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September 25, 2008Press Item
I support this bill for two reasons. First, because it provides essential tax relief to American families and businesses. And second—and just as importantly—because it is paid for.
September 26, 2008The Daily Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 7060 - Renewable Energy and Job Creation Tax Act of 2008,H.Res. 1500 - Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules, H.Res. 1503 – Same Day Consideration Rule – Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to the consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, H.R. __ - Providing for Appropriations for Job Creation and Preservation, Infrastructure Investment, and Economic and Energy Assistance for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes
September 26, 2008Press Item
The bill provides essential tax relief to American families and businesses. Its tax credits will help create tens of thousands of American jobs, while investing in the new energy technology we need to break our dependence on foreign oil.
September 24, 2008Press Item
The House passed the Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, which funds certain government operations at last year’s levels through March 6, 2009. The bill passed by a vote of 370 to 58.
September 24, 2008Press Item
The bill authorizes a total of $601.4 billion, including $531.4B in budget authority for the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy’s national security programs.
September 24, 2008Press Item
The continuing resolution before us funds the federal government at its current levels through the month of March.
September 24, 2007Press Item
A flash-based graphical timeline that details the Republican party's failures while controling Washington.
September 24, 2008Press Item
The House has already passed responsible legislation this year to extend expiring energy incentives and business tax credits. While we applaud the Senate for acting yesterday and taking a step toward being fiscally responsible, their bill still falls short of the pay-as-you-go principle that House Democrats have insisted on.
September 24, 2008Press Item
We are making progress and injecting presidential politics in this critical issue would not be helpful to quickly producing the best proposal for the American people.
September 24, 2008The Daily Whip
Suspensions, H.Res. 1489 – Same Day Consideration Rule – Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to the consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, H.R. 2638 - The Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009, H.R. ___ - Energy Production and Conservation Tax Relief Act of 2008
September 22, 2008The Daily Whip
H.R. 5244 - the Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act of 2008, Suspensions
September 23, 2008Press Item
I’m here today to talk about the record of the last eight years and what we can learn from it. But on a more basic level, I’m here to stand up for the principle that facts are common property.
September 23, 2008Press Item
President Bush called last week 'a pivotal moment' in the life of the American economy, and he’s absolutely right. Wild market fluctuations, bank failures, billion-dollar government bailouts—in the weeks and months to come, all of us, not least the people in this room, will be tested sorely.
September 23, 2008Press Item
I am pleased that the Senate has moved forward on passing these important tax provisions.
September 22, 2008Press Item
Democratic Leaders respond to the Administration's proposal to address financial markets.
September 19, 2008The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 5244 - the Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act of 2008,H.J.Res. ___ - Making continuing appropriations for the Fiscal year 2009
September 18, 2008Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the Commodity Markets Transparency and Accountability Act.
September 18, 2008Press Item
Majority Leader Hoyer released the following statement today after Acting House Ethics Committee Chairman Gene Green announced the committee will meet next Wednesday to consider an investigation of Rangel’s personal finances.
September 19, 2008Press Item
Democratic Leaders issue statements regarding the expected legislative response to the current economic crisis.
September 17, 2008Press Item
The Commodity Markets Transparency and Accountability Act of 2008 and No Child Left Inside Act of 2008.