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January 4, 2007Press Item
Democrats Open the 110th Congress in the Majority
January 3, 2007Press Item
First, we will help bring integrity back to the House by breaking the link between lobbyists and lawmakers, and holding Members and staff more accountable...
January 2, 2007Press Item
...the CEOs of the nation's top companies will earn in two hours and two minutes what minimum wage workers will earn over the course of an entire year...
December 27, 2006Press Item
With the passing of Gerald Ford, our nation has lost a strong leader and true patriot, who stepped into the presidency during a national crisis and earned the respect and affection of millions of Americans...
December 21, 2006Press Item
Today’s announcement, while disappointing, is not a surprise. Unfortunately, the failure of the 109th Congress to pass all but two spending bills for fiscal year 2007 has given the administration the opportunity to mandate the lowest annual raise in almost 20 years...
January 3, 2007Press Item
Democrats ran on this agenda and were elected on this agenda. We promised the American people swift passage of these bills and we fully intend to make good on that promise...
December 19, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader-Elect Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after Speaker-Designate Nancy Pelosi announced that she has appointed Rep. Chris Van Hollen (MD) to serve as Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee:
January 1, 2007Press Item
This is the leaders report.
December 7, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - Majority Leader-Elect Steny H. Hoyer (MD), made the following remarks today at a press conference with Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi (CA) and Congressman David Obey (D-WI), Chairman-elect of the Appropriations Committee:
December 8, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader-Elect Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon:
December 8, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Human Rights Day, which will be observed on Sunday, December 10:
December 6, 2006Press Item
"Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle deeply appreciate the hard work and commitment of this distinguished, bipartisan Iraq Study Group. None of us should be mistaken about the panel's overriding message to the President and the American people today: It is absolutely imperative that our nation undertake a major course correction in Iraq without delay...
November 10, 2006Press Item
Given Steny’s broad range of assistance to these Members-Elect, it is not surprising that they have chosen to support him. We believe Nancy and Steny have done a terrific job unifying our Caucus and helping us regain the Majority. At our organizational meeting next Thursday, November 16, we hope you will support Steny as our new Majority Leader...
November 16, 2006Press Item
Hoyer Elected House Majority Leader
November 25, 2006Press Item
Congressman Steny Hoyer (MD-5), House Majority Leader-elect, delivered the Democratic Radio Address this morning at 11:06 a.m. In his address, Majority Leader-elect Hoyer discussed Democrats’ New Direction for America that will restore civility, integrity, and bipartisanship while addressing the priorities of the American people.
November 30, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of World AIDS Day, which will be commemorated tomorrow, December 1:
November 30, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This Saturday, December 2, marks the longest time period since the federal minimum wage was established in 1938 that Congress has not raised it. On December 2, the minimum wage will have been stuck at $5.15 per hour for more than nine years and three months.
December 6, 2006Press Item
None of us should be mistaken about the panel's overriding message to the President and the American people today: It is absolutely imperative that our nation undertake a major course correction in Iraq without delay...
November 13, 2006Press Item
Next Thursday, when our Democratic Caucus meets to organize as the new House Majority in the 110th Congress, we ask that you vote for Steny Hoyer of Maryland as our new Majority Leader...
November 10, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Veterans Day, which is observed on November 11:
November 8, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON - A group of senior House Democrats sent a letter to their colleagues today in support of Whip Steny Hoyer for Majority Leader. The text of the letter is attached:
November 10, 2006Press Item
Biography of House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer
November 14, 2006Press Item
There simply is no question: Nancy and Steny have been a terrific team, unifying our Caucus over the last four years and working tirelessly to help us regain the House Majority. We believe that Nancy and Steny not only deserve great credit for bringing us to this point, but also will be the best team to lead our Caucus as we move forward in the Majority...
November 14, 2006Press Item
As moderate Members of the Democratic Caucus, we are writing to express our strong support for Steny Hoyer for the position of Majority Leader. Steny, who has served in the House since 1981, has set himself apart by truly appreciating and understanding the diversity within our Caucus. Throughout his tenure, he has served House Democrats in various roles and has always worked tirelessly to ensure that various interests within our party are represented...
November 8, 2006Press Item
"I am hopeful that a wide range of issues affecting active and retired civilian federal employees will find a more friendly environment in a Democratic House next year, among them ensuring competitive annual pay adjustments for civilian employees, defraying the rising cost of health insurance, and ensuring federal retirees have a fair retirement...