StemExpress is nothing more than the continuation of a months-long witch-hunt that is putting the lives of doctors, researchers, first responders, and patients at risk.  
September 20, 2016Press Item
Today, we mark five years since the official end of the discriminatory ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy that barred gay and lesbian Americans from serving openly in our military.