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October 13, 2008Press Item
After meeting with economic experts, Democratic Leaders announce series of hearings to develop economic recovery plan.
October 17, 2008Press Item
Republicans’ eight years in the White House, and six years at all the levers of power, have resulted in a faltering economy, a failing energy policy, record deficits and debt, numerous cases of corruption, and an America overstretched and weakened in the world.
October 20, 2008Press Item
Testifying today before the House Budget Committee, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke voiced his support for an economic recovery package. Subsequent White House comments indicate President Bush is moving towards Democrats’ position on this vital issue as well.
October 20, 2008Press Item
Democrats in Congress recognize the severity of the economic crisis for American families and will continue to work to put our economy back on track.
October 7, 2008Press Item
Today's budget numbers are another sad reminder of the Bush Administration's historic fiscal recklessness.
October 3, 2008Press Item
On Monday, the salient dividing line in this House was not between parties: It was between those who understood the dangers of doing nothing, and those who had yet to be convinced.
October 3, 2008Press Item
I was disappointed by the Senate’s failure to pass H.R.7112, the Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act of 2008, due to Republican opposition.
October 4, 2008Press Item
In the end, the system worked, in its own halting, imperfect way. Now, we can only hope that the $700 billion package passed by the House of Representatives and signed into law by the president yesterday performs the hoped-for trick of unlocking the credit markets and averting economic disaster.
October 7, 2008Press Item
In an ongoing effort to ensure a successful 2010 Decennial Census, leaders in the House of Representatives sent a letter to Senators Barack Obama and John McCain today emphasizing the need for the next Administration to make the census a top priority.
October 3, 2008Press Item
Text and summaries of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act
October 3, 2008Press Item
Today’s unemployment report is more discouraging news about the state of our economy. America has lost jobs every month of 2008; September’s loss of 159,000 jobs brings the yearly total to more than three-quarters of a million.
October 2, 2008The Daily Whip
Senate Amendments to H.R. 1424 - Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, H.Res. 1526 – Same Day Consideration and Suspension Authority Rule, Suspensions
October 2, 2008Press Item
The House will consider the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act tomorrow morning.
October 3, 2008Press Item
Few days in the 27 years I've served in Congress were as remarkable as Monday. It's not every day that Republicans second Barney Frank. It's not every day that Democrats stand and cheer for Minority Leader John Boehner.
September 30, 2008Press Item
Democrats remain focused on how we can work towards a bipartisan response to the economic crisis facing our nation.
September 30, 2008Press Item
I am talking with my House colleagues about the Senate action and how to best proceed taking that into consideration and determining what action in the House will be most successful.
October 1, 2008Press Item
Democrats are continuing to work around the clock in a bipartisan way on legislation to address the economic crisis.
September 29, 2008Press Item
As I said on the House floor, today was a very consequential day. We are facing a severe economic downturn, and it was crucial for Democrats and Republicans to come together to support the financial rescue plan put forward by President Bush and Secretary Paulson.
September 29, 2008Press Item
As you know, about a week and a half ago, the Administration visited Capitol Hill and described the crisis in our financial markets and in our economy. A couple of days later, they presented us with their legislation, and since then we have worked in a bipartisan way to improve that legislation...
September 30, 2008Press Item
Hoyer and White House respond to vote on financial recovery package.
September 26, 2008Press Item
I applaud the House’s passage of the Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act, a bill aimed at curtailing Iranian aggression through sanctions and divestment.