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September 9, 2016Press Item
For the second time this year, the regime of dictator Kim Jong-Un in North Korea has tested a nuclear device in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and in a clear threat to its neighbors and the peace-loving nations of the world.  
September 9, 2016Press Item
It is difficult to believe that fifteen years have passed since our nation was attacked on September 11, 2001, whose somber anniversary we will mark this Sunday.  
September 8, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) discussed House Republicans’ failure to address public health emergencies and their division over funding the government on NewsChannel 8, managed by ABC-affiliate WJLA in Washington, DC.
September 6, 2016Press Item
Seven months ago, President Obama requested $1.9 billion in emergency funding to combat the spread of the Zika virus in the United States. Since then, despite a growing number of cases reported in the U.S. and its territories, Republicans have refused to take action to address the Zika virus. 
September 2, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Labor Day, which is Monday, September 5.
September 2, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its jobs report for August.
September 1, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in response to President Obama's proposed federal pay raise for 2017.
August 31, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after it was announced that federal funds to fight the Zika virus will run out by the end of September unless Congress passes emergency funding.
August 26, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on Women’s Equality Day, which marks the adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment.
August 25, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the dramatic price increase for EpiPens.
August 25, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.
August 19, 2016Press Item
I am deeply concerned that additional locally-transmitted cases of the Zika virus have been identified in Miami, resulting in a travel advisory for Miami Beach, one of the city’s most popular tourist areas. 
August 18, 2016Press Item
I had the honor of meeting his holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj during a visit to New Jersey in 2014.  I was struck by his humility, his powerful spiritual presence, and his commitment to all humanity.