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December 14, 2005Press Item
Whip Hoyer, Rep. George Miller (D-CA) and Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-MA) call for an increase in the minimum wage.
December 12, 2005Press Item
Immigration, Pension, The Patriot Act
December 14, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in support of the Motion to Instruct on H.R. 2863 Department of Defense Appropriations.
December 9, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in observance of Human Rights Day, which will be observed tomorrow, December 10:
December 9, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement after the announcement that Democratic Caucus Chairman Bob Menendez was selected to fill the New Jersey Senate seat of Governor-elect Jon Corzine:
December 12, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to President Bush’s speech in Philadelphia on Iraq:
December 14, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today during a press conference with Representative George Miller (D-CA) and Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA), who have introduced a bill to increase the minimum wage from $5.15 to $7.25 over two years.
December 7, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in support of S.467, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2005, which passed the House today:
December 8, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today on the House floor:
December 2, 2005Press Item
Congressman Steny H. Hoyer made the following statement today in reaction to a Washington Post article reporting that Justice Department political appointees overruled a unanimous staff opinion that Texas’ 2003 redistricting plan violated the Voting Rights Act.
December 5, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to President Bush’s speech in North Carolina:
December 5, 2005Press Item
Middle East Free Trade and Tax Reconciliation
December 6, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), a leading Democratic advocate of free trade policies, released the following statement today in anticipation of tomorrow’s expected House vote on a free trade agreement with Bahrain:
December 7, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement regarding this morning’s speech by President Bush on Iraq:
November 18, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the House Republican leadership pulled its tax reconciliation bill from Floor consideration:
November 18, 2005Press Item
Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today applauding the decision by Congress to stop the White House from closing down 68 taxpayer assistance centers. The provision protecting the centers was included in the FY 2006 Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Conference Report. The House passed the conference report today.
November 18, 2005Press Item
Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today applauding the inclusion of a 3.1 percent pay adjustment for federal employees in the FY 2006 Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Conference Report.
November 18, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon after the Fiscal Year 2006 Republican Conference Report on the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill was defeated on the House Floor (209 to 224, with all Democrats voting against). An appropriations conference report has not been defeated on the House Floor since September 1995, when the FY96 Department of Defense funding bill was voted down on a bipartisan vote:
November 18, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today on the House floor in opposition the resolution offered by Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee Duncan Hunter (R-CA):
November 30, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning regarding President Bush’s speech at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis on the war in Iraq:
December 1, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today concerning World AIDS Day:
November 18, 2005Press Item
Congressman Steny Hoyer applauded House passage of an important provision to restore fairness for federal employees to the flawed OMB Circular A-76 privatization process. The provision was included in the fiscal year 2006 Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development Conference Report that the House passed today.
November 8, 2005Press Item
There are few functions that are more sensitive or critical to our great nation’s well being than the one performed by employees of the Internal Revenue Service...
November 10, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon after the House Republican leadership pulled their budget reconciliation bill:
November 10, 2005Press Item
Summary of Misguided Republican Budget Policies