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October 3, 2007Press Item
The President’s incomprehensible veto of this bipartisan, fiscally responsible legislation – which is supported by strong majorities in the House and Senate, 43 governors, industry groups and the American people – not only violates his own campaign promise in 2004, but also demonstrates a stunning lack of compassion for some of the most vulnerable members of our society.
September 28, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) will address the National Press Club today to discuss the upcoming appropriations battle and larger fiscal issues.
September 26, 2007The Daily Whip
Flood Insurance
September 26, 2007Press Item
During Hispanic Heritage Month, we celebrate the numerous contributions Hispanic-Americans have made to our nation.
September 27, 2007Press Item
Congressional Democrats hold the political high ground in their battles with President Bush over the budget and children’s health — and plan to press their advantage to the hilt.
September 28, 2007Press Item
Hoyer will address the National Press Club today on appropriations and fiscal responsibility.
September 25, 2007The Daily Whip
Continuing Approps, Popcorn Lungs
September 26, 2007Press Item
The House passed the CHIP reauthorization on Tuesday night.
September 25, 2007Press Item
Fiscal Responsibility
September 25, 2007Press Item
Mr. Speaker, today, the Members of this body must answer this fundamental question: Will you stand with millions of American children, who through no fault of their own have no health insurance coverage?
September 24, 2007The Daily Whip
S-CHIP and Suspensions
September 21, 2007Press Item
Democrats continue to make a real difference in the lives of average Americans.
September 19, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Rep. Tim Bishop (NY-01), Rep. Jason Altmire (PA-04), Rep. Chris Murphy (CT-05), and Rep. John Sarbanes (MD-03) discussed the College Cost Reduction and Access Act on a conference call with reporters from college newspapers this afternoon.
September 19, 2007The Daily Whip
FAA Reauthorization
September 21, 2007Press Item
Democrats work to extend and expand the State Children's Health Insurance Program.
September 20, 2007Press Item
On yet another issue – this time the extension of the children’s health insurance program – it seems that President Bush is obstinately determined to defy the will of the American people and to veto carefully crafted, responsible legislation that is supported by bipartisan majorities of the House and Senate and the state’s governors.
September 19, 2007Press Item
“This very important legislation strikes a critical balance between the responsibilities of private insurers and the federal government in the event of a catastrophic terrorist attack on our nation...
September 19, 2007Press Item
Congressional Democrats believe our number one responsibility is to keep the American people safe. To that end, we are working on a new and improved measure to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to give the intelligence community the tools it needs to closely monitor terrorists while protecting the basic rights of U.S. citizens as enshrined in our Constitution.